Category Archives: Nutrition and Diet

A Possible Weight Loss Strategy: Skip Breakfast Before Exercise – By Gretchen Reynolds – The New York Times

By Gretchen Reynolds May 22, 2019 62 “Skipping breakfast before exercise might reduce how much we eat during the remainder of the day, according to a small but intriguing new study of fit young men. The study finds that the choice … Continue reading

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Quiz: How Does Your Diet Contribute to Climate Change? – The New York Times

Quiz: How Does Your DietContribute to Climate Change? See how your food choices compare with those of other Americans. PICK the meals that are most similar to what you ate yesterday. (Be honest!)

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Your Questions About Food and Climate Change  Answered – The New York Times

How to shop, cook and eat in a warming world. By Julia Moskin, Brad Plumer, Rebecca Lieberman and Eden WeingartApril 30, 2019 Does what I eat have an effect on climate change? Yes. The world’s food system is responsible for … Continue reading

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Vegan Food List: 11 Foods That Healthy Vegans Eat

11 Foods Healthy Vegans Eat Vegans avoid eating animal foods for environmental, ethical or health reasons. Unfortunately, following a diet based exclusively on plants may put some people at a higher risk of nutrient deficiencies. This is especially true when vegan … Continue reading

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Can Coffee Rev Up Your Workout? It May Depend on Your Genes – The New York Times

Whether athletes can enhance their performance with caffeine may depend on their genes. According to a new study of the genetics of caffeine metabolism, athletes with a particular variant of one gene show notable improvements in their endurance performance after … Continue reading

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Big Sugar Versus Your Body – by David Leonhardt – NYT

The sugar industry and its various offshoots, like the soda industry, have spent years trying to trick you. Big Sugar has paid researchers to conduct misleading — if not false — studies about the health effects of added sweeteners. It … Continue reading

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How Much Protein Do We Need? – The New York Times

“Q. It seems that many people who are not elite athletes are now hyper-focused on protein consumption. How much protein does the average adult need to consume daily? A. The recommended intake for a healthy adult is 46 grams of … Continue reading

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Drinking Coffee May Lower Risk Of Early Death- According To New Study – Forbes

“A new study is adding to the good news about coffee, finding that drinking two to four cups a day is associated with overall lower risk of death, particularly among middle-age drinkers.The findings, presented at the European Cardiac Society Congress … Continue reading

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Are You a Carboholic? Why Cutting Carbs Is So Tough – The New York Times

“The minority position in this field — one that Dr. Ludwig holds, as do I after years of reporting — is that obesity is actually a hormonal regulatory disorder, and the hormone that dominates this process is insulin. It directly … Continue reading

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The Best Thing to Eat Before a Workout? Maybe Nothing at All – The New York Times

“. . . But it was the impacts deep within the fat cells that may have been the most consequential, the researchers found. Multiple genes behaved differently, depending on whether someone had eaten or not before walking. Many of these … Continue reading

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