Tag Archives: Diet

The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs. It’s promoted as a natural treatment for people with conditions that affect the brain, such as autism. However, it’s a controversial therapy and has been widely criticized by doctors, scientists and nutrition… Read More »

Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study

Raspberries, blueberries, apples, citrus fruits, plums, onions, coffee, red wine, cocoa and wholewheat, rice, corn and oats are rich in phenolic acid. (stock photo) Diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer – new study Independent.ie A diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables may protect against breast cancer, research suggests.… Read More »

Medical News Today: Weight loss: 'Telling someone to improve their diet doesn't work'

Doctors often advise people who are overweight to lose weight by improving their dietary habits or becoming more physically active. However, the results of a new study suggest that such generic advice does not empower people to succeed in their weight loss efforts. Doctors should give patients specific weight loss advice and demonstrate empathy, say… Read More »