Diet not working? May be your genes

Diet not working? May be your genes

New research conducted at Texas A&M University suggests that diets may not be one size fits all, but rather could depend on each person’s genes. “Dietary advice, whether it comes from the United States government or some other organization, tends to be based on the theory that there is going to be one diet that […]

Alternate fasting may be just as good as counting calories

Alternate fasting may be just as good as counting calories

There are few four-letter words that can strike as much fear and dread in people as “diet.” For those who need to lose the most weight, dietitians may recommend calorie-restrictive diets; though they should work, in reality, they’re difficult to follow. However, a new study has found that alternate-fasting diets work just as well as […]

Diabetes may not be as permanent as we thought

Diabetes may not be as permanent as we thought

Roughly 330 million people around the world have Type 2 diabetes; the cure for it may be as simple as adhering to a strict diet. In 2011, a team of United Kingdom researchers from Newcastle University published a study that showed Type 2 diabetes could be reversed in overweight and obese patients who followed a […]