Jump-Start Your New Diet With Protein

Diet researchers in Poland recently studied which diet was better to start a weight loss program with, a High-Protein or Low Glycemic Index Diet. Conclusions: A short-term HP diet applied as a jump-start diet appeared to be more beneficial than an LGI diet, as indicated by the greater fat mass loss, preservation of muscle mass,Continue reading “Jump-Start Your New Diet With Protein”

Eat Less, Become Smarter

Researchers studying Anorexia Nervosa (AN) made some startling discoveries when they compared the cognitive tests of healthy people and those with AN. AN patients showed faster reaction times in the attention tasks, as well as increased accuracy in grammatical reasoning compared to the healthy volunteers. via Nutrients 2021, 13(3), 859; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13030859 The science is clear. Want optimalContinue reading “Eat Less, Become Smarter”

Is Metabolic Syndrome a Vitamin D Deficiency?

The prevalence of hypovitaminosis D has risen in developed countries over the past few years in association with lifestyle changes and an increase in unhealthy habits. Vitamin D deficiency has been implicated in various diseases, including metabolic syndrome (MetS), which is clinically defined by a set of metabolic and vascular disorders. While they were notContinue reading “Is Metabolic Syndrome a Vitamin D Deficiency?”

Vegan Diet Health Benefits and Risks

Plant-based diets (PBDs) are increasingly consumed around the world. In particular, among PBDs, the vegan diet is a food pattern characterized by the exclusion of all animal-origin foods. What drives people to adopt this model are mainly ethical, health and environmental reasons. A vegan diet, if well-balanced and varied, can help in achieving and maintainingContinue reading “Vegan Diet Health Benefits and Risks”

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