People with high cholesterol levels may benefit from adopting a low fat diet. This involves reducing the intake of foods high in saturated and trans fats, both of which increase the harmful type of cholesterol that clogs the arteries. People can transition to a lower fat diet by making simple […]

To help women in all phases of menopause – including perimenopause – avoid unwanted weight gain, a Texas-based obstetrician-gynecologist created the Galveston diet. Perimenopause occurs during the six to 10 years in a woman’s life before her last menstrual period, says Dr. Mary Claire Haver, the physician who created the […]

What Is the Intuitive Fasting Diet? Intermittent fasting is a dietary pattern that cycles between normal eating and fasting. If you’re seeking more health benefits, or pound-shedding potential, from an eating plan – and you also want to develop inner serenity and a sense of being grounded – you might […]

Credit: Getty As nutrition researchers, we are often asked to advise colleagues as well as members of the public on diet and exercise to promote good health. But do we always practise what we preach? We both face challenges to eating healthily. Like many of our peers, we often work […]