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Extreme diets often fail to meet nutritional needs

Extreme diets often fail to meet nutritional needs
Fortunately, a healthy human body is surprisingly tolerant of dietary extremes for fairly long periods of time. This, however, depends on the nutrient and how long its deficiency takes to develop. When someone has been eating a slightly deficient diet
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Four-year-old gets anaphylaxis from yoghurt after parents put him on radical
A 4-year-old Auckland boy on an "extreme" diet that limited him to meat and vegetables and not much else went into anaphylaxis when he was finally permitted a few spoonfuls of yoghurt. Researchers said the boy was an example of the dangers of an …
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Why you shouldn't always listen to dietary guidelines
As predicted, “good” diets evened out peoples' glucose spikes, whereas “bad” diets made them more extreme. Not everyone agrees that researchers failed to appreciate peoples' unique metabolisms in the past. “We've known for decades that one person will …
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The Lowdown on Fasting: Is the Ultimate Diet Good or Bad for You?
Dieting has been a "thing" for as long as humans have been eating, it would seem. And certainly since they've been overeating. High carb, low carb, Paleo, Atkins, Scarsdale—so many diets, so little willpower. The most extreme diet of all, fasting in
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Better Business Bureau: Weightloss supplements often make unsubstantiated claims

Better Business Bureau: Weightloss supplements often make unsubstantiated claims
Check with your doctor or registered dietician about losing weight healthfully or introducing dietary supplements. Visit bbb.org to check the company's BBB Business Review for a record of consumer complaints. Go with your gut. If it seems too good to
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Salesman Brown pursues a weightloss constituency
Brown's testament to the merits of AdvoCare's “24-day challenge” was met with so many guffaws that within two hours, he posted another note, saying he is not a paid spokesman for the supplement company. What he didn't … (“Bqhatevwr.”) His Facebook
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