Eat Right For Your Type? No, The Blood Type Diet Is As Useless As Other Fad Diets

The book was unsurprisingly a New York Times best-seller and has been translated into 52 languages and sold over 7 million copies. The researchers behind the study took an existing population of mostly young and healthy adults who provided detailed information about their usual diets and provided fasting blood that was used to isolate DNA to determine their ABO blood type and the level of cardiometabolic risk factors, such as insulin, cholesterol and triglycerides. Diet scores were calculated based on the food items listed in “Eat Right for Your Type” to determine relative adherence to each of the four ‘blood-type’ diets. Blood-Type diet (A). Diet score distribution for each Blood-Type diet (B). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084749 “Based on the data of 1,455 study participants, we found no evidence to support the ‘blood-type’ diet theory,” said the senior author of the study, Dr.
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Vegans, Gluten-Free Diets, Love Of Gourmet Cheese, Chocolate Top New Food Trends

News & World Report By Chelsea Rice / Globe Staff/ January 12, 2014 Buy reprints Too often, were reading a magazine, a blog post, or chatting with a friend about the latest diet craze, and suddenly weve started a new diet regimen without doing any research. Our tunnel vision focuses around the end goal losing weight. In its fourth annual ranking, US News & World Report assembled a panel of nutritionists and health experts to review 38 currently trending diets, from well-known contenders such as Weight Watchers to the more recently popular Paleo Diet. After the review, the panelists ranked 32 of them into eight categories such as best diets overall, best weight-loss diets, and best diabetes diets.
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Nutritionists rank best diets of 2014 for U.S. News & World Report

Weight loss in both groups plateaued after that time. “Far from seeing any problems caused by the high-protein diet, the participants’ weight loss resulted in improvements to their renal health, as well as to their overall cardiovascular health and the control of their blood-sugar levels,” says Professor Clifton, who is also co-author of the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet book. “These benefits were seen in participants on both the high-protein diet and the standard diet , which is a good message for diabetic people who are looking to lose weight and improve their wellbeing. “Even modest weight loss has been shown to provide a range of health improvements for diabetic people.” The results of this study have been published online in the journal Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases and in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. More information: E. Pedersen, D.R. Jesudason, P.M.
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Diabetics benefit from high-protein diets without risk, study finds

Venus suffers from Sjogrens syndrome, reported the Washington Post. This autoimmune disease, which can result in joint pain and fatigue, may be helped with dietary changes, according to some experts. Because the two live together, Serena wants to help Venus stay on her new food plan. “I dont want her to come home and see a piece of chicken and be like, Oh, I want it, and she cant have it. It would be like a stumbling block for her,” Serena said. “Truthfully, I don’t eat a lot before my matches.
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Fad diets can work, but experts find no magic slimming bullet

Organic vegetables are shown at a Whole Foods Market in LaJolla , California in this May 13, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The latest global figure is that in 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults were overweight. WAVE OF OBESITY According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 36 percent of American adults are obese and almost 70 percent are either obese or overweight. In Britain, a government health study predicts 60 percent of men, 50 percent of women and 25 percent of children will be obese by 2050. Against this background, experts say the search for effective diets must always take account of how easy it is for people to understand and follow, and how likely they are to abide by its restrictions.
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From gluten-free Djokovic to vegan Serena, tennis diets score for variety

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Gouda, Brie, bleu, and goat cheese are increasingly strong sellers as are Mediterranean and Hispanic cheeses. More U.S. cheesemakers and retailers are embracing affinage, the art of aging cheeses (IDDBA, 2014). 9. More than half of adults buy specialty chocolate, oils, and cheese (Tanner, 2013). 10.
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