A new study finds that weight loss was most associated with an increased intake of legumes, and decreased intake of meat, fish, and poultry. Participants on the vegan diet lost an average of 13 pounds and 9.1 pounds of fat mass. Body weight and fat mass did not decrease in the group that made no diet changes. “Our research shows

With the nationwide shortage of baby formula, some readers have had questions about what formulas are safe for their babies. Here are some answers and resources. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates commercial infant formulas to make sure they meet minimum nutritional and safety requirements. Approximately 80% of the formula sold in the US is based on cow’s

The trend toward healthy, regional, and environmentally friendly diets is gaining momentum. Similar to the Mediterranean diet, the Nordic diet is a regional diet that is being investigated for its health benefits. The Nordic countries include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden; the territories of the Faroe Islands, Greenland, and, Åland. Traditionally individuals in these areas eat whole grains such