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WHAT’S THE BEST DIET FOR ME?

Beginner’s Guide To The Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) Diet: Start Here

The Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) Diet

Has your doctor told you to change your eating habits?

One heart-healthy lifestyle plan that they may recommend is the Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes Diet, or TLC diet for short.

It was created by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and endorsed by the American Heart Association.

Health experts ranked it number 5 out of 40 on US News’ Best Diets Overall list, because it’s easy to follow, good for the heart and promotes long-term weight loss.

This article looks at what the TLC diet is, how to do it, and if it’s right for you…. [Discover More…]

Your Guide To Peppermint Oil: Proven Uses, Health Benefits, and Who MUST Avoid It

YOUR GUIDE TO PEPPERMINT OIL Use_ Health Benefits, Dosages

The use of peppermint can be traced back several thousand years.

The ancient Egyptians, Romans and other civilizations reportedly used peppermint for its pain-relieving and anti-bacterial properties.

These days peppermint essential oil and capsules are used for a variety of health concerns, particularly digestive issues and headaches.

This article looks at the main uses of peppermint oil and which health claims have scientific evidence behind them…. [Discover More…]

Coconut Oil vs Olive Oil vs Canola Oil? New Study Finds Olive Oil Is Best, Coconut Oil Has Zero Antioxidants, Canola Oil Is Worst For Cooking

Coconut Oil vs Olive Oil vs Canola Oil: What is the best cooking oil

A new Australian study could change the type of oils you use for cooking.

Researchers found that extra virgin olive oil is the most stable and safest to use at high temperatures.

Cooking with coconut oil was almost on par, however failed to come close when comparing levels of naturally occurring antioxidants.

Seed oils (also called vegetable oils) such as canola oil, grapeseed and sunflower oil were the least stable when heated and produced the most harmful compounds.

Researcher’s also found that an oil’s smoke point is a very poor marker of its safety and stability as a cooking oil, contrary to popular belief.

This is a detailed look at some of the main results as well as a Q&A with the lead author…. [Discover More…]

Flexitarian Diet: Your Starter’s Guide and Sample Diet Plan

FLEXITARIAN DIET

While there are many health benefits to being vegetarian, some of us don’t want to completely cut out meat.

This is the idea behind the flexitarian diet, which reduces meat intake instead of avoiding it altogether.

This article discusses the potential benefits and risks of following a flexitarian diet to help you decide if it’s a good plan for you.
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Beginner’s Guide To Beating Pseudomembranous Colitis (C. diff Colitis): Explained in Plain English

The Best Diet for Pseudomembranous Colitis blog

Pseudomembranous colitis refers to inflammation in the gut that is associated with an overgrowth of C. diff bacteria.

This condition can cause very uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms that are very serious if not managed properly.

Unfortunately, pseudomembranous colitis is becoming more common with people often experiencing it more than once.

This article explores what to eat and drink during a C. diff infection, and what diet can help prevent pseudomembranous colitis from recurring…. [Discover More…]

25 Tasty Low FODMAP Lunch Recipes For IBS

25 Tasty Low FODMAP Lunch Recipes For IBS

Are you stuck for low FODMAP lunch ideas?

We’ve rounded up 25 tasty low FODMAP lunch recipes that will help keep you on track.

Click the recipe title for the full recipe ingredients and cooking method…. [Discover More…]