Ah, how we love our quick fixes in America – and we have a long history of trying out “miracle” weight loss techniques, as illustrated by the timeline below:
Tapeworm diet (1954): The tapeworm diet became all the rage and women began to ingest baby tapeworms, which can grow...
Ah, how we love our quick fixes in America — and we have a long history of trying out “miracle” weight loss techniques, as illustrated by the timeline below:
Vinegar and water diet (1820): This diet is said to be “Lord Byron’s,” who is known to have been anorexic and...
Implementing renal diet orders in a facility with liberalized diets
Patients admitted on a renal diet are evaluated by the facility’s registered dietitian
The registered dietitian recommends an appropriate diet order for the patient
Vegetarian diets can be effective tools for weight loss. In fact, vegetarians tend to have lower body mass indexes (BMIs) than omnivores. Obesity-related comorbidities like type 2 diabetes are also less prevalent among vegetarian populations.
If you search “low-carb diets” on Google, you will find more than 5 million links to low-carb diets and products.
USE OF LIBERALIZED DIETS IN LONG-TERM CARE
Nutrition Staff member to deliver this in-service to nurses, nursing assistants, and kitchen staff.
By Kathryn Doyle
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Low-fat diets, and diets that restrict one category of nutrients in general, do a poor job of reducing weight and keeping it off for a year or more, according to a new review of clinical trials.
Low-fat diets have been...
Why does my doctor want me to lose some weight?
Excess body weight is linked to many health problems, including high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, arthritis, sleep apnea, and some cancers. Not...
In the early 2000s, low-carbohydrate diets were all the rage. These days they seem to have slipped out of favor with the general public, but the behind-the-scenes scientific battle to determine the safety and efficacy of these diets rages on. Many dietitians are removed...
Many of us have considered the idea of a meal replacement diet. After all, it seems like it would make dieting easier! No calories to count, no nutrition facts or ingredient labels to read, and no worrying about what to eat. Instead, you simply drink a shake or eat a bar...