• US researchers seek to end carbs v fat 'diet wars'

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Review seeks to find common ground, arguing that what matters for most people is quality A group of scientists is trying to end the “diet wars” raging over how much fat and carbohydrate we should eat, arguing that what matters for most people is quality. A review by US researchers with diverse perspectives on the fraught fat v carbs question attempts to find the common ground. Above all, they say, we should be ditching saturated for unsaturated fat and refined grains for wholegrains and non-starchy vegetables. And they list the unknowns, which need more research.
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  • Should you eat a low-gluten diet?

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    When healthy people eat a low-gluten and fiber-rich diet compared with a high-gluten diet they experience less intestinal discomfort including less bloating which researchers show are due to changes of the composition and function of gut bacteria. The new study also shows a modest weight loss following low-gluten dieting. The researchers attribute the impact of diet on healthy adults more to change in composition of dietary fibers than gluten itself.
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