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131. The Banting Diet

William Banting was a London undertaker during the 19th century who in his later years suffered from obesity. Having tried various strategies he was advised to consume a diet which was low in sugar and other saccharine foods, which proved so successful that he decided to write a pamphlet describing his experience. This blog is

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108. Swedish Expert Committee: A Low-Carb Diet Most Effective for Weight Loss

In September last year, the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment released a report entitled “Dietary Treatment for Obesity” (1) which has accepted much of the revised thinking on the relationship between diet and health. This blog is by the Diet Doctor, Andreas Eenfeldt, who has an excellent website at http://www.dietdoctor.com/ I am very grateful

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38. The Health Benefits of Milk and Milk Products

Traditionally milk has been regarded as important with respect to nutrition because it is a source of calcium and several vitamins. However liquid milk consumption has suffered because of the competition other beverages such as sugar sweetened soft drinks and various forms of bottled water. In addition milk and/or milk products contain saturated fat, which

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