In the search for the solution to the growing waistlines of Australians, many popular diets have been tried and eventually discarded. So what is the best diet for weight loss? There are literally hundreds of dieting books and programs to choose from, with many popular ones substantially departing from mainstream nutrition and medical advice.So should it be low-fat, … [Read more...] about Weighing in on the best diet for weight loss
Searching for the best way to lose weight? Should the emphasis be on diet, or can the solution be found in the gym? Well, the answer lies somewhere in between.In the red corner of the weight-loss title fight, sits the dieting contender. On the surface, dieting would appear to have the edge, because no matter what a person’s genetic makeup and metabolism, anyone who stops … [Read more...] about Diet vs exercise: what’s more important for weight loss?
Following on from my last post dispelling the link between sugar and hyperactivity, today I'll look at the evidence for diet in controlling attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) courtesy of a recently published review paper on this area in the journal Pediatrics.ADHD is a condition characterised by excessively inattentive, hyperactive (unusually active or … [Read more...] about Can diet treat ADHD?