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What’s the best diet plan? USC doctors evaluate 4 popular trends

What’s the best diet plan? USC doctors evaluate 4 popular trends

USC News - April 12, 2018

Thinking of trying that trendy diet your friends raved about on Instagram? Before you’re ready to declare the latest celebrity fad the best diet ...


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Fasting-like diet turns the immune system against cancer
USC News, South Carolina - July 12, 2016

A fasting-like diet with chemotherapy strips away the guard that protects breast cancer and skin cancer cells from the immune system, according to a new USC-led study on mice.The study was published in the journal Cancer Cell on July 11, days after BMC Cancer published ...


Diet that mimics fasting may also reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms
USC News, South Carolina - May 26, 2016

Evidence is mounting that a diet mimicking the effects of fasting has health benefits beyond weight loss, with a new USC-led study indicating that it may reduce symptoms of multiple sclerosis.Scientists discovered that the diet triggers a death-and-life process ...


Diet that mimics fasting appears to slow aging
USC News, South Carolina - June 18, 2015

Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research led by USCâs Valter Longo shows that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits.In a new study, Longo and his colleagues show that ...


Live Healthy Hartsville: Is Your Diet a Recipe for Success?
SCNow, South Carolina - February 3, 2015

Kimberly Alton, RD, CSSD, LD is the director of Food and Nutrition Services for Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in Hartsville. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Foods from Virginia Tech University and is board cert


Professional Opinion: Are diet "cheat days" ever OK?
Hilton Head Island Packet, South Carolina - October 7, 2014

It's common for people to give themselves "cheat days" when they are dieting. But is this really OK? Is it better to cheat in a small way regularly rather than blow the whole diet once a week? How can you stick to a diet when you really feel like cheating?


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