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The Alkaline Diet: Does it Really Work for Weight Loss?

Alkaline Diet, Alkaline Ash Diet, Alkaline Acid Diet and Acid Ash Diet are the various names of diets that come under the umbrella of alkaline diets. The premise these diets are based on is that certain foods can affect the acidity or

Getting To The Core Of Exercises Said To Strengthen ‘Mum Tum’

Vanessa Wauchope begins abdominal exercises in Leah Keller’s class in San Francisco, Calif. Keller teaches an exercise, called “drawing in,” to help strengthen abdominal muscles that tend to spread apart a bit during pregnancy. Talia Herman for NPR Last week, NPR

Is food medicine? The question has never been so current or so contentious’

Why not eat healthily as a preventative “medicine”, rather than be forced to swallow drugs as a palliative? Photograph: Issy Croker for the Guardian Each morning, after a strict overnight fast, Paula Wolfert drinks a cup-and-a-half of hot water with lemon, followed by