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Integrative Center for Wellness • Dr. Samoon Ahmad
Weight loss through exercise alone is a myth
A recent commentary published in the Journal of Sports Medicine emphasizes the crucial role of food choices and diet quality in the fight against weight gain. Even though exercise plays an essential role, it does not alone counteract the effects of poor dietary choices. The amount of excessive calories we consume daily is too high […]
Protein, Especially Fish, Linked to Reduced Stroke.
A new meta-analysis of 7 studies (4 from the US, 2 from Japan and 1 from Sweden) suggests that a moderate dietary protein intake may lower the risk of stroke. The primary beneficial protein source was fish, while other animal protein sources such as red meat appeared to be associated with an increased risk. The […]
UK study: Personalized diet plans more likely to lead to successful weight loss.
In a recent study conducted in the UK, researchers explored the role of individualized diet plans in people’s efforts to lose weight. Seventy-five participants were divided into three groups based on their individual eating patterns. In feasters, who after they started eating had a hard time stopping, the researchers found a hormonal dysregulation in the […]