It seems every celebrity is on a vegetarian or raw food diet these days. Are they just a trend or do they offer real benefits to your health? Dr. Andrew Weil shares his thoughts on the pros and cons of each.
Celeb TV (Oct. 7, 2013) They call her the goddess of healthy eating, and with one look at Giata De Laurentiis, we know why. The gorgeous TV chef knows how to make smart food delicious and vice versa. In the latest issue of ... watch video
Newsy (Nov. 19, 2014) A study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions shows a link between diets high in trans fats and decreased memory recall.
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