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Is keto really better for weight loss? A new study takes a closer look at the diet.

Studies have found that keto diets can suppress the appetite to help you burn more calories — but the long-term results don't seem much different than other diets.
  • Jan 21, 2021

La dieta de densidad energética la usaba tu abuela, y aún funciona

¡Calorías! Esto no se trata de contarlas. Se trata de comerlas en el modo en que más nos sacien.
  • Jan 3, 2021

Energy density is your grandmother’s diet, and it still works

The energy-density diet, which prioritizes foods that are low in calories for their volume, still works. Here's why.
  • Nov 24, 2020

Why ‘moderation’ is the worst weight-loss advice ever

People on diets lose weight, but then gain it back. It's not that they need to find balance; they need to use some rules.
  • Oct 21, 2020

Why making your diet part of your identity is bad for your health — and society

Too many people believe that what helped them lose weight is the One True Diet. That’s dangerous.
  • Sep 25, 2020

Free Range on Food cooking Q&A: Can I can that?

Catch up on the transcript of The Washington Post Food team’s latest live chat, where we discuss summer produce, kitchen tools, cake, sourdough pizza, kosher salt and more.
  • Sep 2, 2020

Why we should ban junk-food ads aimed at children

Banning the marketing of junk food to kids might not decrease obesity, but it’s worth doing anyway.
  • Aug 18, 2020

Free Range on Food cooking Q&A: How to make jam with any summer fruit

Catch up on the transcript of The Washington Post Food team’s latest live chat, where we discuss summer produce, kitchen tools, cake, sourdough pizza, kosher salt and more.
  • Jul 29, 2020

Nutrition research has led us astray. Here’s what we should study instead.

Correlation doesn’t mean causality, so we should stop that research and instead look into portion sizes, education and more.
  • Jul 24, 2020

When the pandemic ends, a healthier ‘normal’ could help our obesity crisis. Here’s how to create it.

Obesity isn’t a diet problem. It’s an environment problem.
  • Jun 22, 2020
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