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Doctors in Belgium recommend jail time for parents who raise kids on vegan diet

BRUSSELS — Doctors in Belgium have called for parents who raise their children as vegans to face possible prosecution after a number of deaths in schools, nurseries and hospitals. The Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium published a legal opinion Thursday that could influence future court judgments. The opinion said it was unethical to subject… Read More »

The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs. It’s promoted as a natural treatment for people with conditions that affect the brain, such as autism. However, it’s a controversial therapy and has been widely criticized by doctors, scientists and nutrition… Read More »

Overprocessed foods add 500 calories to your diet every day, causing weight gain – KXLF Butte News

Less-expensive, easier-to-prepare ultraprocessed foods can make you fat, a new study says. People limited to a diet of primarily highly processed foods ate more calories and gained more weight than when their diet mostly consisted of minimally processed foods, finds the study, published Thursday in the journal Cell Metabolism. This small-scale study is the first… Read More »