Chicago Tribune

Slow down the calorie counting: Personalized diets could be the future of healthy eating, study suggests

People often speak about fad diets the way they speak about exes: intensely, specifically, intimately. Atkins, Dukan, Paleo, baby food. None last, though lasting is promised, and all feed a cycle of shame for the dieter, who can never seem to make it work.

According to a recent study led by researchers from King's College London, Massachusetts General Hospital and nutritional science company ZOE: It's not you, it's them. The research, which ZOE founder and Kings College professor Tim Spector expect to be peer-reviewed by the end of

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune4 min read
Is Online Shoe-buying Bad For Kids' Feet? And Is That Metal Measuring Device Strictly Necessary?
CHICAGO - It's a back-to-school tradition: a visit to the neighborhood shoe store, where employees pull out a well-worn metal foot measuring tool from under a seat to measure children's feet, fit them with the right shoes, and send them out the door,
Chicago Tribune3 min read
Column: How Do We Respond To The Sort Of Cruelty That Calls For Re-writing The Statue Of Liberty's Promise?
I don't know what to do with the cruelty. I don't know whether to let it into my brain and allow it to linger and put down roots, shaping my decisions about how to vote and what causes to support, sure, but also, maybe, altering my opinion of humanit
Chicago Tribune3 min readSociety
Family Of Missing Teen Feels 'Extreme Relief' She Is Alive And An Arrest Has Been Made: 'It Was A Nightmare … Pure Torture'
CHICAGO - Authorities and a relative of a 16-year-old girl for whom an Amber Alert was issued by Indiana State Police said she was found safe in Arkansas about 24 hours after she was last seen in Crown Point, and an arrest has been made in connection