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    ‘Clean Eating’ Nutrition Fads Discredited in New Study

    Science: It’s kryptonite for super foods. A new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reveals that several popular diets might be doing your heart more harm than good. Researchers say coconut oil, with more saturated fat than lard, increases cholesterol; juicing leads to consuming more calories and less fiber; the best antioxidants are found in foods, not supplements; and gluten-free diets are only beneficial for sufferers of celiac disease. The scientists emphasized that a plant-based diet including whole grains is still the best choice.

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