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Former Model Starved to Death—but Not From Anorexia

Down to 77 pounds, Lisa Brown said she was 'done fighting'

(Newser) - In her late 20s, Lisa Brown had it all—the 5'10" former model married her college sweetheart, had attended grad school, and loved to cook gourmet meals and take spins in a classic Mustang convertible. But at 28 she began to mysteriously lose weight and vomit after eating. By... More »

Your Gluten Problem Might Really Be a Carb Problem

The bad guy could be FODMAPs

(Newser) - Americans and their sensitive bellies bought $10.5 billion worth of gluten-free food products in 2013, but a new study indicates that, with the exception of people with celiac disease, the real gastrointestinal culprit may be something else entirely. Instead of gluten—a protein found in cereal grains like wheat... More »

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