Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

A worldwide epidemic of diabetes and obesity has led many people to try to lose weight by dieting – but reduced-calorie diets are very...

5 food mistakes to avoid if you’re trying to lose weight

Many people wonder why they’re not losing weight when they follow a strict diet and exercise routine. One possible reason is that what look like...

Big fluctuations in blood pressure and cholesterol increase heart disease, stroke risk

Fluctuations in blood pressure, blood sugar, body mass index and cholesterol could put people at higher risk for heart attack or stroke, a new...

Have diabetes and struggling to lose weight? Here is what to do

You’re active, you watch what you eat, yet the scale won’t budge. If you have diabetes, the answer could be in your medicine cabinet—specifically, your...

Changing your meal time could reduce body fat

During a 10-week study on 'time-restricted feeding' (a form of intermittent fasting), researchers examined the impact changing meal times had on dietary intake, body...

Coffee combo may fight Parkinson’s disease

In the study, researchers discovered a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia—two progressive...

Mind-body exercises may improve cognitive function in older people

Mind-body exercises—especially tai chi and dance mind-body exercise—are beneficial for improving global cognition, cognitive flexibility, working memory, verbal fluency, and learning in older adults. The...
This common antioxidant could slow skin aging

This common antioxidant could slow skin aging

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Maryland found that a common, inexpensive and safe chemical could slow the aging of human...
New blood pressure guideline may help save 3 million from heart attacks and strokes

New blood pressure guideline may help save 3 million from heart attacks and strokes

In a recent study, researchers predict that achieving and maintaining the 2017 guideline blood pressure goals could prevent more than 3 million cardiovascular disease...

6 tips for losing weight without fad diets

Monday – start diet. Tuesday – break diet! Wednesday – plan to start again next Monday. If this is you, it’s probably time to get...
How to make healthy choices in your pregnancy

How to make healthy choices in your pregnancy

You’re having a baby! Now what? When you’re about to be a new mom, it can feel like there’s a lot to do and learn....
Why this common blood pressure drug may increase skin cancer risk

Why this common blood pressure drug may increase skin cancer risk

In a recent study, Danish researchers found that one of the most common drugs for high blood pressure is linked to increased risk of...

Vitamin B12 screening may prevent nerve damage in type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that patients with type-2 diabetes, taking metformin, should have their vitamin B12 levels assessed more regularly to avoid...
7 things that make your blood pressure reading falsely high

7 things that make your blood pressure reading falsely high

For people with high blood pressure or a high risk of the disease, monitoring their blood pressure may become a daily requirement. As more advanced...

Avoiding type 2 diabetes – there is more than one diet to choose from

If you have high blood glucose, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes (so-called prediabetes) you may have been advised by your...

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