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Healthy diet could help reduce depression symptoms

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms...

Breakfast and weight loss: What you should know

There is no good evidence to support the idea that eating breakfast promotes weight loss or that skipping breakfast leads to weight gain, finds...
9 super foods for healthy aging

9 super foods for healthy aging

Eating healthy, less of a priority for many in their youthful years, becomes all the more necessary as the risk for heart disease, high...

How vitamin D and fish oil could affect your risk of heart disease, stroke,...

For years, it's remained an open question: What effects do dietary supplements such as high doses of vitamin D or omega-3 fatty acids derived from...

Coffee may reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Approximately 500 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide each year. A new study out of the Krembil Brain Institute, part of the Krembil Research...

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...
Why we shouldn't like coffee, but we do

Why we shouldn’t like coffee, but we do

Why do we like the bitter taste of coffee? Bitterness evolved as a natural warning system to protect the body from harmful substances. By evolutionary logic,...
Drinking kefir may help lower blood pressure

Drinking kefir could help lower blood pressure

Drinking kefir may have a positive effect on blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut and brain. Kefir is a fermented probiotic milk beverage...

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...

Low-gluten diet could reduce bloating and help you lose weight

An increasing number of people choose a low-gluten diet, even though they are not allergic to the dietary substance. This trend has sparked public debate...
Beetroot, nitrate supplements could help prevent salt-induced hypertension

Beetroot, nitrate supplements could help prevent salt-induced hypertension

Adding tiny amounts of beetroot or dietary nitrate to salty food products might help prevent high blood pressure, according to a preliminary study of...
Diet high in fat and cholesterol may lead to vision loss in later life

Diet high in fat and cholesterol may lead to vision loss in later life

In a new study, researchers found eating an unhealthy diet with poor nutrition may cause vision loss in later life. They found that an unhealthy...
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...
You don’t need to quit sugar to improve your health

You don’t need to quit sugar to improve your health

Not long ago, fat was the evil dietary villain. Before that it was salt. Now the sugar-free diet has exploded onto the health and wellness...
Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Staying awake all night and sleeping all day for just a few days can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...
8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...