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Who lives longest: meat eaters or vegetarians?

Our ability to live a long life is influenced by a combination of our genes and our environment. In studies that involve identical twins, scientists...

Your diet is linked to your depression link

Does fast food contribute to depression? Can a healthy diet combat mental illness? In an unusual experiment, James Cook University researchers in Australia have found...

We all need water for a healthy life – but how much?

During the summer – and year-round – our bodies crave water. There’s no way to live without it. But just how much do we...
Time-restricted eating can overcome the bad effects of faulty genes and unhealthy diet

Time-restricted eating can overcome the bad effects of faulty genes and unhealthy diet

Timing our meals can fend off diseases caused by bad genes or bad diet. Everything in our body is programmed to run on a 24-hour...
How to protect yourself from stroke

How to protect yourself from stroke

Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and every four minutes, someone dies from a stroke, according to the U.S. Centers...

For better gut bacteria, eat more oily fish

Having lots of different types of bacteria in your gut has many health benefits, including a lower risk of diabetes, obesity and inflammatory bowel...

Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?

A video recently doing the rounds on Facebook included a segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI. The video asks which of avocados, almonds,...
How the gluten-free industry affects people with celiac disease

How the gluten-free industry affects people with celiac disease

A new study has investigated how the recent proliferation of the gluten-free industry has affected individuals living with celiac disease. The finding is published in...

Love meat too much to be vegetarian? Go ‘flexitarian’

A flexitarian is defined as “one whose normally meatless diet occasionally includes meat or fish”. The term, first coined in 1998, describes people who mostly,...

Mediterranean diet is best for your mental health

Admittedly, eating chocolate or ice cream to chase the blues away is so much more enjoyable than healthy alternatives. But a new study published in...