Nutrition

Vitamin D may help fight many aging-related diseases

Vitamin D could help fight many age-related diseases

A simple Google search for “what does vitamin D do?” highlights the widely-used vitamin D supplement’s role in improving calcium absorption and helping bone...

Sugar: six easy ways to encourage children to eat less

A new campaign from Public Health England is urging parents to limit snacks for children to two a day, and 100 calories a piece. The...
Saturated fats: Why all the hubbub over coconuts

Saturated fats: Why all the hubbub over coconuts?

Coconut oil, with its sweet smell of the tropics and its purported claims to cure what ails you, is everywhere. People are using it in...
The only video - gluten

The only video you’ll ever need to watch about gluten

Bakers on TV are always talking about whether their goodies have enough gluten. But the masses on Twitter act like gluten is some kind of...
Menus with vegetarian sections can lead you to eat more meat

Menus with vegetarian sections can lead you to eat more meat

Separating vegetarian dishes on a menu can, in fact, reduce the proportion of people who choose a vegetarian option. People who frequently eat vegetarian food...
How coffee is connected to cannabis

How coffee is connected to cannabis

It's well known that a morning cup of joe jolts you awake. But scientists have discovered coffee affects your metabolism in dozens of other...

Yes, it’s true: Wine is good for you — to a point

The Mediterranean diet has become synonymous with healthy eating, but there’s one thing in it that stands out: Wine is good for you. Although drinking...

5 myths about food everyone should know

When it comes to food, don’t swallow all that information online and on social media. Nutrition experts are busting a lot of the myths...
Organic milk and meat contain 50% more beneficial omega-3 fat than non-organic milk and meat

Organic milk and meat contain 50% more beneficial omega-3 fat than non-organic milk and...

In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that both organic milk and...
Are high-fat, low-carb diets the way to lose weight?

Are high-fat, low-carb diets the way to lose weight?

The currently popular high-fat, low-carbohydrate diets promise quick, dramatic weight loss. But they’re not the route to healthy, long-term weight management. A diet high in fat,...

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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 most popular supplements for weight loss success

5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
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...