The effects of diet on the start of the menopause

The effects of diet on the start of the menopause

In the first UK study examining the relationship between diet and the start of the menopause, researchers have found certain food groups could affect...
How to shop for groceries with IBD

How to shop for groceries with IBD

When faced with endless choice at the grocery store, patients with inflammatory bowel disease could find themselves struggling. They might avoid foods that have been...
The best foods for arthritis symptoms

The best foods for arthritis symptoms, says new research

Osteoarthritis is the most common of the more than 200 forms of arthritis, affecting more than 20% of the population. Unfortunately, there are currently no...

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...
What is hepatitis A and how can you get it from eating frozen fruit

What is hepatitis A and how can you get it from eating frozen fruit?

Seven people in New South Wales have been diagnosed with hepatitis A after eating imported frozen pomegranate seeds from Coles. Although still under investigation, the...
Why sugary drink could harm your health

Why sugary drink could harm your health

Adults over the age of 45 who consume large amounts of sugary beverages including soft drinks, fruit drinks and fruit juices may have a...
Planning a juice cleanse to prep for summer

Planning a juice cleanse to prep for summer? Do this instead.

Juice cleanses, sometimes called juicing, have become hugely popular for their supposed ability to help people shed weight quickly – particularly in preparation for...
A vegetarian diet can reap rewards

A vegetarian diet can reap rewards

Vegetarians miss out on lots of foods. No grilled burgers or franks at picnics. No holiday turkey or fries cooked in animal fat. Strict vegetarians...
Does low-fat dairy increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease?

Does low-fat dairy increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease?

Consuming at least three servings of low-fat dairy a day is associated with a greater risk of developing Parkinson’s disease compared to consuming less...
Diet expert shares tips to decrease risk of cancer

Diet expert shares tips to decrease risk of cancer

A recent study suggests a link between consuming processed foods and an increase in cancer diagnoses. Stony Brook Medicine Chief of Nutrition Division, Josephine Connolly-Schoonen,...
3 tips for the ultimate weight-loss breakfast

3 tips for the ultimate weight-loss breakfast

I love breakfast. It is exceptionally rare for me to miss breakfast, and when I do, I am in a prickly mood most of the...
How to turn milk into cheese

How to turn milk into cheese?

Making cheese is an ancient exercise in preserving the nutritional value of milk. And it’s also pretty tasty. With help from the St. James Cheese Company...
Eating more healthy fats can cut risk of diabetes

Eating more healthy fats can cut risk of diabetes

Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, in place of either dietary carbohydrate or saturated fats lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin resistance...
Debunking the hype of gluten

Debunking the hype of gluten-free foods

Sales of gluten-free foods continue to soar, reflecting a widespread belief that eliminating gluten from a person’s diet can produce health benefits, even for...

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Vegan diet best for weight loss

Vegan diet: best for weight loss

Holidays often bring about a sense of dread at the thought of food filled parties and gatherings, but those who eat a plant based...
Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

A recent study has revealed following a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for just eight weeks can lead to rapid weight gain and health complications. The surprise...
Sugar and cancer

Sugar and cancer: what you need to know

There’s a lot of confusing information and advice out there around sugar. It’s been made the villain of our diet, but where does the consensus...
How to Prevent Pancreatic Cancer

How to prevent pancreatic cancer

Surgical resection, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy remain the best options for patients with pancreatic cancer to save life. Because symptoms of pancreatic cancer are hard to...
Eating egg yolk is almost as bad as smoking when it comes to coronary artery disease

Eating egg yolk is almost as bad as smoking when it comes to coronary...

A published research led by Western’s Dr. David Spence shows that eating egg yolks increases atherosclerosis in a manner similar to smoking cigarettes. Surveying more...
Weight loss combined with vitamin D supplements can reduce inflammation

Weight loss combined with vitamin D supplements can reduce inflammation

In a study, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have found that weight loss, in combination with vitamin D supplements, has a greater...
5 Nutrient Pairs That Do Wonders to Your Health

5 nutrient pairs that do wonders to your health

Nutrition guidelines can make things look very cut and dry. They tell us to get this amount of that vitamin and that amount of...
Some proteins are better in building muscles than others

Some proteins are better in building muscles than others

Anyone who cares about maintaining muscle mass should care about the quality of their dietary protein, according to a scientific review published in Nutrition...
Vitamin C may encourage blood cancer stem cells to die

Vitamin C may encourage blood cancer stem cells to die

Vitamin C may "tell" faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This is...
9 myths about healthy diet that you may still believe

9 myths about healthy diet that you may still believe

As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper...