How much seafood did you eat

How much seafood did you eat?

Seafood can be a tasty source of protein that supports a healthy, balanced diet. But too much of anything is not always beneficial, said Anne...
If you don’t have coeliac disease, avoiding gluten isn’t healthy

If you don’t have coeliac disease, avoiding gluten isn’t healthy

Coeliac disease, an allergy to gluten that causes damage to the intestine, affects 1% of Australians. But more than ten times this number, or around...
Some calories more harmful than others

Some calories more harmful than others

Nutrition researchers agree sugar-sweetened beverages increase risk of cardiometabolic disease While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and...
Is coffee beneficial to your health_

Is coffee beneficial to your health?

Coffee is an important part of many people’s daily life. But unfortunately, not everyone responds to coffee in the same way. Some people feel quite...
Do you eat with color in mind

Do you eat with color in mind?

When you look down at your plate at meal times do you see a variety of colors? If the answer is yes, then you are...
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...
BBQ breakdown- How summertime staples can impact your health

BBQ breakdown: How summertime staples can impact your health

With the 4th of July in the rearview mirror and Labor Day coming down the pike, barbecue season is in full swing. Though some may...
Eating more fruit and vegetables may reduce breast cancer risk

Eating more fruit and vegetables may reduce breast cancer risk

A new Harvard study shows that women who eat a high amount of fruits and vegetables each day may have a lower risk of...
Eating yogurt may help lower heart disease risk

Eating yogurt may help lower heart disease risk

A new study suggests that eating yogurt is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women. High blood pressure is a major...
Eating fish may help you live longer

Eating fish could help you live longer

In a recent study, researchers find that eating fish and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids was linked to lower risks of early death. In the study,...
Sugar can improves memory and help older people work smarter

Sugar can improves memory and help older people work smarter

Sugar improves memory in older adults, and makes them more motivated to perform difficult tasks at full capacity, according to new research by the...
Probiotics and prebiotics – is it safe to use them to treat disease?

Probiotics and prebiotics – is it safe to use them to treat disease?

The link between gut microbes and health is now well established. As a result, researchers have been investigating the effects of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics...
Cut down on sugar, if you are experiencing heart rate problems

Cut down on sugar, if you are experiencing heart rate problems

If you are experiencing heart rate problems, you should not consume large amounts of sugar at once. A lot of sugar at once can result...
Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnacy

Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnancy

A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their...
7 simple tips to clean your fruits, vegetables

7 simple tips to clean your fruits, vegetables

Federal health officials estimate that nearly 48 million people are sickened by food contaminated with harmful germs each year, and some of the causes...

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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...