Ginger combined with chili pepper can lower the risk of cancer, says research

Ginger combined with chili pepper could lower the risk of cancer

For many people, there’s nothing more satisfying than a hot, spicy meal. But some research has suggested that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers...
Low FODMAP diet can improve health in people with irritable bowel syndrome

Low FODMAP diet can improve health in people with irritable bowel syndrome

A change in diet improves the lives of those diagnosed with a common but hard-to-treat gut disorder. That’s the conclusion of new research that studied,...
Why vitamin B12 is important to your health

Why vitamin B12 is important to your health

Vitamin B12 may not be high on your nutritional radar, yet it is essential to some of the body's most important functions, like forming...
An orange a day keep the fat away

An orange a day keep the fat away

Everyone has heard about how an apple a day can keep the doctor away. Well, I have a different take on it—use an orange...
How 'clean eating' can damage children's health

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Clean eating seems ideal for parents who want to establish their children's healthy habits early on. It's no surprise really: "clean eating" is the perfect...
Ensuring broccoli sprouts retain their cancer-fighting compounds

Ensuring broccoli sprouts retain their cancer-fighting compounds

Raw broccoli sprouts, a rich source of potential cancer-fighting compounds, have become a popular health food in recent years. But conventional heat treatment used 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...
Fats and oils can make veggies benefit you most

Fats and oils can make veggies benefit you most

The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but an Iowa State University scientist has published new research suggesting a...
Can high-protein diets lower diabetes risk

Can high-protein diet lower diabetes risk?

In a small weight-loss study, women on a high-protein diet did lose weight but didn’t see improvements in insulin sensitivity, which can help lower...
Whole grain foods could help reduce risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer

Whole grain foods could help reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

A higher intake of whole grain foods is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, suggests study by Imperial College London. The findings,...
Blueberries may improve attention in children

Blueberries may improve attention in children

Primary school children could show better attention by consuming flavonoid-rich blueberries, following a study conducted by the University of Reading. In a paper published in...
How to make heart-healthy food choices

How to make heart-healthy food choices

Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best weapons for fighting cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions. Assuming most Americans know this fact, why...
Properly cooked pork chops may still contain threat of listeria and salmonella

Properly cooked pork chops may still contain threat of listeria and salmonella

If you are eating leftover pork chops that have not been cooked well-done, you’re putting yourself at risk for Salmonella and Listeria exposure. While many...
For your leg health, eat more fruits and vegetables

For your leg health, eat more fruits and vegetables

Fruit and vegetables can bring lots of health benefits to us. For example, adding them to your daily diet can lower risk of many...
Like it or not: Broccoli may be good for the gut

Like it or not: Broccoli may be good for the gut

For the broccoli haters of the world, researchers may have more bad news: the vegetable may also help promote a healthy gut. In a study,...

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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...
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...
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Vegan diet: best for weight loss

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9 myths about healthy diet that you may still believe

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5 nutrient pairs that do wonders to your health

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Apple cider vinegar may help with diabetes and blood sugar control

Apple cider vinegar could help with diabetes and blood sugar control

Fall always makes me think of apples … crunchy raw apples, baked apple crisp, caramel apples and apple cider vinegar. Wait, vinegar? Apple cider vinegar has...
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...
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...
Different dietary fat, different risk of mortality

Different dietary fat, different risk of mortality

Consuming higher amounts of unsaturated fats was associated with lower mortality, according to a study from researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public...