This food additive can increase your blood pressure

Phosphates make processed cheese spreadable, prevent coffee from clumping and preserve many meat products. They are a common additive in industrially produced foodstuffs. But phosphates consumed...

Why you should choose artificial sweeteners carefully if you have diabetes

Many people with type 2 diabetes need to lose weight. Therefore, they try to avoid high-sugar food and high-calorie food. Artificial sweeteners, which can have...
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...
Cooking heat may hold clues to heart disease

Cooking heat may hold clues to heart disease

Food cooked at high heat may carry toxic chemicals that raise the risk of heart disease, researchers have warned. Cooking at a lower heat could...
Health risks and diseases related to salt and sodium

Health risks and diseases related to salt and sodium

Who’s at high risk of developing health problems related to salt consumption? ·        People over age 50 ·        People who have high or slightly elevated blood...
Healthy eating for blood sugar control

Healthy eating for blood sugar control

If you have diabetes, a healthy eating plan for you is not that different from a healthy eating plan for people without diabetes. The American...
To fight cancer, put these foods on your plate

To fight cancer, put these foods on your plate

Not only will a healthful diet add color and variety to your meals, but it also can help thwart cancer or reduce the risk of a...
9 super foods for healthy aging

9 super foods for healthy aging

Eating healthy, less of a priority for many in their youthful years, becomes all the more necessary as the risk for heart disease, high...

Blood type, Pioppi, gluten-free and Mediterranean – which popular diets are fads?

Each year, new weight loss diets appear that promise to reveal the ultimate secret of success – if only you buy the book, pills...
A diet rich in nuts may improve fertility in men

A diet rich in nuts may improve fertility in men

The inclusion of nuts in a regular diet significantly improves the quality and function of human sperm, according to new research. The study measured conventional...
Vegetable hormone could reverse brain damage caused by obesity and diabetes

Vegetable hormone could reverse brain damage caused by obesity and diabetes

A new study has proven the positive effects of a vegetable hormone, reversing brain alterations caused by high-fat diets, type-2 diabetes, obesity and physical...
Why you should think twice before eating white rice

Why you should think twice before eating white rice

In a recent study, researchers found that eating more white rice could raise the risk for type 2 diabetes i, whereas eating more brown...
6 tips to have heart-healthy food choices

6 tips to have heart-healthy food choices

Eating healthy foods is very important for your heart health. How to make heart-healthy food choices? Heart researchers provide some tips to help you. First, you...
You don’t need to quit sugar to improve your health

You don’t need to quit sugar to improve your health

Not long ago, fat was the evil dietary villain. Before that it was salt. Now the sugar-free diet has exploded onto the health and wellness...

4 antioxidants that could slow down aging

Aging and related chronic diseases are big factors that decrease the quality of our life. But research has shown that there are some ways to...

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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...