A Paleo diet may help reduce future risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

A Paleo diet may help reduce future risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

A Paleolithic-type diet may help obese postmenopausal women lose weight, improve their circulating fatty acid profile and lower their future risk for diabetes and...
Taking testosterone while dieting may help lose fat, not muscle

Taking testosterone while dieting may help lose fat, not muscle

In obese middle-aged men, losing weight while dieting normally depletes both fat and muscle. But adding testosterone treatment may help them lose only fat and...
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...
Energy dense foods may increase your cancer risk even if you are not obese

Energy dense foods may increase your cancer risk even if you are not obese

Diet is believed to play a role in cancer risk. Current research shows that an estimated 30% of cancers could be prevented through nutritional...
Drinking plain water can help control body weight

Drinking plain water can help control body weight

Controlling body weight is an important step to have physical health. However, it is not always easy to control energy intake and maintain high...
Vitamin D a potential way to delay aging

Vitamin D: a potential way to delay aging

A simple Google search for “what does vitamin D do?” highlights the widely used dietary supplement’s role in regulating calcium absorption and promoting bone...
One type of omega 3 oils may help avoid deadly liver cancer

One type of omega 3 oils may help avoid deadly liver cancer

A new study suggests that one type of omega 3 fatty acid offers people who are obese or have a poor diet a chance...
Can you tell how much fat is in ice cream

Can you tell how much fat is in ice cream?

A team of food scientists has found that most people can’t tell the difference between fat levels in ice creams. In a series of taste...
Experts reveal hidden dangers behind supplements

Experts reveal hidden dangers behind supplements

Many herbal supplements contain hidden pharmaceutical ingredients that could be causing serious health risks, according to a team of experts from Queen’s University Belfast,...
Sugar substitute (aspartame) may prevent, not help with, weight loss

Sugar substitute (aspartame) may prevent, not help with, weight loss

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) scientists has found a possible mechanism explaining why use of the sugar substitute (aspartame) might not help...
This common snack can send your blood pressure soaring

This common snack can send your blood pressure soaring

Black licorice. You either love it – or you hate it. But one Western researcher is offering a reason to pass the next time you...
Eating chocolate everyday can help reduce risks of heart disease and diabetes

Eating chocolate everyday can help reduce risks of heart disease and diabetes

A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition appears to back up the adage that a little of what you fancy does...
Why durian is the smelly 'king of fruits'

Why durian is the smelly ‘king of fruits’?

Durian, known as the king of fruits, is eaten all over Southeast Asia. But it's also banned from many public spaces due to its powerful...
Montmorency cherry juice could reduce high blood pressure as much as medicines

Montmorency cherry juice could help reduce high blood pressure as much as medicines

Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice can reduce high blood pressure as much as medicines, according to a recent study. The findings are published in The...
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...

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

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9 myths about healthy diet that you may still believe

9 myths about healthy diet that you may still believe

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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

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Vegan diet best for weight loss

Vegan diet: best for weight loss

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Different dietary fat, different risk of mortality

Different dietary fat, different risk of mortality

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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...
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,...
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How to have a healthy diet that protects your heart

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