Why avocados are good for people with type 2 diabetes

Why avocados are good for people with type 2 diabetes

A new review investigates the effects of avocados on metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood...
Why drinking kefir can benefit your blood pressure

Why drinking kefir can benefit your blood pressure

In a recent study, researchers from Auburn University in Alabama find that drinking kefir may improve blood pressure by promoting communication between the gut...
What's behind Mediterranean diet and lower heart disease risk

What’s behind Mediterranean diet and lower heart disease risk

In a new study, researcher offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type diet. The Researchers found...
The links among salt

The links among salt, blood pressure and your health

Salt is essential to our body’s fluids. That’s likely why we evolved to enjoy its taste. On the other hand, anyone who’s gotten a mouth...
Can you replace whole fruits and vegetables with juices and smoothies

Can you replace whole fruits and vegetables with juices and smoothies?

Smoothies and freshly squeezed juices are popular with both adults and kids. If you find it hard to chew through the several servings of fruits...
Vitamin D deficiency linked to depression in older people

Vitamin D deficiency linked to depression in older people

In a new study, researchers found that a deficiency in vitamin D was linked to a substantially increased risk of depression (+75%) over a...
Drinking water could help you lose weight more than diet drinks

Drinking water could help you lose weight more than diet drinks

Plain water is quite healthy. Compared to other beverages, water contains zero sugar and zero calories. It can help control body weight better than diet...
Drinking milk at breakfast lower blood sugar during the day

Drinking milk at breakfast lowers blood sugar during the day

A change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the Journal...
Can ketogenic diet help you lose weight

Can ketogenic diet help you lose weight?

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, high-protein, low-card diet that is used primarily to treat epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn...
A cup of beetroot juice per day may help lower blood pressure

A cup of beetroot juice per day may help lower blood pressure

A cup of beetroot juice a day may help reduce your blood pressure, according to a small study in the American Heart Association journal...

Diet quality is key to reducing risk of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that a high-quality diet could be associated with reduced risk of diabetes. The healthy diet is defined by low...
5 things you can do to be successful in dieting

5 things you can do to be successful in dieting

For many, just the idea of losing weight can be discouraging. With the endless advice and trends that exist today, configuring a nutritious diet to...
Eating right to lower your blood pressure

Eating right to lower your blood pressure

What you eat affects your chances of getting high blood pressure. A healthy eating plan can both reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure...
DASH diet could lower blood pressure as well as high blood pressure drugs

DASH diet could lower blood pressure as well as high blood pressure drugs

For the eighth consecutive year, the DASH Diet developed by National Institutes of Health is the  “best overall” diet among nearly 40 diets. Recent research...
7 myths about healthy eating everyone should know

7 myths about healthy eating everyone should know

Healthy eating is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. It can help decrease the risk of many chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes,...

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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...
Why drinking baking soda may do wonder to your health

Why drinking baking soda may do wonder to your health

Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, is not only useful for baking cakes and biscuits, but also good to our health. It is known as a...
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...
Foods for people that are bad for your dog

Foods for people that are bad for your dog

If you consider the family dog, well, family—and are apt to toss him a piece of your food now and then—proceed with caution. Some foods...
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 modifications. While...