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...
How to avoid anemia

How to avoid anemia

If you’re feeling constantly exhausted and sluggish, you might have a condition called anemia. Anemia is a common blood disorder that many people develop...
Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving

Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving

When fat and carb are combined in a single food they are more rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone,...
Diet and lifestyle of both parents play a key role in child

Diet and lifestyle of both parents play a key role in child’s health

Parents’ diets and health can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to a...
Fasting boosts stem cells

Fasting boosts stem cells’ regenerative capacity

As people age, their intestinal stem cells begin to lose their ability to regenerate. These stem cells are the source for all new intestinal cells,...
Foods combining carbs and fats more rewarding than foods with just carbs and fats

Foods combining carbs and fats more rewarding than foods with just carbs and fats

Researchers show that the reward center of the brain values foods high in both fat and carbohydrates—i.e., many processed foods—more than foods containing only...
dietary salt

Dietary salt, the silent killer: How much is too much?

Salt is the universal flavour enhancer and we can’t seem to get enough of it. While preparing food at home, or while buying prepared food...
Getting hot and sweaty—how heat and spice might affect our appetite

Getting hot and sweaty—how heat and spice might affect our appetite

Do you feel less peckish when it's hot or after a sweaty workout or spicy food? New research has discovered how body temperature might help...
How to eat well for a healthy brain

How to eat well for a healthy brain

The Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH), which includes experts from the University of Exeter, examined the science on the impact diet has on...
These foods may help fight diabetes

These foods could help fight diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Parkinson’s

The foods we eat play a significant role in our health. Scientists are discovering how eggs, nuts, dairy products, vegetables and even coffee can help...
Sport drinks may harm teens health

Sport drinks may harm teens’ health

A Queens pediatrician  Dr. Arkadiy Takhalov recently issued a  health warning on sugar based sports drinks and caffeine rich energy drinks taking a stance...
Mediterranean diet with lean meat may reduce heart disease risk

Mediterranean diet with lean meat may reduce heart disease risk

Adopting a Mediterranean-style eating pattern improves heart health, with or without reducing red meat intake, if the red meat consumed is lean and unprocessed,...

The world’s most delicious chemical reaction

Why does fresh, hot toast have a more complex flavor than plain bread? Why does cooking raw food in general result in mouthwatering smells and...
Why you should replace animal proteins with plant proteins

Why you should replace animal proteins with plant proteins

Replacing one to two servings of animal proteins with plant proteins every day could help reduce cholesterol levels for cardiovascular disease prevention, a new...
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Sour tastes lead to more risk-taking behavior, says new study

When life gives you lemons, you take more risks Anyone needing a little excitement in their lives could do worse than suck a lemon, surprising...

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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...
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...
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...