Can diet pills help you lose weight

Can diet pills help you lose weight?

Everyone knows that a combination of diet and exercise is the best way to lose weight. But many of us have tried this, over...
Skipping breakfast could double the risk of atherosclerosis

Skipping breakfast could double the risk of atherosclerosis

Skipping breakfast or eating very little at the start of the day doubles the risk of atherosclerosis. This is the latest finding from the Progression...
Why you should consider low carb diets for diabetes management

Why you should consider low carb diets for diabetes management

Following a reduced carbohydrate diet can help to lower blood glucose levels, providing a safe and effective strategy for managing diabetes, new research by...
Should you choose low-fat or low carb for weight loss

Should you choose low-fat or low carb for weight loss?

Healthy diets play a key role in weight loss and maintenance. However, what diet is the optimal has been controversial for 30 years. Some people...
Beer compound could help fend off Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Beer compound could help fend off Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

The health-promoting perks of wine have attracted the spotlight recently, leaving beer in the shadows. But scientists are discovering new ways in which the latter...
How to stay awake without caffeine

How to stay awake without caffeine

You’re tired and you need an energy boost, but you don’t want the jitters from caffeine. What to do? In this video, scientists give you some...
Ketogenic diets can help reduce inflammation

Ketogenic diets can help reduce inflammation

Ketogenic diets, or keto diets, are extremely high-fat, low-carb diets that are used to treat epilepsy in children. It has also been used to cure...
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...
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...
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...
Sugar and cancer what you need to know

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...
Foods that protect against heart disease

Foods that protect against heart disease

It is important to be informed on the most beneficial foods and nutrients to maintain a heart-healthy diet. According to the American Heart Association, heart...
A vegetarian diet can reap rewards

A vegetarian diet can reap rewards

Vegetarians miss out on lots of foods. No grilled burgers or franks at picnics. No holiday turkey or fries cooked in animal fat. Strict vegetarians...
Eating broccoli may fight ‘leaky’ gut

Eating broccoli may fight ‘leaky’ gut

Eating broccoli may help promote a health gut, new research indicates. “Keeping your gut healthy and making sure you have good barrier functions so you’re...
Currently recommended daily protein intake too low for older people

Currently recommended daily protein intake too low for older people

You can find the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) on the nutrition labels of all your processed food. Food manufacturers are obliged to list the nutritional...

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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...
Weight loss combined with vitamin D supplements can reduce inflammation

Weight loss combined with vitamin D supplements can reduce inflammation

In a study, researchers have found that weight loss, in combination with vitamin D supplements, has a greater effect on reducing chronic inflammation than...