Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:00:00 GMT
Scientists recently tested probiotics in a roundworm model of Parkinson’s. A particular bacterium had a protective effect and improved symptoms.
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT
The internet contains reams of information on probiotics. A new study tests the claims of popular websites and conclude that many are misleading.
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT
A new study examines the link between drinking tea and lower rates of depression in older Chinese adults, revealing the characteristics of tea drinkers.
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 11:00:00 GMT
Gut bacteria live alongside billions of viruses. A new study investigates how specific foods impact these viruses and, therefore, gut bacteria.
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT
New research in pigs examines how sugar intake affects the brain's reward circuits and finds that changes are noticeable after just 12 days.
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMT
Taking an appetite suppressant produced by gut bacteria may help increase the value of moderate exercise for weight loss, according to a new study.
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT
People have discussed the potential health benefits of turmeric for thousands of years. A recent review assesses the evidence for its use against cancer.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
Eating certain nutrients as part of a healthful diet may help keep the vagina healthy, prevent infections, or improve vaginal conditions. Learn more here.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:00:00 GMT
Some people take dietary supplements to help reduce high blood pressure. Do these supplements work, and are they safe? Learn what the research says.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 01:00:00 GMT
A doctor may recommend a full liquid diet for a short time for people with certain medical conditions. Learn more about what to eat and avoid on the full liquid diet here.
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT
A new study from Germany suggests that many people have an overly high intake of aluminum compounds. The authors advise on how to minimize possible risks.
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 19:00:00 GMT
People with anorexia tend to severely restrict their food intake, while those with bulimia go through periods of overeating followed by unhealthful behaviors to ‘purge.’ Learn more here.
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 11:00:00 GMT
New research in mouse models suggests that a traditional Indian remedy, the bitter melon, may be effective against cancer. The study authors explain why.
Wed, 08 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
While some people with anxiety tend to overeat, others have little or no appetite. Learn more about the link between anxiety and appetite loss here.
Wed, 08 Jan 2020 11:00:00 GMT
How much do our diets influence our mental health? A recent review assesses the evidence and concludes that much more research is needed.
Tue, 07 Jan 2020 07:00:00 GMT
In general, hens that can roam freely inside and outside of their houses produce free-range eggs. Learn more about the classification of free-range eggs here.
Tue, 07 Jan 2020 03:00:00 GMT
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that can significantly affect a person’s quality of life. Learn about the treatments and remedies here.
Mon, 06 Jan 2020 19:00:00 GMT
Some people may be worried about the effect of pesticides in their food. Read this article to learn about how pesticides can affect health.
Mon, 06 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMT
As cannabis edibles become legal in more countries, specialists caution potential users and their physicians about the associated risks.
Sun, 05 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT
A new study found a link between inadequate hydration and poorer cognitive functioning, especially in memory and attention tasks — but only in older women.
Fri, 03 Jan 2020 03:00:00 GMT
The 16:8 intermittent fasting diet involves consuming all food for the day during an 8-hour window and then fasting for the remaining 16 hours. Learn more here.
Fri, 03 Jan 2020 03:00:00 GMT
The Dr. Sebi diet is a controversial, plant-based alkaline diet. This article investigates what it is, as well as the benefits and risks.
Fri, 03 Jan 2020 01:00:00 GMT
Is bottled water safer than tap water? Which option tastes better, and are there any other factors to consider when choosing between them? Learn more about bottled water vs. tap water here.
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 19:00:00 GMT
With interest in veganism on the rise, there are now more plant-based food options available in fast food restaurants than ever before. Learn about 33 of them here.
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 17:00:00 GMT
After observing the effect in rats, scientists propose that consuming caffeine can limit weight gain and other adverse effects of a pro-obesity diet.