Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Age, genetics, and a poor diet are among the many risk factors for prostate cancer. By taking certain steps, a person may be able to reduce their risk. For example, adding soy products and coffee to the diet may help. Learn about natural ways to prevent prostate cancer here.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A new study looks at how having breakfast before a morning workout affects the body during and after exercise — especially its ability to metabolize food.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:00:00 GMT
A watermelon allergy is rare, and symptoms include coughing, hives, and stomach cramping. A person can treat a mild allergic reaction with over-the-counter medication, but serious reactions may require emergency treatment. Learn more about an allergy to watermelon and how to handle it here.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Strict diets can be challenging to follow, and people may not always have the time or ability to exercise. However, a variety of simple lifestyle changes can help people lose weight and improve their health. These include taking probiotics, getting enough sleep, and thoroughly chewing food. Learn more here.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
There is a persistent myth that the popular drink Mountain Dew kills sperm cells. Some people incorrectly think components of the drink, including caffeine and tartrazine, affect male fertility. This is not true. Learn more about what other factors to do with a person’s health might affect fertility here.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:00:00 GMT
Many people look to their diet to find ways of improving their sex lives. People sometimes try known aphrodisiacs to boost libido, or they might want to try heart-healthy foods to improve their stamina. In this article, learn which foods are best for sex and about the research behind the claims.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:00:00 GMT
People often believe it is unsafe to reheat rice. This is because certain bacteria in rice can survive the cooking process. In fact, it is safe to eat reheated rice if it is cooked, stored, and reheated correctly. In this article, we discuss the best ways to manage leftover rice to limit the risk of food poisoning.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT
Monk fruit and stevia are natural, plant-based sweeteners. The products tend to contain few, if any, calories, carbohydrates, and sugars, and people use them as alternatives to sugar, honey, and other sweeteners. Here, we describe what monk fruit and stevia are and how to choose between them.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Feeding mice a diet rich in a compound that results from the digestion of cabbage and other brassicas protected their gut from inflammation and cancer.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:00:00 GMT
Eating a healthful diet is particularly important during pregnancy. The right nutrients help the fetus to develop and grow as it should. Pregnant women should eat a variety of fruits to provide them with healthful nutrients that may also help to relieve their symptoms. Learn which fruits to eat during pregnancy here.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A large, international study finds that current dietary guidelines for salt intake are overcautious, and that former evidence may not have been 'the best.'
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:00:00 GMT
A pinworm infection is a common worm infection in children and those living in close quarters. If a person believes that they have a pinworm infection, it is best to seek medical attention initially. A person can then also try a variety of home remedies, such as coconut oil and garlic, as complementary treatments.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT
The biggest variety of radish on the planet may harbor chemicals that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. A new study investigates.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 21:00:00 GMT
Sesame seeds and oil are common ingredients in a variety of dishes. However, researchers estimate that hundreds of thousands of people have a sesame allergy. Many food manufacturers do not list sesame by name in their ingredients, even if it is present, so it is vital to know which foods to avoid or eat with caution.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 20:00:00 GMT
Hypoglycemia occurs when a person's blood sugar levels drop too low. It can cause dizziness, confusion, and loss of consciousness, among other symptoms. While diabetes is the most common cause of hypoglycemia, it can result from other medical conditions. Learn about them here.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 19:00:00 GMT
Ulcers can occur in many places, including in the stomach. These are called stomach or peptic ulcers. People can try home remedies to relieve the symptoms of ulcers, speed up their healing time, and reduce bacteria that cause ulcers. Here, we talk about ten evidence-based ulcer remedies that you can try at home.
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
The American Heart Association suggest that advice on what to eat should specify healthful eating patterns rather than just say 'eat a variety of foods.'
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:00:00 GMT
People's nails can say a lot about their health. Nail abnormalities are common, affecting the shape, thickness, or color of the nails. In this article, we look at possible abnormalities that affect the fingernails or toenails, with a picture guide. We discuss how to maintain good nail health and when to see a doctor.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
A mouse study finds that the liver becomes insulin resistant in the early stages of a ketogenic diet. Insulin resistance raises risk of type 2 diabetes.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Many people consume cranberry juice for its health benefits. These include benefits for a person’s heart health, preventing infections, and better post-menopausal health. Side effects include potential interactions with medications and acid reflux. Learn more about the benefits and side effects of cranberry juice here.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:00:00 GMT
According to a recent study, eating a diet that includes more soy protein could strengthen the bones of women, regardless of reproductive status.
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
A small study links probiotic use to brain fog, abdominal distension, bloating, and gas, likely due to too much D-lactic acid and small intestine bacteria.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 20:00:00 GMT
Many people choose to follow a low-carb diet. This means eating out can be a challenge. It is especially true of fast food restaurants. There are, though, many alternatives and substitutes that people can select, which allows them to stick to their diet. Learn more about what fast foods you can eat on a low-carb diet.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Exercise is beneficial for overall health. To get the most effective exercise, it is necessary to have good nutrition. There is a range of things to eat right after a workout that will help in specific fitness goals. It is also essential to eat to recover energy levels. Learn more about what to eat after a workout.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Many women are not aware that they are pregnant until they have missed a period. However, some may notice signs and symptoms earlier than this, possibly as early as 5 days past ovulation (DPO). In this article, we discuss what is happening at 5 DPO, what to expect, and when to take a pregnancy test.