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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMT
Eating placenta, or placentophagy, is becoming increasingly popular among new moms. But does consuming this temporary organ really offer health benefits?
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Fasting intermittently seems to confer a range of benefits. A new study takes a look at the chemical pathways that might be involved.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Learn how to work out how many calories are burned per day, including specific totals for different types of activities and exercises.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMT
Learn all about the health benefits of polyphenols and which foods contain them. We also look at the possible risks and considerations for these chemicals.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Learn about the nutritional background and potential health benefits of romaine lettuce, including some tips for including it in meals.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Researchers suggest that the effect of stress on gut microbiota is comparable with that seen with a high-fat diet, but this may only apply to women.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMT
Learn all about the food to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet. We look at the different phases and the process of transitioning to solid foods here.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMT
We look at the low FODMAP diet. Find out what it is, what kind of foods you can eat, and what the benefits are for people with irritable bowels.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Graviola is hailed as a wonder herb, but does it live up to its hype? What are the health benefits? Here's what the research has to say.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMT
Learn about what to eat and what to avoid for people with gestational diabetes. This article also gives an overview for this condition.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New research finds that broccoli might be beneficial for gastrointestinal health; it appears to regulate the microbiome and prevent leaky gut.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMT
ADHD is difficult to treat. Over recent years, the impact of nutrition has come to the fore. New research investigates the potential use of micronutrients.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMT
Researchers suggest that glucosamine, a dietary supplement, may help to reduce brain cell excitability, bringing us closer to a new therapy for epilepsy.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMT
Ketone is a chemical produced by the body when fats are broken down for energy. In this article, we explain ketone tests and how to understand the results.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 09:00:00 GMT
Contrary to previous research, a new study suggests that missing a morning meal does not lead to greater calorie intake later in the day.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Tocotrienols are a type of vitamin E nutrients. Learn where to find them in foods, and what the difference between them and vitamin E generally is, here.
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Researchers reveal how a compound in green tea called EGCG prevents the formation of toxic beta-amyloid plaques, which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's.
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMT
A new study finds that the gene EMSY is linked to a raised risk of peanut and food allergy, and that five other loci may also be involved.
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Acetone breath, or breath that smells like nail polish remover, could indicate that a person has diabetes or another health condition. Learn more.
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMT
A new review of more than 20 studies has linked higher blood levels of linoleic acid – a main form of omega-6 – to a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMT
Do you experience food allergies? We have selected the top 10 food allergy apps to help you navigate the foods that are safe to eat and the ones to avoid.
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:00:00 GMT
Drinking water can support skin, muscle, and joint health. Drinking warm or hot water each day might offer even more benefits. We look at the research.
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMT
Researchers suggest that targeting vitamin D receptors in insulin-producing beta cells could be an effective way to prevent type 2 diabetes.
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Food addiction is when a person becomes dependent on certain types of foods. Learn more about the causes and when to see a doctor.
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
A new report from the World Health Organization shows that obesity rates in children and adolescents are 10 times higher now than they were in the '70s.
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