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Nutrition News

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:00:00 GMT
Many people are allergic to shellfish. The symptoms can be mild or severe and may include wheezing, coughing, and confusion. Learn more about the symptoms of a shellfish allergy here.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:00:00 GMT
Fruit contains natural sugar. Although natural sugar is good for health, it is important to remember that consuming fruit juices and canned fruit can increase overall sugar intake. Learn more about the sugar in fruit here.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Protein is an important part of anyone’s diet. A person can increase the amount of protein that they consume in various ways, including eating certain foods, trying supplements, and possibly by eating at specific times. Learn more here.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
A first-of-its-kind study finds that caffeine is an effective way to stimulate brown fat in cultured cells and humans, pointing to new obesity treatments.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:00:00 GMT
People typically have a half-moon shape on their nails. This appearance may be less visible in the case of people with malnourishment, anemia, or vitiligo. Learn more about the half-moon on the nails here.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT
A study of immune and fat cells from mice found that cocoa shell extract can reduce and prevent some of the cell dysfunctions that can result from obesity.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:00:00 GMT
A first-of-its-kind study finds a molecular link between high levels of a food preservative compound and neuronal disruptions that may explain ASD.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Some people find that eating gluten can trigger rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptom flares. In this article, we discuss the link between gluten and RA, foods to eat and avoid, and when to see a doctor.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
The largest ongoing nutrition study reveals important differences in how people respond to food and why personalized diets are the future of nutrition.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer.
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 02:00:00 GMT
Eggs provide lots of beneficial nutrients that are good for a person’s health. However, consuming raw, untreated eggs can cause illness, as some eggs may contain Salmonella. Learn more about eating raw eggs here.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints. A growing body of scientific research suggests that turmeric and one of its main compounds, curcumin, may help alleviate symptoms of RA. Learn more here.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT
Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful and may share some of the health benefits of regular coffee. Learn more here.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:00:00 GMT
Physical exams are routine checkups of a person’s general health. A healthcare professional will visually inspect, feel, or listen to different areas of a person’s body to look for potential health conditions. They may also ask about any problems and take a detailed medical history. Learn more here.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria differently.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A large-scale new trial of over 2,000 adults found that taking vitamin D supplements does not help prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 02:00:00 GMT
Vegetarians and vegans do not eat meat and fish. While many vegetarians choose to consume eggs and dairy products, vegans do not consume these animal byproducts. Strict vegans also avoid other products that come from animals, such as honey, leather goods, wool, silk, and tallow. Learn more here.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
New research estimates that an insufficient intake of fruits and vegetables is likely to be behind millions of cardiovascular deaths worldwide.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
A first-of-its-kind study reveals that consuming increasingly more red meat over an 8-year period raises mortality risk in the following 8 years.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Vegans often find it difficult to eat a lot of protein, but there are many plant based sources of this nutrient, including beans, tofu, quinoa, and chickpeas. Learn more about high protein foods for vegans here. We also cover how to get enough vitamin B-12 and vitamin D on a vegan diet.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT
Neurobion is a brand of vitamin B supplements that aims to improve nerve function. Learn about the benefits and side effects of Neurobion here.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:00:00 GMT
As plant-based alternative milks grow increasingly popular, it can help to know how they compare nutritionally. Find out in this article.
Sat, 08 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Many factors can cause thinning or hair loss in the eyebrows, including hormonal imbalances, diet, some health conditions, and certain medications. This article looks at the causes and treatments for eyebrow hair loss.
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