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Nutrition News

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 23:00:00 GMT
Lysine is an essential amino acid that people need to obtain from their diet. In this article, we discuss the function, benefits, and risks of lysine and lysine supplements.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:00:00 GMT
When someone has food poisoning, they may want to limit themselves to a bland diet to avoid irritating the stomach further. Many people recommend the BRAT diet as a good one to follow after food poisoning. Learn more about the best foods and drinks to consume and avoid after food poisoning here.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:00:00 GMT
Loss of appetite can have many causes, including short-term infections, psychological or mental health conditions, cancers, and certain medications. In this article, we look at the causes and symptoms of appetite loss, along with treatments and home remedies.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT
A new study investigates whether a simple, brief intervention might help people avoid putting on extra pounds over the holiday season.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT
Kefir is credited with a range of health benefits. Recently, researchers tried to boost levels of one of its active ingredients using ultrasound.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:00:00 GMT
The cardiovascular benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well-studied. A new paper asks exactly how this eating pattern might benefit heart health.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:00:00 GMT
A diet rich in red meat increases gut bacteria production of a compound that raises heart disease risk and reduces the compound's removal by the kidneys.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:00:00 GMT
People following the military diet spend 3 days restricting their calorie intake and then have 4 days of regular eating. Supporters of the diet believe that it can help people lose weight quickly, but a lack of variety could mean that people miss out on some nutrients. Learn more about this diet here.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 02:00:00 GMT
Foods and drinks fuel the body. Energy-boosting examples include bananas, avocados, apples, and coffee. Learn more about the best things to eat and drink for energy here.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 23:00:00 GMT
Seaweed contains many nutrients and vitamins. Adding it to the diet can help people with thyroid function, diabetes, and weight loss. Learn more here.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 22:00:00 GMT
Some foods and drinks can help protect liver health. These include coffee, oatmeal, grapes, nuts, and fatty fish, among others. Learn more about the foods and drinks that are good for liver health here.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT
A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight the best types of fish to eat, and how a pescatarian diet may improve health.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Bone broth has a high vitamin and mineral content. The benefits of consuming bone broth include better joint protection, reduced inflammation, and better sleep. Learn more about the benefits of bone broth here.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Iron is an essential nutrient. Many plant-based foods contain iron, including lentils, beans, tofu, and blackstrap molasses. Learn about these and other iron-rich vegetarian foods here.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic condition that affects the nerves. The ketogenic diet, which is a low-carb, high-fat diet, may help protect the body against neurodegeneration, but more research is necessary to confirm this. Learn more about whether the ketogenic diet can benefit people with multiple sclerosis here.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 15:00:00 GMT
New research investigates the similarities between cystic fibrosis and celiac disease, suggesting that drugs for the former may also treat the latter.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 20:00:00 GMT
IIFYM stands for “if it fits your macros.” This flexible dieting method focuses on counting macronutrients, namely proteins, carbs, and fats, instead of calories. In this article, we describe how to follow the IIFYM diet and explore potential benefits and risks.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Either reducing glucose supply or altering its metabolism in cancer cells could greatly improve effectiveness of virus-based treatments, a study reveals.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:00:00 GMT
In this article, we look at whether or not fructose is bad for a person’s health, and how it compares with other sugars such as glucose.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 11:00:00 GMT
People use heavy cream to add thickness and creaminess to dishes or to create whipped cream for desserts. Here, we look at the best substitutes for heavy cream, including dairy, vegan, healthful, and savory options.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 21:00:00 GMT
Taking probiotics can help restore the natural balance of bacteria in the gut and may help treat a number of health issues. Some people experience side effects from probiotics, though they are generally safe. Learn more here.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Hazelnuts are a delicious snack, and they provide a range of benefits, including improving heart health and reducing inflammation. In this article, we look at the science behind the benefits of hazelnuts.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 11:00:00 GMT
New research examines the link between the consumption of fructose-containing foods, sweetened beverages, and the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Bromelain is a mixture of enzymes extracted from pineapples. People use bromelain as a health supplement. Learn about the benefits and risks of bromelain here.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Consumption of orange juice, certain vegetables, leafy greens, and berry fruits is tied to less memory loss in a large group of men followed for 26 years.
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