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Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Increased body levels of a compound that the liver makes could control high blood pressure without having to exercise or eat less salt, study suggests.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Stevia is a sugar substitute that is about 300 times sweeter than table sugar. Stevia is very low in calories, and there is growing interest in whether this sweetener can help people with diabetes use their diet to control their blood sugar levels. Learn more here.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT
New research suggests that people who consume high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood are more likely to stay disease-free well into old age.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A new review finds that 30 known vitamins and minerals, as well as 11 other compounds, are crucial to maintaining health and prolonging the lifespan.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Some yogurt manufacturers add Lactobacillus acidophilus, a healthful probiotic, to their products. In this article, we look at the yogurt brands that contain L. acidophilus and consider its potential health benefits.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Magnesium is essential for health, but taking too much can cause problems, including digestive issues, lethargy, and an irregular heartbeat. In rare cases, an overdose can be fatal. Learn more here.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Our diets can influence the state of our health. Research in mice now suggests that one regimen — the ketogenic diet — may even prevent cognitive decline.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT
The first literature review and meta-analysis to investigate omega-3 supplements and anxiety concludes that they could benefit some people.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT
A recently published small-scale study investigates whether intermittent fasting might be a useful intervention for individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Many factors influence the speed of a person’s metabolism, including their muscle mass, activity level, and genetics. There are several ways to boost metabolism, including eating at regular times, trying high-intensity interval training, and reducing stress. Here, learn about these and other strategies.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Do high levels of dairy fats increase or lower the risk of type 2 diabetes? A new pooled analysis of 16 international studies aims to provide an answer.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:00:00 GMT
All vegetables provide key vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but some have even more health benefits than others. Learn about 15 of the most healthful vegetables here.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:00:00 GMT
A network meta-analysis of 55 studies suggests that safflower, rape, sunflower, and other seed oils are the best vegetable oils for improving cholesterol.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes include being overweight and having high blood sugar levels. Although fruit does contain sugar, eating it as part of a balanced and healthful diet is unlikely to cause diabetes. Learn more here.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may halt the growth of cancer cells by strengthening the immune system and curbing inflammation.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Probiotics foods contain live, healthful bacteria that may help promote better gut health. In this article, we list the best probiotic foods and ways to incorporate them into the diet.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Belly fat, or excess fat around the abdomen, has causes that include lack of exercise, poor diet, and stress. Being more active, improving nutrition, getting better sleep, and cutting alcohol intake can all help people to shed belly fat. Learn more about the causes of belly fat, and how best to lose it, here.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT
Vitamin A is necessary in supporting your health, but can it jeopardize the strength of your bones, and if so, when? A new study answers these questions.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Elderberry fruit is a traditional natural remedy for colds and flus. Some research backs up these claims, though more research is needed. In this article, we look at the possible health benefits and risks of medicinal elderberries.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Can diet impact the effectiveness of treatment for bipolar disorder, particularly in the case of depressive episodes? A new study addresses this question.
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Certain plant extracts and natural products may have antihistamine properties, meaning they can reduce allergy symptoms. Learn about five natural antihistamines, and what the evidence says here.
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
It is well-known that whole grains are a healthful addition to anyone's diet, but understanding why has been a challenge. A new study lifts the lid.
Sat, 06 Oct 2018 10:00:00 GMT
Researchers have recently conducted a new study into bladder infections. They now suggest that we ought to drink plenty of water to keep them at bay.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:00:00 GMT
Probiotics feed the good bacteria in the gut. Keeping these bacteria healthy is essential in supporting the immune system and easing symptoms of inflammatory conditions, such as psoriasis. Here, we take a look at the research that links probiotics with psoriasis treatment.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Administering the natural red wine anticancer compound resveratrol through the nose could protect against lung cancer, a new mouse study finds.
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