A new report revealed that smoking remains one of the leading killers in the world. Here are the other causes of deaths worldwide in 2016, according to the Global Burden of Disease study.
Public Health September 16, 2017
A large diet study involving more than 135,000 people from 18 countries showed that carbohydrates, not fats, are bad for the health. Low-fat diet was tied to higher risk for early death.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 30, 2017
Eating a handful of walnuts a day could fight off obesity. Researchers discovered how eating walnuts changes brain activity to stave off hunger and cravings.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 18, 2017
What happens to the body on a gluten-free diet? Here are some potential effects, including in those who do not test positive for celiac disease but have gluten sensitivity.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 4, 2017
A new study compared the effectiveness of alternate-day fasting and traditional calorie-restricted diet for weight loss. Which one is better for those who want to lose and maintain weight?
Healthy Living/Wellness May 1, 2017
Eggs and red meat contain an essential nutrient called choline, which was found to increase the risk of stroke and heart disease. Digested by gut bacteria, choline creates a by-product that makes blood prone to clotting, leading to heart attacks.
Public Health April 25, 2017
A new study by WalletHub ranks America’s most populated cities according to obesity rates. Find out your city’s score and see how much your fellow residents are affected by weight-related health problems.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 23, 2017
Scientists have found new information on Neanderthals' diet and behavior by studying fossilized dental plaque. Evidence suggests that some Neanderthals lived on a more vegetarian diet.
March 10, 2017
The world's heaviest woman lost more than 100 kilograms before she underwent bariatric surgery to remove the fats in her body. She is expected to lose another 100 kilograms more in the next 45 days.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 9, 2017
Fewer Americans are striving to shed extra pounds as being overweight is becoming more socially acceptable, a new study has found. The research reveals a surge in obesity rates in the last three decades.
Public Health March 8, 2017
Committing to a carefully planned diet may not be enough to ensure weight loss unless you pay close attention to your metabolism. Make sure to include these food items in your meal plan to boost your fat burn.
Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2017
New diet trends in the United States include juicing, gluten-free diets, and intake of antioxidant supplements. A new review seeks to investigate their actual effects on heart health and whether they're helping improve cardiovascular wellness or not.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 28, 2017
The fasting-mimicking diet tricks the body into thinking it is fasting and was found effective at reducing risk factors for aging and age-related diseases. FMD, however, is not recommended for everyone.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2017
New research from Tufts University suggested that switching from refined grains to whole grains can lead to greater weight loss. This is through reducing calories retained during digestion and speeding up metabolism.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 9, 2017
Planning when to consume meals and snacks, along with not skipping breakfast, is linked to a healthier diet that could reduce the risk of conditions including heart disease, according to a new statement from Columbia scientists. It raises the idea of proper meal timing and mindful eating.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 31, 2017
Calorie restriction in one's diet has often been wrapped in controversy, and now a new set of findings reveal that it helps monkeys live healthier, longer lives. But do the seeming benefits actually apply to humans?
Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2017
More than 60 percent of melanoma cases are due to a mutation called BRAF V600E. According to researchers, the mutation particularly thrives on fat, taking a different route that other cancer mutations usually take for growth and development.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017
When parents buy prepackaged, processed meals, they believe their families really like the ready to eat meals, and not just simply because they lack the time to cook or plan family dinners, according to a new study.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2017
The new year is a great time to get started on a new diet. Researchers, however, warn that your gut bacteria may have other things in mind, not letting you enjoy right away the benefits of eating healthier.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 2, 2017
Going vegetarian will be trendy in 2017. Increasing demand for meat-free food, lower prices for plant-based food and the rapid growth of home-delivery food ventures seem to augment the popularity of vegetarian food, soups and dairy-based products.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 19, 2016
A high-fat diet has been associated with negative health effects before but researchers have also now linked fatty meals to increased chances of metastasis in various cancer types.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 9, 2016
The risk of heart attack increases when the dinner time is later than 7 p.m. According to a study, having dinner within two hours before sleeping at night could elevate heart attack risk by two times.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 2, 2016
Swimming champion Michael Phelps has changed his calorie-rich diet. He is doing more clean eating this time around to be able to perform to his best ability at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 12, 2016
Researchers blame lack of fiber in the diet for the rising rate of allergies worldwide. How does eating fiber-rich food help those suffering from food allergies?
Healthy Living/Wellness June 22, 2016
You are what you eat, or don’t eat, in this case. Researchers have discovered that going on a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may have a hand in reducing multiple sclerosis symptoms.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 28, 2016
A new report by the National Obesity Forum suggests that urging people to adhere to a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet is dangerous for the fight against obesity. The report has provoked a backlash in the scientific community.
Public Health May 23, 2016
Heart disease and stroke may be more common in people on a low-salt diet compared to those who consume moderate levels of sodium, according to a new study. However, this new idea is already generating controversy.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2016
Potatoes can raise blood pressure, according to a new study. You may be surprised which form is the healthiest.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 19, 2016
Some parents may think that a gluten-free diet is a healthier alternative for their children. Food products stripped of gluten, however, are less nutritious, more fattening and even more toxic.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 15, 2016
Researchers from Mayo Clinic found that daily consumption of red meat shortens life expectancy. They recommend including diet education in preventive care and treatment plans.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 8, 2016
Prince was ever the professional, not letting sickness get in the way of his performances. According to his personal chef, however, the Purple One had been dealing with throat and stomach pain in the months leading up to his death.
Life & Style May 3, 2016
A huge fan of eating red meat? If you don’t combine it with servings of fruits and vegetables, it may increase your risk of getting older than you look.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016
Women who developed pregnancy-related diabetes are at a higher risk of developing hypertension and high blood pressure much later in life, suggests a new study. The good news is, a healthy diet can address this issue.
April 21, 2016
The growing population has taken a toll on much of the world's forests. In order to meet the demands for food, forests are turned into farmlands but a new study has found that if everyone would go vegan, trees won't need to be cut anymore.
Earth/Environment April 21, 2016
With the help of Britain’s two giant Pandas, scientists will examine excrements to better understand these species’ eating habits. Doing so will also aid species conservation.
Animals April 14, 2016
A study reveals that attractive food packaging leads consumers to eat more than the suggested size. Moreover, the images on the box is more than the actual recommended serving size.
LIFE April 7, 2016
Eating legumes such as beans, chickpeas and lentils may help lower cholesterol levels in the blood, a new study revealed. These legumes could also aid in your weight loss goals.
LIFE April 2, 2016
A remote Italian village, home to 300 men who have crossed 100 years of age, might hold the secret to longevity. Researchers are studying the lifestyle behaviors of these centenarians and found the common factor among them is the use of rosemary herb.
LIFE April 1, 2016
A study showed that 97.3 percent of Americans are living an unhealthy lifestyle. Researchers made use of four parameters to see the prevalence of healthy lifestyle among Americans.
LIFE March 28, 2016
Can what you eat make you live longer? An extensive 15-year study on the Japanese diet finally reveals astounding information that those who followed the diet had a lower mortality rate by 15 percent compared to those who did not.
LIFE March 26, 2016
Vegans may be deficient in some essential nutrients and are potentially at risk for a range of disorders including neurological conditions and anemia. Some who have adopted veganism, for instance, showed to be heavily reliant on processed foods.
LIFE March 20, 2016
A wearable that's in the works will tell you when you've had enough to eat. It listens to the sounds of its wearers consuming food and determines how many calories they're putting into their bodies.
LIFE March 17, 2016
Our prehistoric ancestors were only 20 percent vegetarian, researchers said. The team of scientists had taken a detailed look into the diet of Neanderthals and prehistoric animals.
Animals March 16, 2016
White bread, corn flakes and other food items high in carbohydrates may increase the risk of lung cancer. Diet and lung cancer development have long been thought to have a connection – finally revealed now.
LIFE March 7, 2016
Eating almonds every day may improve health. A new study has found that incorporating almonds or almond butter in daily diet encourages families to make better dietary choices in general.
LIFE February 25, 2016