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
Following a low-carb, high-fat diet for eight weeks can possibly lead to health complications and rapid weight gain, a new study revealed. Experts warn that this type of diet is not recommended for people with pre-diabetes or diabetes.
LIFE February 19, 2016
New Cornell food study findings revealed the eating behaviors of the "mindlessly slim," or those who successfully stayed trim without extra dieting or exercise efforts. These behaviors include approaching food with pleasure, as well as cooking at home.
LIFE February 13, 2016
Eating an egg a day and high intake of dietary cholesterol do not raise cardiovascular disease risk. This goes true even in individuals who are genetically predisposed to experience more impact of dietary cholesterol.
LIFE February 12, 2016
The Internet may not be the most reliable source of information when looking for weight loss programs. A new study found that most online content does not reflect what programs actually offer to its consumers.
LIFE February 11, 2016
Care to try the Chick-fil-A diet? The fast food chain, through its takeout bag, recommends shedding the excess pounds and eating healthy by consuming its grilled chicken nuggets every 3 hours.
LIFE February 4, 2016
Turtle meat may be a delicacy today, but for early humans, tortoises were necessary for survival. A supplement to a diet of mainly large game, tortoises were found to have been consumed roasted in their shells.
February 4, 2016
Women who ate fiber-rich foods like fruits and vegetables during young adulthood are at a reduced risk of breast cancer in the future. The study aims to bridge the gap and demonstrate the relationship between fiber in diet and breast cancer risk.
LIFE February 1, 2016
People in need of an effective diet program may just find the technology of NutriRay3D quite intriguing. Designed to be simple and easy to use, NutriRay3D aims to make it easier to keep track of calories and nutritional information.
Gadgets January 30, 2016
A new study recommends mindfulness for preventing unhealthy diet behaviors in children. Researchers sounded the alarm on the increasing and easy access to energy-dense food that make kids obese or overweight.
LIFE January 23, 2016
Sleep is an important way for the body to rejuvinate. Sleeping with artificial light disrupts the natural sleep cycle and the amount of sleep hormones produced in the body.
LIFE January 20, 2016
A team of sensory scientists from Australia discovered that training the taste buds could help curb the growing problem of obesity. The researchers found that diet is key to changing an individual's sensitivity to the taste of fat.
LIFE January 18, 2016
Diets rich in leafy green vegetables are good for the eyes. Researchers have found a link between increased nitrate intake and reduced risk for primary open-angle glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness.
LIFE January 17, 2016
Researchers found a diet that comprises less fiber, more sugar and saturated fat leads to disrupted sleep. Eating more fiber helps people sleep faster and get more hours of deep, slow wave sleep.
LIFE January 16, 2016
Reeling from food poisoning? Dealing with a stomach bug is anything but comfortable; however, you can ease your way to recovering more quickly by eating right.
LIFE January 10, 2016
The US News & World Report released its Best Diets of 2016 with the DASH diet still in No. 1. Health experts evaluated a total of 38 healthy diets for the report.
LIFE January 7, 2016