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Healthy Eating Saves The Environment, Study Shows: Will You Change Your Diet Now?

A new study reveals that healthy eating also saves the environment, with lower greenhouse gas emissions and less land used. For its findings, the study used the Exiobase, a massive database on the effects of food production.

Earth/Environment December 5, 2017

Tobacco Still One Of World's Top Killers: Here Are The Other Top Causes Of Death Worldwide

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

Consistently Eating Meals Late At Night Is Dangerous For The Body: Study

A new study suggests that regular late night dinners are dangerous for the body. Delaying meals has a bad effect on metabolism and could increase health risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 10, 2017

Healthy Diet And Nuts Tied To Better Post-Colon Cancer Survival

Studies reveal that a healthy diet lowers the risk of recurrence and death from colon cancer after treatment. Eating a variety of nuts should also be part of the weekly menu.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 20, 2017

Mediterranean Diet Benefits: Italians Healthiest People In The World, Global Health Index Finds

A diet rich in pasta, bread, and cheese has made Italians the healthiest people worldwide. Americans, on the other hand, scored considerably lower on the Bloomberg Global Health Index because of obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

What To Eat To Live Longer? Start With Nuts And Seeds

New research suggests a strong connection between cardiometabolic diseases and a healthy diet. People should consume more nuts and seeds to avoid these conditions, according to the scientists.

Public Health March 10, 2017

Too Much Meat, Salt And Not Enough Nuts Linked To Deaths From Diabetes, Stroke, And Heart Disease

A diet comprising too much processed meat, red meat, salt, and sugary drinks and not enough nuts, fruits, and vegetables has been associated with deaths from diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, research finds.

Public Health March 8, 2017

Night Owl Or Early Bird? What Time You Wake Up May Affect Your Food Choices

Are you an early morning riser or do you stay up late at night? A new study suggests what time you wake up or sleep may influence your food choices.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017

Love Eating Pizza, Burgers? Study Says High-Fat Meals Can Ruin Your Metabolism

A new study suggests eating too much meals that are high in saturated fat may destroy your liver metabolism. Researchers warn that high-fat meals can lead to the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017

Mediterranean Diet: Is It Good For Kids, Too?

There are numerous benefits of the Mediterranean diet in adults. Recently, researchers have started to investigate its effects on children, as well, to see if the benefits replicate for this age group.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 3, 2017

Upping Zinc In Diet Can Improve Cellular Health, Reduce DNA ‘Wear And Tear’

Researchers have found that increasing zinc levels in the body can help boost cellular health, reducing oxidative stress while improving immunity. What's even better is that just a modest increase in zinc can bring about these benefits.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 5, 2017

Adult Women Who Eat More Fruits, Vegetables And Fish Have Fewer Acne: Study

Eating a healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and fish can help lower the risk of developing acne for adult women, a new study says. Keeping stress levels low can also reduce a person's likelihood for the skin condition.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 3, 2017

Going On A New Diet? Don’t Expect Your Gut Bacteria To Be On Your Side, Says Study

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

Diet Trends 2017: Say Hello To Souping, Bush Food, Vegetarian Comfort Food And More

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

Diet Quality In US Children Still Low But Improving: Study

The quality of diet consumed by children in America has improved significantly between 1999 and 2012; however, it is no way near the recommended levels, reports a recent study. Disparities in race and socioeconomic status play an important role in the quality of food consumed by children.

Public Health November 26, 2016

Timing When You Eat Dinner May Help You In Losing Body Fat: Study

According to new study, eating dinner earlier could benefit your attempts to lose weight. First human test of early time-restricted feeding showed promise to help people lose body fat.

Public Health November 10, 2016

A Healthy Halloween? Make It Possible With These 8 Tips

The Halloween spirit shouldn't change your healthy habits, not even for a day. We put together eight important guidelines for a healthy celebration of the year's most eccentric holiday.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 27, 2016

Many US Children Do Not Have Ideal Heart Health Because Of Poor Diet And Sedentary Lifestyle

Many U.S. children have poor cardiovascular health based on standards set by the American Heart Association. How do children achieve ideal heart health?

Public Health August 13, 2016

Eating At Least Four Servings Of Whole Grains Increases Life Span: Study

Harvard researchers analyzed long-term studies and found a link between whole grain consumption and mortality rates. Consumption of at least four servings of whole grains daily reduces death risk significantly.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 14, 2016

25 Percent Calorie Restriction Could Improve Mood, Overall Health Of Nonobese Individuals

Restricting calorie intake by as much as 25 percent can be beneficial for nonobese individuals. Researchers have found that calorie restriction improves mood and overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2016

Is Rosemary The Secret To Longer Life? New Study Looks Into Lifestyle Of Italian Village With 300 Centenarians

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

Mediterranean Diet May Cut Hip Fracture Risk In Older Women

Postmenopausal women who followed a Mediterranean diet were less likely to suffer from hip fractures than those who ate other healthy diets. This healthy diet is easy to follow and requires eating primarily plant-based foods.

LIFE March 29, 2016

Eating A Handful Of Almonds Everyday Can Boost Diet Health

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

Weekends Binges Just As Bad For Gut Health As Eating Junk Food Regularly: Study

Australian researchers showed that yo-yo dieting could likely be just as damaging for gut health as a consistently bad diet. Disrupting gut microbiota has been linked with gastrointestinal issues as well as obesity.

LIFE January 22, 2016

Pregnant Moms Who Eat Lots Of Fish May Have Kids Whose Brains Work Better, Studies Suggest

Studies confirm the importance of omega-3 essential fatty acids in brain development. Better brain function is seen in children of moms who included significant amounts of fish in their diets, researchers say.

LIFE January 18, 2016

Kids Who Eat Vegetables As Likely To Eat Junk Food: How To Encourage Healthy Eating In Children

A new study revealed that little kids who eat veggies and fruits are still likely to eat junk food. With that, experts say encouraging your kids to eat healthy and avoid junk food is the way to go.

LIFE January 12, 2016

Black Raspberries May Be New Superfood: Other Best Superfoods For Weight Loss

Superfoods are known to have several health benefits such as reducing cholesterol levels and improving eyesight. A new study revealed that superfoods such as black raspberries may be beneficial in helping you lose weight.

LIFE January 5, 2016

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions For Men For A Healthier, Happier Life

This New Year, give yourself a better chance at having a happier and healthier life by setting the right goals. Here are a few tips for men on how to get their health back on the right track in 2016.

LIFE December 31, 2015

Cholesterol Level High? Here Are Some Superfoods To Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol helps keep the body healthy and well-functioning, but only as long as it is maintained at manageable levels. To help prevent your body from taking in excessive amounts of cholesterol, here are a few examples of superfoods you can eat that can lower levels of this oily and fatty substance.

LIFE December 30, 2015

Want To Avoid Christmas Weight Gain? Practical Tips To Stay Fit During The Holidays

For many people, it is difficult to avoid the hearty and scrumptious meals typically served at Christmas parties, causing them to take in more calories than they actually need. Find out how to avoid packing in the extra pounds during the holidays with these practical tips to staying fit and healthy.

LIFE December 23, 2015

Healthier Food Choices Is Not Healthy For Mother Earth: New Study Puts Spotlight On Energy Use

American researchers found lettuce has a higher greenhouse gas emission footprint per calorie compared to bacon. Researchers found eating a healthier diet made up of fruits, vegetables, seafood and dairy increases energy use, water consumption and gas emissions.

Earth/Environment December 17, 2015

Healthy Snacks Can Secretly Make You Fat

Snacks that are labelled 'healthy' such as low-fat biscuits, cereal bars, bran flakes and smoothies can actually make people fat. The added sugars they contain will temporary boost energy but are culprits in weight gain.

LIFE December 1, 2015

Eating More Yogurt Tied To Lower Body Weight And Smaller Waists

Previous studies showed that eating more yogurt is linked to having lower body weight, less body fats and smaller waists. However, a new comprehensive review revealed that there is no clear relationship between yogurt consumption and a person's body composition.

LIFE November 26, 2015

Nutritional Value Of The Same Food Varies Among Individuals

A new study revealed that the body's response to the same food varies from person to person. This is why, researchers said, a personalized diet plan is much more effective than universal recommendations.

LIFE November 20, 2015

Obsessed Over Healthy Eating? You Might Have The Eating Disorder Orthorexia

People who are extremely fixated on avoiding foods that are perceived to be unhealthy may have an eating disorder called orthorexia. Experts say that having orthorexia is not about the diet, but the control over the virtue of food.

LIFE November 10, 2015

Better Diets Prevented 1.1 Million Premature Deaths In The US, Study Finds: Do Americans Eat Healthier Now?

A new study reveals more than 1.1 million premature deaths in the United States have been prevented because of healthier diets. Researchers say, however, there is still room for improvement when it comes to the American diet.

LIFE November 3, 2015

Early Intake Of Fruits And Vegetables Linked To Healthier Heart, Lower Calcium Scores Later In Life: Study

Young adults who eat fruits and vegetables are less likely to die from heart disease after 20 years. Apparently, a new study says that eating healthy foods lessens the risk of coronary artery calcium deposits in the arteries.

LIFE October 29, 2015

Pediatricians To Start Screening For Child Hunger as 7.9 Million US Children Live In Food-Insecure Homes

The AAP urges pediatricians to assess their patients for food insecurities in order to reduce child hunger throughout the US. This is important as malnutrition due to lack of food or nutrient dense ones can lead to unwanted health and growth consequences.

LIFE October 28, 2015

Cancer Survivors Have Poor Eating Habits: Study

Study found very little difference in eating habits of cancer survivors and people who never had cancer. Both groups failed to meet the recommended daily dietary needs.

LIFE October 15, 2015

Experts Question The Science Behind Formulation Of U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The updated version of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines is set for release this fall. But before it hits the press, experts have already questioned the science behind it.

LIFE September 27, 2015

Longer Lunch Periods Better For Kids, Says Study

New study found that kids who take their school lunch in 20 minutes or less, consume less entrées, vegetables or milk. The researchers emphasize the importance of giving ample time for students to eat their meals, to gain just the right amount of nutrition they need for school.

LIFE September 12, 2015

Eating More Fish Could Help Control Depression: Study

Another way to help prevent depression has been discovered by scientists: eat more fish. According to the authors, the omega-3 fatty acids and high-quality protein in these seafood may be the reason for their findings.

LIFE September 11, 2015

Want To Slow Aging Of Your Muscles? Eat Apples And Tomatoes

Compounds found in apples and green tomatoes can hold back the loss of muscle mass and strength as we get older, researchers suggest. Tests using older mice showed improvements in just two months.

LIFE September 11, 2015

Coca-Cola 'Funded' Obesity Studies Sparks Health Controversy

The Coca-Cola-funded Global Energy Balance Network study on the issue of obesity faces scrutiny from various health experts as it allegedly promotes the idea that regular exercise is more important in losing weight than maintaining a healthy diet.

LIFE August 12, 2015

FDA Extends Deadline For Chain Restaurants, Other Retail Establishments To Put Up Calorie Count In Menus

The FDA will to give restaurants, grocery stores and other food-related business an additional year to prepare for calorie information rules. New requirements will go into effect in December 2016.

LIFE July 10, 2015

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