Eating healthy diets may reduce risks of depression among the elderly, a new study suggests. Participants who stuck with the DASH diet were found to be less likely to suffer from depression.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2018
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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