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Harvard Professor Sets Off Social Media Wildfire After Saying Portion Of Fries Should Consist Of 6 Pieces

A nutritionist from Harvard recommended that a serving of French fries be reduced to only six pieces. Several studies have already revealed the unhealthy effects of the beloved snack, including obesity and diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 1, 2018

Intermittent Fasting Holds No Advantage Over Other Weight Loss Diets

A team of researchers investigated whether intermittent fasting is the best diet to aid weight loss. They found that the effects of intermittent fasting are pretty much similar to traditional calorie counting.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 27, 2018

Organic Food Can Reduce Cancer Risk: Study

A new study adds to the increasing number of evidence that pesticide in food is causing cancers in humans. Eating organic foods has decreased the risk of getting cancer by up to 25 percent.

Public Health October 23, 2018

Adjusting Breakfast And Dinner Times Aids Fat Loss: Study

Watching what you eat to lose weight? Researchers of a new study found that when one eats may just be as important as what is being eaten.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 2, 2018

Scientists Create New Pill That Prevents You From Gaining Weight

Scientists took a pill typically used to treat glaucoma patients and found that it helped prevent weight gain even after intake of a high-fat diet. It only applies to mice for now, however.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 13, 2018

A Varied Diet Is Actually Making You Fat, Says Study

Many people think varied diets, or eating from a wide selection of different foods, lead to healthier eating patterns. According to the American Heart Association, however, it’s not that simple.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 10, 2018

Largest Study Of Its Kind Shows Eating Fat Is The Only Cause Of Weight Gain

A new study found that fat alone causes the worst long-term weight gain. Even carbohydrates with 30 percent sugar and carbohydrates combined with fat were found to not have as much of an impact as fat alone.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 16, 2018

The Brain Just Can’t Resist Foods With Both Fats And Carbs

New research says people are bad at guessing the caloric content of foods high in both fats and carbs. It also suggests people are willing to pay more for them, even those who don’t like eating fatty and carb-rich foods.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018

Vegetarian Diet Benefits Include Longer Life, Healthier Heart, And Smaller Waistline

New research presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting revealed more reasons to become vegetarian, including lower mortality risk, reduced chances of developing heart diseases, and a lower body mass index. The quality of the plant-based food, however, is also important.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018

Intermittent Fasting Benefits May Also Include Healthier Blood Pressure, On Top Of Weight Loss

Intermittent fasting is a type of diet that is surging in popularity because it allows people to eat whatever they want. According to a new study, other benefits on top of weight loss include improved blood pressure and insulin sensitivity.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 3, 2018

High-Protein Diet Helps Heart Failure Survivors Live Longer, Study Claims

A research team presented to the European Society of Cardiology a study that focused on heart failure patients. The team found that older adults who consumed higher amounts of protein could live longer.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 29, 2018

Researchers Suggest A Healthy Diet May Lessen The Risk Of Hearing Impairments Among Women

A new study suggests that women who eat healthier foods could also have a less risk of losing their hearing in the future. The women who participated stuck to the DASH, Mediterranean, or AHEI-2010 diets.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 11, 2018

These Simple Dietary Changes May Help Reduce Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Though there is no known cure for osteoarthritis, a number of simple dietary changes could help, according to a new study. A combination of exercise, lifestyle changes, and daily fish oil consumption might benefit patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 10, 2018

Keto Diet May Help You Lose Weight, But It May Also Affect Your Athletic Performance

Athletes who turn to ketogenic diets to help their performance in high-intensity, short-duration sports may want to think again. A new research from Saint Louis University has found that the low-carb, high-fat diet adversely affects their performance.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 10, 2018

Low Carb Diet Foods May Help With Type 1 Diabetes Treatment By Improving Blood Sugar Level

A new study suggested that people who suffer from type 1 diabetes could follow a low-carb diet. The diet could possibly help improve blood sugar levels and lessen complications that stem from the disorder.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 7, 2018

Meat-Based Diet Can Lead To Growth In Infants, New Study Suggests

A new study suggests that giving infants meat-based foods can be beneficial to their growth. The study was conducted over a seven-month period on infants aged 5 to 12 months old.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 5, 2018

Diet High In Rice And Pasta Linked To Earlier Menopause

Earlier onset of menopause is linked to cardiovascular disease, low bone density, and osteoporosis. What food was linked to early and later onset of menopause in women?

Public Health May 1, 2018

70 Percent Of Those Suffering From The E.Coli Outbreak Are Women

A new study revealed that women are more than likely to suffer from the E.Coli outbreak because of their food intake. The study showed that women consume more fruits and vegetables than men.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2018

Study Says Poor Diet Before Conceiving Can Have Long-Term Effect On Future Baby's Health

A new study conducted by The Lancet found that poor diet and health prior to conceiving can lead to detrimental effects in the child's health. One of the common diseases that can affect children is obesity in either parent.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 17, 2018

Want To Lose Weight? Eat Regular Meals, Says New Study

Though dieting and regular exercise are essential to effective weight management, the best long-term strategy is eating regular meals. A new study highlights the importance of focusing on one's overall wellness than losing pounds.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 25, 2018

Experimental Weight Loss Treatment Involves Freezing 'Hunger' Nerves

Can weight-loss be achieved by freezing the nerve responsible for telling the brain that the stomach is hungry? An experimental procedure proved that this unusual technique can be quite effective and safe.

Neuroscience March 23, 2018

Popular Diet For Hypertension Also Reduces Depression Risk: How To Start The DASH Diet

The DASH diet can reduce cholesterol levels and help prevent hypertension and reduce risk of depression. Here are tips on how to start this diet that limit intake of food high in salt, sugar, and saturated fat.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 27, 2018

Fruits, Whole Grains, And Vegetables May Help Fight Depression: Study

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

Your DNA Has No Relation To Your Weight Loss Diet, New Study Says

Stanford University researchers wanted to know whether a person’s DNA ultimately affects how efficiently they lose weight when given the right type of diet. The result? Turns out DNA might be irrelevant.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 21, 2018

Here Are The Best Weight-Loss Diets For 2018

Whether you go for the Mediterranean or DASH diet, it's a win-win situation if you follow these top diets to lose weight. There are no right or wrong ways to diet. Just eat clean and be healthy.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 8, 2018

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

High Fat Intake Linked To Lower Risk For Stroke And Premature Death: Large Diet Study

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

Walnuts Can Help Control Appetite And Cravings: Study

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

So You’ve Decided To Go Gluten-Free: Here’s How Your Body Will Likely React

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

Is Alternate-Day Fasting Better Than Traditional Diet For Weight Loss? Study Offers Answer

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

Choline And Bacteria May Be Culprit Behind Stroke And Heart Disease

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

Fattest Cities In America 2017: Is Your City One Of The Most Obese?

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

Some Neanderthals Were Vegetarian: Ancient Dental Plaque Reveals Details On Neanderthal Diet

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

World’s Heaviest Woman Loses More Than 100 Kilograms: Here's How She Did It

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

Why Americans Stopped Dieting: Study Shows Drop In Weight Loss Interest

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

Tasty Allies in Battling Weight Gain: 8 Common Superfoods That Burn Fat Right Off You

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

How Do Fad Diets Actually Affect Heart Health?

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

Fasting Mimicking Diet Reduces Risk Factors For Aging And Age-Related Diseases: Study

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

Whole Grains Help You Shed Excess Pounds: Study

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

New Health Guidelines Make The Case Against Skipping Breakfast, Eating Late

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 Diet Found To Extend Monkey Life By Years: Will It Work On Humans Too?

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

Melanoma Mutation Found To Thrive On Fat, Not Glucose

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

Why Do Parents Buy Processed Foods? It’s More Than Just Convenience, Study Reveals

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

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

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