Tag: Diet

Americans Eating Less Red Meat But A Lot Of Processed Meats, Study Finds

Although Americans are eating less meat than 18 years ago, the consumption of processed meats remain the same. About a quarter of Americans' red meat and poultry consumption come from processed meats.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 23, 2019

Chimpanzees Spotted Fishing For Crabs May Hold Clues About Human Evolution

A new study from Kyoto University described how mother and child chimpanzees in West Africa engage in freshwater crab-fishing. Researchers believe such behavior can help explain how ancient humans picked up the crabbing skill themselves.

Animals May 30, 2019

Thousands Of US Cancer Cases Linked To Poor Diet: These Popular Food Products May Increase Your Cancer Risk

More than 80,000 new cases of invasive cancer cases in the United States are linked to poor diet. What popular food products can increase a person's risk of developing the deadly disease?

Public Health May 22, 2019

Baby Tiger Sharks Eat Backyard Birds Like Doves And Sparrows, Study Says

An international team of scientists has looked into the diet of young tiger sharks in the wild. Results showed that some sharks tend to prey on songbirds that had difficulties making the long journey during migration season.

Animals May 22, 2019

Eating Less Fat, More Fruits May Reduce Risk Of Breast Cancer Death

A new study of the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute suggests that dietary interventions may help improve women's risk of dying due to breast cancer. Research participants saw a 20 percent reduction of death risk related to the malignancy.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 19, 2019

Human Face Evolved Because Of Diet, Social Structure

Scientists found that changes to diet and social structure over time influenced how the human face evolved. The past contributed a lot to how humans look like in modern times.

Ancient April 16, 2019

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey's Health Routine Involves 1 Meal A Day, Ice Baths, And Daily Meditation

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey revealed his unorthodox wellness habits during a recent guesting on the Ben Greenfield Fitness' podcast. However, he drew flak from several netizens for his unusual take on eating.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 11, 2019

Poor Diet Linked To 11 Million Deaths Worldwide, Study Finds

One in five deaths worldwide could be blamed on poor diet. Diets high in sodium and low in whole grains and fruits are responsible for more than half of these fatalities.

Public Health April 4, 2019

Experts To Look Into Low-Carb Diets In Time For US Dietary Guidelines Update

The U.S. Dietary Guidelines is scheduled to be updated and some are hoping that low-carb diets will be added. Health officials will review the diet to be considered for the new guideline that will be released next year.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2019

Cheat Day While On Keto Diet Can Damage The Blood Vessels

A sudden spike in glucose levels while on keto diet may damage the blood vessel walls. Researchers warn having a cheat day may undo the positive impacts of the popular high fat, low carbohydrate diet on health.

Public Health March 28, 2019

Women Lose Less Weight From Keto Diet Compared To Men

New research found that female lab mice are less likely to lose weight and maintain blood sugar control when fed with a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet. The findings suggested that the popular ketogenic diet might not be suited for everyone.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2019

'Keto Crotch' Could Be Another Stinky Side Effect Of Popular Low Carb Diet

Women have been complaining about a smelly side effect of the keto diet. Here's how ketosis may cause the so-called keto crotch and even bacterial vaginosis according to health experts.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 5, 2019

Study Pinpoints 'Fast And Easy' Weight Loss Strategy

The secret to losing weight is to monitor food consumption. In an experiment, researchers found that people who logged their daily calorie and fat intake into an app lost at least 10 percent of their body weight.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2019

Diet With More Beans And Less Beef Better For Planet And Health, Says Study

A diet that is rich in beans, vegetables, and fruits could be the way to fight global warming. However, to significantly reduce greenhouse gases emission, everyone around the world should switch to a mostly plant-based diet with less red meat.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2019

Jillian Michaels Hits Keto Diet Hard With Barrage Of Criticism

A popular celebrity trainer criticized the current popularity of the ketogenic diet. In an interview, she said that eating a balanced diet and regular exercise is far more effective for weight loss and overall health.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2019

Mediterranean Diet Deemed Best Diet For 2019, The Second Year In A Row

The Mediterranean diet is once again deemed as the best diet for the second year in a row. What are the other diets that made the list?

Feature | Health January 4, 2019

The Most Common New Year's Resolutions And How To Really Stick To Them

What were the most common new year's resolutions in 2017? With a new year on the way, learn the ways one can really commit to a new year's resolution.

Feature | Culture December 27, 2018

Regular Exercise, Healthy Diet Can Significantly Reduce Aging Of Human Brain

People who experienced cognitive decline can still reverse its effects by exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet. In a study, participants saw their brain age improve after only six months.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 20, 2018

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

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