Researchers from France and Spain have conducted two separate studies on the adverse effects of eating ultra-processed food. The French paper explores its impact on disease risks, while the Spanish paper discusses how it can increase early death rates.
Public Health May 31, 2019
For longer life, eat less fried chicken or fish. New research linked eating one to two servings of fried food to a higher risk of death from any cause except cancer.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 24, 2019
How does a low-calorie diet fare when it comes to mortality risk? Not too well, but it may depend on the type of protein and fat one consumes.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 18, 2018
Working out is good for your health. Or is it? A new study has found that physically demanding jobs may actually endanger your overall health.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 16, 2018
A team of Australian researchers found that people who reported lower back pain had a significantly greater chance of early death compared with their peers. They used data from over 4,300 elderly Danish twins.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017
Physical inactivity costs the world $67.5 billion annually in healthcare expenses and also accounts for 5 million deaths every year. Findings suggest that lack of exercise is an economic burden but could also be the key in lowering chronic diseases.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 28, 2016
Smoking cannabis while young may be bad for the health later in life. In fact, it may increase the risk of dying prematurely, according to a new study.
Public Health April 27, 2016
Sitting for prolonged periods is associated with up to 90 percent increased risks for diabetes and even premature death and exercise can't help reduce these odds.
Life January 20, 2015
A study reveals that potassium-rich foods can help reduce the risk of a stroke for menopausal women. Bananas, sweet potatoes, white beans and more are some good sources of potassium.
Life September 5, 2014