New research provided evidence that meeting the daily recommended intake of fiber can significantly reduce the risks of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The research also found that diet high in fiber is associated with lower body weight and cholesterol.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 11, 2019
Men who drank orange juice every day for two decades are less likely to experience poor cognitive skills later in life. A healthy diet is also linked to a decreased risk of dementia.
Public Health December 11, 2018
Soda can increase a person's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a research said. Added sugars in certain food products such as sweetened beverages and baked goods were found to affect the blood glucose level negatively.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 28, 2018
Researchers published a study proposing the use of CRISPR gene-editing tool to make ground cherries, an orphan plant, ready for the supermarket. Breeding plants for large-scale farming usually take a decade to thousands of years.
Earth/Environment October 3, 2018
A new study conducted by French researchers claimed that maintaining a healthy diet of fruits and vegetable lessen the symptoms of asthma. The study was published in the European Respiratory Journal.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 13, 2018
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
New AAP guidelines have warned that fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to babies under age 1 and should not be part of their diet. Learn more about the new recommendations on fruit juice in children.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2017
A new study suggests 10 servings of fruits and vegetables every day could reduce a person’s chances of developing diseases and overall mortality risk. But is it doable?
Healthy Living/Wellness February 26, 2017
It's time to load up on bananas, apples, oranges and grapes! Teenage girls who eat plenty of fruits have lower risks of developing breast cancer when they reach middle-age. Here's more reason why fruits are good for you.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 12, 2016
Eating a wide array of fruits and vegetables containing flavonoids promotes weight loss. Food rich in flavonoids are associated with the prevention of various diseases like cancer, neurodegenerative and cardiovascular problems.
Life January 29, 2016
Certain fruits and veggies may aid in weight loss and management, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine. These include apples and pears, berries and also non-starchy vegetables.
Life September 24, 2015
Students at the Reigate Park Primary School were banned from bringing fruits, chocolate and nuts to school after a student suffered an allergic reaction.
Life September 17, 2015
A new study found that a U.S. program that requires children to eat fruits and vegetables during lunch only seems to hasten school food waste. According to the research, although kids opt to choose healthy food, they do not consume all of it and just throw it away.
Life August 27, 2015
Students from schools that received training from professional chefs were more likely to consume more fruits and vegetables in the school cafeteria than their counterparts from other schools.
Life March 24, 2015
The Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of ischemic stroke by up to 18 percent, reveals a new study. The diet includes an array of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts.
Life February 14, 2015
Family-run Swiss fruit nursery, Lubera, has released a complete new apple variety that fizzes in your mouth when you bite into it.
Internet Culture October 28, 2014
Eating healthy may be the start of being happy. A study suggests loading up on fruits and vegetables is the path to happiness and is more effective in women.
Life October 24, 2014
Eating five or more portions of fruits and vegetables may be associated with good mental health, a new study shows. This adds to the growing body of research showing that it's good for you to eat your veggies!
Life September 24, 2014
Risk of heart attacks, heart failure and stroke can all be reduced with a daily serving of fruit, study finds. Lowering of blood pressure also seen, researchers say.
Life September 3, 2014
Tomatoes may significantly lower risk of prostate cancer, according to a new study out of England.
Life August 27, 2014
U.S. researchers have identified the top 10 powerhouse fruits and vegetables from a list of 41 nutritionally dense fruits and vegetables. You'll find some surprises on this list.
Life June 10, 2014
Eating fruits and vegetables is good for your health but the amount of servings actually matter if you want optimum effects that can reduce your risks of dying early.
Life April 1, 2014
The new expanded list of foods available for beneficiaries of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) now includes fresh fruits and vegetables, but has noticeably excluded potatoes. The National Potato Council and several lawmakers from Maine are fighting to get the nutrition-rich spud on the list.
Life March 3, 2014
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