Tag: western diet

Heart Disease Patients May Lower Heart Attack, Stroke Risk With Mediterranean Diet

A new study has found that heart disease patients can reduce the risks for stroke and heart attack with a Mediterranean diet. Findings suggest that eating healthy is more beneficial than avoiding unhealthy options altogether.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2016

Global Diabetes Cases Quadrupled In Less Than Four Decades And Junk Food Isn't All To Blame

The number of people with diabetes all over the world has quadrupled in less than four decades, the World Health Organization said. What caused this sudden surge?

Life April 7, 2016

Low-Fiber Diet Gradually Depletes Good Bacteria In The Gut: How This Can Affect Overall Health

Probiotics or good bacteria are very essential to our physical and mental health. Researchers have found that eating food with low fiber content actually poses a threat to the probiotics in our body.

Life January 16, 2016

Low-Sugar Diet May Help Reverse Liver Damage: 5 Ways To Reduce Sugar Intake

Eating too much sugar has several negative effects on our body such as increased risks for heart disease and breast cancer. Now, a new study in Oregon found that a low-sugar diet can help reverse liver damage.

Life January 15, 2016

2.7 Billion Adults To Become Obese By 2025: Experts Blame Western Diet

From 13 percent in 2014, this year it is estimated that 17 percent of the world's adults will become obese by 2025 if governments do not take action to address obesity. Experts blame the current trend on the Western diet and sedentary lifestyles.

Life October 11, 2015

Typical US Diet Could Spell Disaster For Survivors Of Prostate Cancer

Scientists from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health have discovered that men with prostate cancer who consume more processed meat and fat in their diet are two-and-a-half-times more likely to die from causes related to their illness compared to patients who ate more healthily.

Life June 2, 2015

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