New evidence shows that consuming two or more cans of diet drinks like diet coke everyday could be linked to a raised risk of dying young due to stroke or heart disease. Experts warn the public against regular consumption of such artificially sweetened drinks. The results of the study were published in the latest issue […]Continue Reading ...
Research indicates that cutting out specific foods can alleviate the gastrointestinal issues some people experience when they exercise, with over two-thirds of people involved in a new study reporting an improvement. Runners in particular can be susceptible to symptoms which are similar to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Previous research has shown that a low fermentable […]Continue Reading ...
Among post-menopausal women, drinking multiple diet drinks daily was associated with an increase in the risk of having a stroke caused by a blocked artery, especially small arteries, according to research published in Stroke,a journal of the American Heart Association. This is one of the first studies to look at the association between drinking artificially […]Continue Reading ...
You already knew our modern high-fat, high-sugar, high-starch, minimal-fiber diet was going to be the death of us all, because you’ve been told a thousand times. Now, a new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Stanford microbiologist Denise Monack, PhD, and her colleagues gives us yet another reason to watch what we […]Continue Reading ...
Despite the raging food wars trying to define the best diet, finding the right popular diet may not be that important. Rather, it’s all about properly implementing the diet you select. While some diets are inherently healthier than are others, the truth is that you can sabotage any diet through bad food choices. Conversely, you […]Continue Reading ...
APC Microbiome Ireland scientists based at University College Cork have shown for the first time that a high fat “western” diet reduces the efficiency of the immune system to fight infectious disease particularly in the gut, and to infection with the foodborne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes. The researchers found that feeding mice with a “westernized” diet, […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Emory University School of Medicine found that a diet low in free sugars (those added to foods and beverages and occurring naturally in fruit juices) resulted in significant improvement in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in adolescent boys. The study published in the January […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A diet of fast food, cakes and processed meat increases your risk of depression, according to researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University. A paper from Manchester Metropolitan’s Bioscience Research Centre found that eating a diet containing foods which are known to promote inflammation – such as those high in cholesterol, saturated fats […]Continue Reading ...
A ketogenic diet is a very low carbohydrate pattern of eating designed to force the body into ketosis, a survival mode of fat metabolism. This can produce some favorable changes in metabolic patterns, potentially reversing several forms of early chronic disease, such as high blood pressure and pre-diabetes. A ketogenic diet obtains the vast majority […]Continue Reading ...
New research conducted at Portland State University suggests that the Western diet may increase the risk of severe sepsis and mortality from the infection. hurricanehank | Shutterstock The Western diet, which is the most prevalent diet in westernized countries, is characterized by the consumption of foods that are low in fiber and high in fat […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain The Mediterranean diet is characterised by a high content of fruits, vegetables, olive oil, legumes and nuts. This healthy diet pattern has been associated with lower obesity and cardiometabolic risk in adults, but few studies have focused on children. A new study, published in the Journal of Pediatrics, evaluates the association […]Continue Reading ...
A study of the diets of more than 16,000 Americans, published today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, revealed that low-carbon diets are not only good for the planet, they’re also healthier. smolaw | Shutterstock Food production is a major contributor to climate change and it was recently estimated that the environmental pressures of […]Continue Reading ...
Fruit flies munch on a high-fat diet consisting of 30 percent coconut oil. Credit: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) We all know we should eat fruits and vegetables to keep our own heart healthy. But now, scientists are learning that epigenetic changes, or molecular tags that modify our DNA, can cause your children—and […]Continue Reading ...
An international team has devised the best possible diet for the planet and it seems that the diet is mainly plant based. The team met to devise a diet for the people of the world that would not only be nutritious but also help save the environment. The diet called the “planetary health diet” draws […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 — Restrictive diets are hard to stick with, especially when you must eliminate most of your favorite foods. Research has also found that cutting out a particular food can cause cravings and may lead to overindulgence — and weight regain — when you allow yourself to enjoy it again. Since permanent […]Continue Reading ...
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