Diet for Skinny People

There is no harm in being thin but one should be healthy also. Some people who are thin tend to remain so as there is no fear of becoming fat and therefore eat poorly. In today’s generation there is...

25 Healthy Snacks for 150 Calories or Less

25 Healthy Snacks for 150 Calories or Less Snack smart! Here are 25 great snack ideas with 150 calories or less. If you’re running out of healthy snack ideas, today’s post is for you. Ideally, a...

Healthy eating may reduce the risk of preterm delivery

Healthy eating may reduce the risk of preterm delivery In a new study, participants completed a scientifically evaluated questionnaire about what they had been eating and drinking since becoming pregnant....

3 Benefits Of Bettering Diets For Your Children

It goes without saying that parents want what is best for their children and this includes all matters relating to diet. Children should be given the best possible products so that their diets will be...

Will your grandmother’s diet increase your risk of colon cancer?

Will your grandmother’s diet increase your risk of colon cancer? Will a multi-generational exposure to a western type diet increase offspring’s chance of developing colon cancer? Will cancer-fighting...

Whole diet approach to lower cardiovascular risk has more evidence than low-fat diets

Whole diet approach to lower cardiovascular risk has more evidence than low-fat diets A study reveals that a whole diet approach, which focuses on increased intake of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish,...

More benefits emerging for one type of omega-3 fatty acid: DHA

More benefits emerging for one type of omega-3 fatty acid: DHA A study of the metabolic effects of omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA, concludes that these compounds may have an even wider range of...

Diet beverages not the solution for weight loss

Diet beverages not the solution for weight loss Heavy adults who believe drinking diet soda will help them lose or keep weight off should think again. Researchers who examined national patterns in adult...

Most clinical studies on vitamins flawed by poor methodology

Most clinical studies on vitamins flawed by poor methodology Most large, clinical trials of vitamin supplements, including some that have concluded they are of no value or even harmful, have a flawed...

Spiders are partial to a side order of pollen with their flies

Spiders are partial to a side order of pollen with their flies Spiders may not be the pure predators we generally believe, after a study found that some make up a quarter of their diet by eating pollen....

Aging erodes genetic control, but that’s flexible

Aging erodes genetic control, but that’s flexible In yeast at least, the aging process appears to reduce an organism’s ability to silence certain genes that need to be silenced. Now researchers...

Texting your way to weight loss

Texting your way to weight loss Tracking information on diet and exercise habits through text messages could save time and improve the likelihood of people sticking with their get-healthy routine, say...

Sleep update

Sleep update Thanks for all your advice and, better yet, your expressions of sympathy and solidarity. I haven’t made any decisions about what my strategy will be–or if I even have a strategy...

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Making sense of conflicting advice on calcium intake

Making sense of conflicting advice on calcium intake In recent years, studies have reported inconsistent findings regarding whether calcium supplements used to prevent fractures increase the risk of...

Mesothelioma Prognosis – Why Do Some Patients Survive Longer?

Mesothelioma Prognosis – Why Do Some Patients Survive Longer? There have been some few patients who have survived far beyond the usual one year prognosis for most mesothelioma victims and a handful...

Diets low in polyunsaturated fatty acids may be a problem for youngsters

Diets low in polyunsaturated fatty acids may be a problem for youngsters In the first study to closely examine the polyunsaturated fatty acid intake among US children under the age of five, researchers...

Vegetarian diet for fish: Scientists discover key to easing aquaculture’s reliance on wild-caught fish

Vegetarian diet for fish: Scientists discover key to easing aquaculture’s reliance on wild-caught fish For the first time scientists have been able to develop a completely vegetarian diet that...

Researchers study selenium’s effects on horses

Researchers study selenium’s effects on horses Selenium is an essential part of the equine diet. Some horses do not get enough selenium because they graze on forages in areas with low selenium...