Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today
Dietary needs change throughout life, from eating well during pregnancy to getting the correct nutrients as you get older. Eating a well-balanced diet can reduce your risk of various diseases and help you maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight can lead to serious health problems, such as type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. Certain foods have numerous health benefits and can give your wellbeing a boost.
Garcinia cambogia: Does it work?
22 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
What is garcinia cambogia and how might it be connected to weight loss? Learn about other benefits, how much you should take, and potential risks.
Rheumatoid arthritis: Regular fish intake may ease symptoms
21 Jun 2017 at 8:00am
Eating more than two portions of fish every week was found to reduce disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study reveals.
Extra-virgin olive oil may prevent Alzheimer's
21 Jun 2017 at 7:00am
A new study investigates the effect of extra-virgin olive oil on cognitive decline and brain inflammation in people with Alzheimer's disease.
Grape extracts may protect against colon cancer
20 Jun 2017 at 9:00am
A new study examines the effect of grape compounds in mice and human cells. The compounds suppress cancer stem cells, which may drive cancerous tumors.
Somogyi effect: Causes and prevention
20 Jun 2017 at 4:00am
What is the Somogyi effect, who does it affect, and what are the symptoms? What causes the Somogyi effect, how is it diagnosed, and how is it treated?
Dairy: Is it good or bad for you?
19 Jun 2017 at 8:00am
There are numerous arguments for and against dairy consumption, with some experts regarding dairy intake as harmful. Is dairy good or bad for our health?
Turmeric, red grape, and apple compounds 'starve' prostate cancer cells
19 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
Researchers have found that a compound in apple peel can prevent the growth of prostate cancer cells when combined with turmeric or red grape compounds.
Phenylketonuria: Symptoms, tests, and treatment
17 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
Phenylketonuria is a rare genetic condition that affects how amino acids are broken down in the body. Learn more about how the condition is managed.
Eating french fries may double the risk of early death
15 Jun 2017 at 9:00am
Eating french fries and other forms of fried potatoes two or three times per week could significantly increase the risk of premature death, study finds.
Broccoli sprout extract may help to treat type 2 diabetes
15 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
A chemical compound found in broccoli sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables may help people with type 2 diabetes to manage their blood glucose levels.
Could lack of vitamin A be a cause of diabetes?
14 Jun 2017 at 9:00am
Researchers have found that insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas contain vitamin A receptors, and that blocking them reduces insulin secretion.
Epilepsy and natural treatments: Can they help?
14 Jun 2017 at 9:00am
What are the causes of epilepsy and can natural treatments help? Learn about eight natural remedies for epilepsy and what studies and research suggests.
Vegetarian diet more effective for weight loss and metabolism
14 Jun 2017 at 7:00am
Compared with a conventional diabetic diet, a plant-based vegetarian diet is much more effective for weight loss and improving metabolism, study shows.
Healthy diet? That depends on your genes
14 Jun 2017 at 12:00am
A recently published Cornell University study describes how shifts in the diets of Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary...
Research finds decadent-sounding descriptions could lead to higher consumptio...
13 Jun 2017 at 6:00am
Would you be more likely to eat vegetables if they were described as "dynamite," "caramelized" and "sweet sizzlin'"?According to new research from Stanford scholars, the answer is a hearty yes.