July 2 2015
Summer is officially here, which means many of us are likely to be looking forward to a well-deserved vacation. For almost half of those who are jetting off abroad, the ideal vacation involves sun, sea... View More
July 1 2015
Keeping hydrated is important when exercising, but drinking too much can be hazardous - in some cases even resulting in death. A panel of experts has published new guidelines to avoid fatal overconsumption... View More
June 30 2015
A new genetic form of obesity and type 2 diabetes has been discovered by researchers at Imperial College London in the UK. The researchers publish their findings in the journalPLOS ONE. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>
June 27 2015
A head of the publication of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, researchers have called for the US government to drop recommended restrictions on total fat consumption. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>
June 26 2015
Fasting is commonly associated with the month of Ramadan. As you read this, billions of Muslims around the world are engaging in this declaration of faith that involves abstaining from food and drink from... View More
June 25 2015
In a new study, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, NY, found that the order in which different types of food are consumed has a significant impact on post-meal glucose and... View More
June 24 2015
A diet high in fat or sugar may do more than expand our waistlines. A new study by researchers from Oregon State University finds such diets may lead to reduced cognitive functioning, with a high-sugar... View More
June 23 2015
Researchers have discovered a gut microbe that could be effective for improving leanness and metabolic health among people who are overweight or obese. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>... View More
June 22 2015
Health experts advise that children and teenagers should do at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day. This can accumulate over the day - for example cycling to school, walking or running around during... View More
June 21 2015
A new study published in Cell Metabolism suggests following a calorie-restricted diet that mimics fasting for just 5 days a month for 3 months may promote longevity and reduce a number of risk factors... View More
June 20 2015
Doctors often incorrectly diagnose zinc deficiency, according to a clinical audit in Scotland, and so induce cases of copper deficiency because misplaced treatment results in too much zinc. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>
June 19 2015
Watching TV, playing video games, surfing the web: sedentary activities such as these have long been associated with physical health problems such as obesity and heart disease. A new study, however, suggests... View More
June 18 2015
With the average American consuming around 4.5 kg of chocolate each year, it is safe to say it is one of the nation's most loved treats. It is not hard to fathom why; it tastes delicious and stimulates... View More
June 17 2015
As the weather improves, so does the likelihood of people going out and running. While many people go running as a simple way of keeping fit, for others, it is a necessary part of a long-term project;... View More
June 16 2015
They are responsible for one of our favorite Mexican dips and can brighten up any salad, but a new study finds there may be much more to avocados; a compound found in the fruit could help tackle acute... View More
June 16 2015
If you’re having trouble sleeping, you might just not be using your body enough to get tired. Continued at YahooHealth>>... View More
June 14 2015
new study has found, contrary to researchers' expectations, that adding a high level of salt to a high-fat diet prevented weight gain in mice. Continued at MedicalNewsToday>>... View More
June 11 2015
Telling a pregnant woman to put down the donut is probably not a great idea, but there are many adverse outcomes associated with gaining too much weight during pregnancy. A systematic review from 2012... View More
June 10 2015
Dietary glycemic index is often monitored closely by people with diabetes, but could it be relevant in other areas of health? A new mouse study suggests that dietary glycemic index could have a significant... View More
June 8 2015
Children with autistic spectrum disorder tend to be picky eaters, and so parents tend to use supplements. A large study that has closely monitored the eating patterns of such kids, however, has concluded... View More