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How can I balance my hormones?

Diet and Nutrition News - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 15:00
There are many ways to help balance hormones, including managing stress and maintaining healthful sleep, exercise, and dietary habits. Learn more about natural ways to balance hormones here.

What are the benefits of spirulina?

Diet and Nutrition News - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 14:00
Spirulina is blue-green algae often hailed as a superfood. It contains many key nutrients and may have wide-ranging benefits, including for blood pressure, diabetes, and removing toxic chemicals from the body. Learn more about the benefits of spirulina here.

What are the health benefits of lysine?

Diet and Nutrition News - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 18:00
Lysine is an essential amino acid that people need to obtain from their diet. In this article, we discuss the function, benefits, and risks of lysine and lysine supplements.

What is best to eat after food poisoning?

Diet and Nutrition News - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 17:00
When someone has food poisoning, they may want to limit themselves to a bland diet to avoid irritating the stomach further. Many people recommend the BRAT diet as a good one to follow after food poisoning. Learn more about the best foods and drinks to consume and avoid after food poisoning here.

What causes a loss of appetite?

Diet and Nutrition News - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 08:00
Loss of appetite can have many causes, including short-term infections, psychological or mental health conditions, cancers, and certain medications. In this article, we look at the causes and symptoms of appetite loss, along with treatments and home remedies.

How to prevent festive weight gain without exercising

Diet and Nutrition News - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 06:00
A new study investigates whether a simple, brief intervention might help people avoid putting on extra pounds over the holiday season.

How to make kefir more healthful using sound

Diet and Nutrition News - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 06:00
Kefir is credited with a range of health benefits. Recently, researchers tried to boost levels of one of its active ingredients using ultrasound.

Mediterranean diet reduces cardiovascular risk by a quarter

Diet and Nutrition News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 06:00
The cardiovascular benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well-studied. A new paper asks exactly how this eating pattern might benefit heart health.

Red meat raises heart disease risk through gut bacteria

Diet and Nutrition News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:00
A diet rich in red meat increases gut bacteria production of a compound that raises heart disease risk and reduces the compound's removal by the kidneys.

What is the military diet and does it work?

Diet and Nutrition News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:00
People following the military diet spend 3 days restricting their calorie intake and then have 4 days of regular eating. Supporters of the diet believe that it can help people lose weight quickly, but a lack of variety could mean that people miss out on some nutrients. Learn more about this diet here.

What are the best foods to eat for energy?

Diet and Nutrition News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:00
Foods and drinks fuel the body. Energy-boosting examples include bananas, avocados, apples, and coffee. Learn more about the best things to eat and drink for energy here.

What are the benefits of seaweed?

Diet and Nutrition News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:00
Seaweed contains many nutrients and vitamins. Adding it to the diet can help people with thyroid function, diabetes, and weight loss. Learn more here.

What foods protect the liver?

Diet and Nutrition News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 17:00
Some foods and drinks can help protect liver health. These include coffee, oatmeal, grapes, nuts, and fatty fish, among others. Learn more about the foods and drinks that are good for liver health here.

What is a pescatarian diet?

Diet and Nutrition News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:00
A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight the best types of fish to eat, and how a pescatarian diet may improve health.

What are the benefits of bone broth?

Diet and Nutrition News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 07:00
Bone broth has a high vitamin and mineral content. The benefits of consuming bone broth include better joint protection, reduced inflammation, and better sleep. Learn more about the benefits of bone broth here.

Iron-rich foods for vegetarians and vegans

Diet and Nutrition News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 19:00
Iron is an essential nutrient. Many plant-based foods contain iron, including lentils, beans, tofu, and blackstrap molasses. Learn about these and other iron-rich vegetarian foods here.

Is the ketogenic diet good for multiple sclerosis?

Diet and Nutrition News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 13:00
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic condition that affects the nerves. The ketogenic diet, which is a low-carb, high-fat diet, may help protect the body against neurodegeneration, but more research is necessary to confirm this. Learn more about whether the ketogenic diet can benefit people with multiple sclerosis here.

Celiac disease may be treated with cystic fibrosis drugs

Diet and Nutrition News - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:00
New research investigates the similarities between cystic fibrosis and celiac disease, suggesting that drugs for the former may also treat the latter.

What is the IIFYM (if it fits your macros) diet?

Diet and Nutrition News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 15:00
IIFYM stands for “if it fits your macros.” This flexible dieting method focuses on counting macronutrients, namely proteins, carbs, and fats, instead of calories. In this article, we describe how to follow the IIFYM diet and explore potential benefits and risks.

Cancer cells' use of sugar holds the key to their destruction

Diet and Nutrition News - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00
Either reducing glucose supply or altering its metabolism in cancer cells could greatly improve effectiveness of virus-based treatments, a study reveals.

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