Diet and Nutrition News
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.
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A vegan keto diet is a very low carbohydrate diet that does not include any animal products. Learn about the possible benefits and risks and what to eat on a vegan keto diet here.
A study in mouse models with psoriasis-like skin inflammation suggests that ketogenic diets with a very high fat content may exacerbate skin problems.
Taurine is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the body. People can also get taurine from supplements and other dietary sources. This article outlines the health benefits and potential risks of taurine.
Researchers have found that some raw dog food products harbor harmful bacteria that could cause infections both in dogs and their human family members.
Parasite cleanses aim to rid the body of parasitic infections, such as worms. These products make more claims than research supports. Learn more about parasite cleanses in this article.
Some people may not feel like eating while they are nauseated, but some foods can help settle the stomach and relieve feelings of nausea. Learn more in this article.
A woman may gain weight during the third trimester of pregnancy. This is because the fetus is growing and the body is preparing for delivery. Learn more about third trimester weight gain here.
Research finds that adding sucrose to drinks increases calorie intake and weight gain in mice, but adding the same amount in solid form to food does not.
A new mouse study identifies a specific bacterium that lives in our gut and breaks down harmful chemicals from processed foods into harmless byproducts.
A recent study has investigated whether the byproducts of coffee production might help ease the inflammation associated with obesity and protect health.
'Man boobs,' or enlarged breast tissue in males, is a common concern. In many instances, a person can use diet and targeted exercises to reduce the appearance of enlarged breast tissue. Learn more here.
In this article, we discuss the best ways to get well-defined abdominal muscles. We provide tips on exercising and explain the best dietary approach.
A new study finds that taking vitamins B-6 and B-12 at levels above the recommended daily allowance is associated with an increased risk of hip fractures.
'People are unknowingly consuming something that could cause major health issues,' says the lead author of a new study, which finds lead in turmeric.
New research examines how using more appetizing words to describe healthful foods affects eating choices and finds that the wording can go a long way.
New research shows how our environment shapes our food choices by looking into the impact of simply adding extra vegetarian options to the menu.
When a person poops, they may temporarily lose the weight of the stool. However, this is not a good weight loss strategy. Learn more about bowel movements and weight loss here.
The role of nutrition in depression is an area of increasing research. A recent study tries a 3-week nutritional intervention and reports some success.
New research suggests that people who eat more homemade meals tend to have lower levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in their blood.
Exogenous ketones are supplements that may help a person enter a state of ketosis, in which the body breaks down fats instead of carbohydrates. Learn more about the effectiveness and safety of exogenous ketones here.