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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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What are the benefits of oregano oil?

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 14:00
Oregano oil is a concentrated liquid that contains two main compounds: carvacrol and thymol. This oil is not as concentrated as oregano essential oil. The compounds have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Learn about the possible benefits here.

How to burn more fat naturally

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:00
Losing weight requires a person to eat fewer calories than their body burns. This typically involves eating less and exercising more. However, some foods and supplements may stimulate the metabolism to naturally burn more fat. Learn more about natural fat burners here.

Is corn healthful?

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:00
The internet is full of conflicting advice about corn, with some health sites and bloggers claiming that it is bad for health. However, there is no evidence to support this. In moderation, corn can form a healthful part of most people's diets. Learn more here.

The best cancer-fighting foods

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:00
Cancer-fighting foods include apples, berries, and fatty fish. These foods may help prevent cancer and promote general health. Learn more about the best cancer-fighting foods here.

Is Lactobacillus acidophilus good for health?

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:00
Lactobacillus acidophilus is a common probiotic that is available as a dietary supplement and is an ingredient in yogurts and other fermented foods. Research suggests that consuming this probiotic can support digestion and prevent or treat a number of conditions. Learn more here.

A good night's sleep could lower cardiovascular risk

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:00
In a new study, researchers aim to determine the impact of sleep duration and sleep quality on a person's risk of developing cardiovascular problems.

Side effects of apple cider vinegar

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 08:00
Apple cider vinegar is a popular natural remedy for a variety of health issues. However, regularly consuming undiluted vinegar or applying it directly to the skin can cause side effects in some people. Learn more here.

What are the benefits of golden milk?

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:00
Golden milk is heated milk with turmeric and other spices. It can be a healthful addition to any balanced diet and may have a variety of benefits. Learn more about golden milk here.

What are the benefits of quercetin?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 17:00
Quercetin is a flavonoid present in many fruits and vegetables. Due to its antioxidant and other properties, it has a variety of health benefits. Learn about them here.

What are the benefits of oatmeal?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:00
Oatmeal is a popular breakfast food because it is high in protein and dietary fiber. In this article, learn about the benefits of oatmeal and how to make it.

Can fasting help fight cancer?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:00
There are many benefits to fasting. It may even play a role in the prevention and treatment of cancer. There are also some potential risks to be aware of. Learn more about fasting and cancer here.

Could pomegranates offer the key to new IBD treatments?

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 03:00
A compound derived from pomegranates and berries can have a protective role in inflammatory bowel disease. New research reveals the mechanism it accesses.

Health benefits of mung beans

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 09:00
Mung beans are a healthful source of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Some research also suggests that they may have a range of other health benefits. Learn more here.

What are the health benefits of xylitol?

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 08:00
Xylitol has fewer calories and a lower glycemic index than sugar, making it an attractive sweetener for people with diabetes and those trying to lose weight. Some research suggests that it may also have benefits for dental health and ear infections, as well as antioxidant properties. Learn more about xylitol here.

Study reveals how much fiber we should eat to prevent disease

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 03:00
A meta-analysis of observational studies and clinical trials reveals the ideal amount of dietary fiber that we should consume each day.

What are the benefits of royal jelly?

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 17:00
Royal jelly is a substance that bees produce to feed queen bee larvae. Potential benefits include wound healing and relieving the symptoms of menopause and premenstrual syndrome. Learn more about the possible health benefits of royal jelly here.

Is there a link between garlic and HIV?

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 15:00
Garlic does have antiviral properties, but can it help people with HIV? In this article, we look at the research, including whether or not it interacts with HIV medications.

Todo lo que necesita saber sobre la tifoidea

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 03:00
La tifoidea es una infección bacteriana que puede ser mortal sin un tratamiento rápido. Aquí, aprenderá sobre los síntomas, tratamientos y vacunas.

What are the best nuts for diabetes?

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 17:00
Nuts can help improve the outlook for people with diabetes. They provide many nutritional benefits that can reduce complications and the progression of the condition. Learn more here.

Nutrient in mother's diet may help fight Alzheimer's in offspring

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 12:00
Generations of mice descended from females whose diet was high in choline had fewer Alzheimer's hallmarks in the brain and better memory function.