Tag: diet

Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side Effects...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time....

December 11, 2018

Healthy Ways to ‘Detox’

In the early 1900s, a safety practice began of bringing caged canaries into coal mines to help detect any toxic...

May 2, 2018

Roundup: Low-Carb Diet Healthier, Compared to Low-Fat,...

A major new study found that dietitians, physicians and other health experts should be advising people to lower the amount...

September 1, 2017

Foods That Help Fight Cancer

When it comes to cancer prevention, there are no magic pills. But a healthy diet and lifestyle can help you...

April 5, 2016

Nutrition Guidelines: Are People Paying Attention?

Many Americans don't realize that earlier this year the federal government released important dietary information which, if followed, would have...

March 9, 2016

Risks of Common Heartburn Meds

Studies have shown that PPIs may increase the risk for a variety of problems, including bone fractures, infections, kidney disease...

February 8, 2016

News Roundup: Potatoes Linked to Diabetes During...

There may be a link between eating potatoes before pregnancy and gestational diabetes, according to a new study published about...

January 15, 2016

News Roundup: Daily Coffee Habit Linked to...

There's more good news about the effects of drinking a cup of java -- even consuming as many as five...

November 20, 2015

Study: Vegetarian Diet Lowers Risk of Colon...

Can a vegetarian diet reduce an individual’s risk of developing colorectal cancer? That question is the centerpiece of a new...

March 30, 2015

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Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...