Skip the guilt: Red wine could protect your oral health
If you're scared that your nightly glass of red wine will eventually cause your teeth to rot, that's a worry that you can dispel right now. A new study from Spain suggests that red wine compounds may actually do your oral health a world of good.
Beetroot juice supplements may help certain heart failure patients
Beetroot juice supplements may help enhance exercise capacity in patients with heart failure, according to a new proof-of-concept study. Exercise capacity is a key factor linked to these patients' quality of life and even survival.
Descriptive phrases for how often food should be eaten helps preschoolers better understand healthy eating
Preschool is a critical period for children to begin to make their own dietary decisions to develop life-long healthy eating habits. A new study found that preschoolers who learned how to classify food as healthy or unhealthy were more likely to say they would choose healthy food as a snack.
Sweet, bitter, fat: Genetics play a role in kids' snacking patterns
The types of snacks a child chooses could be linked to genetics, a new study found. The study investigated whether genetic variants in taste receptors related to sweet, fat and bitter tastes influence the snacks preschoolers choose and found nearly 80 per cent carried at least one of these genotypes that could predispose them to poor snacking habits. These findings could help parents tailor their kids' diets based on their genetics of taste.
What is the average weight for women?
Find out what the average weights and obesity rates are for women around the world. We also look at how weight can be measured and controlled.
What foods should you eat if you have pancreatitis?
We take a look at how diet can help with pancreatitis, including foods to eat and foods to avoid. We also examine diet tips and treatment options.
Wine polyphenols could fend off bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease
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Sipping wine is good for your colon and heart, possibly because of the beverage's abundant and structurally diverse polyphenols. Now researchers report that wine polyphenols might also be good for your oral health.
Securing a child's future needs to start during parents' teen years
A child's growth and development is affected by the health and lifestyles of their parents before pregnancy -- even going back to adolescence -- according to a new paper.
Fancy a jellyfish chip?
A researcher became intrigued by jellyfish when he bit into the marine delicacy and experienced an unexpected crunch; he decided he wanted to 'understand the transformation from soft gel to this crunchy thing.' Scientists have now combined their expertise in biophysics and biochemistry to gain a better understanding of how food preparation affects jellyfish from the inside out.
How can I lower my insulin levels?
In this article, we look at nine ways to lower high insulin levels. This can be achieved through diet, lifestyle changes, supplements, and medication.
Do sad children overeat?
Many adults overeat when they feel low, and some binge when they are elated. A new study investigates whether children do the same.
Low-fat or low-carb? It's a draw, study finds
New evidence might dismay those who have chosen sides in the low-fat versus low-carb diet debate. Cutting either carbs or fats shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion, according to the study.
Low-fat vs. low-carb: Which diet is best for weight loss?
Dieters must often pick a side in the low-carb vs. low-fat diet question, but how can they know which is best for them? A new study weighs in.
Cutting back on carbs could help treat fatty liver disease
A new study reveals how reducing the intake of carbohydrates could help to reduce the buildup of liver fat in people who are obese.
Drinking soda daily may harm your fertility
Researchers have uncovered a link between conception and soda: drinking it daily could harm your chances of becoming pregnant. This goes for men and women.
How a carb-restricted diet battles fatty liver disease
New details about how a carbohydrate-restricted diet improves metabolism were revealed in a new study which could lead to improved treatments for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Pilot study in Kenya shows link between chronic pain and glutamate consumption
Preliminary research from a small pilot study carried out in Meru, in eastern Kenya, shows a link between chronic pain and consumption of glutamate, a common flavor enhancer found in Western and non-Western diets worldwide.
Loss of control eating and bariatric surgery success
Recent research examined the impact of eating behaviors on success rates related to bariatric surgery in adolescents.
Natural remedies for constipation
We look at some possible natural alternatives to laxatives for people looking to have a bowel movement. We also look at when to see a doctor.
Eating yogurt may reduce cardiovascular disease risk
A new study suggests that higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women.