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Nutrition / Diet Posted on 04 Nov, 2018
People tend to eat more when they are given a larger portion of unhealthful food. A new study asks whether the same rule applies for healthful snacks.
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 01 Nov, 2018
New research discovers the molecular mechanism that explains why a high intake of salt may trigger inflammation and raise the risk of multiple sclerosis.
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 29 Oct, 2018
Prebiotics and probiotics work together to encourage the growth of beneficial bacteria that can improve digestion and support the immune system. Both prebiotics and probiotics occur naturally in many foods. Here, learn more about the differences between them, their benefits, and how to incorporate them into the diet.
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 26 Oct, 2018
Low-carb diet plans often involve a lot of meat. However, there are plenty of low-carb options for vegetarian and vegan people. Learn more here.
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 25 Oct, 2018
Two new studies find tiny pieces of plastic, or microplastics, in stool and table salt samples from across the globe. What does this mean for our health?
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 23 Oct, 2018
Normal discharge during pregnancy is clear or white and is known as leukorrhea. Other colors of discharge may indicate yeast infections, a sexually transmitted infection, or more serious issues needing medical attention. Here, learn what the various colors of vaginal discharge mean during pregnancy.
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 23 Oct, 2018
Increasing numbers of people are choosing to give up dairy for their health or other reasons. Learn about alternatives to milk, cheese, butter, ice cream, and more.
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 19 Oct, 2018
The hCG diet combines using a human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone supplement and restricting food intake to 500 calories a day. However, hCG weight loss products are illegal in the United States, and there is no evidence to show that the diet is safe or effective. Learn more here.
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 11 Oct, 2018
All vegetables provide key vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but some have even more health benefits than others. Learn about 15 of the most healthful vegetables here.
Nutrition / Diet Posted on 07 Oct, 2018
It is well-known that whole grains are a healthful addition to anyone's diet, but understanding why has been a challenge. A new study lifts the lid.