Want to improve your gut health? Here’s what you can eat

Cooled potatoes, bone broth and ginger are just among the top superfoods that could help improve your gut health

Want to improve your gut health? Here’s what you can eatIt is important that you maintain good gut health. The microorganisms present in your digestive tract support numerous functions that help you stay healthy and away from diseases. They help boost the immune system, manage mood and metabolism, promote hormonal balance and maintain your brain function. Properly taking care of your gut microbiota can also […]

#WorldAlzheimersDay: 11 foods to eat if you have dementia or Alzheimer’s

Dietary choices including eating plenty of spinach and drinking orange juice are said to help slash the risk of early memory loss for men. But there’s more of dietary choice and foods which can help boost memory. Read on to know more

#WorldAlzheimersDay: 11 foods to eat if you have dementia or Alzheimer’sI have fond memories of sitting at the bench seat in my grandparent’s farm house, preparing organic vegetables from the garden for meals and then, upon completion, sharing a pot of tea with honey, along with a couple of biscuits, with my grandmother. My patient and highly-informed grandmother shared stories about the world, her days […]

Including red raspberries in the diet can help people with pre-diabetes

A study released today from the Illinois Institute of Technology shows the benefits of including red raspberries in the diet of individuals with pre-diabetes and insulin resistance

Including red raspberries in the diet can help people with pre-diabetesThe study, published in obesity, investigated the effects of red raspberries in a group of people at-risk for diabetes who were overweight or obese and presented with prediabetes and insulin resistance. A metabolically healthy control group was also included in the study for reference. Using a randomised, controlled, acute study design, 32 adults between the […]

Obesity associated with abnormal bowel habits – not diet, reveals study

While obesity is known to be associated with increased risk of other health conditions - such as heart disease, diabetes and gastrointestinal diseases - less is known about the relationship between obesity and abnormal bowel habits

Obesity associated with abnormal bowel habits – not diet, reveals studyObesity affects approximately 40 per cent of Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In the most comprehensive analysis of the relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and bowel habits to date, published today in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, a team of physician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) found […]

Want to lose weight? Sip these 5 bedtime beverages

While you probably know that having caffeine and sugar too close to bedtime can mess with your sleep, other nutrients can actually help you build muscle, improve your blood sugar stability, and burn fat

Want to lose weight? Sip these 5 bedtime beveragesThere’s not much worse than a night of tossing and turning in the sack. After all, poor sleep is intricately tied to weight gain, skewed hormone levels, next-day munchies, and blood sugar and insulin issues, says Bridget Murphy, R.D.N., C.D.N., at NYU Langone Medical Center. To score some quality shuteye, you’ve got to be careful […]

Ways to safely gain weight if you are an underweight person

Diet and exercise are still the best ways to gain weight if you are underweight. Doctors say the safest way to lose weight is diet and exercise. It also turns out the safest way to gain weight is also diet and exercise

Ways to safely gain weight if you are an underweight personBeautiful women fixate over their faces. For buff men, it’s their bodies. What do underweight men fixate on? Their physique, of course. Doctors say the safest way to lose weight is diet and exercise. It also turns out the safest way to gain weight is also diet and exercise. But it’s best if you consult […]

Eating mushrooms might reduce prostate cancer risk, reveals study

Mushroom consumption once or twice a week was associated with an eight per cent lower risk of prostate cancer and consumption three or more times per week was associated with a 17 per cent lower risk, the findings showed

Eating mushrooms might reduce prostate cancer risk, reveals studyA new study found an inverse relationship between mushroom consumption and the development of prostate cancer among middle-aged and elderly Japanese men, suggesting that regular mushroom intake might help to prevent prostate cancer. In the first study of its kind, Japanese researchers have found an association between eating mushrooms and a reduced risk of prostate […]

Low-fat diets can be beneficial to women’s health, confirms study

New research spanning over almost 2 decades finds that a low-fat diet benefits women’s health

Low-fat diets can be beneficial to women’s health, confirms studyOlder studies in rats and mice have found that rodents on a high-fat diet develop more tumours than those on a low-fat diet. Some of these studies referred to colorectal cancer in particular, while others showed that high-fat diets boosted tumour growth in mouse models of breast cancer. More recently, studies in humans have suggested […]

Even 1 extra kilo of deep belly fat can increase diabetes risk in women, reveals study

Though excess body fat is a known risk for many metabolic conditions, including type 2 diabetes, recent research has been gathering evidence to show that the amount of body fat is not the only factor that contributes to risk

Even 1 extra kilo of deep belly fat can increase diabetes risk in women, reveals studyResearchers already know that excess body fat can increase the risk of diabetes, but a new study shows that one form of fat, in particular – the ‘invisible’ one that accumulates around organs and intestines – can heighten this risk more than seven times, at least in women. Now, research from Uppsala University in Sweden […]

Cocoa shells may help prevent obesity-induced insulin resistance, finds study

Obesity alters cells in ways that can lead to long-term health problems. Examples of obesity-induced cell changes include inflammation and damage to metabolic functions, such as the ability to use insulin and make energy

Cocoa shells may help prevent obesity-induced insulin resistance, finds studyNow, new research from the University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign and other institutions has shown that extract of cocoa bean shells contains three compounds that could potentially reduce or prevent some of these cell changes. Cocoa, green tea, and coffee also contain the same three compounds, which are: protocatechuic acid, epicatechin, and procyanidin B2. A […]
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