Warning signs that reveal your diet is lacking in nutrients

Diet plays an important role in keeping your body healthy and far from diseases. Over the past years, numerous kinds of diets emerged, dividing people depending on their goals. Some eating plans encourage people to ditch animal-based foods, while others promote the importance of meat in the body. But both plant- and animal-based diets have […]

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Consuming leafy green vegetables can keep your brain young, prevent dementia

Eating plenty of leafy green vegetables every day could ward off dementia in later life, new research suggests. A study of elderly people found those who ate around one serving of leafy greens each day had brains that were the equivalent of 11 years younger than those who never or rarely ate the vegetables. A […]

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Eating one egg a day can lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, suggest study

Eating one egg a day can lower your risk of type 2 diabetes

Consumption of one egg every day seems to associate with a blood metabolite profile that is related to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study conducted in the University of Eastern Finland shows. The findings were published in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. Eggs remain one of the most controversial food items. […]

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Simple and effective tips to fight chronic inflammation

It’s true that scientists are uncovering new complexities and expanding their knowledge of factors that may contribute to inflammation or help counter it. But much of the heavily hyped guidance for an anti-inflammation lifestyle boils down to the same no-nonsense health advice your grandmother might have given you. Make healthy food choices Our diets play […]

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Can traditional soup and broths help tackle malaria?

The research appears in the BMJ journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, and professor Jake Baum, from the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, is the last and corresponding author of the paper. As Prof. Baum and his colleagues mention, almost half of the world’s population is at risk […]

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Eating fish once a week can improve your kids IQ

Researchers found that children aged 9–11 years who ate fish at least once weekly had higher IQ test scores and better sleep quality, compared with children who consumed fish less frequently. Study co-author Jianghong Liu, of the School of Nursing at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in State College, and colleagues recently reported their findings […]

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Are you finding it hard to lose weight? Here’s how you can speed up your metabolism

  If you are unhappy with your weight or frustrated by your inability to lose weight, you’ve probably wondered whether a slow metabolism may be to blame. Your suspicions may have been confirmed by all the diets, programs, and products out there that claim to “fix” a slow metabolism. Let’s take a closer look at […]

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Dietary choline associated with reduced risk of dementia, finds study

Phosphatidylcholine was also linked to enhanced cognitive performance. The main dietary sources of phosphatidylcholine were eggs and meat. The findings were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Choline is an essential nutrient, usually occurring in food in various compounds. Choline is also necessary for the formation of acetylcholine, which is a neurotransmitter. Earlier […]

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Eating chicken instead of red meat can help lower breast cancer risk

Red meat refers to the flesh obtained from cows, pigs and lambs, that is, beef, pork and lamb/mutton respectively. These contain more of the muscle protein called myoglobin which carries oxygen to the muscle tissue, similar to haemoglobin in the blood. The presence of myoglobin contributes to the red colour. Processed red meats also contain […]

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