HEALTHY FOOD

Changing your mealtimes is a sure way to lose weight

Changing the time when you eat breakfast and dinner could be a quick way to lose some body fat. Eating your breakfast 90 minutes later and dinner...

Daily cup of strawberries reverses irritable bowel symptoms

A cup of strawberries every day could ease some of the severe symptoms of irritable bowel disease (IBD) such as diarrhea and fatigue. The fruit reduces inflammatory...

'Little and often' drinking protects against heart disease

When it comes to alcohol, little and often seems to be the way to go, at least according to the latest research. Moderate drinkers are less likely than teetotallers and...

Why the low-carb warnings aren't right

When it comes to dietary advice, never read the headlines: you'll end up confused by the contradictory and conflicting announcements. The latest example is that a low-carb diet will shorten...

Processed foods could be biggest cause of osteoarthritis

Sugars from processed foods are an unsuspected cause of osteoarthritis (OA), researchers believe. And it isn't just down to obesity or being overweight: people who eat a lot of fast...

Up to half US population could have prescription drugs in...

Even if you don't take prescription drugs, you still might be. Low levels of pharmaceuticals have been discovered in drinking water in Pennsylvania, and researchers estimate that up to half...

Kefir: boosting your gut, and your mood

New research is bubbling around 'psychobiotics': food products like kefir that boost your gut—and your mood. Shann Nix Jones reports It may be hard to believe that...

Eating your five portions a day reduces breast cancer risk

Women who eat their greens—and especially their yellow and orange vegetables—reduce their chances of developing an aggressive form of breast cancer. Eating five or more daily servings—which...

Processed meats could trigger mania and hyperactivity

The nitrates in processed meats could trigger bouts of mania and hyperactivity in healthy people—and those with a history of psychiatric problems are three times more likely to regularly eat...
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