Nutrition

Are high-fat, low-carb diets the way to lose weight?

Are high-fat, low-carb diets the way to lose weight?

The currently popular high-fat, low-carbohydrate diets promise quick, dramatic weight loss. But they’re not the route to healthy, long-term weight management. A diet high in fat,...
Better pancakes through chemistry

Better pancakes through chemistry

Everyone seems to swear by a different pancake recipe. How can you griddle up the perfect pancakes for your Saturday morning breakfast? With chemistry, of course. Just...
5 nutrient pairs that do wonders to your health

5 nutrient pairs that do wonders to your health

Nutrition guidelines can make things look very cut and dry. They tell us to get this amount of that vitamin and that amount of...
Does DASH diet meal delivery help heart failure outcomes?

Does DASH diet meal delivery help heart failure outcomes?

Would heart failure patients have better outcomes if a doctor-recommended diet were delivered right to their door? A new pilot trial finds that home meal...
A handful of nuts a day cuts the risk of heart disease and cancer

A handful of nuts a day cuts the risk of heart disease and cancer

A large analysis of current research shows that people who eat at least 20g of nuts a day have a lower risk of heart...
Experts reveal hidden dangers behind supplements

Experts reveal hidden dangers behind supplements

Many herbal supplements contain hidden pharmaceutical ingredients that could be causing serious health risks, according to a team of experts from Queen's University Belfast,...
How to reduce salt and sodium in your diet

How to reduce salt and sodium in your diet

You can help prevent and control high blood pressure by cutting down on salt and other forms of sodium. Try to consume no more than...
Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation may treat autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation may treat autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes

Type I diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition that develops after the immune system attacks and destroys pancreatic β cells, leading to impaired insulin...
9 myths about healthy diet that you may still believe

9 myths about healthy diet that you may still believe

As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper...
Kicking the salt shaker habit may not be enough

Kicking the salt shaker habit may not be enough

Restaurant foods and commercially processed foods sold in stores accounted for about 70 percent of dietary sodium intake in a study in three U.S....