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Low-gluten, high-fiber diets may be healthier than gluten-free

When healthy people eat a low-gluten and fibre-rich diet compared with a high-gluten diet, they experience less intestinal discomfort including less bloating. Researchers at University...
Five big benefits of vitamin D you might not know

Five big benefits of vitamin D you might not know

If you search online what vitamin D can do, you will find most of the answers are about its benefits in bone health. But vitamin...

5 facts about Thanksgiving turkey pricing

Few foods are tied as closely to one holiday as turkey is to Thanksgiving. At almost every Thanksgiving feast an enormous turkey is one...

Omega-3 fatty acids could reduce the risk of premature birth

A new Cochrane Review published today has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) during pregnancy reduces the risk...

Can raw vegetables and salad pose a health risk?

Salad is popular with people who want to maintain a balanced and healthy diet. Salad varieties are often offered for sale ready-cut and film-packaged. It is...
Safest way to dine out for people with food allergies

Safest way to dine out for people with food allergies

People with food allergies know eating at a restaurant means using multiple strategies to make sure the order doesn't contain something that could send...

Low-gluten diet could reduce bloating and help you lose weight

An increasing number of people choose a low-gluten diet, even though they are not allergic to the dietary substance. This trend has sparked public debate...

Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus

Which is better, a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet—or is it the type of fat that matters? In a new paper, researchers from Harvard...

Despite new findings, the jury is still out on whether omega-3 supplements reduce heart...

A recent widely-reported study has reignited debate around whether omega-3 supplements reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. The study showed a particular form...
Why we shouldn't like coffee, but we do

Why we shouldn’t like coffee, but we do

Why do we like the bitter taste of coffee? Bitterness evolved as a natural warning system to protect the body from harmful substances. By evolutionary logic,...