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When it comes to protein, quality is more important than quantity

High-protein diets are everywhere, but not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the key is moderation and choosing wisely. “Very high...

Keto diet could reduce body fat in women with ovarian cancer

Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who followed the keto diet for 12 weeks lost more body fat and had lower insulin levels, according...

Mediterranean diet reduces stroke risk in women – but not men

Ancel and Margaret Keys, an American husband-and-wife team, first reported on the Mediterranean diet’s health benefits in 1975. Since then, the diet has become particularly...
Got pre-diabetes? Here’s five things to eat or avoid to prevent type 2 diabetes

Got pre-diabetes? Here’s five things to eat or avoid to prevent type 2 diabetes

Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as having type 2 diabetes. Pre-diabetes...

Do vegetarians live longer? Probably, but not because they’re vegetarian

In the past few years, you may have noticed more and more people around you turning away from meat. At dinner parties or family barbecues,...

Heart-friendly diet sample from a cardiologist

The foods you put in your mouth and stomach affect your heart, too. That notion is never far from the mind — and menu —...
Plant-based diet could lower cholesterol and improve blood pressure, says new study

Plant-based diet could lower cholesterol and improve blood pressure

A new meta-analysis published in the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases finds that a diet that includes plant protein, fiber, nuts, and plant sterols lowers cholesterol,...

What can salad dressing tell us about cancer? Think oil and vinegar

The process explaining why oil and vinegar separate in salad dressing may also play a role in prostate cancer and other solid tumors Researchers led...

Nutrient-rich diet may help heart failure patients avoid hospital, death

A varied, quality diet could help prevent hospitalizations and even death among patients with heart failure, according to a new study. Researchers investigating nutritional deficiencies...

Mediterranean diet may lower stroke risk in women

In a new study, researchers find that eating a Mediterranean-style diet may reduce stroke risk in women over 40. The research is led by the...