Nutrition

Vegetarian diets almost twice as effective in weight loss

Vegetarian diets almost twice as effective in weight loss

Dieters who go vegetarian not only lose weight more effectively than those on conventional low-calorie diets but also improve their metabolism by reducing muscle...
Vitamin D in pregnancy may help prevent childhood asthma

Vitamin D in pregnancy may help prevent childhood asthma

A new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively modify the...
Calcium supplements linked to dementia risk in women with certain health conditions

Calcium supplements linked to dementia risk in women with certain health conditions

According to a new study, calcium supplements may be associated with an increased risk of dementia in older women who have had a stroke...
5 common food that lower your risk of type 2 diabetes

5 common foods that can lower your risk of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a serious health problem worldwide. For people with high risk of diabetes and people already have the disease, a healthy...
Whole grain diet could reduce heart disease risk

Whole grain diet could reduce heart disease risk

In a recent study, scientists conducted a large study on whole grains and concluded that a diet rich in whole grains may significantly lower...
Do retinoids really reduce wrinkles

Do retinoids really reduce wrinkles?

Topical vitamin A–based drugs called retinoids — the most used and most studied anti-aging compounds — may reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Tretinoin, under the...
5 popular vegetarian multivitamin supplements that can boost your daily health

5 popular vegetarian multivitamin supplements that can boost your daily health

Being a vegetarian means you need to cut a lot (if not all) animal products from your daily meals. This can pose a challenge: getting...
Are eggs healthy

Are eggs healthy?

Long-vilified for their high cholesterol content by well-meaning doctors and scientists researching heart disease, eggs now seem to be making a bit of a...
Should you take vitamin and mineral supplements?

Should you take vitamin and mineral supplements?

Some people think that they can make up for a lifetime of unhealthy eating habits by popping a bunch of vitamin and mineral pills...
black licorice

Black licorice: trick or treat?

As it turns out, you really can overdose on candy—or, more precisely, black licorice. Days before the biggest candy eating holiday of the year, the...