Nutrition

Why sugary drinks and protein-rich meals don't go well together

Why sugary drinks and protein-rich meals don’t go well together

Having a sugar-sweetened drink with a high-protein meal may negatively affect energy balance, alter food preferences and cause the body to store more fat,...
white wine and liquor may increase rosacea risk in women’s skin

White wine and liquor may increase rosacea risk in women’s skin

Women who are concerned about the health of their skin may want to think twice the next time they reach for a chardonnay or...
Cut out sugary drinks could prevent type 2 diabetes

Cut out sugary drinks could prevent type 2 diabetes

An international study led by ANU has bolstered the global campaign for a sugar tax, finding thousands of cases of type 2 diabetes could...
The chemistry of fried chicken

The chemistry of fried chicken

Battered and deep-fried chicken might be one of the most delicious foods ever. But what makes this summer picnic staple so tasty? It all comes down...
Could targeting myelin help treat binge eating

Could targeting myelin help treat binge eating?

Researchers have identified a gene in mice associated with binge eating, a new study suggests. The team may have also found evidence that binge...
Not all plant-based diets are created equal

Not all plant-based diets are created equal

Plant-based diets are recommended to reduce the risk of heart disease; however, some plant-based diets are associated with a higher risk of heart disease,...
Vitamin A deficiency is harmful to blood stem cells

Vitamin A deficiency is harmful to blood stem cells

Many specialized cells, such as in the skin, gut or blood, have a lifespan of only a few days. Therefore, steady replenishment of these...
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...
Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease

Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease

Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a...
high blood cholesterol

5 foods that can lower high blood cholesterol

It’s easy to eat your way to an alarmingly high cholesterol level. The reverse is true too — changing what you eat can lower your...

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