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ultra-processed food

Ultra-processed foods have dominated daily diet in the USA, says study

Ultra-processed foods, such as potato chips, white breads, cakes, candy bars, and sodas, are very common in daily life. Many of them contain added...
vitamin D fish oil

Vitamin D may strongly reduce cancer risk

Vitamin D, which can be found in liver and fish oils, is essential for calcium absorption and prevention of rickets in children and senior...
plain water

Drinking plain water can help control body weight

Controlling body weight is an important step to have physical health. However, it is not always easy to control energy intake and maintain high...
Yogurt Probiotics lose weight

Yogurt can help lose weight and reduce body mass index

Probiotics are live bacteria that are good for our health, especially the digestive system. Different from bad bacteria that cause diseases, probiotics are good bacteria...
high-protein food

High-protein diet eliminates metabolic benefit of weight loss

A high-protein diet is often recommended by nutritionists to help build muscle and lose fat. Such a diet may include tuna, salmon fillet, chicken...
calcium supplements

Calcium supplements increase heart disease risk: evidence from a 10-year study

In a recent study, researchers find that while calcium intake from food is good for health, calcium supplements are associated with higher risk of...
pasta body weight

Eating pasta may help maintain normal body weight, says study

Pasta is a traditional component of Mediterranean diet in Italy. Its role in the management of body weight is still unclear. In a study published...
Replace sugar-sweetened beverage with water

Replacing sugar-sweetened beverage with water can help lose weight

Sugar-sweetened beverage, such as sweetened milk, contributes to excessive weight gain through added energy intake. In a recent study, researchers find that replacing sugar-sweetened beverage...
Dementia Alzheimer's Disease

Eating less meat could significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, says study

Currently the rates of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are rising worldwide. In the US, it is estimated that 3.1 million people have AD. Globally, about...
eating nuts

Regularly eating nuts can reduce inflammation

It is known that nuts are a good source of protein. In addition, most nuts contain at least some heart-healthy substances, such as unsaturated...