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sprouted garlic

Don’t throw out sprouted garlic — it has more heart-healthy antioxidants

"Sprouted" garlic -- old garlic bulbs with bright green shoots emerging from the cloves -- is considered to be past its prime and usually...
Bell pepper Vitamin E pneumonia

Vitamin E can modify the risk of pneumonia depending on life style

The effect of vitamin E on health outcomes may depend on various characteristics of people and their lifestyles. Therefore, a single universal estimate of the...
Drinking more coffee

Drinking more coffee, but not tea, is associated with lower risk of type 2...

Research published in Diabetologia shows that drinking more coffee by on average one and half cups per day (approx 360ml) over a four-year period...
Eating nuts can help control type 2 diabetes

Eating nuts can help control type 2 diabetes and prevent complications

Eating nuts every day could help control Type 2 diabetes and prevent its complications, according to new research from St. Michael's Hospital and the...
Not all fat is bad fat

Types of fat: the good, the bad and the ugly

“Low-fat” and “fat-free” have dominated marketing campaigns in the United States for at least the last two decades, and for those who are trying...
If your diet is good, do you need a multivitamin?

If your diet is good, do you need a multivitamin?

You get your eight hours of sleep, don’t skimp on breakfast, fill your plate with fruits and veggies and drink plenty of water throughout...
Mercury tuna

Mercury in tuna has declined, says latest research

For years, public health experts have warned against eating certain kinds of fish, including tuna, that tend to accumulate mercury. Still, tuna consumption provides more...
10 tips to avoid weight gain during the holidays

10 tips to avoid weight gain during the holidays

The holiday season is officially in full gear and with it comes the tempting Thanksgiving-to-New-Year’s food fest. During the holiday season, good eating habits spiral...
6 most common food allergies in adults

6 most common food allergies in adults

According to Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), it’s estimated that up to 15 million Americans have a food allergy. While some allergies can lead...
Regular intake of sugary beverages, but not diet soda, is associated with prediabetes

Regular intake of sugary beverages, but not diet soda, is associated with prediabetes

Adult Americans who regularly consumed sugar-sweetened beverages (roughly one can of soda per day) had a 46% higher risk of developing prediabetes compared to...