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These fasting diets could boost your heart health, weight loss

Intermittent fasting is all the rage due to its potential health benefits. In a new study from the University of Illinois, researchers found this style...

Omega-3 fish oil supplements cannot prevent depression

In a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital, researchers found evidence that does not support the use of fish oil supplements—a source of omega-3...

Antioxidants may protect you from dementia

In a recent study published in the Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, researchers found that an oxidation-antioxidant imbalance in the blood...

Are eggs good for you or not?

The egg is standard breakfast fare, but many people may be wondering whether eggs are healthy. At just 78 calories each, eggs are an efficient,...

The sunshine vitamin that ‘D’elivers on heart health

Free from the sun, vitamin D delivers a natural source for one of the hormones essential to our bodies, especially the bones. In a new study from...

This natural compound in vegetables can protect your liver health

In a recent study published in Hepatology, researchers found a natural compound in many vegetables called indole may fight fatty liver disease. They found indole, which...

A low-gluten, high-fiber diet could improve weight loss, gut health

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers found eating a low-gluten, high-fiber diet changes bacteria in the gut, decreases gastrointestinal discomfort such as...

Drinking tea may cut depression in older people

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders for the elderly, with “major depressive disorder” now affecting about 7% of adults over the...

Why you drink black coffee: It’s in your genes

In a new study from Northwestern Medicine, researchers found people who like to drink their coffee black also prefer dark chocolate. The reason is...

How to eat your way to a healthy brain

In a new study from Deakin University, researchers found people who eat a healthy diet during middle age have a larger brain volume than...