Nutrition

Mindful eating- the Victorian food trend that could help you lose weight and transform your health

Mindful eating: the Victorian food trend that could help you lose weight and transform...

In recent years, mindfulness – defined as “a mental state or attitude in which one focuses one’s awareness on the present moment” – has...

Keto diets and heart health: What’s the risk?

Touted by celebrities as a quick way to lose substantial weight, the ketogenic diet might seem counterintuitive to good heart health. After all, it’s a...

Filling your plate with a cornucopia of food groups makes for a healthy diet

When it comes to food groups, the more the merrier. The American Heart Association recommends eating a variety of healthy foods, like those featured in...

Individualized diets could manage blood sugar best

An individualized diet based on a person's genetics, microbiome and lifestyle is more effective in controlling blood glucose (sugar) levels than one that considers...

Eating too much salt is linked to more lightheadedness

Lightheadedness with standing, otherwise known as postural lightheadedness, results from a gravitational drop in blood pressure and is common among adults. While mild in many...

Vitamin D could rapidly improve arterial stiffness

Rigid artery walls are a big risk factor of cardiovascular-related disease and death and vitamin D deficiency appears to be a contributor. Overweight/obese people with...

Wine before beer, or beer before wine? Either way, you’ll be hungover

"Beer before wine and you'll feel fine; wine before beer and you'll feel queer" goes the age-old aphorism. But scientists have now shown that it...

Eating indulgent dessert first may make you choose a low-calorie meal later

If you're going to choose dessert first, then the high-calorie option might lead to your eating a healthier meal, unless you have a lot...

Vitamin D could benefit lung health

Vitamin D has been found to speed up the clearance of tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from the lungs of people with multi-drug resistant TB, according...

What is white chocolate?

Today, we're showing our love for white chocolate. Sure, it lacks the rich flavor of milk chocolate and the glossy brown color of dark chocolate. And...