Nutrition

Eating protein three times a day could make our body stronger

Eating protein three times a day could make our body stronger

Loss of muscle is an inevitable consequence of aging that can lead to frailty, falls or mobility problems. Eating enough protein is one way to...
Not all muscle building supplements are equal

Not all muscle building supplements are equal

Popular muscle building supplements, known as branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) are ineffective when taken in isolation, according to new research from the University of...
Why broccoli may help prevent prostate cancer

Why broccoli may help prevent prostate cancer?

Researchers have discovered one of the reasons why broccoli may be good for your health. They found that sulforaphane, a dietary compound from broccoli that's...
Vitamin E deficiency linked to embryo damage

Vitamin E deficiency linked to embryo damage

Researchers for the first time have explained how deficient levels of vitamin E can cause neurologic damage to an embryo, failure to normally develop...
Beware of palm oil in your Valentine

Beware of palm oil in your Valentine’s chocolate

A diet rich in saturated fat and sugar not only leads to obesity, it creates inflammation in the nucleus accumbens, a part of the...
One or more soda a day could decrease chances of getting pregnant

One or more soda a day could decrease chances of getting pregnant

The amount of added sugar in the American diet has increased dramatically over the last 50 years. Much of that increase comes from higher intake...
Soda could be bad for your brain, and diet soda may be even worse

Soda could be bad for your brain, and diet soda may be even worse

Americans love sugar. Together we consumed nearly 11 million metric tons of it in 2016, according to the US Department of Agriculture, much of it...
A single high-fat meal can damage the metabolism

A single high-fat meal can damage the metabolism

The global proliferation of overweight and obese people and people with type 2 diabetes is often associated with the consumption of saturated fats. Scientists at...
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...
Virgin olive oil may boost 'good' cholesterol

Virgin olive oil may boost ‘good’ cholesterol

A Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil may enhance the cardioprotective benefits of high-density lipoproteins (HDL -- the "good" cholesterol) compared to other...