Nutrition

This stuff in popular foods may harm your immune system

In a new study, researchers found that a food preservative used to prolong the shelf life of Pop-Tarts, Rice Krispies Treats, Cheez-Its and almost...

Eating out too much linked to higher risk of early death

In a new study, researchers found that eating out very frequently is strongly linked to an increased risk of all-cause death. The research was conducted...

Should you take fish oil? Depends on your gene

Fish oil supplements are a billion-dollar industry built on a foundation of purported, but not proven, health benefits. In a new study, researchers found that...

Dementia: is processed meat another risk factor?

The evidence of a link between processed meat and cancer is now strong enough for some organisations to recommend not eating any. There’s also...

As fermented foods rise in popularity, here’s what experts say

The increasingly trendy trio of kefir, kimchi and kombucha may not be familiar to you, but experts say fermented foods like these can help...

These vegetables essential for your muscle strength

In a new study, researchers found that eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables every day could boost muscle function. They found that people...

Thinking about trying collagen supplements for your skin? A healthy diet is better value...

Celebrity testimonials abound for pills, potions and creams that purport to make you look younger. This time collagen supplements are in the spotlight, after Jennifer...

Ultra-processed foods are breaking your heart

Ultra-processed foods account for 58% of total energy in the average U.S. diet, but diet is a modifiable risk factor in the prevention of...

Drinking this half an hour before exercising can boost fat-burning

In a new study, researchers found that caffeine (about 3 mg/kg, the equivalent of a strong coffee) ingested half an hour before aerobic exercise...

Eating processed meat could increase dementia risk, study finds

In a new study, researchers found that consuming a 25g serving of processed meat a day, the equivalent to one rasher of bacon, is...