Nutrition

Eating mussels three times a week could boost your omega-3 levels

In a new study, researchers found eating mussels three times per week may bring about significant health benefits—such as the reduced risk of cardiac...

Drinking more sugary beverages of any type may increase your diabetes risk

In a new study, researchers found people who increase their consumption of sugary beverages—whether they contain added or naturally occurring sugar—may face a higher...

Probiotics may help treat gout, kidney disease

In a new study, researchers found a personalized probiotic therapy regimen may improve symptoms of gout, gout-related kidney disease and other signs of metabolic...

The vegans are coming! What’s fueling the interest in plant-based eating?

Between the rise of plant-based sausages and veggie burgers that "bleed", vegan protesters at supermarkets, and Disney adding hundreds of vegan items to its...

Yes, we still need to cut down on red and processed meat

Judging by some media headlines this week, you'd be forgiven for thinking researchers, clinicians and the Australian Dietary Guidelines have it all wrong when...

High fiber diets may benefit people with high blood pressure, diabetes

In a new study, researchers found patients with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes who consume a high fiber diet had an improvement...

This diet could relieve symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease

In a new study, researchers found that a diet low in fermented carbohydrates has improved certain gut symptoms and improved health for sufferers of...

Diet high in fruit sugar may harm your liver health

Fructose is the major carbohydrate present in fruit. Although some dietary fructose is derived from fruit, much fructose consumed in the diet is derived from...

This daily nutrient may protect you from type 2 diabetes

Linoleic acid is an omega-6 fatty acid and is one of two essential fatty acids for people, who must obtain it through their diet. Foods...

Many older Americans don’t have enough food, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found almost 10% of U.S. seniors don’t have enough food to eat. They also found for those under 65 who...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...