Nutrition

Can 8 servings of fruits and veggies improve your mental health?

Can 8 servings of fruits and veggies improve your mental health?

A study of 12,000 people found that those who started eating more fruits and vegetables felt much happier. Happiness benefits were detected for each extra...
Gluten-free diet may increase risk of arsenic, mercury exposure

Gluten-free diet may increase risk of arsenic, mercury exposure

People who eat a gluten-free diet may be at risk for increased exposure to arsenic and mercury - toxic metals that can lead to...
How green tea could help treat bone marrow disorders

How green tea could help treat bone marrow disorders

Scientists are investigating a compound found in green tea for often-fatal medical complications associated with bone-marrow disorders. Jan Bieschke of Washington University in St. Louis...
Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost 'good' cholesterol

Mediterranean diet with 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 diets, according...
Why kale and green tea could be a bad combo

Why kale and green tea could be a bad combo

Green tea is touted for its many health benefits as a powerful antioxidant, but experiments in a laboratory mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease...
Does a pill a day cure iron deficiency?

Does a pill a day cure iron deficiency?

People who take daily iron supplements may not be absorbing enough. Scientists say a molecule called hepcidin blocks absorption in the intestine more profoundly...
Fish oil can help fight asthma, study shows

Fish oil can help fight asthma, study shows

University of Rochester Medical Center scientists have discovered new essential information about omega 3 fatty acids contained in fish oil and how they could...
2 low FODMAP diet recipes for irritable bowel syndrome

2 low FODMAP diet recipes for irritable bowel syndrome

To help you get started with the Low FODMAP diet, Michigan Medicine provides recipes that only include approved ingredients. Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats Ingredients: 1/2...
Is gluten sensitivity really a carb issue?

Is gluten sensitivity really a carb issue?

Functional bowel disorder is an umbrella term used to describe glitches in how your stomach and bowels function or work. Patients with FBDs may...
How to put more plants on your plate

How to put more plants on your plate

Vegetarian and plant-based diets have been gaining popularity with athletes, celebrities and everyday folks across the globe. Although this trend has been on the rise...

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