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dry-cooked foods

Diet without dry-cooked foods may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

Dry-cooked foods, such as fried, baked, or grilled foods, are high in advanced glycation end products (AGEs). AGEs are strongly connected to age-related and...
ultra-processed food

Ultra-processed foods have dominated daily diet in the USA, says study

Ultra-processed foods, such as potato chips, white breads, cakes, candy bars, and sodas, are very common in daily life. Many of them contain added...
vitamin D fish oil

Vitamin D may strongly reduce cancer risk

Vitamin D, which can be found in liver and fish oils, is essential for calcium absorption and prevention of rickets in children and senior...
plain water

Drinking plain water can help control body weight

Controlling body weight is an important step to have physical health. However, it is not always easy to control energy intake and maintain high...
Yogurt Probiotics lose weight

Yogurt can help lose weight and reduce body mass index

Probiotics are live bacteria that are good for our health, especially the digestive system. Different from bad bacteria that cause diseases, probiotics are good bacteria...
high-protein food

High-protein diet eliminates metabolic benefit of weight loss

A high-protein diet is often recommended by nutritionists to help build muscle and lose fat. Such a diet may include tuna, salmon fillet, chicken...
calcium supplements

Calcium supplements increase heart disease risk: evidence from a 10-year study

In a recent study, researchers find that while calcium intake from food is good for health, calcium supplements are associated with higher risk of...
pasta body weight

Eating pasta may help maintain normal body weight, says study

Pasta is a traditional component of Mediterranean diet in Italy. Its role in the management of body weight is still unclear. In a study published...
Replace sugar-sweetened beverage with water

Replacing sugar-sweetened beverage with water can help lose weight

Sugar-sweetened beverage, such as sweetened milk, contributes to excessive weight gain through added energy intake. In a recent study, researchers find that replacing sugar-sweetened beverage...
Dementia Alzheimer's Disease

Eating less meat could significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, says study

Currently the rates of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are rising worldwide. In the US, it is estimated that 3.1 million people have AD. Globally, about...

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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...