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Heavy drinking

Heavy drinking can harm breathing

Recent research shows that more than one-quarter of the US people are excessive alcohol consumers. Excessive alcohol drinking is associated with many health problems, such...
stevia artificial sweeteners

Food with artificial sweeteners can boost weight gain, not weight loss

Artificial sweeteners are food additives that provide a sweet taste while containing less food energy. They are widely used in food prepared out of...
what to eat

“When to eat” is as important as “what to eat” for our health

When people are busy with their work, it is easy to skip a meal or eat irregularly. Many people think that this does not...
meals prepared at home

Eating meals prepared at home may avoid type 2 diabetes

Nowadays, more and more people like to eat out. It is convenient, and people can have more food choices. However, a recent study shows that...
minimalist shoes

Running in minimalist shoes can increase leg and foot muscles

Minimalist shoes are shoes intended to closely approximate barefoot running conditions. They have reduced cushioning, thin soles, and are of lighter weight than other...
exercising before breakfast

People can burn more body fat by exercising before breakfast

In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, researchers find that people can burn more body fat by exercising in the morning...
Diet, exercise, both

Diet, exercise, both: all protect the heart equally well

For overweight and obese people, what is the best way to improve heart health?  In a study newly conducted by Saint Louis University, researchers...
Drinking milk doesn’t increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases

Drinking milk doesn’t increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases

It is thought that drinking milk has pros and cons. On one hand, milk provides a good source of calcium, potassium, magnesium, protein and...
interval training

Interval training can improve blood vessel function in people with diabetes

In a recent study, researchers found that interval training – workouts in which you alternate periods of high-intensity exercise with low-intensity recovery periods—can improve...
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...