How to beat the ‘freshman five’ weight gain
Young women will gain one to five kilograms of body fat during young adulthood, while males will gain 1.5 to 10 kilograms on average.
Take Two Carrots and Call Me in the Morning
The idea behind “food is medicine” is that if chronically ill people eat a nutritious diet, they’ll need fewer medications, ER visits and hospital readmissions.
Vitamin D: a pseudo-vitamin for a pseudo-disease
We have created another pseudo-disease that is encouraged by vitamin companies, patient groups, food manufacturers, public health departments and charities.
Delay eating breakfast and eat dinner early if you want to lose body fat – new study
There is strong evidence to support the health benefits of time-restricted eating (TRE) in animals, and recent small studies suggest possible benefits for humans, too.
Cancer, Schmancer. In California, Coffee Is King
At issue is a chemical called acrylamide, a byproduct of coffee roasting also present in many other foods that are roasted, fried or baked.
The Man Who Sold America On Vitamin D — And Profited In The Process
The doctor most responsible for turning the sunshine supplement into a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin D industry, according to government records and interviews.
Keto diet: a dietitian on what you need to know
For most, following a low carb diet, rather than a no carb diet, is much more practical – as it will also allow for the inclusion of fruit and all vegetables.
What happens when you go vegan?
Research suggests that veganism can have health benefits — if well planned.
Hunger common among college students
Up to half of college students report that they were either not getting enough to eat or were worried about it.
Should kids be weighed at school?
While there are benefits and downsides of measuring kids’ height and weight at school, the pros outweigh the cons.
We asked five Australian experts: Is cheese bad for you?
Most types of cheese contain salt and saturated fat, but cheese is also high in protein and calcium. So what’s the verdict: good or bad?
Are probiotics safe?
Researchers are investigating the effects of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics on disease. But, worryingly, they haven’t been reporting on their safety.
Top 10 tips to cut your cancer risk – from the Fred Hutch
Follow these 10 recommendations and you should be able to cut your risk of cancer as well as your risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Rx: Zucchini, Brown Rice, Turkey Soup. Medicaid Plan Offers Food As Medicine
Since 2015, Health Partners has joined a small group of insurers around the country to offer some members specially designed meals to improve their health.