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Here's Everything You Need To Know About Gut Health

Get ready for gut health 101.<p>You'd be better off finding a gut specialist, like a gastroenterologist or another professional who can help you design a gut-healing diet specific to your needs. And when reading info online, always remember that everyone is different, so cure-all answers might not …

Drinking full-fat milk could protect against strokes, study suggests

Drinking full-fat milk could lead to a longer life by protecting against strokes, scientists have suggested.<p>While conventional diet advice has for decades dictated that skimmed and semi-skimmed milk is much healthier for us than full-fat milk, a study suggests that the opposite may be …

The kidney stone diet: Five foods to prevent them

Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful things a person will ever experience. As many as 1 in 10 people will develop …

Sex a key part of life for people over 65, study says

Sex is not only a pursuit of the young and carefree but also a key part of life for adults in their later years, a new poll has revealed – putting paid to the trope that action stops as pensions loom.<p>A US survey has found that 40% of those aged between 65 and 80 report being sexually active, with …

Social Work

Is your liver too fat? Time to put it on a diet

Leslie Beck, a registered dietitian, is based at the Medisys clinic in Toronto.<p>You may not have heard of fatty liver disease, or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease to be specific. But chances are, you know someone who has it.<p>As a dietitian in private practice, it's becoming increasingly common for …

The Truth About Cancer Fighting Foods | goop

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been the buzziest sweat method for a while now. These fast-paced workouts alternate short bursts of …

20 Protein-Packed Dinners With No Meat

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just want to save a few bucks on your next grocery bill.

Here's Everything You Actually Need To Know About Protein

Starting with: WTF is it and what does it actually do?

Nutrition

10 Easy Things To Do Instead Of Spending Money This Month

<i>Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>The goal: to not buy a single thing <i>you don’t truly need</i> for a month. The purpose: to invest in experiences that make life richer … and save money. The reality check: You set guidelines and a timeline that make sense for you.<p>Sound intriguing? Ready to give it a try? …

Could you survive on just one food?

We’re constantly told about the benefits of a varied diet. But what if you had to survive on just one food – what would you keep you alive the longest?<p>Man cannot live on bread alone – not least because man would develop scurvy about a month or so into that little experiment.<p>The best diets have …

Eating Toward Immortality

Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.<p>Knowing a thing means you don’t need to believe in it. Whatever can be known, or proven by logic or evidence, doesn’t need to be taken on faith. Certain details of nutrition and the physiology of eating are known and knowable: the …

Eating A Mediterranean Diet Could Make Your Brain Shrink Less With Age

Eating a Mediterranean diet is already linked to a growing list of positives, including less inflammation, more stable blood glucose and decreased depression. To that list we can add that it may also reduce how much our brains shrink as we age.<p>All of us will experience some degree of brain …

Mediterranean Diet

Older people still have sex, but it's the intimacy and affection that matters more

<i>This article is part of our series on older people’s health. It looks at the changes and processes that occur in our body as we age, the conditions</i> …

Middle Age

Turning Back The Muscle Clock

<b>The right supplements can enhance the energy capacity, repair, and regeneration of aging muscle.</b> <b>By George L. Redmon, PhD, ND</b><b>PQ:</b><i> “</i>The negative …

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

How Your Morning Coffee Might Slow Down Aging

To the age-old question “Is coffee bad for you?”, researchers are in more agreement than ever that the answer is a resounding “no.” A new study …

Nutritionists Reveal The One Small Dietary Change That Will Make You Healthier In 2017

🍏🍊🍉🍆🍞🌽<p>Reports estimate that by 2025, one fifth of adults worldwide will be obese.<p>And with it comes a series of potentially life-threatening …

How to Stay Forever Young, Really

Are you ready for the Purposeful Aging Movement?<p>I am.<p>And on a cold day in January, I can’t think of anything, well, more positive, to let my mind dwell on. First, let me explain what got me mulling this swelling movement.<p>It wasn’t the lovely snow falling from the sky in Washington, D.C., but it was …

Vegetarian Dinner Recipes to Power You Through January

Packed with hearty beans, healthy greens, and fortifying grains, these five new vegetarian dinners will help you keep those resolutions. (For this …

How Your Gut Bacteria May Be Thwarting Your Diet

As if changing dietary habits weren’t hard enough, it turns out there are other elements at play which slow things down: The microbes that live inside us. A new study in the journal <i>Cell Host & Microbe</i> offers some clues as to why it sometimes the body doesn’t seem to respond to changes in eating …

Microbiology

Scientists take on what was once thought impossible: reversing aging

Thinning and graying hair, wrinkles, arthritis, cataracts, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and maybe dementia. The list of age-related maladies is …

Scientists are One Step Closer to Reversing the Aging Process Entirely

I’m determined to age gracefully. Though my wife plucks every gray hair she finds, I’d be bald if I did. Even so, I’ve kept myself up over the years, …

Beer Chicken {or Cider for Gluten Free}

Beer Chicken {or Cider for Gluten Free}<p>Rating: 5<p>Prep Time: 10 minutes<p>Cook Time: 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>6 young chicken thighs, boneless and skinless<p>1 …

The 5 Best Ways To (Finally) Lose Belly Fat

By K. Aleisha Fetters for GQ.<p>Repeat after me: “Crunches do not burn belly fat.” And it’s not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose. “These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub,” says Chris Piegza, …

How This Broccoli Enzyme Can Slow Aging

The quest for the Fountain of Youth is getting a boost from an international team of researchers who may have stumbled upon a compound that appears …

Why Knowing Your Triglyceride Number Matters

Many of us can rattle off our latest cholesterol number at the drop of a hat. Keeping an eye on your cholesterol is important but there's another number you also should have memorized - your triglycerides. However, if asked about our triglyceride number, most of us have little to know idea what it …

Fructose

Scientists Agree This Is The Most Effective Diet For Weight Loss

It’s so simple, but studies show it makes all the difference.<p>Run a Google search for the “best diet for weight loss,” and you’ll get 11,200,000 results. Near all of them will disagree as to what the best diet for weight loss actually is. Some will say that low-fat diets are the way to go, and …