Diets

6 ways to lower blood pressure without medication

If just reading about blood pressure is raising your blood pressure, a doctor may have mentioned you need to keep your numbers in check.<p>Chronic high blood pressure — higher than 130/80 — takes a toll on your arteries, heart, kidneys and brain. Lower it, and you reduce your risk of heart attack and …

Diabetes

13 Foods Scientifically Proven to Boost Testosterone Levels

Concerned about your testosterone levels dropping as you age? These 13 foods are scientifically proven to aid in testosterone production and …

Wellness

Making This 1 Change to My Diet Helped Me Quickly Lose Belly Fat

Last year, I saw a pretty incredible transformation in my body. There was a particularly stressful period of my life where I gained 40 pounds, so when I was ready to get my health back on track, I knew I had my work cut out for me. I wanted to lose weight everywhere, but especially around my …

Fitness

Elle Macpherson Just Revealed How She Significantly Changed Her Diet After 50

She made the change after noticing she put on weight around her waist and hips.<p>Elle Macpherson is one of those women who, despite being over 50, …

Lifestyle (Australia)

Woman Arrested for Disguising 10 Pounds of Heroin as Cooked Chicken

More than 3,700 pounds of heroin has been confiscated at US ports of entry this year, but it doesn't usually look like a juicy bird.<p>According to the TSA’s Security Screening guidelines, air travelers are allowed to take cooked meat, seafood, and vegetables onto a flight with them, in either their …

New Jersey

Cancer patients who use alternative medicine die sooner, study finds

Cancer patients who choose alternative medicine over standard, proven cancer treatments are more likely to die, researchers reported Thursday.<p>Complementary medicine did no apparent harm if people used it alongside conventional surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, the researchers found. But when …

News

Study says eating fat is the only cause of weight gain

Many studies have shown that carbohydrates, sugar and fat are the causes of weight gain. However, a new report reveals that fat is the only …

Nutrition

98% of people should be gorging on glorious gluten, not shunning it

Almost one per cent of the population has celiac disease, which can cause fatigue as well as severe disorders such as intestinal damage. This one per …

Mayo Clinic

Avoiding Late Dinners Could Lower Your Risk of Cancer

When we think of lifestyle habits that could conceivably contribute to a cancer diagnosis, UV rays, smoking, and other obviously risky practices are …

Cancer

How to Get America on the Mediterranean Diet

In 1953, not long before President Dwight Eisenhower suffered a heart attack in office, the social scientist Leland Allbaugh published “Crete: A Case Study of an Underdeveloped Area.” The landmark analysis of the eating patterns of an isolated Greek population strongly suggested that a …

Opinion

There's growing evidence that eating fat won't make you fat, but sugar will

In the World Cup of food wars, sugar and fat are the playoff teams.<p>It makes intuitive sense that rich foods like creamy avocados or butter-drenched salmon would contribute to weight gain. Similarly, stacking up on sweet treats like sugary cereals and carb-heavy bagels can't be too great for your …

Nutrition

Paleo vs. Keto Diet: Which Low-Carb Diet Is Right for You?

Which über-trendy diet is right for you? We asked the experts how they stack up.<p>There's no shortage of trendy diets out there, some of which are more legitimate than others. The sheer volume of weight loss methods on the internet, however, makes it difficult to keep track, let alone tell which ones …

Nutrition

The Gluten-Free Diet Trend Helps and Hurts Those With Celiac Disease

How the Gluten-Free Diet Trend Helps and Hurts Those With Celiac Disease<p>This is why I have a love/hate relationship with people who are gluten-free …

Gluten-Free

A Salmonella Outbreak Related To Turkey Has Spread Across 26 States, According To The CDC

Beware if you've purchased or plan to purchase any raw turkey products. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an ongoing …

Salmonella

The FDA Is About To Ban Almond Milk From Being Called 'Milk'

The FDA can’t just change the way it enforces a standard without warning, but consider this warning.<p>NEW YORK (AP) ― Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as “milk” may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the …

FDA

5 Metabolism Myths You Should Stop Believing

To those of us not well-versed in the world of fitness and nutrition, metabolism is this strange enigma: It can go up; it can go down; it can be …

Nutrition

Fish Oil Pills Are Pointless, Says A New Study, So Here’s What You’re Better Off Doing

I have trouble consistently taking any vitamins unless they either immediately make me feel incredible (this has yet to happen, TBH) or taste …

Food

Why This Mom Is Showing Off Her Postpartum Body: 'People Are Craving Someone to Be Real'

Mia Redworth was unprepared to see her postpartum body.<p>“After having my son I was very upset about my body,” the British mom, 22, tells PEOPLE. “My …

Postpartum

Which foods are dangerous for dogs? Experts weigh in

It's becoming more common for people to make their own dog food at home. After all, it's important to balance our pets' diets to keep them active and healthy. But what human foods are safe for dogs?<p>TODAY spoke with Dr. Jennifer B. Berg, owner of Tribeca Veterinary Wellness clinic, and Dr. Debra …

Nutrition

These are the best gluten-free options in the United States

Just a few short years ago, going gluten-free meant favorites like pizza, bread, sweet treats and craft beer were off limits. Not so anymore. Thanks …

Gluten-Free

High-protein diets are trendy, but how much protein do you really need?

High-protein diets are all the rage. Look on grocery shelves and you will probably find protein bars, protein powder or other foods with labels …

Nutrition

With trendy keto diet, is Texas barbecue actually good for you?

It’s a Texas meat-head’s dream.<p>Eat lots of barbecue, all while losing weight and keeping fit.<p>Experts say an exclusively barbecue diet might not be …

Ketogenic Diet

5-deal Friday: A $7 classic TV series, $6 mouse, $5 game bundle and more!

Ready for the weekend? I know I am. After a few packed days of monitoring Prime Day deals (some of which are still available!) and a few more of graduation-party prep (<i>please don't rain, please don't rain</i>), I'm looking to unwind, bigtime.<p>A few of today's deals are ideal for just that. A few others: …

Amazon

#freezerstash: why cancer patients won't find a cure in drinking human milk they get online

In 1995, scientists at Lund University in Sweden made a serendipitous discovery while looking for new antibiotics. They found that by altering a …

Immune System

This Is What Gluten-Free Experts Actually Eat Every Day

Yes, chocolate cake is possible on a gluten-free diet.<p>If you eat gluten-free, you know how overwhelming, confusing and time-consuming it can feel.<p>We asked a team of experts ― including a top gluten-free registered dietician, a researcher, a doctor and cookbook authors ― what they really eat. Their …

Gluten-Free

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went Vegetarian — And Gained 15 Pounds

<b>Health and wellness touch everyone’s life differently. This is one person’s story.</b><p>These days, lifestyle trends are a dime a dozen. Way back at the …

Vegetarian

Soon You Won’t be Able to Use Food Stamps at Farmers’ Markets, But That’s Not the Half of It

This week, I thought I would write about food stamps and farmers markets.People on food stamps, officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition …

Agriculture

Africa:Fighting Global Warming, One Cow Burp At a Time

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Scientists are looking at how to breed animals that burp less and adjust their diets to reduce harmful methane …

Agriculture

This Is What the Classhoppers Eat for Breakfast

<i>We don’t need to tell you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In this series, we’re asking top doctors, fitness pros, and</i> …

Protein

Metabolic synthetic lethality | Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

Research Highlight | Published: 20 July 2018<p>Anticancer therapy: Metabolic synthetic lethality<p>M. Teresa Villanueva<p><i>Nature Reviews Drug Discovery</i> | …

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