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Nutrition

Health 2020-07-14T04:01:00Z

A weed killer that's been linked to cancer was found in six types of hummus. Here's what you need to know.

The Environmental Working Group found 80% of 27 non-organic hummus samples contained the chemical glyphosate, which has been linked to cancer.
Health 2020-07-13T18:29:00Z

An editorial in a top medical journal says low-carb diets could help prevent coronavirus complications. Experts say it's not that simple.

A new editorial makes a case for low-carb diets to protect against severe coronavirus. Experts say the link between diet and health isn't that simple.
Health 2020-07-09T20:23:00Z

Probiotics could help with mental health, but experts say you shouldn't rush to stock up on yogurt and supplements

Studies show beneficial microbes in probiotics may help with health issues like depression. Experts say we need more research to use them properly.
Health 2020-07-09T15:24:44Z

The best fruits for diabetics — and how much you should eat

Fruit can be a safe part of any healthy diet for diabetes, but you need to know which fruits are best, and how much to eat.
Health 2020-07-07T17:42:00Z

Vitamin D may be a good defense against the coronavirus, according to several new reports. Here's what you need to know.

Three new UK reports are recommending that people boost their vitamin D levels as a precaution against the coronavirus, despite uncertain evidence.
Health 2020-07-06T09:01:00Z

I want to lose weight but am confused about how to eat. Should I track macros or are calories king for fat loss?

The most important factor for fat loss is being in an energy deficit, and keeping your protein high can help, but you don't necessarily have to track.
Health 2020-07-02T20:20:00Z

How to eat healthily even during stressful times, according to nutritionists

Stress affects appetite, causing excessive stress eating or loss of appetite. Here's what nutritionists recommend to eat well during times of stress.
Health 2020-07-01T20:09:00Z

5 celebrities who went vegan, and how they get their nutrients on a plant-based diet

From Lizzo to Miley Cyrus, plenty of celebrities have shared their meal plans to help fans navigate a notoriously difficult, but healthy, diet.
Health 2020-07-01T19:14:00Z

Stop worrying about bread, nutritionists say — the toppings you put on your carbs are more likely to influence your weight

According to nutritionists bread can be a healthy part of your diet even if you're trying to lose weight if you pay attention to high-calorie toppings
Food 2020-06-30T16:46:00Z

Photos show the surprising amount of sugar in 14 of America's favorite condiments

Your favorite condiments might have more sugar than you realize. Here are photos that show how much sugar is in 14 commonly-used condiments.
Health 2020-06-30T13:58:51Z

You don't need to cut out white carbs in favour of brown ones to lose weight and be healthy, dietitians say

Brown bread, rice, and pasta are slightly higher in fiber than their white equivalents, but the calories are the same and both are nutritious.
Health 2020-06-26T16:26:16Z

Apple cider vinegar may help with weight loss — here's what the research says

Though more research is needed, apple cider vinegar may have some benefits for weight loss, blood glucose levels, and gut health.
Health 2020-06-26T15:05:05Z

Straight facts about Splenda and its affect on health

Splenda is an artificial sweetener that preliminary studies suggest may cause weight gain and high blood sugar but more research is needed.
Lifestyle 2020-06-25T15:34:55Z

The UK's fittest man eats 4,000 calories a day. Here's what his diet looks like.

Zack George was "massively overweight" as a child and used to eat McDonald's every day. Now, he hasn't had any for 10 years and prefers whole foods.
Health 2020-06-22T09:26:46Z

I'm vegetarian. How do I make sure I'm eating enough protein to build muscle and lose fat?

It's entirely possible to consume enough protein to reach your fitness goals without animal products, but it's essential to combine protein sources.
Health 2020-06-21T15:59:00Z

Orange juice isn't as healthy as it seems, and experts say it shouldn't be considered a health food — here's why

Though orange juice is a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants, the high amounts of sugar can lead to blood sugar spikes and weight gain.
Health 2020-06-21T15:59:00Z

Is soy bad for you? Experts say the health benefits likely outweigh any potential risks

Soy contains estrogen-like compounds called isoflavones which can possibly disrupt ovarian functioning. But for vegans, the pros outweigh the cons.
Health 2020-06-16T16:11:00Z

5 signs that a child might be lacking the proper nutrition

Malnutrition and malnourishment are fairly common, so it's important that you know the signs, especially in children.
Health 2020-06-16T15:10:00Z

Stop cutting out white potatoes — they're as healthy as sweet ones, dietitians say

Both forms of potato have practically the same calories, protein, fat, carbohydrate, and fiber content, registered dietitians told Insider.
Health 2020-06-13T15:47:00Z

Why sourdough bread is healthier than regular white or wheat bread

Using a sourdough starter to make bread introduces a slew of nutritional benefits, including helping you digest and absorb important nutrients.
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