Tag: diet

Low-protein high-carb diet shows promise for healthy brain aging

Low-protein high-carbohydrate diets may be the key to longevity, and healthy brain ageing in particular, according to a new mice study from the University of Sydney. Published today in Cell Reports, the research from the University’s Charles Perkins Centre shows improvements in overall health and brain health, as well as learning and memory in mice

EVE SIMMONS says we don’t need a meat tax

Save our bacon! EVE SIMMONS says we don’t need a meat tax as she exposes another diet myth Scientists at Oxford University say 6,000 Britons could be spared an early grave if red meat products including bacon, steak and sausages cost 70 per cent more.  Their analysis of evidence linking red meat to diabetes, cancer

Unrestricted diet OK more than one day before colonoscopy

(HealthDay)—Unrestricted diets are acceptable more than one day before colonoscopy among patients using a split-dose bowel regimen, according to a study published in the October issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Anna M. Leszczynski, M.D., from the Boston University Medical Center, and colleagues investigated whether fiber and various other foods/macronutrients consumed during the three days before colonoscopy

Greek-Style Roast Fish Recipe

We all know the traditional Mediterranean-style diet is an incredibly healthy way to eat. So try this Greek-style roast fish recipe from Diabetic Living – delicious and healthy. Ingredients 5 small (400g) Zarella Lower Carb Potatoes, scrubbed, cut into wedges 1 brown onion, halved, sliced 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 1/2 tsp dried oregano or

Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-Ups

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 — Although many people suffering from painful gout flare-ups point to diet as the culprit, new research suggests DNA plays a much bigger role. The findings challenge the long-held belief that diet is the major factor in gout, a joint disease that causes extreme pain and swelling. Gout is caused by

Diet affects the breast microbiome in mammals

Diet influences the composition of microbial populations in the mammary glands of nonhuman primates, researchers report October 2 in the journal Cell Reports. Specifically, a Mediterranean diet increased the abundance of probiotic bacteria previously shown to inhibit tumor growth in animals. “We showed for the first time that breast-specific microbiome populations are significantly affected by

Everything You Need To Start The Ketogenic Diet

Prepping your kitchen for a Keto diet might sound like a huge undertaking and overhaul, and what happens if you never get into ketosis, or are only in the fat-burning metabolic state for a fleeting moment? Is it a complete waste of time and energy? Not at all, is the quick and simple answer. In my

9 tell-tale signs you need more iron in your diet

Expert reveals 9 signs you need more iron in your diet Feeling breathless, a pale tongue and dry skin: Expert reveals the 9 tell-tale signs of iron deficiency that even DOCTORS miss Experts say it is common for people to be unaware that they are iron deficient Common symptoms include tiredness, pale skin and changes

Diet has bigger impact on emotional well-being in women than in men

Women may need a more nutrient-rich diet to support a positive emotional well-being, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. Mounting evidence suggests that anatomical and functional differences in men’s and women’s brain dictate susceptibility to mental disease. However, little is known about the role of dietary patterns in gender-specific

7 Of The Best Healthy Snacks, According To A Nutritionist

Snacking often gets a bad rap, as it’s associated with overeating, boredom and procrastination. However, the right kind of snacks can actually benefit health and be the necessary fuel for a productive day ahead. Ideally a snack will contain a source of protein, complex carbs and also healthy fats, if you can also sneak in