Tag: Food

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Not Wrong

Indeed, weight is an imperfect metric of health. But to suggest it’s always and completely irrelevant to health is overstating things. (iStockPhoto) Last week, HuffPost published a story called “Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong.” In it, the author, Michael Hobbes, weaves science and people’s stories together to challenge popular perceptions about obesity. He

Deaths due to tainted herbal medicine under-recorded

A University of Adelaide forensic pathologist is warning that potentially harmful substances found in herbal medicines may be playing a bigger role in deaths of ‘health tourists’ than previously thought. Professor Roger Byard is calling for closer checks during post-mortems for the presence of drugs and adulterants that originate from herbal remedies. “There is a

A simple way to protect against cardiovascular disorders

Doctors again raise the topic of the importance of regular physical exertion, emphasizing that only the combination of proper nutrition and exercise protects the cardiovascular system from disorders. The results of the experiment, authored by scientists from the United States, prove that moderate exercise reduces the risk of heart failure as well as drugs. Employees

Princess Eugenie's Wedding Cake Is the Definition of PSL Season

After Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding comes the afterparty, and with the afterparty (or reception, if you’re classy), comes the CAKE! Buckingham Palace previously let everyone know that Eugenie and Jack chose to have a red velvet cake for their big day, and now your first look at the confection is finally here.

Too much vitamin A may increase risk of bone fractures

Consuming too much vitamin A may decrease bone thickness, leading to weak and fracture prone bones, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology. The study, undertaken in mice, found that sustained intake of vitamin A, at levels equivalent to 4.5-13 times the human recommended daily allowance (RDA), caused significant weakening of the

3 Ways to Tame Food Temptations

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 — Losing weight often comes down to changing the patterns and habits that led to overeating. And that usually takes self-control, or the ability to resist temptation. Think of self-control as the inner voice that keeps you from indulging in high-calorie food and prompts you to stick to your diet. But

Turmeric Spiced Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Cauliflower rice is really versatile – it’s perfect paired with a range of meals. You can serve it plain to soak up the flavours of a dish or spice it up to make a tasty side. There’s so many simple ways to flavour your cauliflower rice, but I love this vibrant turmeric spiced version. Spiked

Delicious Fall Cocktail Recipes You Have to Try

Fall cocktails | Rimma Bondarenko/iStock/Getty Images Plus Goodbye to the piña coladas and margaritas of summer, and hello to your new favorite fall cocktails! Fall is the perfect time to experiment with flavors of the season — and what better way to do it than when mixed with alcohol? From surprisingly simple concoctions to the

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

Children with food insecurity at risk for high blood pressure

Kids with food insecurity, meaning they lack good access to nutritional foods, were more likely to have high blood pressure than kids with secure access to food, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions. “High blood pressure—even in childhood—matters,” said study author Andrew Michael South, M.D., assistant