Only 5% of men and 9% of women are getting the recommended daily amount of dietary fiber, according to a study being presented at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE. Insufficient fiber intake is associated with a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes, two of the most common diseases in the U.S. “These findings should remind
The theory that COVID-19 might be the result of scientific experiments has thrown a spotlight on the work of the world’s most secure biolabs. While the evidence linking SARS-CoV-2 to the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China is strictly circumstantial, a number of experts want tougher controls on such facilities over fears that accidental leaks
If you’re anything like us, you’re obsessed with breakfast. I mean, it is the most important meal of the day, after all. We’re always on the lookout for new and exciting things we can whip up for breakfast that doesn’t consist of us simply peeling a banana or opening a box of shredded wheat. So,
As many people age, they start to understand why their parents always complained about their backs. They get sore! Especially after waking up, your vertebrae can feel stiff and uncomfortable — particularly if you’re using the wrong mattress. According to Health, nearly 80 percent of Americans report suffering from back pain, either sporadic or chronic.
Adults with periodontitis transmit bacteria that can cause the disease in future to their children, and the bacteria remain in the oral cavity even when the children undergo treatment of various kinds, reinforcing the need for preventive care in the first year of a baby’s life. This is the main conclusion of a study conducted
Mary Ann Steiner drove 2½ hours from her home in the St. Louis suburb of University City to the tiny Ozark town of Centerville, Missouri, to get vaccinated against covid-19. After pulling into the drive-thru line in a church parking lot, she noticed that the others waiting for shots had something in common with her.
If you don’t diligently follow the skincare corner of the internet, you may have missed the current controversy surrounding Gwyneth Paltrow’s skincare routine—particularly, her sunscreen application. In short: It’s wrong and people—especially dermatologists—have a lot to say about it. The actress, model, and Goop founder shared her routine in a March 31 video for Vogue.
It’s critical for parents to maintain their children’s vision checkups during the COVID-19 pandemic, an expert says. “All children should have their eyes checked by their pediatrician at regular intervals, even if they don’t have any symptoms,” said Dr. Samantha Feldman, a pediatric ophthalmologist at the Krieger Eye Institute in Baltimore. “Part of the reason
Once you’re vaccinated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have officially OK’d having friends over for dinner if they’re vaccinated, too. The guidelines also say that once vaccinated, you can have a mask-less, indoor hangout even if your guests aren’t vaccinated, as long as you’re gathering with people from a single household, and no
Most everyone has experienced itchy skin on their legs at some point in their lives. It’s uncomfortable and annoying, and can make you feel self-conscious. Most of the time, itchy legs aren’t a cause for concern, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore them. The simplest explanations include dry skin (hello, endless months of winter!), a
Research from the University of Kent has led to the development of the MeshCODE theory, a revolutionary new theory for understanding brain and memory function. This discovery may be the beginning of a new understanding of brain function and in treating brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s. In a paper published by Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience,
Maybe this isn’t a surprise to you, but apples are one of the best fruits you can eat. They’re high in fiber, have about 100 calories per fruit, and are easy to eat on the go. Plus, they are super versatile, so you can eat them on their own, fresh or dried, or mixed with
In search of a COVID-19 vaccine for her dad, Amber Dow was hitting one dead end after another. Retail pharmacy websites declared “appointments unavailable.” Slots at local medical centers kept disappearing before she could type in any information. Then she received a private Facebook message from a stranger: Go to the Jewel-Osco website right now.
Funny family anecdotes! Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have been open with their parenting stories over the years. The couple welcomed their daughter, Wyatt, in October 2014, and she became a big sister when her brother, Dimitri, arrived in November 2016. Since becoming a mom, Kunis has shared parenting tips with many of her costars
In a study to gain understanding of the future public health workforce, researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), conducted a large-scale analysis of the first employment outcomes of public health graduates and found that 78 percent were employed including 5 percent
Fox News Flash top headlines for January 22 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Dick and Shirley Meek, married for over 70 years, were holding hands as they died within minutes of each other due to the novel coronavirus. Their favorite music played gently in the background. “It
Back in early November, we starting marking our calendars for January 2021 and all of the new food product launches that would come with the new year. One of the most anticipated items was the Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Pebbles coffee creamers by International Delight, and we can finally celebrate because both flavors are being
Whether it’s Dunkaroos or 3D Doritos, it seems like everything old is new again. We’ve become accustomed to old treats coming back, but you might want to sit down for this SUPER exciting throwback news. Good Humor just announced they’re bringing back Vinnetta Ice Cream cakes, perhaps the most iconic and fanciest frozen treat of
(HealthDay)—When the coronavirus pandemic started, many people began baking banana bread and sourdough loaves at home. Stress eating is nothing new, and 2020 was a year filled with angst for a lot of people. But researchers at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, wondered, “Are college-aged people overeating, too?” According to their new
Carrots are a good source of beta-carotene, which is a precursor of vitamin A. But to get the full health benefits of this superfood, you need an active enzyme to produce this vitamin. Beta-carotene is the bioactive compound that gives carrots their orange color. Studies with humans and mice show the conversion of beta-carotene to