Tag: Fast

Mayo Clinic Minute: Think FAST to recognize a stroke

Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the U.S., according to the American Stroke Association. May is National Stroke Awareness Month. If someone is suffering a stroke, every second counts. And the faster a patient receives treatment, the better the odds for a positive outcome. Stroke symptoms

Fast food makes an unhealthy comeback among kids

(HealthDay)—After a period of improvement, U.S. kids are eating as much fast food as they were in the early 2000s, new government figures show. Researchers found that between 2003 and 2010, there was a decline in U.S. kids’ intake of fast-food calories—dipping from an average of 14% of daily calories, to just under 11%. The

Intermittent fasting: live ‘fast,’ live longer?

For many people, the New Year is a time to adopt new habits as a renewed commitment to personal health. Newly enthusiastic fitness buffs pack into gyms and grocery stores are filled with shoppers eager to try out new diets. But, does scientific evidence support the claims made for these diets? In a review article

Pumpkin-Cabbage-Curry – base excess

Ingredients for 4 servings For the pumpkin-Cabbage-Curry 800 g Hokkaido pumpkin with the peel in 1-inch cubes 400 g of Savoy cabbage – wash, remove the stem and into 2-cm strips 30 g cashew nuts – coarsely chop 1 mild red chilli – remove seeds and finely chop Liquid ingredients and spices 450 ml vegetable

Things You Need to Know if You’re Trying to Lose Fat Fast

From diet programs to detox teas, so many products promise instant gratification when it comes to transforming your bod. But is it actually possible to lose a substantial amount of weight—in a healthy way—in the time it takes your online shopping shipment to arrive? Well, in her 20 years of practice, dietitian Lauren Harris-Pincus, has never met anyone