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  • Feb 2019

    Blueberries may lower cardiovascular risk by up to 20 percent

    New research finds that eating 200 grams of blueberries every day can reduce blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health among healthy individuals.

  • Feb 2019

    17 reasons for always feeling hungry

    There are many reasons why a person may always feel hungry, including dietary and lifestyle factors. However, increased or constant hunger can also be a sign of an underlying health condition. Learn about 17 reasons for always feeling hungry here.

  • Feb 2019

    Are eggs good for people with diabetes?

    Eggs are a good source of protein for people with diabetes. They contain little carbohydrate and may improve fasting blood glucose levels. Learn more about the link between eggs and diabetes here.

  • Feb 2019

    What gluten-free food can I eat?

    Gluten-free foods may help people lose weight and also prevent any symptoms in those who are sensitive to gluten. Examples include vegetables, fruits, and lean proteins. Learn more here.

  • Feb 2019

    Which foods are rich in vitamin A?

    Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that plays a role in a range of bodily processes, such as immune function and vision. Here, we discuss 14 of the best food sources of vitamin A.

  • Feb 2019

    What to know about SIBO and its treatment

    SIBO is a digestive disorder in which a person has too many bacteria in their small intestine. It is more common than doctors previously thought and has an association with IBS. This article provides an overview of SIBO, including its symptoms, causes, and treatment, as well as dietary changes that may help.

  • Feb 2019

    9 healthful snacks to eat for weight loss

    It is possible to enjoy healthful snacks and lose weight. Examples of such snacks include hummus, celery sticks, low-fat cheese, and nuts. Here, we list nine healthful snacks for weight loss and management.

  • Feb 2019

    What causes dark urine?

    A variety of issues can cause dark urine, including foods, medication, and dehydration. Learn more about the potential causes and their treatments in this article.

  • Feb 2019

    Diet drinks linked to a higher risk of stroke after the menopause

    A large, long-term study of postmenopausal women has linked higher consumption of diet drinks to a raised risk of stroke, heart disease, and death.

  • Feb 2019

    How can estrogen help control type 2 diabetes?

    New findings on the role of estrogen in diabetes may have a profound effect on how we understand the condition and dietary changes that may control it.

  • Feb 2019

    Which people foods are safe for dogs?

    Foods that are safe for people can often be harmful to dogs, while others are nutritious for dogs to eat in moderation. Here, learn which human foods dogs can eat and which not to feed them.

  • Feb 2019

    Hemp oil benefits list

    The potential benefits of hemp oil include improved heart, skin, and brain health. Research is ongoing, and it might uncover additional benefits. Learn more about the benefits of hemp oil here.

  • Feb 2019

    What types of food are surprisingly unhealthful?

    Unhealthful food types include some breads, bottled smoothies, instant oatmeal, and trail mix. Learn more about the most surprisingly unhealthful foods here.

  • Feb 2019

    Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet

    A new study concludes that personalized dietary changes could be significantly more effective at managing blood sugar than traditional methods.

  • Feb 2019

    Top 12 healthful fruits

    All fruits are healthful, but some stand out for their exceptional nutritional values. In this article, we look at 12 of the best fruits that people can eat to boost their health and wellbeing.

  • Feb 2019

    Sepsis: Western diet may increase severity

    Sepsis can be fatal, but we still do not understand why it affects some people more severely than others. A new study investigates the role of diet.

  • Feb 2019

    How to treat diarrhea at home

    Diarrhea is a common digestive problem. It can be highly uncomfortable, but many people can treat it at home using simple home remedies. Learn about them here.

  • Feb 2019

    What are the best foods for people with diabetes?

    People with diabetes benefit from balancing certain food groups. In this article, we discuss some of the best foods to eat, as well as which types to limit.

  • Feb 2019

    Ultraprocessed foods may increase death risk

    Though scientists have already linked ultraprocessed foods to various health conditions, a new study assesses whether they also increase mortality risk.

  • Feb 2019

    What to know about the warfarin diet

    Warfarin is a blood thinner that can be more effective when restricting foods that are vitamin K-rich. Examples of these include broccoli and asparagus. Learn more about foods to avoid on the warfarin diet here.

  • Feb 2019

    Paleo diet meal plan: A simple guide

    People following a paleo diet eat only foods that were available during the Paleolithic period when humans hunted and gathered all their food. Learn more about it and read our 7-day meal plan here.

  • Feb 2019

    Weight loss: How important is eating breakfast?

    A new study has examined the importance of eating breakfast in the process of losing weight. It may not be as pivotal as once thought, say the authors.

  • Feb 2019

    What are the symptoms of an iron deficiency?

    Iron deficiency symptoms include fatigue, dizziness, and cold extremities. In this article, learn about other symptoms and getting an iron deficiency diagnosis.

  • Feb 2019

    Which vitamins and minerals are good for acne?

    There are many over-the-counter products and prescription medications for treating acne. However, some vitamins and minerals may also help prevent and treat acne. Learn which ones here.

  • Feb 2019

    Does drinking beer before wine ease the hangover?

    Will drinking beer before wine really make you feel fine the next day? New research investigates the truth behind this widely held belief.