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Scientists: Probiotics Are Quite Useless

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4 Cooking Mistakes That Make You Gain Weight

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Each Year 1 In 6 Americans Get Sick From Eating Contaminated Food

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The campaigning television chef says sugar is “the next tobacco” and it should be taxed because of its health risks Sugary foods risk causing a public health crisis similar to smoking and should be taxed in the same way as tobacco, Jamie Oliver has said. The television chef said sugar was “definitely the next evil” …

The first study on eating habits of vegetarians in the US has shown that those who gave up meat for health reasons alone were much more likely to abandon their meat-free diets than those who became vegetarians for a variety of health, animal welfare and environmental reasons. A new study of 11,000 former and current …

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise. Reported consumption increased by 268 calories for men and 143 calories for women between the two surveys. This increase is more than enough to explain the increase in steady-state weight… The available evidence suggests that calories expended …

Sufferers are more likely to die in childbirth, find learning harder and battle against exhaustion. How do we combat anaemia? s we approach the 2015 deadline for the millennium development goals and pull out all the stops toward their achievement, it is right to note the tremendous progress the world has made in improving nutrition. …

How the Average American Man’s Body Compares to Others Around The World “When you look at the images side-by-side, you can really see the differences” Pittsburgh-based digital artist Nickolay Lamm was on vacation in Catalonia, Spain, last year when he noticed something. “I think I’m being objective when I say that a lot of the …

Cup of cocoa a day keeps memory loss away – Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) A tasty drink may give a typical 60-year-old the memory as of a person 20 to 30 years younger. A US study has revealed that cocoa contains bioactive ingredients that reverse age-related memory decline. Scientists at Columbia University …

Hint: It’s not your Diet or your lack of Exercise. You might be surprised… According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average size of the American waist is expanding. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reveals that abdominal obesity is increasing, and so are our waistlines. (If …

As a nation we are getting fatter to the point of crisis. But why? And what are the implications? For starters, it’s hard to treat after the age of five and is bankrupting the NHS 1. Nearly two-thirds of the UK population is either overweight or obese Fat, not thin, is today’s norm. But studies …

In one of the best examples of science working, a researcher who provided key evidence of (non-celiac disease) gluten sensitivity recently published follow-up papers that show the opposite. The first follow-up paper came out last year in the journal Gastroenterology. Here’s the backstory that makes us cheer: The study was a follow up on a 2011 …

A new study finds that added sugar increases your risk of death from heart disease. Sugar not only makes you fat, it may be killing you. Consuming too much added sugar — in regular soda, cakes, cookies and candy — increases your risk of death from heart disease, according to a new study, the largest …