New research shows how a diet high in fat and cholesterol depletes the ranks of artery-protecting immune cells, turning them into promoters of inflammation, which exacerbate atherosclerotic plaque buildup that occurs in cardiovascular disease.
Lower temperatures can activate the body's 'good' fat formation at a cellular level, a new study has found.
Researchers have reported that pregnant women who consumed a supplement of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), a nutrient added to U.S. infant formulas since 2002, tend to have children with higher fat-free body mass at 5 years old.
Medical experts are still mystified about what exactly causes an autoimmune disease. But now, fascinating new research shows that your gut bacteria may play an important role.
Previous studies have indicated that weight gain can reduce one's sensitivity to the taste of food. Now a new study shows that inflammation, driven by obesity, actually reduces the number of taste buds on the tongues of mice.
When I asked (on social media) which of these breakfast items has the most sugar, I was surprised how many people got it wrong. What's your guess?
Scientists have found that a drug connected with fat regulation prevents the formation of kidney stones in mice. This early work opens the possibility of developing drugs which may help prevent kidney stones in at-risk individuals.
In January 2017 guidelines were released urging parents to begin early introduction of peanut-containing foods to reduce the risk of peanut allergy. A new study shows those who are aware of the guidelines are still hesitant to put them into place and not everyone has heard of them.
Bread features heavily in many diets worldwide, and is one of the biggest sources of salt in diets. A new survey has revealed shocking levels of salt present in this essential staple.
Researchers are developing a new and promising method of producing healthy and tasty plant-based food through plant cell culture (PCC) technology rather than field cultivation. The development work was elevated to a whole new level by a study on the nutritional properties of PCCs grown from cloudberry, lingonberry and stoneberry. Show More Summary
Malaria infections might be brought under control by managing the meal times of infected people or animals, a study suggests.
Through a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase II clinical trial, researchers report that small doses of NGM282, a non-tumorigenic variant of an endocrine gastrointestinal hormone, can significantly and rapidly decrease liver fat content in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Show More Summary
We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we had a feeling you saw this coming. How many calories are in a Shamrock Shake? It isn't the healthiest.
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Here are some healthy and easy lunch ideas for your teens to change things up from the typical PB&J. Prepare for empty containers because these are a hit!
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This Chicken and Wild Mushroom Skillet was fabulous paired with creamy polenta. Just add a simple green salad on the side, and your healthy dinner is done!
There are plenty of reasons to pack your lunch, a few of which being, more control over what you're eating, more time, more money, and more variety.
The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet also appears to be good for an older woman's bones and muscles, a new study of postmenopausal women in Brazil finds.
A protein found in brown fat, but not typical white fat, is key to how the energy-burning brown fat cells function.