Category Archives: Nutriton

Supplement may help burn fat long after exercise

Supplement may help burn fat long after exercise -  runner

Gut bacteria produce an appetite suppressant than can strengthen the effect of an exercise-based weight loss program. Share on PinterestA supplement may boost the fat-burning effects of exercise long after it has finished. The many health benefits of regular exercise are well known. However, its impact on weight loss is less clear, as exercise increases […]

What is the Dr. Sebi diet, and does it work?

What is the Dr. Sebi diet, and does it work? -  a man preparing a salad for his dr sebi diet

This controversial and strict plant-based diet was created by the late Dr. Sebi. Proponents claim that it reduces the risk of disease when coupled with specific supplements sold on the diet’s website. Dr. Sebi believed that mucus and acidity caused disease. He held that eating certain foods and avoiding others could detoxify the body, achieving […]

High blood pressure research: 2019 overview

High blood pressure research: 2019 overview -  blood pressure check

In this special feature, we collate some of the most intriguing hypertension studies from 2019. We particularly focus on nutrition, risk factors, and hypertension’s relationship with dementia. Share on Pinterest2019 has been a fascinating year for hypertension research. Today, in the United States, around 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure, which doctors also […]

Processed meat and cancer link depends on nitrite content

Processed meat and cancer link depends on nitrite content -  hot dog

In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified processed meats as Group 1 carcinogens, citing sufficient evidence that they cause cancer in humans. Now, a new review challenges this blanket classification, having found that the strength of the evidence varies according to whether the meat contains nitrites. Share on PinterestNot all processed meats are equally […]

What’s the link between dairy and acid reflux?

What's the link between dairy and acid reflux? -  a woman holding a glass of dairy milk that may give her acid

Dairy is not among the recognized causes of acid reflux, but some people may still experience this symptom when eating dairy. People who experience acid reflux after eating dairy products can instead opt for lower fat dairy options or alternatives to dairy. In this article, we describe acid reflux. We also discuss the association between […]

Osteoporosis: Could selenium reduce risk?

Osteoporosis: Could selenium reduce risk? -  doctors examining hip x ray

A recent study from China finds an association between dietary intake of selenium and osteoporosis risk. Although the authors cannot determine whether the link is causal, they call for more investigation. Share on PinterestA new study asks whether selenium intake might link to osteoporosis risk. Throughout life, the body continuously breaks down bone, reabsorbs it, […]