When the DNA in your cells misbehaves, it can speed up the aging process and lead to cancer. But laboratory research at Brown University shows that a simple eating trick may be able to stop that misbehavior while keeping you younger.
Need a last-minute stocking stuffer for someone you love? A small, inexpensive kitchen tool could make a big difference in a person’s heart health. Research shows that using it on food can almost effortlessly improve one’s diet.
If you really want to lose weight, remember what your mom used to tell you about the importance of eating a good breakfast, because it’s true.
Studies show that skipping that first all-important meal of the day makes your brain crave high-calorie foods. This is because your body needs to make up those lost calories, according to Anthony Goldstone, M.D., Ph.D., of Imperial College in Great Britain.
Although doctors continually dish out drugs to prevent heart disease, researchers in England find that they could just as effectively give their patients a particular fruit. Eating one of these fruits daily, their study shows, may protect your heart about as well as a statin drug.
There’s good news for people who want to lose weight but hate feeling deprived. Researchers found that you can indulge in this treat daily and still lose weight. In fact, you can start your day with this delicious, mood-boosting delight.
According to statistics by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 23,000 people each year die from drug-resistant infections.
How do bacteria become drug-resistant? One way is overuse of antibiotics. It’s a growing health risk.
If you’re tired of regaining weight each time you take off pounds, you’re not alone. Almost everyone puts the pounds back on after a diet. But researchers have found ways to improve the odds of getting slender and staying slender.
Burning off more body fat may be as simple as sprinkling a common spice on your dinner. And now scientists are starting to investigate the fat-fighting natural chemicals in this condiment that you can start using today to vanquish fat cells.
Your body needs essential nutrients that come in the form of vitamins and minerals, but do you know how to tell them apart?
Vitamins are organic compounds that can either be fat soluble (easily absorbed by the body) or water soluble (not easily absorbed).
Researchers tested 21 plant extracts for evidence of their efficiency in fighting cancer and also in the battle against aging. Of the 21 extracts, three showed considerable potential because of their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity.