Nutrition / Diet

Eating more nuts may help prevent weight gain

According to recent evidence, nuts can aid weight gain, despite being calorically rich. Despite being dense in calories, nuts may help prevent the weight gain that often occurs during adulthood. Nuts have a wide variety of health benefits, and recent studies have been uncovering more and more of them. From staving off heart disease to […]

GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Nutrition / Diet

Iron-rich foods may cancel out tomatoes’ anticancer benefits

New research finds that iron halves the absorption of lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid full of antioxidants that is present in tomatoes. Adding iron-rich meat to tomato sauce might counter tomatoes’ health benefits. Tomatoes offer a rich variety of health benefits. These range from protecting against cancer and hypertension to maintaining the health of our […]

Nutrition / Diet

Could drinking tea boost brain connectivity?

A recent small scale study looks for differences in connectivity in the brains of people who drink tea regularly and those who rarely drink tea. The findings seem encouraging, but much more work is needed. Does drinking tea regularly boost the brain? Spending just a few moments searching the internet for the health benefits of […]

Nutrition / Diet Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness

WHO urge nutrition interventions against worrying global trends

Nutrition is at the core of health management. Without good nutrition, people face a much greater risk of developing health problems. In a new report, the World Health Organization urge all health services to place nutrition guidelines front and center going forward. A new WHO report stresses the importance of appropriate nutrition related healthcare and […]

GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Nutrition / Diet

Just 2 glasses of soft drinks daily tied to higher death risk

A new study looking at hundreds of thousands of individuals has linked higher consumption of soft drinks with greater risk of premature death. The researchers saw that the association held for both artificially and sugar sweetened drinks. Most soft drinks pose a health risk, and new research finds that two glasses of soft drinks per […]