Cutting fat from your diet leads to more fat loss than reducing carbohydrates, a US health study shows. Scientists intensely analyzed people on controlled diets by inspecting every morsel of food, minute of exercise and breath taken. Both diets, analyzed by the National Institutes of Health, led to fat loss when calories were cut, but […]

Want to lose body fat? At least initially, a diet low in fat may be better than one that limits carbohydrates, a U.S. study suggests. To test the effects of cutting fat or carbs head-to-head, researchers put 19 obese adults in the hospital twice, each time reducing their calorie intake by about 30 percent and […]

Children who eat certain types of fish may be less likely to develop nasal allergies, according to a study from Sweden. Researchers studied what children ate at age eight and then monitored whether they developed nasal inflammation due to allergies or colds by age 16. Regular consumption of oily fish like salmon was linked a […]

Five years after weight loss surgery, obese patients may regain many of the pounds they initially shed, a new study from Israel suggests. While surgery remains more effective for lasting weight loss than alternatives such as dieting and exercising, said lead study author Dr. Andrei Keidar, the study findings suggest that doctors still have more […]

Eating Away At Cognitive Decline MIND diet may slow brain from aging by 7.5 years While cognitive abilities naturally diminish as part of the normal aging process, it may be possible to take a bite out of this expected decline. Eating a group of specific foods known as the MIND diet may slow cognitive decline […]

A diet rich in green leafy vegetables, beans, berries, whole grains and wine can help to slow normal brain aging and cognitive decline, researchers said on Tuesday. Cognitive decline is a normal part of aging but a study by scientists at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago showed that elderly adults who strictly followed the […]

In his quest to create the first original, billion-dollar drug from a Chinese laboratory, Chen Li is zeroing in on one of the world’s fastest-growing patient groups: diabetes sufferers in China. There were 114 million of them at last count, more than double a 2010 estimate. Numbers are surging because of changing diets and lifestyles, […]

Penn Study Questions Presence In Blood Of Heart-Healthy Molecules From Fish Oil Supplements Findings Provide More Data that Fish Oil Supplements’ Clear Benefit is Suspect PHILADELPHIA – The importance of a diet rich in fish oils – now a billion dollar food-supplement industry — has been debated for over half a century. A few large […]

Shopping for healthier groceries, like whole wheat bread instead of white bread and lean meat instead of fattier cuts, would cost a family of four about $1,500 more a year at their regular stores, according to a new U.S. study. The small survey focused on 23 families of children with type 1 diabetes. Parents are […]