Diet And Weight

Eating nuts may reduce cardiovascular disease risk for people with diabetes
Eating nuts may reduce cardiovascular disease risk for people with diabetes

Eating more nuts, particularly tree nuts, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease among people with type 2 diabetes, according to research in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal.

Nuts for nuts? Daily serving may help control weight and benefit health
Nuts for nuts? Daily serving may help control weight and benefit health

Eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular benefits.

Eating walnuts daily lowered bad cholesterol and may reduce cardiovascular disease risk
Eating walnuts daily lowered bad cholesterol and may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Eating about ½ cup of walnuts every day for two years modestly lowered levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, known as “bad cholesterol,” and reduced the number of total LDL particles and small LDL particles in healthy, older adults, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

Plant-based diet can slash severity of COVID-19, finds major new study
Plant-based diet can slash severity of COVID-19, finds major new study

Following a plant-based diet could help decrease the severity of COVID-19, according to a new major study published in the BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health journal. The study investigated links between the disease and different dietary patterns.

Does a ketogenic diet impair athletic performance?
Does a ketogenic diet impair athletic performance?

A low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) or “ketogenic” diet has grown in popularity due to its ability to increase the rate of fat burning during exercise. For elite athletes this comes at the expense of athletic performance.

Study reveals dietary factors associated with mental health
Study reveals dietary factors associated with mental health

Previous research has shown that a healthy diet with few processed foods results in a lower risk of health conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer. There is, however, growing evidence that diet can also affect mental health. For example, some studies have found a link between the Mediterranean diet and a reduced risk of depression. In contrast, there is also some evidence that lower quality diets are linked to an increased risk of depression. This association is still up for debate.

High egg consumption linked to Type II diabetes
High egg consumption linked to Type II diabetes

New research from the University of South Australia shows that excess egg consumption can increase your risk of diabetes.

Influencers on YouTube are promoting junk food brands, garnering more than a billion views
Influencers on YouTube are promoting junk food brands, garnering more than a billion views

Kids with wildly popular YouTube channels are frequently promoting unhealthy food and drinks in their videos, warn researchers

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