High Glycemic Index Food May Trigger Food Addiction

Posted on Jul 3, 2013

Consumption of a meal that has a high glycemic index (GI) appears to stimulate key brain regions related to craving and reward, a finding that supports the controversial hypothesis of food addiction, new research suggests. [More]

Processed Meats, but Not Red Meat, Linked With CV Deaths

Posted on Mar 10, 2013

LONDON — High consumption of processed meat was associated with a near doubling of the risk of all-cause mortality, compared with low consumption, over a mean of 12 years. [More]

Dieting Results Persist if Weight Maintenance Taught First

Posted on Oct 31, 2012

It is an age-old challenge: How to keep weight off after shedding pounds on a successful diet. [More]

Energy Drinks up BP and Heart Rate

Posted on May 4, 2012

A small study has found that energy drinks can increase blood pressure and cause tachycardia and arrhythmias in healthy volunteers. [More]

Dietary Trans Fats Linked to Aggression

Posted on Mar 28, 2012

Consumption of dietary trans fatty acids is associated with irritability and aggression, new research shows. [More]

Frequent Eating Tied to Less Weight Gain in Girls

Posted on Jan 17, 2012

Girls who ate frequent meals and snacks put on fewer pounds and gained fewer inches to their waistlines over the next decade than those who only ate a couple of times each day, according to a new study. [More]

A Good Reason to Be Nuts About Walnuts

Posted on Jan 9, 2012

When it comes to heart health benefits, roasted and raw walnuts rule the roost, a new study shows. [More]

Nutritions plays a vital role in post-surgical recovery

Posted on Dec 21, 2011

Nutrition plays a vital role in recovery after surgery. Your body recovery rate is determined in part by the available nutrients in your body. One of the best things you can do is to focus on whole foods. [More]

Calcium Intake: More Is Not Better

Posted on Dec 10, 2011

There is an increasing evidence that tthe more calcium intake is not better when it comes to optimal health. [More]

Pesticides in Food

Posted on Nov 24, 2011

The following are top list of food with the most pesticides and the least pesticides [More]

Study suggests nutrient decline in garden crops over past 50 years

Posted on Nov 14, 2011

A study of 43 garden crops led by a University of Texas at Austin biochemist suggests that their nutrient value has declined in recent decades while farmers have been planting crops designed to improve other traits. [More]