Nutrition

Nutrition: Get the protective power of phytonutrients

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Turmeric is one ingredient in an anti-inflammatory smoothie. Getty Images Most of us have heard of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals as core components of our diet. A lesser known category […]

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Pregnancy

Unable To Get Pregnant? Could Be Because Of Diabetes

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Diabetes, commonly described as a “lifestyle disease”, can contribute to infertility in both women and men, warn health experts. “Diabetes can cause infertility in both men and women. Both sexes are at […]

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Pregnancy

Meghan Markle’s pregnancy is considered ‘geriatric’: What is it? Know the risks of having a baby after age 35

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are all set to welcome their first Royal baby at the end of April or early May. However, Meghan’s pregnancy is considered ‘geriatic’. Meghan is having a […]

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Nutrition

Nutrition Month 2019: Comparing the claims of 4 dietary trends

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Four types of diets have been recommended by the Academy of Nutrition in the US. March marks National Nutritional Month in the US, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to […]

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Pregnancy

Pitfalls of medication during pregnancy

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Using a common medication to treat vaginal yeast infections during pregnancy could be associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, researchers warned. While topical treatments are used as the first line for […]

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Diet

Diet drinks linked to a higher risk of stroke after the menopause

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Fresh research offers further information on the potential for diet drinks — that is, beverages sweetened with artificial sugar substitutes — to harm cardiovascular health. Artificially sweetened soft drinks may raise the […]

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Nutrition

The benefits of nutrition talk

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You’ve read the books, you’ve downloaded the diet plans—you’ve even counted calories or played around with diet apps on your phone. You know very well which foods are healthy and which ones […]

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Excercise

Tired of Research Studies that Tell You to Exercise?

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Are you tired of reading about scientific studies that say you should exercise? One article came across my science feed this morning, reporting on yet another research study that proves with statistical significance that […]

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Nutrition

Nutrition: Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet and exercise

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Studies have shown the Mediterranean diet can improve lipid levels in postmenopausal women. This includes a variety of whole, unprocessed foods. Getty Images Heart disease is the leading cause of death in […]

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy can raise risk of heart disease: Study

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According to Wang Dongming, lead researcher from the varsity, pregnancy could cause inflammation within the body and accumulation of fat tissue around the abdomen, in the blood and arteries. Pregnancy can raise […]

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