Food

Soda Drinking Tied to Higher Risk of Early Death

he large European study found that people who have more than two sodas a day — with or without sugar — had a higher risk of dying over about 16 years than people who sipped the fizzy beverages less than once a month. “We found that higher soft drink intake was associated with a greater risk of death from

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Paleo Diet

Can You Drink Wine on a Low-Carb Diet?

If you’re following a low-carb diet, you know there are some foods you’ll need to limit or even restrict. So, what about wine? Your drink of choice isn’t off the menu completely, but you’ll need to be mindful about the type of wine you’re drinking, as well as how much. If you choose a particularly

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Lifestyle

Healthy Hair Peanut Oil

A number of clinical tests have shown that traditional peanut oil mixed with lemon juice is a remedy far more effective dandruff treatment than any of the specially formulated shampoos.

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Health

Food Allergies May Be Due To A Lack Of A Certain Gut Bacteria, Study

A noteworthy new study, released this week by scientists at Boston Children’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, says that a lack of certain gut bacteria is actually what’s driving many food allergies. It’s still too early to say for sure, but these findings could go on to shape the future of food allergy prevention and

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Weight Loss

How Does Keto Diet Impact Blood Sugar?

To understand how the keto diet plays a role in blood sugar, it’s important to understand how your body uses carbohydrates. When you eat carbs, they are broken down into simple sugars that enter the blood stream, which causes blood sugar to rise. In someone who isn’t diabetic, the pancreas releases more insulin to help the

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Fitness

Why Does Your Weight Fluctuate?

Holly Lofton, MD, director of the Medical Weight Management Program at NYU Langone Health, and Eduardo Grunvald, MD, FACP, medical director of the UC San Diego Weight Management Program, talks about fluctuations in weight mainly due to fluids as well as fat loss and gain. It’s harder to put on muscle than it is to put

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