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How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

How intermittent fasting can increase weight loss

Fasting intermittently has several health benefits, but why? Intermittent fasting, without restricting overall calorie intake, has been found to reduce weight and improve metabolism. A new investigation hunts down the molecular mechanisms behind these…

Calculating how many calories are burned in a day

Calculating how many calories are burned in a day

The number of calories burned each day is directly linked to weight loss, weight gain, or weight maintenance. For a person to lose weight, they must burn more calories than…

What are polyphenols and which foods contain them?

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. Eichholzer, M., Richard, A., Nicastro, H. L., Platz, E. A., Linseisen, J., & Rohrmann, S. (2014, January 25). Urinary lignans and inflammatory markers…

What are the possible health benefits of romaine lettuce?

What are the possible health benefits of romaine lettuce?

Romaine lettuce is a crispy salad green packed with nutritional content. The vitamins and minerals in romaine lettuce may contribute to some health benefits, and there are many simple ways…

Stress may harm gut health as much as junk food

Stress may harm gut health as much as junk food

Research suggests that stress has the same effect on gut microbiota as a high-fat diet. Be it financial worries, work pressures, or relationship problems, we all get stressed from time to…

What to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet

What to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet

A gastric sleeve procedure surgically reduces the stomach to about 15 percent of its previous size. The operation helps people who have it to feel fuller faster and greatly reduces…

All you need to know about the low FODMAP diet

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. Altobelli, E., Del Negro, V., Angeletti, P. M., & Latella, G. (2017, August 16). Low-FODMAP diet improves irritable bowel syndrome symptoms: A meta-analysis…

What is graviola and how is it used?

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. Adeyemi, D. O., Komolafe, O. A., Adewole, O. S., Obuotor, E. M., & Adenowo, T. K. (2008, October 25). Anti hyperglycemic activities of…

What is the best diet for gestational diabetes?

What is the best diet for gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes can cause a range of complications during pregnancy. Fortunately, a woman can help reduce complications by following a healthful diet. What foods should women eat and what foods…

How broccoli protects your gut

How broccoli protects your gut

Like it or loathe it, broccoli should be on your grocery list. Broccoli is now known to improve gut health; new research has uncovered a potential molecular mechanism to explain this protection — which is good news for…

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