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People who eat spicy foods regularly could live longer

People who eat spicy foods regularly could live longer

Spicy food can make you feel like your mouth is on fire and cause you to sweat profusely. However, a new study suggests that regularly eating spicy food could…

New weapon in the fight against malnutrition

UBC scientists have opened the doors to new research into malnutrition by creating an animal model that replicates the imbalance of gut bacteria associated with the difficult-to-treat disease. Malnutrition…

To print or not to print your meal: that is the question

What about a more chewable pasta or high protein cookies made with insects? 3D printed food seems an interesting solution for healthier eating, spending less time to prepare meals…

High-dose vitamin D supplements ‘do not improve bone health’ for postmenopausal women

High-dose vitamin D supplements ‘do not improve bone health’ for postmenopausal women

A new study suggests that postmenopausal women taking vitamin D supplementation might not experience any of the expected benefits, such as improvements in bone mineral density, muscle mass or…

High-dose vitamin D supplements might not benefit postmenopausal women

High-dose vitamin D supplements might not benefit postmenopausal women

A new study suggests that postmenopausal women taking vitamin D supplementation might not experience any of the expected benefits, such as improvements in bone mineral density, muscle mass or…

Effects of spinach extract on satiety: feel full, curb cravings

A new study found in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition examines how consuming the concentrated extract of thylakoids found in spinach can reduce hunger and cravings.…

Starvation effects handed down for generations

Starvation effects handed down for generations

Third-generation nematode worms show signs of surviving famine Normal adult C. elegans nematode worms (above) are about 1 mm in length. Adults that had been starved for 8…

How Coca-Cola affects your body when you drink it

How Coca-Cola affects your body when you drink it

Sugary drinks are considered a major contributor to health conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. But have you ever wondered exactly what these beverages do to…

What happens to the body when you drink Coca-Cola?

What happens to the body when you drink Coca-Cola?

Sugary drinks are considered a major contributor to health conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay. But have you ever wondered exactly what these beverages do to…

Penn study questions presence in blood of heart-healthy molecules from fish oil supplements

Findings provide more data that fish oil supplements’ clear benefit is suspect The importance of a diet rich in fish oils – now a billion dollar food-supplement industry —…