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Eat protein before carbohydrates to lower post-meal glucose

Eat protein before carbohydrates to lower post-meal glucose

In a new study, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, NY, found that the order in which different types of food are consumed has a…

New Zealand blackcurrants good for the brain

Research has shown that New Zealand blackcurrants are good for keeping us mentally young and agile, a finding that could have potential in managing the mental decline associated with aging…

Got acne? Lay off the B12

Vitamin B12 tweaks how genes behave in the facial bacteria of some people who normally enjoy clear skin. The activity changes of the facial bacteria promote inflammation and lead to…

Too hot to handle: how to avoid heat-related illness

Too hot to handle: how to avoid heat-related illness

Hot weather can be extremely pleasant and relaxing, but it also comes with its dangers. Sometimes, the human body is unable to handle exposure to extreme heat and maintain…

Food order has significant impact on glucose and insulin levels

Eating protein and vegetables before carbohydrates leads to lower post-meal glucose and insulin levels in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, Weill Cornell Medical College researchers found in a…

‘Fitness’ foods may cause consumers to eat more and exercise

Weight-conscious consumers are often drawn to foods such as Clif Bars and Wheaties, whose packaging suggests that they promote fitness. But according to a new study in the Journal of…

Getting children to embrace healthy food

Researchers at the University of Bonn: attractive packaging makes identical products taste better If the packaging has an appealing design, primary school children also reach for healthy foods. This…

3-5 cups of coffee per day may reduce CVD mortality risk by up to 21 percent

A EuroPRevent session report by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee highlights the potential role of coffee consumption in reducing CVD mortality risk Drinking 3-5 cups of coffee…

Diets high in fat, sugar may reduce cognitive functioning by altering gut bacteria

Diets high in fat, sugar may reduce cognitive functioning by altering gut bacteria

A diet high in fat or sugar may do more than expand our waistlines. A new study by researchers from Oregon State University finds such diets may lead to reduced…

Parkinson: risk of illness is one-third lower in coffee consumers

Coffee consumers seem to be better protected against the risk of developing Parkinson’s Disease than non-coffee drinkers. This conclusion was reached by an extensive Portuguese meta-analysis which was presented…