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Low vitamin D may hamper HIV treatment in adults

Low vitamin D may hamper HIV treatment in adults

HIV attacks the body’s CD4 cells, or T cells – a type of white blood cell that plays a major role in helping the immune system fight infection.…

Endurance athletes who ‘go against the grain’ become incredible fat-burners

Elite performance on a diet with minimal carbs represents a paradigm shift in sports nutrition. Elite endurance athletes who eat very few carbohydrates burned more than twice as much…

Moderate coffee drinking may prevent premature death

Moderate coffee drinking may prevent premature death

Incredible volumes of black gold are poured into our collective bodies on a daily basis, which makes the medical effects of coffee drinking a perpetual area of study. Now, new…

Heat and high pressure: new technique to process food

Researchers are investigating how to improve a century old technology of processing food. Could this method result in safer food products with better characteristics and an extended shelf life? …

Honey: Health Benefits, Uses and Risks

Honey: Health Benefits, Uses and Risks

Honey is a sweet food made by bees using nectar from flowers. Bees first convert the nectar into honey by a process of regurgitation and evaporation, then store it…

Healthy diet may reduce risk of ovarian cancer in African-American women

A healthy diet may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in African-American women, according to data presented at the Eighth American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Conference on the Science…

Diabetes dilemma: Most Europeans unsure how to reduce type 2 diabetes risk, research finds

Despite greater access to health information than ever before, new research illustrates many people remain confused about diet and lifestyle messages related to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.…

Have an apple-shaped body? You may be more susceptible to binge eating

Women with apple-shaped bodies – those who store more of their fat in their trunk and abdominal regions – may be at particular risk for the development of eating episodes…

3-D printing aids in understanding food enjoyment

Tasting food relies on food volatiles moving from the back of the mouth to the nasal cavity, but researchers have wondered why airflow doesn’t carry them in the other direction,…

Eat vanilla yogurt, be happy, says research

Eat vanilla yogurt, be happy, says research

Being pleasantly or unpleasantly surprised by the taste of something can change a person’s mood, according to research published in Food Research International. Vanilla yogurt elicited a positive emotional reaction…