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Why does my breath smell like acetone?

Why does my breath smell like acetone?

People often associate strong smelling breath with the food someone has eaten or poor dental hygiene. But it may reveal much more than that. If a person’s breath smells like…

Omega-6 could lower type 2 diabetes risk by 35 percent

Omega-6 could lower type 2 diabetes risk by 35 percent

Researchers suggest that omega-6 fatty acids, which are found in soybean oil, could lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. Eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids could…

The 10 best food allergy apps

The 10 best food allergy apps

Food allergy apps can help you to determine what food products are safe for you to eat and those that could be problematic. If you have food allergies, the best…

What are the benefits of drinking hot water?

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. Boschmann, M., Steiniger, J., Hille, U., Tank, J., Adams, F., Sharma, A. M., . . . Jordan, J. (2003, December). Water-induced thermogenesis. The Journal…

Targeting vitamin D receptors could prevent type 2 diabetes

Targeting vitamin D receptors could prevent type 2 diabetes

Research suggests that targeting vitamin D receptors could protect the insulin-producing function of beta cells. Targeting vitamin D receptors in insulin-producing cells could be an effective way to prevent type…

Food addiction: What to know

Food addiction: What to know

Food addiction refers to when the need to eat becomes compulsive or uncontrollable. This compulsive behavior may be in response to an emotion, such as stress, sadness, or anger. The…

Childhood obesity rates rise 10-fold since the ’70s

Childhood obesity rates rise 10-fold since the ’70s

Around 124 million children and adolescents were found to be obese in 2016. A new report has looked at worldwide obesity rate trends over the past four decades, and it…

All you need to know about malanga

All you need to know about malanga

People in many parts of the world may not be familiar with malanga. However, this root vegetable has been farmed longer than many other plants. According to the University of…

Five benefits of fennel tea

Five benefits of fennel tea

In the Middle Ages, on Midsummer’s night, people hung fennel over doorways to protect the household from evil spirits. Although it is no longer used as a protective decoration, fennel…

Low calcium may raise cardiac arrest risk by twofold

Low calcium may raise cardiac arrest risk by twofold

Researchers have linked low blood calcium levels to an increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest. Calcium is best known for its role in bone health, but a new study suggests…