Nutrition

Do you really think you’re a foodie?

Profiling the adventurous eater Think you’re a foodie? Adventurous eaters, known as “foodies,” are often associated with indulgence and excess. However, a new Cornell Food and Brand…

Digesting bread and pasta can release biologically active molecules

First study to reveal the molecules released when real samples of bread and pasta are digested in vitro Biologically active molecules released by digesting bread and pasta…

Consumers understand supplements help fill nutrient gaps, new survey shows

The vast majority of consumers recognize that multivitamins, calcium and/or vitamin D supplements can help fill nutrient gaps but should not be viewed as replacements for a healthy…

Benefits of vitamin B12 supplements for older people questioned

Vitamin B12 supplements offer no benefits for neurological or cognitive function in older people with moderate vitamin B12 deficiency, according to a new study published in the…

Study: Restaurant meals can be as bad for your waistline as fast food is

Study: Restaurant meals can be as bad for your waistline as fast food is

When Americans go out to eat, either at a fast-food outlet or a full-service restaurant, they consume, on average, about 200 more calories a day than when they…

Mandatory targets to cut salt would reduce excess heart disease deaths in deprived areas of England

Mandatory targets to reduce salt in processed food would help tackle inequalities in coronary heart disease that lead to excess deaths in deprived areas of England, according to…

Health

WHO ‘unfit for health emergencies’

WHO ‘unfit for health emergencies’

The World Health Organization (WHO) lacks the “capacity and culture” to deal with global health…

Ageing rates vary widely, says study

Ageing rates vary widely, says study

A study of people born within a year of each other has uncovered a huge…

Dementia support gaps ‘fail patients’

Dementia support gaps ‘fail patients’

Doctors have raised fresh concerns about the level of support people with dementia and their…

Mass vaccination call for rabies

Mass vaccination call for rabies

Greater effort needs to be put into vaccinating dogs against rabies in order to save…

Call for improved urinary catheters

Call for improved urinary catheters

Around one in five hospital patients are fitted with catheters A leading researcher says industry…

NHS ‘lags behind other nations’

The NHS lags behind other countries on preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates,…

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Fitness

Recipe: Healthy & Speedy Minestrone Soup

There are as many varieties of Minestrone (literally “BIG SOUP”) as there are people who cook it. My version is is created with speedy preparation…

Recipe: Shepard’s Pie with Mashed Potatoes/Squash

Shepard’s Pie consists of seasoned beef and vegetables that are topped with cheesy mashed potatoes and squash. Ingredients Meat and Vegetables 1 1/2 pounds…

Recipe: Honey Roasted Turkey

This is a simple holiday turkey recipe. Ingredients For the Brine: 2 cups of kosher salt 2 cups of honey 2 gallons…

Recipe: Garden Summer Pasta Salad

This easy to make summer salad is great to take to a patio party, or to make as a cool side dish for the family! Ingredients…