Nutrition
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…

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…

Red grape chemical may help prevent bowel cancer, but less is more

Resveratrol, a chemical found in red grapes, is more effective in smaller doses at preventing bowel cancer in mice than high doses, according to new research* published in…

Toward a safe antiobesity drug that could block fat absorption

To help address the global obesity epidemic, scientists are developing a new class of compounds called “micelle sequestrant polymers,” or MSPs, that could prevent fat particles from getting…

Gradual increase in salt intake linked to high blood pressure

Gradual increase in salt intake linked to high blood pressure

Even a small difference in dietary salt consumption among people who do not have hypertension “may result in critical differences in individual blood pressure after several years,”…

Could a sugar tax help combat obesity?

Following the BMA’s call for a 20% sugar tax to subsidise the cost of fruit and vegetables, experts in The BMJ this week debate whether a sugar…

Health

Ebola vaccine results ‘remarkable’

Ebola vaccine results ‘remarkable’

A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection and could transform…

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine

Teenagers and first-time students are being offered a vaccine against meningitis W Teenagers going to…

Ebola vaccine results ‘remarkable’

Ebola vaccine results ‘remarkable’

A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection and could transform…

Mental health services to get £143m

Mental health services to get £143m

The government is to invest £143m improving children’s mental health services in England this year.…

Ebola vaccine results ‘remarkable’

Ebola vaccine results ‘remarkable’

A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection and could transform…

HIV flushed out by cancer drug

HIV flushed out by cancer drug

HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer…

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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…