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The Illegal Ingredients in Your Dietary Supplements – Sumathi Reddy

Consumers are taking dietary supplements with illegal—and potentially harmful ingredients, a growing body of evidence shows. A new study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine this week found experimental stimulants in dietary supplements both before and after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued public warnings about the stimulants. The stimulants aren’t approved for human … Continue reading The Illegal Ingredients in Your Dietary Supplements – Sumathi Reddy

Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong – Michael Hobbes

From the 16th century to the 19th, scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be startled to death by a loud noise. … Continue reading Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong – Michael Hobbes

Blood Pressure Medication Recall: What Is In This That May Cause Cancer – Bruce Y. Lee

Do you have an idea of what is in these blood pressure medications? Take away the "I" from an idea and you've got a NDEA. That's the chemical that seems to have contaminated certain lots of a type of blood pressure medication. NDEA is short for N-nitrosodiethylamine. PubChem describes NDEA as a "synthetic light-sensitive, volatile, … Continue reading Blood Pressure Medication Recall: What Is In This That May Cause Cancer – Bruce Y. Lee

Cardiologists Reveal the 15 Foods They Never Eat – Julia Mullaney

It’s easy to get caught up in all of the different diet trends in the world today. But what should you actually avoid eating? According to cardiologists, the following foods should be off limits. Here are the top 15 foods cardiologists never eat. Want to keep your heart and cardiovascular system healthy for years to … Continue reading Cardiologists Reveal the 15 Foods They Never Eat – Julia Mullaney

A Diet Strategy That Counts Time, Not Calories – Sumathi Reddy

Stop counting calories. It’s the clock that counts.That’s the concept behind time-restricted feeding, or TRF, a strategy increasingly being studied by researchers as a tool for weight-loss, diabetes prevention and even longevity. In TRF, you can eat whatever you want and as much as you want—just not whenever you want. Daily food intake should be … Continue reading A Diet Strategy That Counts Time, Not Calories – Sumathi Reddy

The Dangers of Eating Late at Night – Jamie A. Koufman

ACID REFLUX is an epidemic affecting as many as 40 percent of Americans. In addition to heartburn and indigestion, reflux symptoms may include postnasal drip, hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, chronic throat clearing, coughing and asthma. Taken together, sales of prescribed and over-the-counter anti-reflux medications exceed $13 billion per year.The number of people with acid reflux has … Continue reading The Dangers of Eating Late at Night – Jamie A. Koufman

Many Intermittent Fasters Skip Breakfast Here’s Why That’s Not a Good Idea – Ellie Krieger

As if there isn’t enough whiplash-inducing nutrition advice out there, now skipping breakfast is being lauded by some as a good thing. The meal has become a casualty of a popular diet called intermittent fasting, which requires going extended periods of time without eating. The diet is such a big trend that, according to an … Continue reading Many Intermittent Fasters Skip Breakfast Here’s Why That’s Not a Good Idea – Ellie Krieger

Diabetes The Rice Is Worse Than Any Sugary Drinks – Salma Khalik

The health authorities have identified one of their top concerns as they wage war on diabetes: white rice. It is even more potent than sweet soda drinks in causing the disease. Sharing his battle plan to reduce the risk of diabetes, Health Promotion Board chief executive Zee Yoong Kang said that obesity and sugary drinks … Continue reading Diabetes The Rice Is Worse Than Any Sugary Drinks – Salma Khalik

Fit In My 40s You Could Do a Workout Using Only Your Body & Resistance Bands – The Guardian

The first thing you need for a home workout is a really tidy house. I’m not remotely house proud, but I can’t do even half a sit-up if I can see an empty yoghurt pot under the sofa (and I always can). So while, in theory, learning how to get fit under your own steam … Continue reading Fit In My 40s You Could Do a Workout Using Only Your Body & Resistance Bands – The Guardian

How to Introduce Flavor Into Your Kid’s Sad, Bland Diet – Michelle Woo

My five-year-old daughter has declared that ketchup is “spicy.” She prefers foods in shades of beige. Her ideal dinner rotation would be something like dino nuggets and peas, cheese pizza and peas, plain udon noodles and peas, tater tots and peas, and ice cream and peas. As a mom who was once a food writer, … Continue reading How to Introduce Flavor Into Your Kid’s Sad, Bland Diet – Michelle Woo

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