Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

How much fiber is too much?

Eating too much fiber can cause bloating, gas, and constipation. Find out how much fiber is too much and how to relieve symptoms in this article.

Why do I have red diarrhea? Six causes

While diarrhea is unpleasant, it is not often a sign of something serious. Red or bloody diarrhea, however, may be a sign of an underlying health problem.

Can beets tackle Alzheimer's at its root?

Harmful formations in the brains of people with Alzheimer's might be responsible for much of the neural damage. Can a beet-derived pigment prevent the harm?

What causes white specks in my poop?

What do white specks in stool indicate? Are there other symptoms to consider? We find answers and discuss treatment and prevention. Learn more here.

Could omega-6 fatty acids help us live longer?

A study finds that higher blood levels of linoleic acid — the most common omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid — are linked to lower risk of premature death.

Top ten foods for healthy eyes

Foods rich in certain nutrients can have a powerful effect on eye health. Read about 10 foods for healthy eyes, other eye health tips, and warning signs.

What are the best teas for health?

Do you enjoy tea for its flavor or the soothing feeling brought by holding a steaming cup? In this Spotlight, we tell you which brews are best for heath.

Why do I get a pain in my back after eating?

A range of issues can cause back pain after eating, including poor posture, ulcers, and even a heart attack. Learn about symptoms and prevention here.

Why do I have a salty taste in my mouth?

A long-lasting salty taste can signal an underlying illness, infection, or hormone deficiency. Learn more about causes and treatments here.

The best diets for Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Learn about what foods to eat and what foods to avoid to help alleviate symptoms of Hashimoto’s disease. Do gluten-free or low-GI diets help?

Colorectal cancer: The importance of diet

Colorectal cancer is a common condition, and an unhealthful diet is a top risk factor. So, what should you eat for prevention and to aid treatment?