Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

Health benefits of elderberry

Elderberry fruit is a traditional natural remedy for colds and flus. Some research backs up these claims, though more research is needed. In this article, we look at the possible health benefits and risks of medicinal elderberries.

Top 5 natural antihistamines for allergies

Certain plant extracts and natural products may have antihistamine properties, meaning they can reduce allergy symptoms. Learn about five natural antihistamines, and what the evidence says here.

What makes whole grains so healthful?

It is well-known that whole grains are a healthful addition to anyone's diet, but understanding why has been a challenge. A new study lifts the lid.

Can probiotics help with psoriasis?

Probiotics feed the good bacteria in the gut. Keeping these bacteria healthy is essential in supporting the immune system and easing symptoms of inflammatory conditions, such as psoriasis. Here, we take a look at the research that links probiotics with psoriasis treatment.

Which foods are high in arginine?

Many foods contain arginine, including nuts, seeds, meats, and legumes. Learn about high-arginine foods and the health effects of this amino acid here.

Are probiotics good or bad for Crohn's disease?

Researchers are increasingly looking into whether probiotics can help reduce symptoms for people with inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn's disease. In this article, we look at the possible benefits and risks, as well as what the current research concludes.

What are the health benefits of bulletproof coffee?

Bulletproof coffee is a trending breakfast substitute that combines coffee, oil, and butter. Promoters of the drink claim it has a range of health benefits, including hunger prevention, lasting energy, and better mental focus. Here, we examine the pros and cons of this drink.

Can eating eggs help you lose weight?

Eggs are a low-calorie food rich in protein and nutrients. In this article, we describe how to use eggs for weight loss, including how many to eat and how to prepare them.

What are the benefits of nutritional yeast?

Nutritional yeast is full of vitamins and minerals, making it an excellent addition to a healthful diet. In this article, we look at the potential health benefits of nutritional yeast, which may include boosting energy levels and supporting the immune system. We also cover how to incorporate it into the diet.

Can some foods reduce estrogen in men?

High estrogen levels can lead to health problems in men. Could changing the diet help control estrogen levels? We look at the research.

What is enteritis?

Enteritis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the small intestine. There are several types, including infectious enteritis and radiation enteritis. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, and nausea. Treatment options include electrolyte solutions or medication in some cases. Learn more here.

What prebiotic foods should people eat?

Prebiotics work with probiotics in the body to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Many prebiotic foods are suitable for vegans, including almonds, savoy cabbage, garlic, chicory, and leeks. In this article, learn more about the best prebiotic foods for vegans.

Is Gatorade good or bad for you?

Gatorade contains electrolytes that rehydrate people after exercise, but it also contains sugar and artificial colors. Is Gatorade good or bad for people's health? We look at the research.

Is V8 good for you? What to know

V8 is a vegetable juice. It claims to contain high amounts of vitamins C and A, and provide 2 servings of vegetables in an 8-ounce glass. Is it really good for you? Find out here.

Letter from the Editor: Embracing change

As autumn settles in, Managing Editor Honor Whiteman discusses the importance of change and reflects on the improvements MNT have made this year.

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