Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

Diabetes: Best diets for weight loss

Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight can help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar and prevent complications. Learn about the best diets to lose weight safely here.

What to know about supplements for muscles

There is evidence that some beneficial muscle-building supplements include protein, creatine, and caffeine. The best choice depends on a person’s needs. Learn more here.

What to know about the Whole30 diet

The Whole30 diet involves not eating grains, legumes, dairy, and specific other food groups for 30 days. It is safe to try for most people and may have health benefits. Learn more here.

What to know about raisins

Raisins have many nutritional benefits and can aid digestion, as well as improve eyesight. People can easily add them to their diet. Learn more about the benefits of raisins here.

What to know about silicon dioxide

Silicon dioxide is a food additive. It is generally safe and occurs in many leafy greens and other vegetables. Inhaling fine particles may cause adverse effects. Learn more here.

What are the benefits of pickles?

Pickles are vegetables that people put in jars with brine. Fermented pickles can have a variety of health benefits, as they encourage the growth of good bacteria in the gut. Learn more.

What to know about excessive burping

Excessive burping can occur as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), consuming certain foods, or aerophagia or supragastric belching. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more here.

What are the best fermented foods?

Fermented foods, including kombucha, miso, tempeh, and sauerkraut, offer a variety of health benefits. Learn about these fermented foods and others in this article.

Natural ways to lower cholesterol

High cholesterol levels can increase a person’s risk of heart disease. Natural ways to lower cholesterol include replacing trans fats and saturated fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, eating more soluble fiber, and exercising regularly. Learn more here.

Rice and obesity: Is there a link?

A new study that used data from 136 countries concludes that consuming more rice could reduce global obesity. However, significant questions remain.

Are there carbs in popcorn?

The majority of popcorn is carbohydrates, and people can consume it as part of a healthful diet. Learn more about how many carbs are in popcorn, and how to enjoy it here.