Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

What to know about burdock root

A look at burdock root, a plant native to North Asia and Europe with many medicinal uses. Included is detail on side effects and how to use it effectively.

What are the benefits of chamomile tea?

A look at the possible benefits of chamomile tea. Included is information on chamomile tea safety and the scientific mechanism of action it causes.

Nuts strengthen your brain, EEG study shows

A new study used an electroencephalogram to examine the brain waves of regular nut consumers. Strong associations with cognition and immunity were found.

Is vegetarianism the natural option?

Were humans designed to eat meat? Did we evolve to consume other creatures? Is flesh eating enshrined in our DNA? Here, we discuss these divisive queries.

What you can and can't eat on the bland diet

The bland diet is a diet where people consume soft foods that are easy on the digestive system. Included is detail on studies and whether the diet is safe.

Nuts may protect against heart disease

New research focuses on the benefits that different nut types have on cardiovascular health. Regular consumption may keep heart disease at bay.

Can diabetics eat bananas?

Learn about how eating bananas can affect your blood sugar, as well as how to get potassium without compromising a healthful diabetes diet.

No sugar diet plan: What you need to know

Whether cutting sugar out of the diet completely or simply cutting back on sugar, we have eight important tips for following a no sugar diet.

What are the benefits of konjac?

In this article, learn about the potential health benefits of konjac, including diabetes management, lowering cholesterol, and treating constipation.

Mushrooms may help you fight off aging

New research examines 13 species of mushroom and finds high concentrations of antioxidants that may stave off aging and cognitive decline.

Banana allergy: What you need to know

A banana allergy occurs when a person's immune system reacts to a protein in bananas, causing a variety of symptoms. Learn more in this article.

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