Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

Could coffee stop clogged arteries?

Researchers have found that drinking at least three cups of coffee every day may prevent calcium from building up in the coronary arteries.

Foods you can eat after a colonoscopy

After having a colonoscopy, a person’s digestive system will require some time to recover. For a couple of days after the procedure, people will need to eat foods that are easy to digest. This article lists some foods that are suitable to eat, as well as those to avoid. It also gives tips for keeping the colon healthy.

How do you get rid of garlic or onion breath?

Garlic and onions add flavor to an extensive variety of foods and have many health benefits. However, both can cause bad breath, especially when eaten raw. This halitosis can last all day. Here, learn 12 easy ways to prevent or eliminate onion or garlic breath at home. We also discuss the science behind the odor.

Can pecans protect heart health?

A new study concludes that adding pecan nuts to the diet reduces the levels of markers that signal cardiovascular risk. Here, we delve into the details.

What are the soft food and mechanical soft food diets?

There are many reasons why someone may need to go on a soft food diet. Reasons might include surgery, cancer, difficulty swallowing, or dental problems. The diet should consist of a variety of foods that can be mashed or pureed. Read on find out which types of food to include, and tips for following this diet.

What could be the cause of morning diarrhea?

Diarrhea in the morning can have a range of potential causes, including lifestyle choices, a temporary illness, such as a virus or food poisoning, or an underlying condition, such as IBS or IBD. Read on to learn how to prevent it with some simple lifestyle changes, and how to treat it if there are medical reasons.

Can baking soda treat a UTI?

In this article, we take a closer look at how safe and effective baking soda is for treating urinary tract infections, otherwise known as UTIs. Also, we recommend other home remedies and treatments for the symptoms of UTIs, which can be uncomfortable and debilitating but are a common occurrence, especially for women.

What does a high MCHC mean?

MCHC levels are measured during a complete blood test to identify the amount of hemoglobin in a single blood cell. High levels of MCHC can indicate a range of conditions, such as liver disease and hemolytic anemia. It can also be a side effect of some medications. Learn about symptoms of high MCHC and how to treat it.

What foods can I eat after wisdom tooth extraction?

People are advised to eat soft or liquid foods after having a wisdom tooth removed. Learn about the best foods to eat after having this type of surgey, including soups, smoothies, and mashed vegetables. We also look at foods to avoid, other recovery self-care tips, and possible complications, such as dry socket.

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.

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