Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are a group of three essential amino acids. Research suggests that BCAAs can improve muscle mass and exercise performance. They may also benefit people with liver disease. Learn more here.
Ketosis is a metabolic state in which the body burns fat instead of carbohydrates. Some people use a ketogenic diet to help them lose weight. Learn how to get into ketosis faster here.
High-protein snacks that are beneficial for health include nuts, pulses, fish, and seeds. People can add many directly to their diet. Learn more about the best high-protein snacks here.
In this Spotlight feature, we give you an overview of some of the most remarkable nutrition-related research published in February 2019.
Vitamin D can improve bone, muscle, and immune system health. Foods with a high vitamin D content include oily fish, some mushrooms, and egg yolks. Learn more about the best dietary sources of vitamin D here.
Testosterone supplements may include injectable treatments or those that are transdermal, meaning people apply them to the skin. Learn more about testosterone supplements here.
Drinking juices can help relieve constipation due to their fiber, water, and nutrient content. In this article, we look at the best fruit juices for relieving constipation, why they work, and how to make them at home.
The occasional pale stool in adults is often not a cause for concern. However, long-lasting pale stool or stool that is white can indicate a serious issue with the liver, pancreas, or gallbladder. Learn more.
The MNT team jetted off to NYC for the company's year start meeting this month, where we discussed exciting plans for 2019 and beyond. Managing Editor Honor reveals more.
Water chestnuts are tuber vegetables that grow underwater. They are low in calories and contain antioxidants, and they can be a healthful addition to a balanced diet.
The use of GMO foods remains controversial. In this article, we discuss the pros and cons of growing and eating genetically modified organisms, including the effects on human health and the environment.
When trying to lose weight, it is important to choose nutritionally dense foods and to avoid those that are high in calories, sugars, and unhealthful fats but low in nutrients. Here, learn about 14 foods to avoid when dieting.
Constipation is a common problem that people can often treat at home by making dietary and lifestyle modifications. A popular home remedy for constipation is drinking prune juice. Learn whether prune juice is effective for treating constipation here.
Methylsulfonylmethane, or MSM, is a compound that may help with arthritis, joints, and muscle recovery. It is available in certain foods and supplement form. Learn more here.
A new study in mice shows a previously unknown effect of vitamin D deficiency on the brain. The findings may explain why vitamin D is key for brain health.
New research examines the protein intake, overall diet, and physical functioning of adults over the age of 51 living in the United States.
Individuals with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. According to a new study, eating nuts regularly might reduce the danger.
According to a recent study, eating more allium vegetables, such as garlic and onions, might reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
Finding the best way for older adults to lose weight safely can be challenging. A new study may help guide nutritional decisions in this population.
New research finds that eating 200 grams of blueberries every day can reduce blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health among healthy individuals.