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What is A2 milk? This new milk on the market is supposedly healthier and easy to digest, but what is the truth? We look at the research.
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We've always been told we should drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day to stay healthy. But what does the latest research say?
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Carbonated drinks are said to increase calcium loss from the bones, cause tooth decay, and trigger irritable bowel syndrome. How true are these claims?
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Honey and cinnamon are often touted as natural weight loss solutions. How effective are they and what evidence is there to support their use?
A high-fat diet not only creates health problems for expectant mothers, but new research in an animal model suggests it alters the development of the brain and endocrine system of their offspring and...
Titanium dioxide - a pigment used in foods, cosmetics, and medicines - could compound IBD symptoms. It should be avoided by patients, researchers suggest.
Having a sugar-sweetened drink with a high-protein meal may negatively affect energy balance, alter food preferences and cause the body to store more fat, according to a study published in the open...
Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
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Researchers find that weight gain may overstrain the heart muscle, which, in time, could lead to heart failure. Weight management could reduce this risk.
An evaluation of efforts designed to reduce how many sugary drinks we consume shows some success in changing younger people's habits but warns they cannot be the only way to cut consumption.