Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

MSG: More than just a food additive

Monosodium glutamate is a commonly used but controversial food additive, with important functions in the brain and the gut.

Ten foods high in magnesium

Magnesium is found in many different foods. Although magnesium deficiency is rare, many Americans don’t get as much of the mineral as they should.

A2 milk: What you need to know

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.

How many carbs should I eat a day?

Carbohydrates - or “carbs” - are foods that your body uses to produce glucose, a source of energy. There are two types of carbs: complex and simple.

How much water you need to drink

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?

The best calorie counter apps of 2016

There are many digital ways to support a diet plan. Find out the most timely, well-reviewed, and impactful weight loss and calorie management apps.

13 low-carb fruits and vegetables

Fruit tends to have a higher carbohydrate content than most vegetables, because of the naturally occurring sugars - they’re sweeter, after all.

Is carbonated water bad for you?

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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