Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

How often should you poop each day?

A look at how many times you should poop a day, including what is normal and abnormal, factors affecting how often you go, and when to see a doctor.

Eggplant allergy: What you need to know

Allergies to eggplant, or aubergine, are fairly uncommon. In this article, learn about the symptoms of eggplant allergies, as well as other foods to avoid.

Why do we get hungry?

Find out how our stomachs and brains know that it's time for our next meal, and why we might reach for a tasty-looking snack even if we are not hungry.

Life hacks: How to cope with night shifts

Night shifts can be tough on both the mind and body. We have compiled tips to help you prepare for, survive, and recover from working unsociable hours.

What causes salt cravings?

Salt cravings are usually the result of simple factors, such as boredom or stress. Sometimes, salt cravings can be tied to a medical condition. Learn more.

Distracted? Blame that donut

Candy bars, cheese, hot dogs, and other high-calorie foods are twice as likely to distract us from a task than healthful foods, researchers find.

What is anisocytosis?

Learn all about anisocytosis, a condition that often occurs alongside anemia. We take a look at its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Can diabetics eat watermelon?

Watermelon is healthful and hydrating but contains plenty of natural sugars. Is it safe for people with diabetes to eat? Find out here.

Stevia: Does it have any side effects?

Stevia is a zero-calorie sweetener that many people use to reduce their calorie intake. In this article, we look at the risks and side effects.

All you need to know about water fasting

A look at water fasting, eating no food and drink only water for a set period. Included is detail on safety, the scientific research, and what to expect.

Five ways to boost your memory

Whether you want to stay sharp in the workplace or protect your cognitive abilities as you age, we have found some memory-boosting tips that can help you.

Vitamin D might prevent type 1 diabetes

Higher levels of vitamin D in infancy and childhood may protect children against islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes, a new study suggests.

What are the nutritional benefits of polenta?

Polenta is cooked cornmeal that can be eaten as a side dish or used in a variety of recipes, from bread to desserts. What are its nutritional benefits?

Benefits of fish oil for arthritis

Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which may help reduce inflammation. Could fish oil be beneficial in the treatment of arthritis?

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