Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

Possible reasons weight loss is not working

Efforts to lose weight may not work for a range of reasons. A person may be following an ineffective fad diet, or consuming sugary drinks, or exercising more but making no dietary changes, for example. Learn more here.

15 healthful gluten-free meals to try

Making healthful, filling gluten-free meals is easier than many people think. In this article, we provide 15 gluten-free recipes that people can use to make breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.

Hypothyroidism: Foods to eat and avoid

Certain diets can improve hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, while others can make the symptoms worse. In this article, we look at which foods and nutrients to eat and avoid to improve the symptoms of hypothyroidism.

Why do I wake up hungry?

A person may wake up hungry because they did not eat enough or exercised heavily the day before. There are several other possible reasons. Here, learn more about waking up hungry and how to prevent it.

What to eat on the Indian diet

The Indian diet consists of eating vegetables, legumes, and rice. It can be healthful when people follow the diet in a balanced way. Learn more about the Indian diet here.

When to consume protein: The facts

Consuming protein is necessary for muscle growth and repair. There is no single best time for this, but rather it depends on individual goals. Learn more about when to have protein here.

What are the health benefits of jackfruit?

Jackfruit is a healthful source of essential nutrients, including vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fiber. Research suggests that substances in the fruit and plant may have a variety of health benefits. Cooked, unripe jackfruit is a popular meat substitute among vegetarians and vegans. Learn more here.

What to know about smoking and ulcerative colitis

Smoking has links to major health issues, but nicotine replacement products may help with ulcerative colitis. Some studies suggest that nicotine can ease symptoms in some people. Learn more here.

More evidence links weight gain to meal times

A recent study on obesity and weight gain finds that it is not just what we eat but when we eat it that is important. Evidence for this theory is mounting.

Why too much vitamin D can be a bad thing

Vitamin D is essential for good health. However, a new study has found that too much can have a negative effect on some members of the population.

Hot tea may raise esophageal cancer risk

A new, large prospective study suggests that people who regularly drink very hot tea may raise their risk of developing esophageal cancer.

Symptoms of caffeine withdrawal

Caffeine withdrawal symptoms can occur when a person abruptly stops consuming caffeine. Symptoms can last for a week or more and include headaches, fatigue, mood changes, concentration difficulties, and constipation. Learn more about caffeine withdrawal here.

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