Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

Placenta: A 'superfood' or a dietary fad?

Eating placenta, or placentophagy, is becoming increasingly popular among new moms. But does consuming this temporary organ really offer health benefits?

What is graviola and how is it used?

Graviola is hailed as a wonder herb, but does it live up to its hype? What are the health benefits? Here's what the research has to say.

How broccoli protects your gut

New research finds that broccoli might be beneficial for gastrointestinal health; it appears to regulate the microbiome and prevent leaky gut.

Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?

ADHD is difficult to treat. Over recent years, the impact of nutrition has come to the fore. New research investigates the potential use of micronutrients.

Everything you need to know about ketones

Ketone is a chemical produced by the body when fats are broken down for energy. In this article, we explain ketone tests and how to understand the results.

What you need to know about tocotrienols

Tocotrienols are a type of vitamin E nutrients. Learn where to find them in foods, and what the difference between them and vitamin E generally is, here.

Why does my breath smell like acetone?

Acetone breath, or breath that smells like nail polish remover, could indicate that a person has diabetes or another health condition. Learn more.

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