Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

What are the benefits of nopal?

Learn about the nopal cactus, commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. This article looks at its nutritional content and possible health benefits.

What causes a sweet taste in the mouth?

Sugary foods can cause a temporary sweet aftertaste. However, a persistent sweet taste in the mouth can be a sign of a number of serious conditions.

What is a caffeine allergy?

In this article, we examine allergic reactions to caffeine, including the symptoms, causes, and what can be done to treat and prevent them.

All you need to know about xanthan gum

A look at xanthan gum, a food thickener with numerous health benefits. Included is detail on the potential risks of using it, along with the benefits.

Canola oil may worsen memory

A diet supplemented with canola oil worsened memory and led to weight gain in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.

How to reduce Christmas stress

Christmas is supposed to be the season of peace and goodwill, but it's often a source of stress, instead. Here are some tips for a stress-free Christmas.

What you should know about biotin-rich foods

A look at biotin-rich foods that can be added to the diet for a range of health benefits. Included is detail on types of fish, meat, and vegetables.

Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know

An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating certain foods and avoiding others in order to minimize the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases.

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