Research has linked low vitamin D levels with a range of conditions, including bowel cancer. But, without magnesium, vitamin D may not function properly.
Over recent years, it has been clear that coffee protects against Parkinson's disease. A recent study tries to pin down the exact molecules involved.
Gold, frankincense, and myrrh are famous for one festive reason. In this feature, we ask whether any of them might harbor any health benefits.
Scientists have found a genetic link that explains why some people love the bitter taste of coffee. The findings might also offer clues to disease risks.
Cocoa was very important to our ancestors, and a new study reveals just how early they started to relish this treat, and where it really originated.
A study of older adults links blood markers of certain nutrients that are present in the Mediterranean diet to better cognition and brain connectivity.
As 2018 slowly but surely draws to a close, we give you an overview of some of the most read and thought-provoking medical research of this year.
People can reduce their overall body fat and strengthen and tone their butt and upper leg muscles by doing certain exercises and making lifestyle changes. In this article, we discuss exercises and other methods to help a person lose butt fat.
Inorganic nitrate, a compound present in celery, spinach, and rocket, may protect against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a new study shows.
The diet can have a significant impact on the brain's function. A brain-healthy diet, rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, can boost memory and learning while staving off neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease. Here, we look at the evidence for some of the best brain foods.
A bowel obstruction occurs when something blocks part of the small or large intestine. This blockage can be a serious problem if it is left untreated, so a person should speak to a doctor if they experience any of the symptoms. Learn more about these symptoms, the causes, treatment options, and diet tips here.
People can use cornstarch in cooking to thicken and stabilize foods. Substitutes include wheat flour, rice flour, xanthan gum, and arrowroot flour. Learn more about cornstarch substitutes here.
There are many ways to help balance hormones, including managing stress and maintaining healthful sleep, exercise, and dietary habits. Learn more about natural ways to balance hormones here.
Spirulina is blue-green algae often hailed as a superfood. It contains many key nutrients and may have wide-ranging benefits, including for blood pressure, diabetes, and removing toxic chemicals from the body. Learn more about the benefits of spirulina here.
Lysine is an essential amino acid that people need to obtain from their diet. In this article, we discuss the function, benefits, and risks of lysine and lysine supplements.
When someone has food poisoning, they may want to limit themselves to a bland diet to avoid irritating the stomach further. Many people recommend the BRAT diet as a good one to follow after food poisoning. Learn more about the best foods and drinks to consume and avoid after food poisoning here.
Loss of appetite can have many causes, including short-term infections, psychological or mental health conditions, cancers, and certain medications. In this article, we look at the causes and symptoms of appetite loss, along with treatments and home remedies.
A new study investigates whether a simple, brief intervention might help people avoid putting on extra pounds over the holiday season.
Kefir is credited with a range of health benefits. Recently, researchers tried to boost levels of one of its active ingredients using ultrasound.
The cardiovascular benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well-studied. A new paper asks exactly how this eating pattern might benefit heart health.