Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

Energy drinks: A gateway to drug use?

Researchers found that young adults who regularly consume energy drinks are at a higher risk of using stimulant drugs and drinking too much alcohol.

This is how taste keeps us safe

We expect the food we buy today to be safe, but this wasn't always the case. Find out how biology has primed us to pick up potentially poisonous tastes.

Could vitamin B-3 help to prevent melanoma?

A new review suggests that nicotinamide - a form of vitamin B-3 - could be a promising candidate for the prevention of melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer.

Why do onions make us cry?

Few can escape the wrath of the onion; the chemicals released in self-defense make us well up. Scientists shed light on the enzyme responsible.

Characteristics of metabolically unhealthy lean people

Compared to people who are of normal weight and metabolically healthy, subjects who are of normal weight but metabolically unhealthy (~20% of normal weight adults) have a more than three-fold higher...

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