Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

The best diets for Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Learn about what foods to eat and what foods to avoid to help alleviate symptoms of Hashimoto’s disease. Do gluten-free or low-GI diets help?

Colorectal cancer: The importance of diet

Colorectal cancer is a common condition, and an unhealthful diet is a top risk factor. So, what should you eat for prevention and to aid treatment?

What are the effects of low albumin?

Albumin is the main protein in blood plasma and low levels can cause hypoalbuminemia. Here we look at the symptoms, the role of diet, and the outlook.

Vitamin D may protect against cancer

In a study of more than 33,000 Japanese adults, researchers found that a higher level of vitamin D could reduce the risk of cancer by a fifth.

What is a yeast allergy?

Yeast allergies are common and can range from mild to severe. How is this allergy diagnosed, and what foods should be avoided? We find answers.

Can you use baking soda to treat acne?

Baking soda is a popular method that many people use to help treat acne breakouts. But is it safe to use, or can it cause more harm than good?

Red wine compound may 'inhibit' poxviruses

A high concentration of resveratrol — which is a compound found in many food plants — can reduce replication of two poxviruses in human cells, study finds.

What is the average height for women?

A detailed look at the average heights for women around the world. We also explore how factors such as genetics and nutrition impact height.

How do you stop smelly farts?

Learn about different factors that can cause flatulence to produce a bad odor. We also look at tips for treating and preventing smelly farts.

Could eating more fish lower MS risk?

Diets rich in seafood and therefore omega-3 fatty acids bring many health benefits. A new study asks whether omega-3 can lower multiple sclerosis risk.

What to eat if you have multiple myeloma

Learn about specific nutrition strategies that can be used to treat common symptoms of multiple myeloma, such as kidney damage and anemia.

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