Intermittent fasting could have an array of health benefits, but as of yet there are no long-term studies into its effects.
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Proponents of intermittent fasting say the clock can help you win the battle of the bulge. But the science behind it is a little more complicated.
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A traffic light labelling system and making sustainable dishes the default menu option boosted their popularity.
Food prescriptions provide patients with vouchers that can be spent on fruits and vegetables.
Food security is crucial to disease prevention and management, so prescribing healthy foods and reducing barriers to better diets makes sense. But food prescriptions should not be immune to scrutiny.
A new study on intermittent fasting didn’t find much of an effect, but the participants usual diet patterns may have something to do with it.
Meat has been a marker of class and gender divides and has sparked scientific revolutions.
Meat has been a marker of class and gender divides, sparked scientific revolutions and has been at the centre of wars.
Cardiac rehab is an outpatient chronic disease management program covering exercise, diet, lifestyle and psychosocial elements in hour-long sessions about twice per week over several months.
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Cardiac rehabilitation is a low-cost approach with proven benefits for heart patients, that drastically lowers future cardiac risks. So why do only 10 to 25 per cent of heart patients access it?
The king of spices has many health benefits – in rats, at least.
Eating half an avocado twice a week could slash your risk of getting heart disease.
Some ‘influencers’ are pushing a raw-meat diet. Here’s why you should avoid it.
When the main circadian clock in the brain is out of sync with eating rhythms, it impacts the brain’s ability to function fully.
Healthy eating is not just what you eat, but when you eat. Eating rhythms that are in sync with the circadian clock can benefit general well-being and may have a protective effect against mental illness.
Meatless Monday inspiration: Lentil bolognese, from the Guelph Family Health Study’s plant-based proteins cookbook.
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Why is plant-based eating important? There are health, environmental and financial benefits of plant-based diets. Here are some great ways to start eating more plant-based foods.
Eating more plant-based foods is great for your health, for farm animals and the environment.
Fermented foods – such as sauerkraut and kefir – help your gut stay healthy.
A new review of the evidence found long-term low-carb dieters lost just under a kilo more weight than other dieters. But they could be missing out on some important nutrients.
Substituting one food for another – no matter the reason – may not result in a healthier choice.
Changing diet at age 60 could increase life expectancy by eight years.
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Diets high in legumes, whole grains, nuts and less red and processed meat were shown to be more beneficial for longevity.
Exposure to healthy nutrition from adolescence can set the stage for a healthy life ahead and good dietary habits.
Adolescence lies between childhood and adulthood, but adolescents are neither big children nor little adults. They have increased food requirements to support their rapid physical growth and maturation.
Some studies have demonstrated that a significant number of obese people are metabolically healthy, leading to the contention that one could be healthy at any size.
Some obese people lack the classic metabolic risk factors of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar linked with obesity. But are they still at risk for heart disease and diabetes?
Ripe berries and sugar crystals are both sweet, but one offers much more than just calories.
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Sugar gets a bad rap, but exactly which sugar is meant? Nutrient-dense sweet ripe fruits are a far cry from refined table sugar – and their differences can have big health implications.
Health and well-being come in many forms, including finding solitude and connection with nature.
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The new year is a perfect time to adopt new health habits and routines. These four scholars reflect on the ways that they overcame the pandemic blues to get fit.