Essential fats found in fish and nuts are tied to many protective health benefits. Researchers found they may also slow decline of lung function and prolong the lives of pulmonary fibrosis patients.
Although you get your fatty acid levels routinely checked at the doctor’s, rarely do clinicians and researchers consider the effects of their potentially harmful byproducts.
The turkey doesn’t have to be the star this Thanksgiving. Vegetable side dishes are packed with nutrients − depending on how you prepare them, they can help keep you energized this holiday season.
If you try supplements, you still need to eat a healthy diet, exercise, reduce your stress, quit smoking and get enough sleep. Even then, they may still not be enough.
To understand the origins of the Yorkshire pudding Christmas dinner debate we need to turn the clock back to the time when the original pudding was first created.
An occasional butter board with friends is unlikely to cause any harm.
Studies show that most people who are overweight or obese are also chronically dehydrated.
The preparation of ancient meals in prehistoric West Africa combined vegetables, pulses, tubers and, possibly, herbs and spices.
The average person is likely to be able to survive on a hunger strike for two months, provided they are drinking water. Here’s how the human body can manage for so long without food.
With hand-washing top of mind, soap is an integral part of keeping clean. But people through the ages relied on earlier forms of soap more for cleaning objects than for personal hygiene.
It’s been trendy for some time – but these nuts are filled with saturated fat.
A new study shows that most young adults know about the connection between omega-3 fats and brain and heart health. Despite this, only two out of five reported buying or eating omega-3 foods.
There’s some logic in eating and avoiding certain foods if you have endometriosis. And there are some studies that confirm this logic, but then others seem to refute it. And everyone is unique too.
Current cholesterol tests in the UK are outdated and are putting lives at risk.
We need to delve into the mucky complexities of fats, oils and greases in and beyond the home.
Depending on the overall quality of your diet and intake of saturated fats, you may need to swap your butter for margarine.
It’s all about what you do after you indulge.
Chemicals have a bad rap these days. But the fact is that everything is made of chemicals. Here are some of the chemicals at work in your kitchen.
Drinking olive oil might not sound appetising but there is strong evidence it has greater health benefits than low-fat diets.
New research claims banning trans fats could save thousands of lives. The reality is we’ve already moved on.