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.
Studying the genetic aspects of fatty liver disease can help identify its causes and consequences and find new treatments.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is surprisingly common, affecting about one in four adults. Eating processed foods and sugary drinks can increase the risk of developing the disease.
Eating more fruits, vegetables and nuts can make a meaningful impact on a person’s health – and the planet’s too.
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A new study puts numbers to the health and environmental benefits – or impacts – of individual foods and shows how small changes can make a significant difference.
How many times a day do you use soap?
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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.
A mix of fats, such as those found in nuts, avocados, salmon and olives, could be healthy and more satisfying.
When did eating become so confusing? In the 1960s, studies began to show a link between heart disease and dietary fat, and fat was demonized. As it turns out, fat is nuanced and may not be so bad.
Increasing the amount of exercise is one way to use the energy stored in fat cells, or to ‘burn’ fat.
Trainers and fitness gurus often tell their charges how to ‘burn fat.’ But what does that actually involve? Here’s a Speed Read on something that actually takes a fairly long time.
Exposure to omega-3 fatty acids during a child’s early years may play a role in reducing breast cancer risk later in life.
New research suggests omega-3s from seafood to be more effective at reducing breast cancer risk than those from plant-based sources.
The type of fatty acid is what’s most important when choosing a spread.
Depending on the overall quality of your diet and intake of saturated fats, you may need to swap your butter for margarine.
Few people know what fatty acids are, which ones are harmful or beneficial, and how to identify them.
Despite the increase in cardiovascular disease in the developing world, not enough is being been done to improve public awareness of the benefits and harms of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ fatty acids.
Don’t give it to grandad.
Most people are aware of the benefits of breastmilk, but few are aware of the risks.