Vegetarian Diets Associated With Lower Blood Pressure

Factors such as diet, body weight, physical activity and alcohol intake play a role in the risk of developing hypertension. Dietary modifications have been shown to be effective for preventing and managing hypertension. The authors analyzed seven clinical trials and...

Phthalates And Other Chemical Exposure Can Cause Obesity

Athens, Ga. – Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products could affect the amount of fat stored in the body, according to a study by University of Georgia researchers. Phthalates are chemicals found in everything from plastic products to soap to nail polish–they...

Skip The Liquid Detox Diet; Do This Instead

If you’re thinking about going on an all-liquid “detox,” stop! Drinking expensive juices or wasting your time blending up every vegetable you can find to consume in only liquid form won’t do much for you or your health. For the most part, the specialty “detox” foods...

High-Fat Diet Can Postpone Brain Aging: Study

New Danish-led research suggests that signs of brain aging can be postponed in mice if placed on a high-fat diet. In the long term, this opens the possibility of treatment of children suffering from premature aging and patients with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s...