Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

How to increase your metabolism

Many factors influence the speed of a person’s metabolism, including their muscle mass, activity level, and genetics. There are several ways to boost metabolism, including eating at regular times, trying high-intensity interval training, and reducing stress. Here, learn about these and other strategies.

Can eating too much fruit cause type 2 diabetes?

Risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes include being overweight and having high blood sugar levels. Although fruit does contain sugar, eating it as part of a balanced and healthful diet is unlikely to cause diabetes. Learn more here.

Probiotic foods: What to know

Probiotics foods contain live, healthful bacteria that may help promote better gut health. In this article, we list the best probiotic foods and ways to incorporate them into the diet.

How do you lose belly fat?

Belly fat, or excess fat around the abdomen, has causes that include lack of exercise, poor diet, and stress. Being more active, improving nutrition, getting better sleep, and cutting alcohol intake can all help people to shed belly fat. Learn more about the causes of belly fat, and how best to lose it, here.

Vitamin A supplements could harm bone health

Vitamin A is necessary in supporting your health, but can it jeopardize the strength of your bones, and if so, when? A new study answers these questions.

Health benefits of elderberry

Elderberry fruit is a traditional natural remedy for colds and flus. Some research backs up these claims, though more research is needed. In this article, we look at the possible health benefits and risks of medicinal elderberries.

Top 5 natural antihistamines for allergies

Certain plant extracts and natural products may have antihistamine properties, meaning they can reduce allergy symptoms. Learn about five natural antihistamines, and what the evidence says here.

What makes whole grains so healthful?

It is well-known that whole grains are a healthful addition to anyone's diet, but understanding why has been a challenge. A new study lifts the lid.

Can probiotics help with psoriasis?

Probiotics feed the good bacteria in the gut. Keeping these bacteria healthy is essential in supporting the immune system and easing symptoms of inflammatory conditions, such as psoriasis. Here, we take a look at the research that links probiotics with psoriasis treatment.

Which foods are high in arginine?

Many foods contain arginine, including nuts, seeds, meats, and legumes. Learn about high-arginine foods and the health effects of this amino acid here.

Are probiotics good or bad for Crohn's disease?

Researchers are increasingly looking into whether probiotics can help reduce symptoms for people with inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn's disease. In this article, we look at the possible benefits and risks, as well as what the current research concludes.

What are the health benefits of bulletproof coffee?

Bulletproof coffee is a trending breakfast substitute that combines coffee, oil, and butter. Promoters of the drink claim it has a range of health benefits, including hunger prevention, lasting energy, and better mental focus. Here, we examine the pros and cons of this drink.

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