Health 2020-03-27T19:53:00Z

As people across the globe are told to stay inside, many are turning to alcohol — but it could be making you sick

A quarantini may be a fun idea, but drinking too many as a coping mechanism during the coronavirus pandemic is unlikely to do you any favors.
Health 2020-03-26T21:35:00Z

What is a low residue diet and what you can eat on it

A low residue diet is meant to help you recover from diarrhea and other digestive issues. Here's what you can and cannot eat on it.
Health 2020-03-25T18:13:42Z

The best canned foods for emergencies and what you should be stocking up on

When you are stocking up on non-perishable items, think about including high-protein items like canned tuna, salmon, and beans.
Health 2020-03-25T17:50:00Z

Intermittent fasting may be a bad idea during the coronavirus pandemic, according to experts

Intermittent fasting and other diets that restrict calorie intake could just put additional stress on your body during an already-challenging time.
Health 2020-03-23T20:34:00Z

Coronavirus anxiety and quarantining could increase eating disorder risk. Here's what to look out for.

Social distancing, stockpiling, and quarantining to prevent the coronavirus could put people increased risk of disordered eating.
Food 2020-03-18T13:46:00Z

6 pasta alternatives to try if you want to cut down on carbs

Whether you're trying out the keto diet or are just looking for some substitutes for this popular dish, here are some great low-carb options.
Health 2020-03-15T14:35:44Z

What is magnesium good for: Benefits, daily value, sources, deficiency

Magnesium is a vital macromineral that helps the human body repair DNA, build protein, and mentally process information efficiently.
Health 2020-03-13T22:29:00Z

Why the Noom diet is proven to help people lose weight

Early studies indicate that nearly 80% of people who use Noom will lose weight with the help of Noom's support groups and dietitians.
Health 2020-03-13T22:04:00Z

What is OMAD diet: Why eating one meal a day isn't recommended by experts

The one-meal-a-day (OMAD) diet is an extreme form of intermittent fasting where you fast for 23 hours in between meals.
Health 2020-03-12T22:03:12Z

What is considered obese and why it doesn't always mean poor health

Those with a BMI of 30 or greater are considered obese. But they can reduce the risk of disease with regular exercise and leading an active lifestyle.
Health 2020-03-12T15:49:59Z

How to lose visceral fat around your mid-section for a healthier life

What you need to know about what causes visceral fat, how to tell when you have too much of it, and steps you can take to get rid of a flabby tummy.
Health 2020-03-11T15:23:00Z

Vitamins and supplements won't protect you from the coronavirus despite immune-boosting claims

Some wellness brands are advertising vitamins and herbal supplements to boost your immune system but they aren't proven to prevent the coronavirus.
Health 2020-03-10T13:10:44Z

How much water are you supposed to drink a day, debunking the 8 cups-a-day myth

You may not need 8 cups of water a day. To stay hydrated, make sure you're getting enough fluids in the day and not just glasses of water.
Health 2020-03-09T16:24:00Z

Cooking with olive oil instead of butter or margarine is good for your heart, research finds

A new study has found replacing butter or margarine with olive oil improves heart health, reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease by 5%.
Health 2020-03-09T15:55:25Z

What is vitamin D good for: Bone, brain, and immune system health

Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium, build strong muscles, maintain a healthy immune system, and prevent neurodegenerative conditions.
Health 2020-03-06T22:27:20Z

All the ways corn gets into your food and how to reap the most nutritional value from corn

The most nutritional versions of corn are the least processed. Unprocessed corn can be a good source of vital nutrients like magnesium and potassium.
Health 2020-03-06T20:13:56Z

What are the symptoms of magnesium deficiency and how to treat it

The early symptoms of magnesium deficiency are loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, and weakness.
Health 2020-03-05T12:38:00Z

Eating a low-carb diet may help prevent brain aging according to a new study, but nutritionists aren't convinced

The study also suggests brain aging could start much younger than previously thought, with people as young as 47 showing signs.
Health 2020-03-04T21:54:14Z

What is the SIBO diet and how it can help reduce bloating, gas, and diarrhea

The SIBO diet is designed for those with a condition called small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, which has symptoms like excess gas and diarrhea.
Health 2020-03-04T21:25:30Z

What to do after eating too much to reduce fat storage and heartburn

The average American consumes 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. Even if it's not a holiday, here are tips to feel better after eating too much.
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