Anti-Inflammatory Diets – Benefits & How to Follow

TOMATOES. EGGPLANTS. BELL peppers. What do all of these vegetables have in common? If you guessed they all caused inflammation, you’d be wrong. Sure, plenty of celebrities who claim to follow an anti-inflammatory diet avoid foods like nightshade vegetables. Tom Brady, for example, supposedly doesn’t eat (or didn’t, at one time) tomatoes, bell peppers, or … Read more

Malnutrition can be treated by encouraging the right gut bacteria

The best treatment for childhood malnutrition might seem obvious: more, and more nutritious, food. And the standard approach is indeed just that. Over the years, formulae for ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF)—bars and packets of paste intended for moderate cases and made from rice, lentils, sugar, soya oil and milk powder—and similar therapeutic food (RUTF), a … Read more

Mood swings: 4 nutritional deficiencies that can affect your mood | Health

You should probably listen to your mother when she tells you to eat homemade food instead of ordering from eatery – not just for a healthy body but also for balancing your mood and improving your mental health. Most mental health conditions from depression to anxiety are caused by inflammation in brain which causes the … Read more

5 Pastas Made With the Highest Quality Ingredients — Eat This Not That

Unfortunately, pasta gets a pretty bad reputation for being heavy and unhealthy. The nutritional value of many boxes is almost nonexistent due to excess preservatives and/or low-quality or refined grains, regardless of the noodle shape. That’s not to say there aren’t good quality pasta options out there, in fact, you may just need to learn … Read more

5 Things Dietitians Eat When They Want to Boost Their Mood

You probably already know that what you eat and drink can influence your mental wellness. From daily stressors to anxiety, depression, ADHD and chronic stress, the nutrients you put into your body have the potential to help, or hinder, how you feel and think. With this in mind we asked a handful of dietitians what … Read more

Potential cancer breakthrough as scientists finally discover how tumours ‘hijack’ healthy cells

Potential cancer breakthrough as scientists finally discover how tumours ‘hijack’ healthy cells to spread around the body Cancer cells ‘hijack’ a process used by healthy cells to spread around the body  Metastasis — when cancer spreads — has been incredibly difficult to prevent  Researchers have found it hard to identify key drivers of this process … Read more

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: A breakthrough in insomnia drugs thanks to sleepy dogs! 

Do you struggle to stay alert during the day and find yourself drifting, involuntarily, off to sleep when you’re watching TV or doing something monotonous? If so, you are probably sleeping badly at night. Common reasons for that include stress, snoring and sleep apnoea (where breathing stops and starts during sleep). But you may also … Read more