Low Calorie Sweeteners Ineffective Against Weight Loss

Low Calorie Sweeteners Ineffective Against Weight Loss

People who try to shed off the excess pounds are led to believe that taking low-calorie sweeteners may be able to help. But recent studies have indicated that this may not be entirely true. In fact, recent research show that low-calorie sweeteners may even be a factor to increased body mass index as well as […]

Common Signs Of Low Potassium Levels

Common Signs Of Low Potassium Levels

The human body requires different nutrient levels at different times in order to perform at its most optimum. Deficiencies of certain nutrients can have an effect on certain functions of the body in one way or another. Potassium is one essential mineral that the body requires to function properly. The body needs potassium in order […]

Drinking Coffee Can Help Reduce Liver Damage Caused By Alcohol 

Drinking Coffee Can Help Reduce Liver Damage Caused By Alcohol 

This is another one for the coffee lovers. A recent study suggests that drinking more coffee may be able to reduce the damage on the liver caused by drinking too much alcohol. The findings stem from a review of nine previously published studies where researchers from Southampton University in the UK analyzed data collected from […]

Signs Of Gluten Intolerance You May Not Know About

Signs Of Gluten Intolerance You May Not Know About

Gluten intolerance is a condition where the body may have a sensitivity to gluten, a type of protein found in wheat, rye, barley and other grains. There are about 55 diseases associated with gluten. Around 99 percent of people with gluten sensitivity or intolerance do not know they have it. Here are some of the […]

Study: Energy Drinks Alter Normal Heart Function

Study: Energy Drinks Alter Normal Heart Function

People drink energy drinks in order to stay alert and keep their energy up when they feel a bit tired or sluggish. Many think that such drinks are good for you. But recent reports have seen many people hospitalized because of overconsumption of the beverage. It may not be as safe as it is supposed […]

Drinking Coffee Can Cut Liver Cancer Risk

Drinking Coffee Can Cut Liver Cancer Risk

Coffee lovers have another thing to smile about. Despite the supposed health risks that drinking this popular beverage is said to have, there are also certain health benefits that it can offer. According to researchers, coffee drinking can help cut down the risk of liver cancer. Researchers from the Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri […]

Common Nutrition Myths

Common Nutrition Myths

There are many people who are very serious when it comes to nutrition and their health. That is why it is important that they know the differences between the facts and the myths regarding nutrition that may have an effect on their health over time. Here are some of the more common nutrition myths that […]

Benefits Of Fish Oil

Benefits Of Fish Oil

Fish oil has long been known to offer several health benefits. Commonly used as a food supplement, fish oil provides a number of essential nutrients that the body uses for a number of vital bodily functions. These same nutrients also provide other added benefits: Omega-3 Fatty Acids One of the more popular nutrients associated with […]

Study Finds Vitamin D To Help Fight Colds

Study Finds Vitamin D To Help Fight Colds

Researchers at the University of Tampere in Finland indicated that Vitamin D may actually help fight off colds and the flu. Their finding may also provide some evidence on how the said nutrient may also help guard against respiratory infections. Men given a daily supplement of vitamin D over a six month period were more […]

Common Foods That You Should Avoid

Common Foods That You Should Avoid

Processed foods have become quite a staple in most households. The fact that they are more convenient as well as easier to store and buy at the supermarket makes them quite an easy addition to the regular grocery list. But consuming such foods come with a price that may affect your health. They might contain certain compounds that may eventually have grave consequences on your health. Here are some of the more common processed foods that you should try to avoid as much as possible.Canned Tomatoe…