Consumer Health: Negative-calorie foods -- diet gimmick or weight-loss strategy?
You may have heard that you can lose weight by eating negative-calorie foods -- foods that take more energy to digest than they provide in calories. Celery is a commonly cited example because it's mainly water and fiber. However, the key to successful weight loss is adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes a balanced diet [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 15, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Featured Review: Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes
ConclusionsWe did not find enough reliable evidence to find out whether a tax on the fat content of foods resulted in people eating less fat, or less saturated fat.We did not find any evidence about how a tax on the fat content of foods affected obesity or overweight.The results of our review will change when further evidence becomes available.Discussing the findings of this review, lead author Stefan Lhachimi said, “A tax on saturated fats could be in principle a good approach to reduce the consumption of so-called junk foods, a group of food products which is fiendishly tricky to define in legal terms. By taxing a ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

How to live longer - the best cooking oil to prevent an early death and heart disease
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy by using certain cooking oils. They could even lower your risk of developing heart disease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: Grains of paradise could aid weight loss say studies
BEST supplements for weight loss: Weight loss is best achieved through regularly exercise and a healthy, balanced diet. But studies have shown the addition of supplements can help further a person's weight loss journey. One supplement, grains of paradise, has shown some impressive results - but what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the amount of time you should nap every day to avoid an early death
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy by simply having a daily nap. It could even lower your chances of developing heart disease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Following 'Eatwell Guide' diet could reduce your risk of dying early and lower your environmental footprint
(London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine) Adhering to Public Health England's 'Eatwell Guide' of a balanced diet could reduce your chance of dying prematurely and lower your environmental footprint, according to a new study in BMJ Open. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to live longer: Best breakfast drink to lower your chances of early death and diabetes
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy by simply drinking this common breakfast drink every day. It could even lower your chances of developing type 2 diabetes symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the simple exercise you should do everyday to avoid an early death
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could increase your life expectancy with this simple gym workout routine. This is how much exercise you should do every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to boost your zinc levels? Eat more of these nutrient-rich foods
(Natural News) When you follow a balanced diet, you ensure that your body is getting all the essential vitamins and minerals it needs, such as zinc. Research suggests that being deficient in zinc leads to a lot of health problems, such as immune dysfunction and chronic kidney and liver disease. To prevent zinc deficiency, incorporate foods rich... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the dinner 'you should avoid' to protect against an early death
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy by simply avoiding this common dinner food. It may be raising your risk of bowel cancer symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the best morning tea to prevent an early death and avoid diabetes
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your risk of diabetes symptoms, by adding green tea to your daily breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Refugee Week: “ I did not ask to be born in Venezuela ”
Emmanuel Serrano is a policy and advocacy officer at Doctors of the World UK. He is also a Venezuelan refugee. For years the South American country has been plagued by violence, instability and political turmoil, forcing millions to flee. According to the International Organization for Migration, approximately five million migrants and refugees have left Venezuela in what is one of the world’s biggest recent displacement crises.  Emmanual has been living in the UK for nearly two years and wanted to share his story during Refugee Week.  Doctors of the World UK policy and advocacy officer, Emman...
Source: Doctors of the World News - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kim Vlasic Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

“ I did not ask to be born in Venezuela ”
Emmanuel Serrano is a policy and advocacy officer at Doctors of the World UK. He is also a Venezuelan refugee. For years the South American country has been plagued by violence, instability and political turmoil, forcing millions to flee. According to the International Organization for Migration, approximately five million migrants and refugees have left Venezuela in what is one of the world’s biggest recent displacement crises.  Emmanuel has been living in the UK for nearly two years and wanted to share his story. Doctors of the World UK policy and advocacy officer, Emmanuel Serrano. “I d...
Source: Doctors of the World News - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kim Vlasic Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

11 Natural ways to boost your bone density and overall health
(Natural News) Maintaining bone density is crucial for your well-being. When your bones lose density, they become more prone to fractures. To boost your bone health, you need to exercise regularly and follow a balanced diet rich in nutritious fruits and vegetables. Bone density and aging Your bones get stronger as you age, but when you’re in your... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The tea proven to prevent heart disease and boost life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: Eating a healthy, balanced diet is one way to prevent disease and further your life expectancy, and when it comes to the best foods and drinks to consume, a certain tea tops the list. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Everyday spice that could protect against early death and bowel cancer
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your risk of bowel cancer symptoms, by adding this common spice to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: A drink to prevent cancers, liver damage and boost life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: It's a well-known health mantra that to live a long and healthy life, eating a balanced diet is key. What drinks a person consumes is equally important and according to studies, adding a certain one to your diet could help boost life longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Adding this drink to your daily routine may boost your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: A healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health and preventing disease. While health experts recommend simple rules such as eating five fruit and veg a day, the addition of a certain drink could be key to increasing your life expectancy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 50p snack to protect against early death and bowel cancer
HOW TO live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your risk of bowel cancer symptoms, by adding this cheap snack to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: The supplement proven to help when taken with meals
BEST supplements for weight loss: A healthy, balanced diet and regular exercise are the most effective ways to lose weight. But when it comes to a healthy diet, what exactly should you be consuming? The addition of a certain supplement may aid your weight loss journey. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the cheap spice to lower your risk of early death and bowel cancer
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your chances of bowel cancer, by regularly eating more of this cheap spice. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Best type of food to prevent an early death and avoid high cholesterol
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your chances of high cholesterol, by eating spicy foods everyday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The best exercise to boost heart health and increase life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: The secret to long life expectancy is a healthy lifestyle, which includes eating a healthy, balanced diet, not smoking, limiting alcohol intake, getting plenty of sleep and regular exercise. But when it comes to exercise, which one is best? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - three of the best superfoods to protect you from an early death
HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could lower your risk of an early death by eating certain foods. These are the best superfoods available to increase your life expectancy, and even lower your risk of a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - best snack to prevent diabetes and an early death
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, while also lowering your risk of diabetes symptoms, by adding this cheap snack to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Follow this specific diet to lower your risk of early death
HOW to live longer: If you are looking to lead a long life, eating a healthy, balanced diet is the hard and fast rule to live by. The best diet to follow is still debated vigorously but there is a broad consensus emerging. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Is Making America ’s Loneliness Epidemic Even Worse
Driving around her Kearney, Missouri neighborhood is both respite and torture for Kathie Hodgson. She likes seeing other people out and about; it reminds her what life was like before COVID-19. But Hodgson, a 41-year-old teacher who lives alone after a recent divorce, says seeing happy families playing in their yards or walking their dogs can also send her plunging deep into a spiral of loneliness. “You know, as much as I have valued my independence in the past year, it’s finally hitting me that I would like to curl up on the couch with somebody at night,” Hodgson says. The irony, Hodgson says, is she wa...
Source: TIME: Health - May 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

How to live longer - how much water should you drink every day to avoid an early death?
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, as well as boost your weight loss diet plan, by drinking plenty of water. How many glasses of water should you drink every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the cheap breakfast 'wonderfood' to prevent an early death
HOW TO live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, as well as boost your weight loss diet plan, by adding this cheap snack to your daily breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 50p fruit to prevent early death and lower cholesterol
HOW TO live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy, as well as lower your risk of high cholesterol, by adding this cheap fruit to your daily breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are You Experiencing COVID-19 “Caution Fatigue”? Here’s What It Is, and How to Fight It
As lockdowns drag on and on in many U.S. states, there are worrying signs that people’s resolve to continue social distancing is flagging. An illicit house party in Chicago made headlines this week, as did photos of crowded beaches in Southern California and packed parks in New York City. Anonymized cell-phone data tracked by the University of Maryland also shows more and more people are making non-work-related trips outside as quarantines drag on, and a TIME data analysis found that some states are experiencing new surges in coronavirus cases after initial declines. Jacqueline Gollan, an associate professor of psyc...
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Sprinkle these edible seeds on your meals to lower hypertension
HIGH blood pressure usually has no signs or symptoms so the surest way to safeguard against it is to modify your lifestyle. Eating a healthy, balanced diet plays a key role and an edible seed has been shown to help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Three plant-based foods proven to increase longevity
HOW TO live longer: The answer to longevity lies unquestionably in eating a healthy, balanced diet. There is a broad consensus that following a plant-based diet will help to ward off an array of deadly complications but which items are most beneficial to a long life? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Vitamin Supplements Prevent Infection? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus Questions
BOSTON (CBS) – As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, we are receiving a number of questions from the public. Dr. Mallika Marshall answered some of the questions sent to WBZ-TV’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. I am a recovering cancer patient. Would cancer be considered an underlying condition? – Harry, Hingham It depends on the type of cancer and where you are in your recovery. But in general, people with cancer are often treated with medications that can weaken their immune system, putting them at greater risk for infection, including the coronavirus. So I would be particu...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eat three servings of this food a day to increase life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: The importance of eating a healthy, balanced diet is self-evident but the extent to which it can promote longevity is surprising nonetheless. The answer lies in its ability to construct a barrier against life-threatening conditions. With that in mind, there is one food variety that no longevity-seeker should live without. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 30p a day snack to avoid heart attack and early death
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also increase your life expectancy and lower your risk of heart attack symptoms and signs and early death by adding this cheap snack to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia prevention: The best diet to help prevent the degenerative brain disease
DEMENTIA may be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle. Experts agree a healthy, balanced diet can help reduce a person's dementia risk. What's the best diet to enjoy? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy While COVID-19 Has You Stuck at Home
Most health advice can be boiled down to simple behaviors, like eating a balanced diet, exercising and getting good sleep. During a pandemic like COVID-19, these actions are especially crucial for maintaining you physical and mental well-being. But social distancing complicates things. How are you supposed to eat right when you’re living on non-perishables? How can you work out when you’re cooped up at home? How can you sleep when you’re anxious about, well, everything? This expert-backed guide is a good place to start. Here’s how to stay healthy (and calm) while social distancing during the COVID-1...
Source: TIME: Health - March 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Coronavirus: who ’s most at risk, what we can do and will we see a vaccine soon?
Dr Tom Wingfield of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine answers our questions on Covid-19•Coronavirus latest updates•See all our coronavirus coverageWhat is the best way to strengthen the immune system?The answer to this question is straightforward: the normal approach to healthy living. Have a balanced diet, try to get as much sleep as you can, exercise, don ’t overwork. If you smoke, try to give up and reduce your intake of alcohol and other drugs.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Coronavirus outbreak UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

How to live longer: The hot drink proven to increase life expectancy - how much to drink
HOW TO live longer: The food and drink we consume can impact our life expectancy - a healthy, balanced diet comes highly recommended. Sipping on a certain hot beverage has been shown to boost longevity. But what is it and how much should you consume? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Add this ingredient to your meals to increase your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: Scientific research has made manifest the importance of committing to certain lifestyle decisions if you want to lead a long and fulfilling life. Eating a healthy, balanced diet invariably comes out on top, and as a part of your overall dietary approach, evidence backs eating a popular Asian ingredient. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Best diet to increase life expectancy - what should you be eating?
HOW TO live longer: Long life expectancy can be attributed to simple lifestyle choices such as what you eat. A healthy, balanced diet comes highly recommended, but have certain diet plans proven better than others? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get a good night's rest – your immunity and cardiovascular system need it
(Natural News) Much like practicing regular exercise and eating a well-balanced diet, you shouldn’t take a good night’s sleep for granted—especially when you take into account its effects on your health. Poor sleep can lead to negative effects on your brain function and hormones. It can even trigger weight gain and increase your risk of developing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplements are beneficial, but a healthy and balanced diet is the most important for your brain health
(Natural News) Seventy-five percent of Americans are turning to supplements to address their health needs, according to data collected by the Council for Responsible Nutrition during their Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements for 2018. Not only that, 87 percent of the surveyed supplement users said they have overall confidence in the safety, quality and effectiveness... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: What is the best vegetable to increase your life expectancy?
HOW to live longer: Leading a long life was once shrouded in mystery but scientific research has provided a roadmap to achieving this goal. The answer does not lie in some esoteric understanding of the world, but by eating a healthy, balanced diet. While it is important to focus on your general dietary approach, as opposed to relying on single items, research has elucidated the benefits of eating a specific vegetable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Drink this type of milk to lower your blood pressure reading
HIGH blood pressure may seem benign in the beginning, but, if left untreated, the condition can pose deadly health risks so it is important to your reading in check. The safest and most effective way to regulate your blood pressure is to eat a healthy, balanced diet, and, to that end, a particular type of milk comes out on top. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Four snacks proven to increase your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: Advances in scientific research is unravelling the mystery of how to lead a long life. It is not grounded in some strange sorcery but rather eating a healthy, balanced diet. In fact, eating specific snacks can increase your life expectancy - here are four such snacks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Avoid this eating habit to increase life expectancy
HOW TO live longer: It is well understand that eating a healthy, balanced diet offers protection against a host of health conditions that threaten life expectancy. Less attention is focused on how you should approach eating, however, and evidence suggests this also plays a role in longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Avoid this eating habit to extend your longevity
HOW TO live longer: It is well understand that eating a healthy, balanced diet offers protection against a host of health conditions that threaten life expectancy. Less attention is focused on how you should approach eating, however, and evidence suggests this also plays a role in longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: Taking this plant extract could help you lose weight
BEST supplements for weight loss: The key to losing weight is eating a healthy, balanced diet and regular exercise, but over the years, research has suggested the addition of a certain supplement could help shed some extra pounds. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news