As the holiday season approaches, many people are going to enter it with a diet in place. Then, with the introduction of a single slice of pie, that diet will be shot. We will demur at first, citing calories and healthy living, but then we will have a bite, then another, and then before we know it, that diet has fallen by the wayside.
Research indicates that we do get rewarded for throwing away our winter weight goals, even if our waistlines may not feel the same way. That piece of pie tastes even more delicious if we indulge than it would otherwise. Of course, that is something that we have all experienced - but science indicates that it is true.
Researchers said, “People who are primed with guilt subsequently experience greater pleasure than people who are not. People lack awareness of this automatic process.”
Switching to a Mediterranean diet rich with olive oil strengthens and protects aging bones, scientists claim.
A new study found that just two years of swapping less healthy fats for olive oil may preserve or even build bone in older people.
Health experts are consistently warning about the numerous health risks that result from eating fried foods. Not only are they high in calories, but also in saturated and/or trans-fat, which can increase your chances of coronary heart disease. More recently studies demonstrate pan-fried red meat can also increase the risk of advance prostate cancer by nearly 40 percent.
Researchers used lasers on fossilized teeth to quantify the amount of barium, calcium, and strontium, which allowed them to determine their diets and where our ancestors lived.
Nearly 1.8 million Americans have celiac disease, but approximately 1.4 million of them are unaware of it, while there are 1.6 million individuals who practice a gluten-free diet, despite not being diagnosed by their doctor.
Researchers found that, within a single generation, nutrients made an impact.
Ticks are largely associated with conditions such as lyme disease and spotted fevers, but experts have discovered tick bites may also be associated with an allergic reaction to meat.
Delayed anaphylaxis, which is a fatal, life-threatening allergic reaction to meat, is a new syndrome becoming increasingly prevalent in the southeastern region of America. Symptoms include hives, swelling, intestinal irritation, airway constriction, chaotic heart beat and rapid drop in blood pressure.
Cheese has long been villainized as a foe against people seeking to stay true to their diets in an effort to become healthier. However, new research has emerged that indicates that cheese might actually be helpful in the fight against type-2 diabetes.
Though food allergies are present in adults, children are more susceptible to food allergies especially if they are under the age of three, have a family history of asthma and allergies or have a higher level of allergen-specific serum known as immunoglobulin levels. A new study found by giving small doses of the allergen to children, it may reduce or completely eliminate reactions.
Can indulging in cake help you lose weight?
Scientists have created a new range of Italian patisserie cake bars that they say are not only tasty, but will also help burn calories with every bite.