Eating too much sugar: Effects and symptoms

Eating too much sugar: Effects and symptoms

In the short-term, eating too much sugar may contribute to acne, weight gain, and tiredness. In the long-term, too much sugar increases the risk of chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people in the United States consume too much added sugar. […]
Eating foods high in saturated fats may reduce concentration

Eating foods high in saturated fats may reduce concentration

A recent study suggests that in the hours after eating a meal that is high in saturated fats, a person’s ability to concentrate is reduced. The research, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, offers further evidence of a relationship between a...
Can eating a plant-based diet alleviate or prevent asthma?

Can eating a plant-based diet alleviate or prevent asthma?

Eating more fruit and vegetables and less dairy can help to prevent asthma and reduce symptoms, a review of published research has concluded. However, the claim remains controversial. Share on PinterestWhether a plant-based diet can alleviate asthma symptoms is still...
Cancer tumors gain drug resistance by eating dead cells

Cancer tumors gain drug resistance by eating dead cells

Researchers have identified a mechanism by which tumors become resistant to cancer drugs. Share on PinterestScientists have identified a mechanism in which cancer cells consume other dead cells to sustain themselves and develop drug resistance. Researchers at the...
Can eating a vegetarian diet prevent a stroke?

Can eating a vegetarian diet prevent a stroke?

In a recently published study, researchers from Taiwan concluded that eating a vegetarian diet rich in nuts, soy, and vegetables may lower a person’s risk of having a stroke. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that eating a plant-based diet may help prevent...