Diet

Report: One Third of Britons Have Stopped or Reduced Eating Meat

Figures from Waitrose suggest animal welfare, environmental and health concerns driving sea change in UK diet.

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Eating Processed Food Reduces Gut Bacteria Diversity by 40% in Only 10 Days

You already know that eating processed food is horrible for your health, but have you ever stopped to think about what it is exactly that makes it so bad for you? One aspect of health and is often overlooked is gut bacteria, and eating processed foods essentially destroy it. A British professor, Tim Spector, decided […]

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STUDY: Eating Out Is Bad For Your Health As Well As Your Wallet, Increased Exposure to Dangerous Chemicals

Although sometimes eating out just feels like a necessary indulgence, multiple studies have shown conclusively that the fat and sugar in fast food are enough to take a massive toll on our health. Now a new study has found that eating out often – whether it be at restaurants, fast food joints or cafeterias – […]

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Study: Teaching Children About The Causes Of Obesity Helps Reduce It. So Why Aren’t Schools Teaching Kids About Junk Foods?

Could health education help combat childhood obesity? That question is what Tabitha Blasingame of the Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital sought to answer in her paper. On determining whether or not health education could contribute to better food and lifestyle choices, she discovered that it very well could.

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More Fitness, Less Fatness

Public health experts worry about the effects of ‘fat acceptance’ on our well-being and the costs of chronic weight-related ailments.

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Waitress Overcomes Psoriasis After Adopting a Vegan, Gluten-Free Diet 

Ms Belshaw, who suffers from the guttate form of psoriasis, credits her vegan, gluten-free and mostly raw diet for helping her keep her condition under control which she has suffered from since she was 13 years old.

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Brain-damaging Neurotoxic Pesticide Found in Hundreds of Foods: EPA Allowed

If you thought that buying organic fruits and vegetables was a waste of money, you might want to think again. Test results released by the FDA have shown the presence of a neurotoxic pesticide known as chlorpyrifos in samples taken from more than 300 different foods.

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