A new study from Tufts University found diet to be the cause behind half of all heart disease, stroke and diabetes deaths. Researchers warn that these dietary habits not only influence many of the risk factors for health, but also pose substantial health and economic burdens.
Nutritionists and dietitians advise that peeling your vegetables actually removes essential vitamins and nutrients needed by the human body. Current data show that keeping peels on gives the most health benefits.
Improved test scores and longer attention span are just a few of the benefits observed after 2 New York area public schools adopted a 100% vegetarian school lunch menu.
Figures show that 1 in 8 women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. Scientists blame obesity, alcohol and the growing tendency to delay motherhood for record high levels of the disease.
A recent study shows that people who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who don’t.