Health & Fitness


What Are Nutritionist's Favorite Fall Fruits?

Favorite fall fruits to add to your fall haul.

40 Things That Didn't Exist 40 Years Ago

The world really was a different place back then.

Daily use of Listerine mouthwash may increase risk of bacteria linked to cancer, study claims

Listerine mouthwash may increase the risk of some cancers, a scientist has claimed. Daily use of the Cool Mint flavour mouthwash was found in a recent study to increase the level of two bacteria in the mouth which have previously been linked with both esophageal and colorectal cancer. It is thought that the alcohol in the product interferes with th...

How to Get a Workout in While Traveling

Travel does not have to put a damper on your workout routine.

These Multivitamins Are Specially Made for Women Over 50

Use these to fill gaps in your diet.

Nutrition Professionals Curate: The Acidity of Cranberry Juice

This article discusses the acidity of cranberry juice and the potential health benefits associated with its consumption. Experts from India and the United States provide insight into the acidic nature of cranberry juice, as well as the potential interactions with medications. Additionally, the article provides information on other dietary topics, such as the Mediterranean diet, keto diet, diabetic diet, and weight loss. The article concludes...

Healthy Sweetening: Comparing Coconut Sugar and Sugar - Curated by Nutrition Professionals

This article provides an expert opinion on the health benefits of coconut sugar in comparison to regular sugar. It highlights the nutritional composition of coconut sugar, which includes B-complex vitamins, iron, zinc, calcium, potassium, short chain fatty acids, polyphenols and antioxidants. Additionally, it explains the lower glycemic index of coconut sugar due to the presence of inulin, a dietary fiber. The article also provides a comparison...

Health Facts You Didn't Know About Black Tea

Your favorite beverage is packed with plenty of health benefits.

Tasty Comfort Food That’s Still Good For You

Because comfort food can still be delicious and nutritious.

Professional Faqs: Can Moringa Ingestion Cause A False Positive Drug Test?

Expert opinion from Georgios Christos Bakolas Master Science in Sport Nutrition · 3 years of experience · UK Moringa is herb, that means is not like to cause a false positive drug test like as teas and beverages. On the other hand, poppy seeds, different types of medications and antibiotics can lead to inaccurate results. Expert opinion from Shirin...

How to ‘work out’ your face muscles to look more contoured

The beauty industry has long revolved around the business of ironing out wrinkles and smoothing the skin back to a “youthful” state. Over the past decade there’s been a boom in fillers designed to artificially give the face more volume and structure. According to a study by University College London, the dermal filler market is projected to reach a...

12 Important Tips for Better Bladder Health

Because bladder health matters.

Alan Hansen health update: He sounded fabulous, says Graeme Souness

Alan Hansen’s health has significantly improved, according to former club and international team-mate Graeme Souness. Hansen was taken ill last week, but his close friend Souness delivered a positive update during his Talksport radio show on Monday morning. “I spoke to him yesterday and he sounded fabulous so I hope that’s him on the way to a full ...

What Foods To Avoid If You Have Angina? A Review By Doctors

Expert opinion from Ilya Aleksandrovskiy M.D., MBA · 5 years of experience · USA Avoid fried foods, processed foods, and baked goods that contain saturated fat and partially hydrogenated or hydrogenated fats. Avoid foods that contain high levels of salt (sodium). Expert opinion from Mohan P. Abraham M.D., FAAFP (Family Physician) · 40 years of expe...

I've Eaten At Nearly Every Single Chain Restaurant—These Are The Best Menu Items

Two years later and 20 restaurants down, this is our official list. People always ask: What are the *best* chain restaurant menu items? Honestly, I've tried too many to count; they've all become a massive blur in my memory. So, to make your lives easier (and, selfishly, mine), I've made the official ranking of the best menu items at each restaurant I've visited. Buckle up y'all.

The healthiest supermarket cakes (and the ones to avoid)

The English love cake. Fact. As registered dietitian Nichola Ludlam-Raine explains: “Cakes are often associated with celebrations, gatherings and afternoon tea, making them a core part of British social life, symbolising indulgence, comfort and community.” But, obviously, they’re not good for us. A single modest slice can contain more sugar than th...

The #1 Unhealthiest Texas Roadhouse Order (and What to Eat Instead)

A dietitian identifies the unhealthiest menu item at Texas Roadhouse, and offers an alternative suggestion for what to order instead.

Why You're Dizzy When You Wake Up - and When to Be Concerned

Mornings can be tough.

Celine Dion breaks down as she reveals her special connection to John Farnham amid his cancer battle - and reveals how he helped her career

Celine Dion has revealed how listening to John Farnham perform has inspired her to continue singing amid her struggle with stiff person syndrome.

Care Plan Your Doctor Would Usually Recommend For Oral Cancer

Overview A growth that occurs in the mouth caused due to uncontrolled cell division. This causes mouth sore, white or reddish patch, lump inside the mouth, ear pain, and difficulty in swallowing. Symptoms Lumps or bumps, swelling or thickening, spots on the mouth such as the lips and gums, bleeding or numbness, ear pain, hoarseness, sore throat tha...

Do you have too much belly fat? Use our tool to find out

It’s not news that being too fat is bad for our health. But having a protruding belly, regardless of weight, brings its own risks. Just a few extra inches on your waist can leave you more vulnerable to Type 2 diabetes, heart problems and an early grave. Men draw the short straw on this front, as they tend to store more fat around their middles, whi...

5 Celebs With The Easiest Workout Routines

You can totally handle four minutes of exercise.

Triple J star Bryce Mills quits breakfast show after taking time off to focus on his mental health

Triple J breakfast show host Bryce Mills has announced his departure from the radio program on Monday.

Diabetes-Friendly Snacking: Nutrition Pros Weigh In on Wasabi Peas

This article provides expert opinions from three professionals on the topic of wasabi peas and their potential effect on diabetics. It is concluded that wasabi peas can be part of a diabetic's nutrition plan if consumed in moderation, however, they should be avoided if they contain added sugar. The article also provides information on other popular diets and health topics.

Chiropractors are banned from cracking babies' backs

Chiropractors are again banned from giving babies spinal treatment after health ministers demanded a regulator reverse its controversial decision.

Vape ban could lead to smoking comeback among children, scientists fear

The vaping craze could lead to more children smoking cigarettes if a ban is brought in on e-cigarettes, scientists fear. Experts caution that children and young adults who have become addicted to nicotine as a result of using vapes could turn to tobacco if politicians succeed in outlawing disposable e-cigarettes. Vaping is booming in popularity, es...

Dr Nighat Arif - Apology

Dr Nighat Arif - Apology An article about Dr Nighat Arif, a GP, appeared on the internet in an incomplete form in front of a paywall. This truncated version of the article suggested that Dr Arif had appeared on television to promote AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine having been paid thousands of pounds by AstraZeneca to do so and without declaring the pa...

7 Bizarre But Delicious Fruit Smoothie Combinations You Have to Try

Rise and shine with these wonderfully weird smoothies.

The Best 5-Day 'Workout Split' for Weight Loss

A trainer shares the benefits of performing workout splits and his go-to, five-day workout split for weight loss.

Tomato: Nutrition Professionals' Advice on Optimal Intake, Portions, and Benefits

This article examines the potential health benefits of consuming tomatoes and provides recommendations for the recommended intake. It discusses the lycopene and carotenoid content of tomatoes and their potential to reduce inflammation, cancer risk, cardiovascular disease risk, and stimulate immune cells. Additionally, it highlights the importance of vitamin C for immune system function and ligament health. The article concludes with a...

Professional Faqs: What Vitamins Are There In Rice?

Expert opinion from Livia Dickson Chen PhD in Nutrition · 11 years of experience · Brazil The vitamins naturally present in rice are vitamin E, vitamin B6, niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, thiamine (vitamin B1), and folate. These vitamins are found in the bran, so when the rice is processed this bran is removed and what is left is white rice r...

Questions About Dental Implants? Doctors Have The Answer.

This article examines the benefits of dentures as a tooth replacement option compared to other solutions. The article discusses the advantages of dentures, such as affordability, non-invasiveness, quick solution, restoration of appearance, minimal bone requirements, reversible options, custom fit, and immediate solution. It also explores how dentures can improve dental health, appearance, function, and oral health, and how they are often less...

Questions About Dehydration? Doctors Have The Answer.

and soda. This article explores the potential connection between low potassium levels and dehydration, and offers advice on how to stop dehydration. Dr. Sravya Vuppalapati and Dr. Anet Varghese provide expert opinions on the matter, discussing how low potassium levels can lead to dehydration, and the best ways to cure dehydration. The article highlights the importance of proper hydration and a balanced diet with adequate potassium-rich foods to...

Professional Faqs: What Is The Best Exercise For Osteoarthritis?

Expert opinion from Rajesh Mishra MBBS · Less than a year of experience · India Walking, biking, swimming, tai chi. Yoga, and water aerobics are all good aerobic exercises for people with osteoarthritis. Water exercise is especially ideal because of water's soothing warmth and buoyancy. It's a gentle way to exercise joints and muscles -- plus it ac...

The heartburn drug giving British pharma giant GSK a $3bn headache

As Dame Emma Walmsley stood up to deliver GSK’s latest set of results last month, she was brimming with confidence. This was “another excellent” period, she said, with sales and profits at the company booming. Importantly, though, the British drugmaker was finally starting to deliver crucial share price gains – seen as an obsession of the chief exe...

The 10 Best Foods for Menopause Symptoms

Hot flash? There is a food for that.

10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

Add these one-of-a-kind destinations to your travel bucket list.

E. Coli outbreak recall list: Which products have customers been asked to return

Companies have been forced to recall a variety of sandwiches, wraps and salads as a “precautionary measure” due to possible E.coli contamination. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has listed over 60 products that have been recalled across three manufacturers. No bacteria has been found in the products directly, but a potential link has been made to a...

Eye doctor creates mascara to combat a painful issue thousands face

An ophthalmologist has launched a revolutionary high performance mascara that stands out from the rest on the market - and listed the serious mistakes many make every day.

13 Nostalgic Photos of Vintage Amusement Parks

What a thrill.

Apple finally adds the Apple Watch feature users have been begging for

Apple Watch users are finally getting a feature they have been begging for as Apple adds the option to schedule rest days without breaking your Activity ring streak.

Saxenda injections for weight loss: Side effects and benefits

Interest in the weight loss drug Saxenda has skyrocketed. According to Google Trends, searches have increased by a staggering 141 per cent over the past 12 months with many clamouring to get hold of the drug, but not all managing to due to worldwide shortages. So how exactly does this drug work, what are the drawbacks and how effective is it compar...

Ask A Nutrition Professional: Can Pineapple Help Reduce Inflammation?

Expert opinion from Kelsey Masso Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management /Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition · 2 years of experience · USA Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Some research suggests that bromelain may help reduce inflammation and pain, but more studies are needed ...

Dukan diet explained: Health impact and expert assessment

The Dukan diet has been billed as a fast and effective way to lose weight, yet it remains one of the most controversial. The low-carb, high-protein diet promotes rapid, permanent weight loss without feeling hungry, yet experts argue it is hugely restrictive, unhealthy, and, ultimately, unsustainable. “The Dukan goes against all the information we h...

E. coli food poisoning is 'much worse' in children, experts warn

More than 60 sandwiches and salads sold in 11 shops have already been slapped with 'do not eat' alerts over fears they could contain contaminated salad.

11 Tips for Making At-Home Cooking Even Healthier

Cooking healthy at home does not have to be a chore.

Keto-Friendly? Nutrition Pros Weigh In on Turnips

This article examines the nutritional value of turnips and their suitability for a ketogenic diet. It provides expert opinions from three professionals in the field of nutrition, discussing the carbohydrate content of turnips, their fiber content, and their suitability for a ketogenic diet. The article also provides links to further resources related to turnips and other diets such as the Mediterranean diet, the diabetic diet, and weight loss.

Getaway host Sam McClymont recalls the devastating moment she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer at 38 - after she was initially given the all-clear

Sam McClymont has opened up about the devastating moment she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer at the age of 38.

Everything You Need to Know About Cooking Oils

There’s a specific type for all kinds of cooking.

Harvard Health Publishing Q&a: Anorexia Nervosa

How can we prevent anorexia nervosa? Answered by Dr. Howard E. Lewine M.D. Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing · 40 years of experience · USA There is no proven way to prevent anorexia nervosa. It's helpful to detect the problem as early as possible, because early treatment can shorten the course of the illness. Clinicians aim first to ...