Tips to Food-Fueling Your Active Vegan Child | Health and Fitness

Cara Murez SATURDAY, Aug. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Kids can take part in sports while on vegetarian and vegan diets, but parents and caregivers must help them select foods that will fuel them and meet their nutrition needs. Vegan athletes can become deficient in vitamin B12, vitamin D, long-chain omega-3 fats, riboflavin and calcium, … Read more

How to Eat Like the Mediterranean Diet With Other Cuisines

The Mediterranean diet consistently ranks at the top of US News & World Report’s list of Best Diets because it’s healthy, sustainable and a flavorful way to eat. But not everyone likes olives, feta and other staples of what’s typically thought of as the hallmark foods and flavors of the Mediterranean diet. (Getty Images) If … Read more

Not just about burning calories

Dani Blum CNA/THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY – Health food or exercise alone isn’t enough to prevent chronic disease, new research shows. Contrary to popular belief, you can’t outrun the toll of a poor diet – and healthy eating, on its own, won’t ward off disease. Most people know that working out and eating well … Read more

Your Dog’s Gut Microbes Change Quickly With New Diet | Health & Fitness

Sydney Murphy THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Switching Fido to a new dog food? What happens in his gut as a result is nothing short of remarkable, a new study reveals. The population of bacteria living in his gut — his microbiome — will change in as little as a week. It starts … Read more

5 Nutrition Myths People Still Believe In, Know What Is Right Or Wrong

5 Myths About Nutrition You Should Not Believe There are some long standing myths about nutrition that simply aren’t true, even though lots of people might still believe it. Know the truth for yourself! Written by Kinkini Gupta | Updated: August 5, 2022 1:02 PM IST Many people will have grown up hearing and believing … Read more

Which Source of Dietary Fiber Works Best? | Health and Fitness

Amy Norton THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If your diet is low in fiber, you can do your gut some good by adding more — regardless of the fiber source, new research suggests. Many people know fiber as the nutrient that keeps you regular. But it’s also a key player in the makeup … Read more

Your Dog’s Gut Microbes Change Quickly With New Diet | Health and Fitness

Sydney Murphy THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Switching Fido to a new dog food? What happens in his gut as a result is nothing short of remarkable, a new study reveals. The population of bacteria living in his gut — his microbiome — will change in as little as a week. It starts … Read more

Had a Kidney Stone? This Diet May Help Prevent Another | Health/Fitness

Cara Murez TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone never wants a repeat of the blinding pain that comes when it passes. Now, a new study maps out a diet that can help guard against that. The cornerstones of that diet include eating plenty of foods that … Read more

Diets Heavy in ‘Ultra-Processed’ Foods Could Harm the Brain | Health/Fitness

Steven Reinberg THURSDAY, July 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Eating lots of ultra-processed foods may increase your risk for dementia, according to a new study by researchers in China. Ultra-processed foods are high in sugar, fat and salt, but low in protein and fibre. Sodas, salty and sugary snacks and desserts, ice cream, sausage, deep-fried … Read more

Raw Meat Diet May Have a Downside for Dogs | Health and Fitness

Cara Murez THURSDAY, July 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Feeding raw meat to your dog may spread antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to researchers who studied the poop of dogs fed these diets. What did the British scientists find? Dogs who were fed raw meat were more likely to shed antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli in their feces. Meanwhile, … Read more