Findings of a recent study published in "Natural Genetics" suggest that to a large extent one's health is dependent on what their parents ate. For instance, scientists have demonstrated that obesity induced by diet as well as diabetes can be inherited epigenetically by an offspring both via the sperm and oocytes.
A study found that children with younger siblings tend to have lower chances of becoming obese.
A study revealed that the average U.S. diet sources almost 60 percent of its daily calories from ultra-processed foods. In addition, 90 percent of the calories from ultra-processed foods comes from added sugars. This would mean that on average, Americans get almost 54 percent of their daily calories from added sugar, way above the 10 percent limit set by USDA
Researchers found that the use of emojis greatly affects the simple decision-making skills of children when it comes to identifying the healthy and unhealthy food choices.
After decades of preaching good nutrition with no result, is pricing structure the way to beat the obesity problem?
If chronic diseases aren't enough justification for you to stop you from indulging, here are other 10 things that will happen to your body once you stop gulping or even sipping!
In case of the world's most famous Mexican-inspired fast food chain, (they claim) yes, they can. In fact, according to Taco Bell's dietitian and product developer, Missy Nelson, the fast-food chain already is.
New York State senator proposes a bill that would prevent consumers from purchasing acquiring foods through food stamps.
A recent research review reveals that the consumption fish more than three times a week during pregnancy by women will lead to obesity problems in their kids in the future.
Another study confirms it: food commercials and ads of soda, sugar-based cereals and other 'unhealthy' food are extremely effective on children, crucial in shaping a child's diet and eating habits.
Diet coke or diet soda can allegedly help you lose weight. Ironically, the study done on diet coke and weight loss was funded by Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.
The UK government is really focusing on health, after numerous studies show alarming results, especially on children.
If you think wrong supermarkets are the only sources of fattening deserts, think again. New research studies reveal that lack of nutrition education and transportation to the grocery store selling the right food are the main causes.
The Change4Life initiative's Sugar Smart campaign across England by the Public Health of England in the form of a smartphone app is receiving great support from such super chains as Tesco, Morrisons, Aldi and Asda and from such food manufacturers as Weetabix.
The innocuous white substance that is so commonplace in every dinner table and abundantly present in virtually every meal has a far more devastating effect to the health than most people realise. Excessive consumption of sugar is one of the leading causes of a number of serious health conditions as obesity, Type 2 diabetes and cancers. Here are a few helpful facts on sugar and its consumption.
It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.
Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.
Knee injuries - They're a hazard of any sport that involves significant lateral stresses and football has plenty of those. Whether you're changing direction at speed, taking hits or delivering them, then there's a good chance you're going to tweak something (and let's hope that it's just been a tweak!).
Flowers are typically used for ornamental purposes. We cherish their beautiful blossoms or hypnotic scents. But many flowers are also edible and offer surprising health benefits.
There are so many ways we can experience exposure to harmful poisons, and in many cases, we may not realize it's happening. From household cleaners and similar products to children's toys, there are often toxins and poisonous products and ingredients lurking in even the most unsuspecting of places.
All pro level athletes know about the dedication needed to not just accomplish their goals, but to achieve even bigger targets in their lives. It's also a commonly known fact that fitness and exercise alone cannot get them there. Putting the right food into their bodies is equally important.