Adopting Healthy Diet Costs Consumers $1.50 More Each Day

We know that we need to shell out additional money if we want to eat healthier food. However, until recently, no one has really assessed this bit of conventional wisdom in a systematic, rigorous process. A group of researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health recently analyzed 27 different studies performed in ten developed…

How to Eat Fast Food and Stay Healthy?

These days, time is something that many people don’t have a lot of. With family matters, tight work schedule and so many things that need to be done in our house, it could be a challenge to find a time to cook healthy meals for the family members. When it comes to healthy eating, many…

High-Fiber Diet May Reduce the Risk of Crohn’s Disease

Intake of dietary fiber could probably reduce the risk of Crohn’s disease; although this doesn’t affect ulcerative colitis. Researchers from Boston have analyzed data collected from 170,776 female participants, which equals to 3,317,425 person-years. Among them, 269 women had Crohn’s disease and 388 had ulcerative colitis. Individual with the highest median intake of dietary fiber,…

High-Fat Diet Could Trigger Breast Cancer in Younger Teenagers

Girls in an early phase of puberty may reduce the risk of acquiring breast cancer later in life by avoiding high-fat diets. The study was performed by the MichiganStateUniversity and the finding was recently published in the online journal of Breast Cancer Research. It is suggested that consuming high-saturated animal fats could increase the risk…

A Couple Cups of Wild Blueberry Each Day Can Help Control Blood Pressure

The Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism journal recently published a study that indicated people who regularly eat wild blueberry could have lower risk developing hypertension even if they have problem controlling their body weight. Obese Zucker rats are considered as good models to simulate human metabolic syndrome; because these rodents are also affected with endothelial…