Tag Archives: Diet

Bumble bees prefer a low-fat diet: A bumble bee’s diet affects survival and reproductive capabilities – Science Daily

Bees are an important factor for our environment and our sustenance. Without insect pollination, many plant species — including various crops — cannot reproduce. “Bee mortality therefore affects food supply for human beings,” stated Professor Sara Leonhardt, who specializes in plant-insect interactions. All of the worldwide more than 20,000 bee species need to be considered.… Read More »

Heard of the low sulfur diet? Eating low-protein may prolong your life, say researchers – CNN

But what if you could get the same longevity benefits without having to eat less? New research shows limiting protein-rich foods that naturally contain high levels of sulfur amino acids, such as meats, dairy, nuts and soy, may reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease. If future research bears that out, it may be another stepping… Read More »

How to Follow a Cutting Diet for Weight Loss – Healthline

Cutting is an increasingly popular workout technique. It’s a fat-loss phase that bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts use to get as lean as possible. Typically started a few months before a major workout regimen, it involves a weight loss diet that’s meant to maintain as much muscle as possible. This article explains how to follow a… Read More »

'Fussy eater' (17) left blind and deaf after diet of chips, sausages and crisps

A teenager has been left blind and partially deaf after living off a diet of chips, sausages and crisps. The British 17-year-old’s diet was so bad he suffered from a condition normally only seen in malnourished third-world children. Researchers from Bristol Eye Hospital have published a report into the boy’s case, which believed to be the first… Read More »

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Mediterranean Diet Protects Against Type 2 Diabetes

Research shows that a Mediterranean-style diet and diets low in available carbohydrates can offer protection against type 2 diabetes. From a total of 22,295 participants, actively followed up for just over 11 years, 2,330 cases of type 2 diabetes were recorded. To evaluate dietary habits, all individuals completed a list of questions, and the scientists… Read More »