Fiber

Fiber gets a lot of well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order—but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major player in so many of your body’s systems that getting enough can actually help keep you youthful. The trouble is, few Americans...

Bread

Here’s another reason to eat fresh food: a new study shows that people who eat more highly processed foods such as chicken nuggets and instant noodles have a higher risk of cancer. It’s long been known that eating fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains lowers...

Linger Over Lunch

People who wolf down their food could lose weight simply by chewing longer and pausing between bites, study results suggested Tuesday. Research involving nearly 60,000 Japanese people showed a link between eating slower or faster, and losing or gaining weight. “Changes in...

Cold Open Water

A man who suffered constant pain after surgery cured it by taking a plunge in cold open water. The man’s case has been reviewed by doctors who suggest a short, sharp cold water swim may offer an alternative to strong painkillers and physiotherapy. The 28-year-old man who...

Ice Creams

If you’ve wandered through the frozen section of your supermarket in the past year, you may have noticed the arrival of frozen desserts with labels prominently declaring the total number of calories per pint. Among them: Arctic Zero, Breyer’s Delights, Enlightened and...

flu patients

The flu remains widespread in 48 states, with Hawaii and Oregon the only exceptions. It has taken a heavy toll in Arkansas, where 125 people have died so far. Gibson Heath, 3, has spent the last 12 days at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, fighting the flu. Because of his chronic...

Illegal Teeth Whitening

A number of beauticians in London are performing illegal teeth-whitening procedures, which can leave patients in crippling pain if they go wrong. One place was secretly filmed by London using illegal levels of the hydrogen peroxide at a strength of 25%. The maximum legal strength...

Vegetarians

Our 2018 New Year’s resolutions are in full swing (or not), and many of us are working on improving our eating habits, from cutting back on sugar to eliminating meat completely. And you know what they say – with a new year comes new vegetarians. (That’s how the...

7 Foods A Cancer Fighting

If you have a family history of cancer or just want to lessen your cancer risk, you can take control of your health wth simple lifestyle changes. The food you choose to eat can either support your body and strengthen your immune system or wreak havoc on your cells and cause oxidative...

Smoking

Residents in six states and counting are now legally able to smoke recreational marijuana – but is it safe to blaze regularly? Well, seasoned stoners and newbies can rest assured, thanks to Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FAAPMR, who tells POPSUGAR there is no evidence that...