Scientists Refute The Blood Type Diet, Again

Scientists Refute The Blood Type Diet, Again

Key points: The blood type diet suggests one’s blood type should dictate their dietary choices. Once widespread, this diet has proven wrong many times. A new study on a vegan diet also debunks the blood type diet theory. The blood …

Simple Tips to Avoid Binge Eating

Simple Tips to Stop Binge Eating

If you struggle with binge-eating, you aren’t alone. Binge-eating and binging disorders are on the rise, which might be because of our stressful, fast-paced world, unrealistic body image expectations, and the availability of so many hyper-palatable foods.  Have you ever …

Cocoa Flavanols Boost Mental Agility

Cocoa Flavanols Boost Mental Agility

A cocoa drink rich in flavanols will help you improve your cognitive performance through increasing brain oxygenation, a recent study demonstrates. Key points: Flavanols occur naturally in some fruit, vegetables, and cocoa. Now we know that, in addition to vascular …

Foods and Beverages in Popular U.S. Movies

Foods and Beverages in Popular U.S. Movies

A recent study looks at how the movie industry influences what we eat and how, in turn, Americans’ dietary habits have influenced cinematographers over the past decades. Stanford researchers studied the 250 top-grossing Hollywood movies released between 1994 and 2018, …

Vegans Should Check Their Iodine Levels

Vegans Should Check Their Iodine Levels

Key points: Vegans are at high risk of developing a deficiency of two essential nutrients: vitamin B12 and iodine. Vegans are often unaware of their low iodine. It can be prevented by taking supplements. A recent study from German researchers …