The acidity of urine varies greatly depending on a person’s diet and any medical conditions they may have. In this article, we discuss the normal pH range for urine, and what abnormal test results might mean.
It's important that when picking out what you'll be snacking on that it's filling, especially if you're on a low-fat diet.
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Studies Highlight Risks of Red Meat-Rich Diet
Eating a lot of red meat boosts levels of a chemical linked to heart disease and also changes...
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Yogurt producers look for new ways to revamp their product amid diet concerns.
Observational data from the Women's Health Study suggest adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with a 25% risk reduction in cardiovascular disease, primarily through reducing inflammation. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology
You’re a human and you need food. What do you do? Well, if you’re a modern city-dweller, you’re likely to drive yourself to the nearest restaurant or grocery store — a process that takes just minutes. But that diet of convenience is a...
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SUNDAY, Dec. 9, 2018 -- You can eat a healthful diet during the holidays with just a few tweaks to traditional recipes, the American Heart Association says.
"We want to help people overcome their nutrition struggles and pave the way for a...
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 -- A high-salt diet could raise your risk for a common heart rhythm disorder, new research suggests.
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots or other complications. It...
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Children in Alaska whose diet includes a lot of fish from rivers fed by the Eastern Alaska Mountain Range may have a long-term elevated risk for cancer because of insecticides -- including DDT -- in the meltwater.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology
Sex drive, or libido, naturally varies between people. If a person wants to boost their libido, there are many methods they can try, including lifestyle, diet, remedies, and sex tips. Here, we look at ways to boost libido in both males and females.
THURSDAY, Dec. 6, 2018 -- A change as simple as where you do most of your food shopping could translate to a better diet.
A San Diego State University study looked at the food shopping habits of college students in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area...
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A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight the best...
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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 -- Whether you track your diet efforts on paper or with an app, frequent and consistent self-monitoring contributes to success. However, one aspect of recordkeeping -- how often to get on the scale -- has been the subject...
Weight gain can sometimes be hard to source, but there is a good chance that it doesn't have anything to do with what you are eating.
Many of the substances that humans consume on a regular basis as parts of their basic diet actually contain harmful toxins. Rice, barbecued meat and drinking water all pose threats to human health as hosts to potent toxins, carcinogens and...
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It sounds too good to be true, but a novel approach that might allow you to eat as much as you want without gaining weight could be a reality in the near future. When a single gene known as RCAN1 was removed in mice and they were fed a high fat...
Related topics: Genetics, Obesity