Category: Whole Food Diets

After a Cancer Diagnosis, I Went Plant-Based and Transformed My Health
view post After a Cancer Diagnosis, I Went Plant-Based and Transformed My Health

Before beginning this journey, I’d tried every dieting fad under the sun: Paleo, protein shakes… the list is endless. Nothing

view post Tips For Cutting Out Processed Food: From Reader Sara

Mom, Sara, shares how she gets her kids involved in the kitchen and other tips and advice for cutting out

Meds May Not Prevent Migraines in Kids
view post Meds May Not Prevent Migraines in Kids

A number of drugs are used to prevent migraines, but treatment of youngsters has largely been based on the results

Baby in Your Room? Yes. Baby in Your Bed? No.
view post Baby in Your Room? Yes. Baby in Your Bed? No.

To decrease the risk of SUID, or sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents

How Does Social Media Shape Your Food Choices?
view post How Does Social Media Shape Your Food Choices?

Those participants who believed their social media buddies ate the recommended five daily portions of fruits and vegetables in turn

Puberty in Girls Starting Earlier and Earlier
view post Puberty in Girls Starting Earlier and Earlier

The age of breast development — which represents the first clinical sign of female puberty — has declined an average

LGBT Teens Still Plagued by Suicidal Thoughts
view post LGBT Teens Still Plagued by Suicidal Thoughts

Over the years, more kids have been identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) — and their likelihood of

view post Coronavirus Infects 61 People Aboard Cruise Ship

The outbreak began with a passenger who disembarked in Hong Kong on January 25, and tested positive 6 days later.

Blood Thinners, Bleeding Tied to Colon Cancer Risk
view post Blood Thinners, Bleeding Tied to Colon Cancer Risk

Gastrointestinal bleeding in patients taking blood thinners for an irregular heartbeat should prompt doctors to check for colon cancer, a

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions
view post No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

That kind of overprescribing raises risks for everyone, experts say, as bacteria gain more chances to mutate around the life-saving

view post Mini Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecakes

As Valentine’s Day approaches, a little plant-based decadence is in order! This Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake can be made as minis or

FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug
view post FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug

The FDA began testing samples of metformin for the carcinogen NDMA at the end of last year. Contamination with this

2 Million Lost Health Coverage, Access to Care
view post 2 Million Lost Health Coverage, Access to Care

Two million more Americans didn’t seek health care from late 2016 through 2017 because they couldn’t afford it and/or lacked

Medical 'Yarn' Is Made From Human Skin
view post Medical ‘Yarn’ Is Made From Human Skin

The researchers said that unlike synthetic material currently used in most surgeries, this yarn wouldn’t pose any risk of causing

Impact of Flavored E-Cigarette Ban Doubted
view post Impact of Flavored E-Cigarette Ban Doubted

Youth-friendly flavors such as mint and fruit are targeted by the ban, but menthol and tobacco flavors will still be

More Patients Turning to 'Direct Primary Care'
view post More Patients Turning to ‘Direct Primary Care’

DPC Frontier, which tracks the number of direct primary care practices nationally, estimates there are 1,219 practices in 48 states

Kirk Douglas Dies at Age 103
view post Kirk Douglas Dies at Age 103

He was one of the last surviving stars from Hollywood’s golden age

Ingredient IQ: Artichokes
view post Ingredient IQ: Artichokes

Underneath their prickly exterior, artichokes provide plenty of fiber (7 grams per medium artichoke) and more disease-thwarting antioxidant activity than

Heart Medications Can Make Healthy Habits Slide
view post Heart Medications Can Make Healthy Habits Slide

Of more than 41,000 middle-aged Finnish adults researchers followed, those who started on cholesterol or blood pressure drugs were more

Variations Found in 'Normal' Resting Heart Rate
view post Variations Found in ‘Normal’ Resting Heart Rate

The study suggests the value of further research to investigate whether tracking a person’s daily resting heart rate could lead