Global dietary quality in 185 countries from 1990 to 2018 show wide differences by nation, age, education, and urbanicity

The GDD is a collaborative effort to systematically identify, compile and standardize individual-level dietary data on 53 foods, beverages and nutrients (Methods). The GDD uses Bayesian modeling methods to estimate dietary intakes jointly stratified by age, sex, education, level and urbanity for 185 countries between 1990 and 2018. Global and regional diet quality in 2018 … Read more

Stan Efferding to Mike O’Hearn: Cardio May Not Be as Important as Level of Fitness

Episode sweet 16 of The Mike O’Hearn Show aired on Generation Iron‘s YouTube channel on Sept. 23, 2022. For the rare occurrence in the series, the episode featured part two of an earlier interview in episode 10 with bodybuilder and powerlifter Stan Efferding. Efferding and O’Hearn previously discussed the mindset regarding the body’s limits. The … Read more

Why choline belongs in a brain-friendly diet

If you’re eating for brain health, your regular menu is likely home to polyphenol-packed berries, lutein-rich leafy greens and omega-3s from oily fish. But your menu might be missing foods rich in choline, such as soybeans, eggs, red potatoes and kidney beans. Consuming enough of this B-like vitamin has been tied to better cognitive performance … Read more

Botox for beauty? Not so fast – doctors say you should undergo a mental health screening first

Cosmetic injectables, which are relatively inexpensive, may cause more psychological harm to people already suffering from body image issues, say experts. The demand for cosmetic treatments has increased rapidly in the last several years. In many countries, record numbers of young people opt for Botox treatments for cosmetic reasons. Clinicians are calling for compulsory mental … Read more

Eat humble parwal daily to boost sex life, eliminate obesity

Available mostly during the monsoon season, parwal, popularly known as green potato is packed with the goodness of essential nutrients like vitamins A, B, and C and antioxidants that help in fighting off infections New Delhi: Of the least popular vegetables that are eaten perennially is parwal or the pointed guard, that according to nutritionists … Read more

Which seafood is most nutritious and least carbon intensive?

Calling all seafood lovers: to adopt a diet that’s low on emissions and good for your health, consider increasing your intake of oysters, anchovies, and salmon…but maybe avoid the shrimp. These are the suggestions of a new study that compared the nutritional and emissions impact of different seafoods, homing in on a number of species, … Read more

Balanced meal timing may benefit cognitive health, study shows

Share on PinterestA new study suggests that eating three relatively similar meals throughout the day may help prevent cognitive decline. AzmanL/Getty Images A new study finds that meeting our daily energy needs through three relatively similar meals may be the best way to avoid cognitive decline. Skipping breakfast, according to the study, is associated with … Read more

At crossroads over KEBS’ suspension of 10 cooking oils? Here are the alternatives

Do people really need cooking oil? [iStockphoto] The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has suspended the sale of 10 cooking fat brands for non-compliance with set standards. In a Statement, KEBS said it ordered the recall to protect consumers from potentially unsafe products and to safeguard the economic interests of compliant brands. “This is not … Read more

The Best Fruit for Chronic Constipation

While many turn to prunes, kiwis offer superior effects along with nutritional benefits. The kiwi is a wonder fruit when it comes to tackling the tough, often painful, chronic constipation afflicting so many people worldwide. Chronic constipation can have many causes. The good news is, nature has many remedies for this uncomfortable, even painful, condition. … Read more