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Editor’s note: This is part of a series highlighting the 2021 Olympic Games with a specific emphasis on health and wellness. July 21, 2021 — Swimmers need thousands of calories a day. But those calories are different from what a weightlifter needs, and those calories are quite different from what a gymnast or track and field…

A study in Australia looking at levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in food and drinks has found no food safety concerns for consumers. The 26th Australian Total Diet Study (ATDS) by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) studied dioxins and dioxin-like compounds (DLCs), ​​polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs), ​dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL-PCBs) and…

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written by Lee Holmes ,July 23, 2021 Crispy Salmon with Saffron, Aioli & Smashed Green Peas As you know, I’m no stranger to talking about the best diets for your gut. This issue, however, I wanted to discuss the best diet for your heart. If you or your family have high cholesterol levels, elevated blood…

YouTuber Will Tennyson has recreated all kinds of famous fitness routines on his channel, from Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps’ infamous 12,000-calorie diet, to White House chef Andre Rush’s 2,222-rep pushup workout, to the training programs used by superhero actors like Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot. In his most recent video, Tennyson spends the day living…

Thanksgiving is one of the best food days of the year. It’s hard to beat platters of turkey, boats of gravy, mounds of stuffing, and tubs of cranberry sauce. And then there’s the pie. Glorious, glorious, glorious pie.(Okay, and yes, and it’s a time to gather the family around the table and remember how grateful…

Mediterranean diet for heart healthThe Mediterranean diet is a healthy-eating plan. It’s plant based and incorporates the traditional flavors and cooking methods of the region.By Mayo Clinic Staff Looking for a heart-healthy eating plan? The Mediterranean diet might be the right fit. Why the Mediterranean diet? Interest in the diet began in the 1950s when…

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain For people with diabetes, sticking to a low glycaemic diet results in small but important improvements in blood sugar levels, cholesterol, weight and other risk factors, finds a study published by The BMJ today. These improvements were seen over and above existing drug or insulin therapy, suggesting that a low glycaemic…

A proinflammatory diet, as measured by the dietary inflammatory index (DII), is associated with increased risk of all-cause dementia, although not Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new analysis of longitudinal data from the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort. Dr Debora Melo van Lent The lack of an association with Alzheimer’s disease was a surprise because amyloid-beta prompts…

For most people, the college experience isn’t remembered for its balanced diet and safe eating practices. College students have huge demands on their time, from studying to social events, and this means they often eat what they can find, when they can find it. However, this can lead to certain risks that should be avoided. Here…

Men interested in preserving their urological health may benefit from eating more vegetables and fruits, researchers reported. A trio of studies presented at the American Urological Association (AUA) virtual meeting suggested that plant-based diets were associated with a decreased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), lower PSA rates, and possibly a lower rate of total and…

When you hit 40, there are so many reasons to celebrate: You’re at the power years for your career, sex life, and confidence (don’t believe us? ask Kate Hudson, Mindy Kaling, Claire Danes, Busy Phillips, and Brandy, who all recently celebrated the big 4-0). But reaching that milestone birthday also means that some things become…