WE all know eating “healthy” food is good for our physical health and can decrease our risk of developing diabetes, cancer, obesity and heart disease. What is not as well known is that eating healthy...

Those prescribing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen are being asked to consider their necessity with new research finding they could increase heart attack risk within the first week...

An online editorial published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine has called the popular belief that saturated fats clog up arteries “plain wrong”. Published today, the editorial says to prevent...

Saturated fats are not associated with an increased risk of death, heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes, finds a Canadian study published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ) this week. However, the...

Baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors for bitter flavours, according to new UNSW research. The study, led by the UNSW Head of Pharmacology...

A new study reveals that drinking low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail may help lower the risk of chronic diseases that rank among the leading causes of death worldwide, including heart disease, diabetes...

Semi-veggie diet effectively lowers heart disease, stroke risk, study A pro-vegetarian diet—one that has a higher proportion of plant-based foods compared to animal-based foods—has been linked to lower...

Mediterranean diet betters exercise to cut heart disease risk by nearly half, latest study Adults who closely followed the Mediterranean diet were 47 per cent less likely to develop heart disease over...

Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to smaller risk of coronary heart disease Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a study from the University...

High protein diet may reduce risk of high blood pressure, study Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP), according to findings from the Boston...