Vegetarian diets are almost twice as effective at helping you lose weight a study has found. Published online by the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, researchers discovered those on a vegetarian...

A drink which alters the way the body generates its energy has increased the performance of cyclists in a UK-led study. The study highlights the importance of ketones (molecules derived from fast) rather...

A study from the US National Institutes of Health presents some of the most precise human data yet on whether cutting carbs or fat has the most benefits for losing body fat. In a paper published August...

Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how muscle processes nutrients from food, research Many consumers might think that they can get away with eating fatty foods for a few days without it making any...

Next big thing: ‘Nordic Diet’, Researchers show health benefit for the obese without weight loss The Nordic diet may reduce the bad effects of obesity, even without weight loss, according to a study...

Onion extract may improve high blood sugar and cholesterol, study The extract of onion bulb, Allium cepa, strongly lowered high blood glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol levels in diabetic rats when...

Red wine could help burn fat, study Drinking red grape juice or red wine in moderation could improve the health of overweight people by helping them burn fat better, according to a new study coauthored...

Eating low-calorie sweetened products – especially when hungry or tired – may lead to a higher likelihood of seeking high-calorie alternatives later, due to a newly discovered signal in the brain,...

Genes in mitochondria, the “powerhouses” that turn sugar into energy in human cells, shape a person’s risk for heart disease and diabetes, according to a study from researchers at the University...

Increased caffeine intake may reduce fatty liver in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, according to an international team of researchers led by Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS)...