Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today

What is the average weight for women?

Find out what the average weights and obesity rates are for women around the world. We also look at how weight can be measured and controlled.

How can I lower my insulin levels?

In this article, we look at nine ways to lower high insulin levels. This can be achieved through diet, lifestyle changes, supplements, and medication.

Do sad children overeat?

Many adults overeat when they feel low, and some binge when they are elated. A new study investigates whether children do the same.

Drinking soda daily may harm your fertility

Researchers have uncovered a link between conception and soda: drinking it daily could harm your chances of becoming pregnant. This goes for men and women.

Natural remedies for constipation

We look at some possible natural alternatives to laxatives for people looking to have a bowel movement. We also look at when to see a doctor.

How do I stop stress eating?

A look at emotional eating when people use food to cope with emotions, such as stress. Included is detail on the causes and common triggers to avoid.

What is the apple cider vinegar detox?

A look at the apple cider vinegar detox, which is a popular cleansing diet. Included is detail on scientific studies and the potential adverse effects.

Can't keep the weight off? This may be why

Our bodies don't take well to repeated dieting, which they perceive as potentially dangerous. One protein, however, may be key to weight management.

What are sugar alcohols?

Learn all about sugar alcohols, a substitute for sugar. We look at their uses, possible benefits and risks, and how they differ from standard sugars.

Is it safe to drink raw water?

Drinking raw water is a relatively new health phenomenon, but are the rumors about its health benefits true; or is it dangerous? Find out here.

What are the signs of iodine deficiency

A look at the signs of a deficiency in iodine, an important mineral that helps many bodily functions. Included is detail on diagnosis and the causes.

What should you not eat for IBS?

A look at foods to avoid for IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome. Included is detail on alternatives for trigger foods and how to avoid foods when ordering.

What is the truth about clean eating?

A look at clean eating, a concept where someone avoids artificial foods or additives. Included is detail on the the facts and fiction behind the diet.

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