A high carb diet after cancer treatment may increase risk of recurrence

Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients’ risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports. Patients who consumed the most total carbohydrates and sugars — in the form of sucrose, fructose, lactose and maltose — in the year preceding the cancer […]

Follow These 7 Diet And Lifestyle Habits To Increase Your Life Expectancy

According to a study published in the Journal Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, following these five healthy lifestyle habits during adulthood may increase life expectancy by a decade or more. These five major lifestyle changes include eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and […]


Fasting diets could increase the risk of diabetes and cause damaging side effects, new research suggests. A group of scientists speaking at the European Society of Endocrinology’s annual meeting this weekend revealed that while fasting can help shed weight it can also impair the action of insulin – the sugar-regulating hormone – and lead to an increased […]

A new study suggests that while fasting diets might help with weight loss, they could increase your risk of diabetes – and the 5:2 author has responded

There has been conflicting evidence on the long-term effects of intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting has rapidly grown in popularity in recent years. The jury’s still out in the science world as to the long-term health effects of the regime. A new study on rats suggests that while fasting may help to achieve weight loss, it may also […]