#westerndiet

  1. Arthritis warning: Everyday foods loved by millions of Britons found to 'stimulate' inflammation

    By Adam Chapman Refined carbohydrates can exacerbate rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms, researchers warn. It is yet another reminder of the ruinous effects of refined carbs, which make up a large part of the average Western diet. Refined carbs are foods processed in ways that typic
  2. Understanding diet's role in modifying risk of Alzheimer's disease

    By Science X staff In a detailed study , "Diet's Role in Modifying Risk of Alzheimers Disease: History and Present Understanding" published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease , we can finally see which diets are helpful in reducing the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The
  3. Nut consumption may enhance fertility for men, suggests study

    By Science X staff Eating nuts may enhance male fertility, a Monash University-led research review has found. The authors now want more research into the potential benefits of nuts for male and female fertility after finding only two intervention studies on men eating more than tw
  4. Two surprising reasons behind the obesity epidemic: Too much salt, not enough water

    By Richard Johnson, Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Scientific studies and media coverage are rife with warnings on how sugar , carbohydrates , saturated fat and lack of exercise contribute to obesity. And tens of millions of Americans are still