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  • High-Fat Maternal Diet Can Cause Brain Damage in the Unborn Child

    High-Fat Maternal Diet Can Cause Brain Damage in the Unborn Child0

    A study team at MedUni Vienna’s Center for Brain Research has found that high-fat maternal diets can cause life-long changes in the brain of the unborn offspring. When a pregnant woman consumes a diet high in polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acids, her body produces an excess of endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids), which overload the foetal organism and

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  • Diet drink risks, suicide rates, vegans & strokes & more

    Diet drink risks, suicide rates, vegans & strokes & more0

    Check out our health roundup, featuring all the latest health news from this week. Two diet drinks a day can increase death risk by 26% Consuming two or more diet drinks a day can increase your chances of dying by 26%, says the World Health Organization. A survey asked 451,743 adults from ten European countries

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  • How poor diet can can lead to blindness

    How poor diet can can lead to blindness0

    A poor diet of chips and crisps caused a teenage boy in England to become blind. The boy – let’s call him Jasper – first visited his family GP complaining of tiredness when he was 14 years old. Tests showed he was anaemic with low vitamin B12 levels. He was also a picky eater, but

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  • 5 Reasons Why a Diet May Fail to Cause Weight Loss

    5 Reasons Why a Diet May Fail to Cause Weight Loss0

    We live in a results-oriented world. Indeed, instant gratification is a part of the norm thanks to a myriad of tech innovations. However, some things still require lots of hard work and patience; weight loss is one of those things. The bad news, naturally, is that many aspects can cause a diet to go awry.

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  • The Perfect Diet? Phrases that Make Eating Disorder Dieticians Wince

    The Perfect Diet? Phrases that Make Eating Disorder Dieticians Wince0

    “With the ‘wellness world’ forever growing, pursuit of the ‘healthiest’ diet is at an all-time high. Yet along the way, it seems that just about every food group has been vilified, eating styles criticized and weird concoctions seen as the ‘holy grail’. The nutrition world has become a minefield.” So says Rebecca Jennings, nutritional therapist

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  • Scammers use Meghan Markle’s face to sell diet pills

    Scammers use Meghan Markle’s face to sell diet pills0

    Scammers use Meghan Markle’s face to sell diet pills: Royals plan crackdown on websites using fake quotes from the Duchess of Sussex Online adverts use Meghan’s name, face and fake quotes to sell weight loss pills Meghan is quoted supposedly praising the products and discussing weight loss Royal insiders condemned what they called ‘an illegal

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