Category Archives: Diet and Nutrition

Health Tip: Grill Healthier

Avoid the fattier meats (HealthDay News) — Eating healthier doesn’t have to mean dousing the barbeque permanently. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these suggestions for healthier grilling: Choose lean meats such as skinless poultry, sirloin or flank steak, bison, pork tenderloin or fish, instead of fattier meats. Marinate meat in a low-sodium dry…

Too Much Dairy, Carbs Might Harm Men’s Sperm

New studies also suggest women’s diets could affect IVF success By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) — Diet can have a notable impact on reproductive health, a group of new studies suggests. One set of findings: The more carbohydrates or dairy a man eats, the poorer the quality of his sperm. Similarly,…

Little Evidence Organic Food Better in Long Run: Report

But pediatricians’ group acknowledged that lower pesticide levels may be better for growing brain By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) — Parents weighing the value of feeding their children organic foods should understand there’s little evidence to back the notion that such fare is healthier in the long run than conventionally produced…

Heart Disease Risk Factors Also Tied to Death From Prostate Cancer

Following prevention guidelines might have added benefit for men, study suggests MONDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) — Men with metabolic syndrome — a group of symptoms linked to heart disease and diabetes risk — may also face a higher risk of dying from prostate cancer if diagnosed with the disease, according to a large new…

Diet/Exercise Combo Best, ‘Biggest Loser’ Study Says

20 minutes of exercise, 20 percent calorie cut would maintain weight loss, computer model predicts FRIDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) — A combination of exercise and healthy eating is better than dieting alone in reducing body fat and preserving muscle in adults, according to researchers who analyzed data from 11 participants on the reality TV…