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Can apple cider vinegar treat erectile dysfunction?

A look at apple cider vinegar and erectile dysfunction. Included is detail on the safety of apple cider vinegar and how to use it correctly.

Mysterious anaphylaxis explained: Red meat to blame

Some people have recurrent, unexplained episodes of life-threatening anaphylaxis. A 'unique study' of such individuals finds the culprit in red meat.

The effects of skipping breakfast depend on your weight

New research suggests that eating breakfast regularly or skipping it altogether can affect lean and obese people in very different ways.

Letter from the Editor: Time to plant some seeds

Thanksgiving is over, and the holiday season is in full swing. Managing Editor Marie Ellis asks what seeds you can plant now for a healthful new year.

Parkinson's: Could a high-calorie diet increase lifespan?

Weight loss within a year of a Parkinson's diagnosis may raise the risk of dementia and shorten lifespan, say researchers. Could a high-calorie diet help?

Can mindfulness help you shed those extra pounds?

A new systematic review reveals the potential of mindfulness techniques in aiding people to lose excess weight and avoid a rebound.

How to cope with a picky eater over the holidays

Few celebrations happen without food these days. But what if someone in your midst doesn't share your enthusiasm and is a picky eater?

Exercise alone does not achieve weight loss

Exercise alone is unlikely to help you shift the pounds, a new study finds. Instead, physical activity should be combined with a healthful diet.

High blood pressure: Could diet replace medication?

Researchers suggest that the DASH diet, when combined with low salt intake, may be just as effective as medication for lowering high blood pressure.

Sugar and cancer: A surprise connection or 50-year cover-up?

Knowledge of a connection between sugar and cancer might reach back as far as 50 years. But what is the evidence today? And can we get away from sugar?

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