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Coffee drinkers at lower risk of heart failure, stroke

Research looking at three large population studies suggests that drinking coffee is associated with a lower risk of experiencing stroke and heart failure.

Eating too fast may lead to weight gain, heart disease

Japan-based researchers find that eating too fast may lead to metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of risk factors for severe cardiometabolic conditions.

Can diabetics eat bananas?

Learn about how eating bananas can affect your blood sugar, as well as how to get potassium without compromising a healthful diabetes diet.

No sugar diet plan: What you need to know

Whether cutting sugar out of the diet completely or simply cutting back on sugar, we have eight important tips for following a no sugar diet.

What are the benefits of konjac?

In this article, learn about the potential health benefits of konjac, including diabetes management, lowering cholesterol, and treating constipation.

What are the benefits of konjac?

In this article, learn about the potential health benefits of konjac, including diabetes management, lowering cholesterol, and treating constipation.

Mushrooms may help you fight off aging

New research examines 13 species of mushroom and finds high concentrations of antioxidants that may stave off aging and cognitive decline.

Banana allergy: What you need to know

A banana allergy occurs when a person's immune system reacts to a protein in bananas, causing a variety of symptoms. Learn more in this article.

What are the health benefits of purple rice?

In this article, we take a look at the health benefits of purple rice. Included is information on its nutritional value, and how best to cook it.

How type 2 diabetes can be reversed with a low-calorie diet

New research unveils the mechanism by which a diet very low in calories reverses type 2 diabetes in rodents. The findings may soon be confirmed in humans.

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