Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Suffering from a smell disorder? Eat chili, menthol and rapeseed oil

Smell plays a key role in our ability to enjoy food. However, many people suffer from a lost, impaired or distorted sense of smell, and this can affect both their health and quality of life, says a new study from Aarhus University.

Health

Study finds low vitamin D levels in young people of color

Results from a University of Houston College of Nursing study indicate that 61% of otherwise healthy Black and Hispanic adolescents have low vitamin D levels, that drop even lower with age. The research fills a knowledge ...

Overweight & Obesity

Healthy eating education improves young adults' eating habits

A population health survey in Hong Kong revealed that 50% of people aged 15 to 84 were either overweight or obese because of insufficient intake of wholegrains, fruits, and vegetables, and the increasing consumption of sugar-sweetened ...

Health

Mayo Clinic Minute: Toss the junk food for better health

The steady stream of holiday cookies and treats may have slowed, but for millions of Americans, the appetite for high-fat, sodium-laden sweets continues. Making the switch from highly-processed junk food to healthier whole ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Did we really gain weight during the pandemic?

Many people have been talking about the "COVID 15," referring to gaining 15 pounds during quarantine. But did people really gain weight? This question intrigued researchers. So they examined patient data from electronic health ...

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