Health

Adopt a diet that's good for your gut

(HealthDay)—Having "friendly" bacteria in your digestive system is important for good health. They help the body extract nutrients from food, and boost the immune system in the fight against inflammation and many diseases ...

Health

French doctors to end life support in right-to-die case

French doctors are set to begin removing life support from paralysed road accident victim Vincent Lambert on Tuesday, in what could be the final act in a hugely controversial right-to-die case that has drawn in Pope Francis.

Health

What are the most dangerous food groups?

Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds—we hear a lot about the "best" food groups for health. But what about the worst ones? What foods should you be eliminating or at least cutting back on?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does eating fruit and veg help your mental health?

Increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables people eat lowers their risk of clinical depression, new research has found. The study discovered that eating, for example, four extra portions of fruit and vegetables a day can ...

Health

The top 5 veggies to add to your diet

(HealthDay)—The guidelines to eat more vegetables are clear, and eating a rainbow of colors gets you the widest variety of nutrients and phyto-nutrients, those hard-to-duplicate compounds that go beyond vitamins and minerals.

Health

The handy tool for healthy chips

(HealthDay)—Want chips that deliver great taste without the typical additives in most packaged varieties? Then a food dehydrator is the kitchen appliance for you.

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