Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio have identified four genes in baboons that influence levels of "bad" cholesterol.
A lot of Minnesotans love to grill, but it's an easy way to blow your diet with hot dogs and cheeseburgers.
Is it a fruit or a vegetable? According to the US Supreme Court and tariff laws, tomatoes are a vegetable.
Here's a typical scenario: You've created a Facebook Page for your business, reached out to all your networks, asking them to Like your Page - and maybe even gained a few thousand fans - but now there's a lull in new Likes.
An anti-cocaine vaccine that 'eats up cocaine like a Pac-man' has come a step closer to being used in humans.
The Mayo Clinic has identified key causes of wrinkles and while some are not preventable, such as natural aging and biology - women are more prone to wrinkles then men - some causes of wrinkles are possibly within your control.
From the Atkins to the Dukan diet, there have been hundreds of eating programmes over the years promising to aid weight loss.
LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol increased significantly when adults followed a Paleo diet for 10 weeks, even though they were exercising vigorously during that time, according to research that will be presented later this month at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine.
Which is better whole eggs or egg whites if you have the genes to get early heart disease or strokes from clogged arteries, thick blood, or clots? And what about metabolic syndrome? Can eggs help if what you need is a high-protein breakfast? If so, whole eggs with the saturated fat and cholesterol in the yolks as well as other nutrients, or just ... (more)
Metabolic syndrome refers to a related group of conditions including increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels that dramatically increase the risk of developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes, among a host of other serious chronic diseases.
Should you be on a vegan diet if you have been told that four of your genes influence your levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol? If you've wondered why some people are put on strict vegan diets, such as the Ornish Diet or the Dr.
Bob Roach gives his daughter, Patricia Keeling, 57, of Tornado, a hug after she placed first in the Biggest Loser weight-loss challenge.
If you're looking to count calories or cut fat and salt from your diet, you're probably not going to want to eat out at a restaurant, two new studies published May 13 in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest.
Nestl launched Jenny Craig, which has achieved considerable success in the US and Australia, in 2010 in the UK to take on dieting heavyweight Weight Watchers.
Beans and lentils are good sources of fiber. Most people do not meet the recommended 20-35 grams of fiber daily.