Cutting Calories is Best Way to Lose Weight

February 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Reducing your daily caloric intake is still the best way to lose weight say researchers.

Over the years, numerous diets have come on the market; low-carb, high-protein just to name a few. Read more

Vitamin D Reduces Risk of Common Cold

February 24, 2009 by · Leave a Comment


Washington (HealthKnowItAll) - Supplementing with vitamin D may protect against the common cold and other respiratory infections.

This is the finding of a new study by researchers from Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital Boston. Read more

Diet High in Calcium Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer

February 24, 2009 by · Leave a Comment


Washington (HealthKnowItAll) - Results of a new study suggest that calcium may ward off colon cancer.

Calcium has long been thought of as a mineral that offers numerous health benefits, mainly strengthening our bones. Read more

Living Near Fast Food Restaurants Ups Stroke Risk

February 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - A new study finds that living near to fast food outlets can actually raise your risk of having a stroke.

This is just the latest health hazard that is present when fast food is involved, joining a long list of health problems associated with the stuff. Read more

Mediterranean Diet Could Prevent, Fight Alzheimer’s

February 12, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) - Researchers believe a Mediterranean diet may be able to protect and fight off Alzheimer’s and other memory problems.

The study was led by Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas from Columbia University in New York. Read more

Pregnant Women Who Are Obese More Likely To Have Birth Defects

February 11, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

According to a new study, pregnant women who are obese are more likely to have babies who are born with birth defects..<br /> .... Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - According to a new study, pregnant women who are obese are more likely to have babies who are born with birth defects.

The new study was led by Judith Rankin of Newcastle University in the UK. Read more

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