WebMD Chicken

Chicken causes most foodborne illnesses in US; potentially more in China

According to a recent report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chicken caused the most foodborne illness in the United States between 2009-2015. Poultry consumption could be even more hazardous in China, as last month the...
WebMD alcohol

No amount of alcohol is safe for your overall health

Despite possible protective effects of moderate alcohol consumption on some conditions, a new analysis of 2016 global alcohol consumption and disease risk indicates that no amount of liquor, wine or beer that is safe for your overall health. Alcohol...
WebMD coconut oil

Coconut oil deemed “pure poison” by Harvard professor

While nutritionists have long touted the purported benefits of coconut oil, a Harvard professor has deemed coconut oil to be “pure poison.” Coconut oil Coconut oil is essentially just oil extracted from the meat of coconuts. It...
Diet Cloud

Low-carbohydrate diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years

A new study suggests that a low-carbohydrate diet, such as the popular Atkins diet, could shorten a person’s life expectancy by up to four years. The study “Dietary carbohydrate intake and mortality: a prospective cohort study...
WebMD fast food

Fast food could make it harder for women to get pregnant

Women who eat more fruit and less fast food may have an easier time conceiving children, according to a new study. Infertility The study defined infertility as taking more than 12 months to conceive (this definition has also been adopted by...
WebMD carbs

High carbohydrate diet could bring on earlier menopause in women

A new study suggests that a high carbohydrate diet could bring on earlier menopause in women. The study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health and entitled “Dietary intake and age at natural menopause: results...
WebMD colored water

Fruit juice NOT recommended for children, particularly infants

According to a recent policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet. Infant nutrition According to Melvin B. Heyman,...

Too much aluminum in Chinese diet

It was recently found that more than 30 percent of Chinese people’s diets contain more aluminum than recommended.  40 percent of the excess aluminum is found in flour, with the primary contributor being the alum mixed with it.  It is common...

Yellow Wins the Day in the Battle Against Cancer

Beijing, Aug. 26 (WangYiSheng) — U.S. researchers have recently reported that an increased consumption of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing invasive bladder cancer in women. The researchers found that women consuming...

Confidence shaken in foreign milk products

About 53.7 percent of survey respondents said their confidence in foreign milk products has been shaken by the Fonterra botulism scare, though another large group remains wary of domestic products, a survey said Tuesday. Conducted by the China...