Healthy diet linked to lower death rates among low-income residents in Southeastern USA

Healthy diet linked to lower death rates among low-income residents in Southeastern USA

Eating a healthy diet was linked with a lower risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, cancer or other diseases among a population of low-income individuals living in the Southeastern U.S., according to investigators. Nearly two-thirds of the participants in the study were African-American. Continue reading Healthy diet linked to lower death rates among low-income residents in Southeastern USA

High Fat Ketogenic Diet Suppresses Appetite: Accelerates Weight Loss and Fights Cancer

High Fat Ketogenic Diet Suppresses Appetite: Accelerates Weight Loss and Fights Cancer

The high-fat, low carb ketogenic, Atkins and Paleo diets promote weight loss by suppressing appetite even when calories were reduced, research … Continue reading High Fat Ketogenic Diet Suppresses Appetite: Accelerates Weight Loss and Fights Cancer

Risk score developed for life expectancy of hospital patients

Risk score developed for life expectancy of hospital patients

The world’s first prognosis scoring system (PANDORA score) for hospital patients, and their life expectancy within the next 30 days, has been developed by scientists. To determine the score, patients are asked about simple parameters such as their age, height and weight. They are also asked for a personal estimate of their mobility and eating behavior — as well as their general condition. Using a weighted points system, a general risk score can be derived which can be used in the hospital … Continue reading Risk score developed for life expectancy of hospital patients

A diet that mimics fasting is good for you, even if followed only for a few days

A diet that mimics fasting is good for you, even if followed only for a few days

For years, people have tried going on extremely low-calorie diets, hoping to stave off illness and delay the effects of aging. It's an approach that is … Continue reading A diet that mimics fasting is good for you, even if followed only for a few days