Drinking just one can of sugar-laced soda drink a day increases the risk of developing diabetes by more than a fifth, according to a large European study published on Wednesday.
With dietary habits shifting toward foods high in sugar and oil, three instances of gallbladder removal resulting from related complications have been recently recorded among young people, a hospital said yesterday.
A lab experiment that rode to space two years ago has offered new clues about why astronauts' immune systems struggle to perform in zero gravity, U.S. military researchers said on Monday.
Just how do you attack that unsightly bulge around your waist?
Forty-two percent of packaged foods and 60 percent of food business owners, including a famous food franchise store, did not have labels to mark the origins of the beef they use, the Consumers' Foundation (CF) announced yesterday.
Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world's poorest people toward “undernutrition” and obesity, the World Bank said Thursday.
Health authorities have started grading breakfast eateries around the island in a move to help consumers identify those that offer healthy food, officials said yesterday.
“Prevention is the only answer.” These were the words of Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky in his keynote speech during the 2013 International Conference on Orange Technologies, March 13, at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU).
People who eat meals or snacks while watching TV, playing games or reading tend to consume more calories in a sitting, and especially later in the day, according to a review of two dozen past studies.
Quitting smoking sharply reduces the risk of heart disease — even if kicking the habit comes along with a few extra pounds, according to a long-term study out Tuesday.