A Single Hormone That Can Help Increase Lifespan Has Been Identified in Mice

Low-protein diets appear to have incredible benefits for the health and lifespans of rodents, fruit flies, and yeast. A new study in mice has now identified a single hormone that is essential for these curious anti-aging effects. The hormone is called fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), and it is secreted by the liver. In recent … Read more

The baby formula shortage is getting worse

New York CNNBusiness — For months stores nationwide have been struggling to stock enough baby formula. Manufacturers say they’re producing at full capacity and making as much formula as they can, but it’s still not enough to meet current demand. The out-of-stock rate for baby formula hovered between 2% and 8% in the first half … Read more

How 2 Canadian women say they lost weight eating only Tim Hortons for 1 month

Ever wonder what it’d be like to eat a donut every day? Josée Cormier and Alicia Stafford of Your Way Weight Loss recently gave it a try for an entire month. “The honey cruiser was my favourite. Between the two of us, we ate 125 donuts in February,” said Stafford, executive leader of the Moncton-based … Read more

Researchers Have Identified The Diet to Follow if You Want to Live as Long as Possible

Depending on the genes you were dealing with, your body could be destined for a long, healthy future that stretches on for decades to come. Of course, your fate isn’t etched in stone. The diet you eat – and the way you eat it – could determine just how many of those prescribed days will … Read more

Here’s What That Controversial New Study on Time-Restricted Eating Really Shows

Results of a new weight loss study were published this week, leading to headlines proclaiming intermittent fasting “isn’t a magic diet trick after all”. The researchers aimed to test whether adding a restriction on what time of day you were allowed to eat (or not) to the usual low-calorie (or kilojoule) diet led to greater … Read more

The simple tool that can help you lose weight and not overeat

When hunger strikes, it can be hard to resist shoveling anything and everything into your mouth, at speed. But the problem comes with telling when enough is enough. As babies, we were primed to bat food away when full. But as adults, it’s trickier. We grown-ups not only eat food for fuel, but let’s be … Read more

NT saltwater crocodiles are more carnivorous than their predecessors, research suggests

Scientists have a covered evidence that suggests the diet of saltwater crocodiles in the Northern Territory has shifted away from marine prey towards land-based animals, including feral pigs. Key points: Samples have shown contemporary crocs are bigger meat eaters than their recent ancestors Increased numbers of feral pigs on floodplains could explain the shift The … Read more

Does intermittent fasting work? New study says it’s all hype

Fasting for hours and hoping for weight loss? It’s a bunch of baloney, experts say. A study published Thursday in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine found that the buzzy intermittent-fasting trend is no more effective than traditional calorie counting, blowing the lid off the celebrity-backed fad touted by the likes of Jennifer Aniston, … Read more

Does intermittent fasting work? New study says it’s all hype

Fasting for hours and hoping for weight loss? It’s a bunch of baloney, experts say. A study published Thursday in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine found that the buzzy intermittent-fasting trend is no more effective than traditional calorie counting, blowing the lid off the celebrity-backed fad touted by the likes of Jennifer Aniston, … Read more

Does intermittent fasting work? New study says it’s all hype

Fasting for hours hoping for weight loss? It’s a bunch of baloney, experts say. A study published Thursday in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine found that the buzzy intermittent fasting trend is no more effective than traditional calorie counting, blowing the lid off the celebrity-backed fad touted by the likes of Jennifer Aniston, … Read more