It’s the first thing to go when we’re stressed. It’s the last thing we get when we’re busy. But not sleeping enough can lead our bodies into big trouble. Want to be fit and healthy? Find out why your shuteye should be a top priority.
Clear thinking, vibrant skin, healthy kidneys, and bountiful energy — they all depend on an adequate daily intake of water. Are you getting enough liquids? And if you work out, are you getting the right kind? Find out why you should look before you gulp.
Acrylamide, a cancer-causing agent, has shown up in a variety of fried foods, but also in healthier baked and roasted items, including home-cooked meals. Should we be alarmed? Here’s a look at what we know about acrylamide, its risks and whether we need to take action.
An emerging field of nutritional research dubbed “nutrigenomics” focuses on identifying and understanding molecular-level interaction between nutrients and other dietary bioadditives with the human genome during transcription, translation and expression (the processes by which proteins encoded by the genome are produced and, for better or for worse, do their thing).