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Vegan keto diet: Everything you need to know
A vegan keto diet is a very low carbohydrate diet that does not include any animal products. Learn about the possible benefits and risks and what to eat on a vegan keto diet here. (Medical News Today)

Some keto diets may exacerbate skin inflammation
A study in mouse models with psoriasis-like skin inflammation suggests that ketogenic diets with a very high fat content may exacerbate skin problems. (Medical News Today)

How does taurine affect the body?
Taurine is an amino acid that occurs naturally in the body. People can also get taurine from supplements and other dietary sources. This article outlines the health benefits and potential risks of taurine. (Medical News Today)

Why raw dog food could be harmful for pets and owners alike
Researchers have found that some raw dog food products harbor harmful bacteria that could cause infections both in dogs and their human family members. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about parasite cleanses
Parasite cleanses aim to rid the body of parasitic infections, such as worms. These products make more claims than research supports. Learn more about parasite cleanses in this article. (Medical News Today)

What foods relieve nausea?
Some people may not feel like eating while they are nauseated, but some foods can help settle the stomach and relieve feelings of nausea. Learn more in this article. (Medical News Today)

What to know about third trimester weight gain
A woman may gain weight during the third trimester of pregnancy. This is because the fetus is growing and the body is preparing for delivery. Learn more about third trimester weight gain here. (Medical News Today)

Drinks, not food, with added sugar promote weight gain
Research finds that adding sucrose to drinks increases calorie intake and weight gain in mice, but adding the same amount in solid form to food does not. (Medical News Today)

Gut bacteria may counter the harmful effects of processed foods
A new mouse study identifies a specific bacterium that lives in our gut and breaks down harmful chemicals from processed foods into harmless byproducts. (Medical News Today)

Could coffee byproducts fight inflammation?
A recent study has investigated whether the byproducts of coffee production might help ease the inflammation associated with obesity and protect health. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about man boobs
'Man boobs,' or enlarged breast tissue in males, is a common concern. In many instances, a person can use diet and targeted exercises to reduce the appearance of enlarged breast tissue. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

How to get defined abdominal muscles
In this article, we discuss the best ways to get well-defined abdominal muscles. We provide tips on exercising and explain the best dietary approach. (Medical News Today)

Vitamins B-6 and B-12 linked with increased risk of hip fracture
A new study finds that taking vitamins B-6 and B-12 at levels above the recommended daily allowance is associated with an increased risk of hip fractures. (Medical News Today)

Turmeric may contain dangerous levels of lead
'People are unknowingly consuming something that could cause major health issues,' says the lead author of a new study, which finds lead in turmeric. (Medical News Today)

Can simply naming vegetables differently increase healthful eating?
New research examines how using more appetizing words to describe healthful foods affects eating choices and finds that the wording can go a long way. (Medical News Today)

Can more vegetarian options tempt carnivores away from meat?
New research shows how our environment shapes our food choices by looking into the impact of simply adding extra vegetarian options to the menu. (Medical News Today)

Can bowel movements lead to weight loss?
When a person poops, they may temporarily lose the weight of the stool. However, this is not a good weight loss strategy. Learn more about bowel movements and weight loss here. (Medical News Today)

Depression: Brief change in diet may relieve symptoms
The role of nutrition in depression is an area of increasing research. A recent study tries a 3-week nutritional intervention and reports some success. (Medical News Today)

Study links home cooked meals with fewer harmful chemicals
New research suggests that people who eat more homemade meals tend to have lower levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in their blood. (Medical News Today)

What to know about exogenous ketones
Exogenous ketones are supplements that may help a person enter a state of ketosis, in which the body breaks down fats instead of carbohydrates. Learn more about the effectiveness and safety of exogenous ketones here. (Medical News Today)

What are the best foods to aid digestion?
Eating certain foods can make it easier for the digestive system to work. In this article, we discuss some foods that are good for digestion and list some foods to avoid. (Medical News Today)

What to know about sugar detox symptoms
Sugar detox symptoms may feel unpleasant, but they are temporary and should subside after a few days. Learn about possible sugar detox symptoms and how to manage sugar withdrawal. (Medical News Today)

Green tea compound could help in the battle against super bugs
As the antibiotic resistance crisis deepens, experts are looking for new angles. A new study concludes that a compound found in green tea could be useful. (Medical News Today)

Is this how fructose worsens the effect of high fat diets?
A new mouse study reveals that adding fructose to high fat diets disrupts fat burning in the liver through effects on fat oxidation genes and mitochondria. (Medical News Today)

What are the best natural treatments for PCOS?
Natural treatments and lifestyle changes, such as diet changes, supplements, and herbal remedies, may help with the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Learn what the research says here. (Medical News Today)

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