Nutrition & Weight Loss2019-07-06T23:27:00+00:00

Nutrition & Weight Loss

Peas and beans: Can they improve heart health?

  A recent review and meta-analysis focus on the role of legumes in heart health. Taking data from multiple studies and earlier analyses, the authors conclude that legumes might benefit heart health but that the evidence is not overwhelming. Source: Medical News Today It is a no-brainer that nutrition plays [...]

November 27th, 2019|

Qatar residents are going vegan

As the world observes vegan month in November, Qatar residents are living the spirit. Talabat, the region’s pioneering online food delivery service, reviewed the vegan and vegetarian orders received across its restaurant partners, to find out more about the food choices of the nation’s residents. The results show a significant [...]

November 18th, 2019|

Diet for healthy people, healthy planet too costly for some

At least one in five people could not afford science's 'ideal diet' designed to feed 10 billion people without hurting the planet, according to a study published on Friday. The EAT-Lancet report made headlines when it was unveiled in January because it proposed the first scientific targets for both a [...]

November 12th, 2019|

Exercising before breakfast may be most healthful choice

Figuring out when to exercise could be just as important as the exercise itself, according to new research on the relationship between meal times and workouts. Some studies suggest that the effectiveness of exercise may be tied to when a person eats. However, it is rarely possible to translate findings from studies [...]

October 28th, 2019|

Healthful snacks can reduce feelings of fatigue

  According to a new study, replacing sugar and saturated fat with vegetables can help reduce the impact of sleep deprivation. When we are exhausted but need to stay awake, many of us reach for a sugary snack. However, it is likely the more healthful options that can help fight [...]

October 23rd, 2019|

Eating potato as effective as carbohydrate gels: Study

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study suggests. “The research has shown that ingesting concentrated carbohydrate gels during prolonged exercise promotes carbohydrate availability during exercise and improves exercise [...]

October 21st, 2019|