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Bananas are a good source of nutrients, peeled or not.

You can eat banana peels, but that doesn’t mean you should

A nutritionist said the skins promote weight loss and better sleep, but other experts are more cautious in their banana peel-eating recommendations.

A ‘miracle drug’ used for diabetes prevention could also be a key to weight loss maintenance

A new study found that diabetes drug metformin could help people who lost significant weight to keep it off for the longterm.
Vegan Evan hopes to run for president one day.

A 9-year-old vegan challenged Trump to give up animal products for 30 days and ‘make America healthy again’

If the president accepts and accomplishes the challenge, a nonprofit behind Vegan Evan will donate a million dollars to the charity of Trump's choice.
Vaping, activated charcoal drinks, chicken-pox parties, and meat-only diets are all bad ideas that were perpetuated this year.

The 9 most dangerous health myths debunked in 2019, from drinking bleach to vaping

Activated charcoal, vaginal steaming, and chicken pox parties were among most risky health myths of the year.
Rising K-pop band Great Guys perform at the Korea Drama Festival in Jinju, South Korea, in October 2019.

Grueling gym routines, restrictive diets, and no dating: K-pop stars tell us about the dark side of their industry

K-pop stars seem to have it all, with millions of fans around the world. But not enough people talk about how hard it is to be — and stay — a star.
Meghan Markle's trainer wants you to enjoy the holiday season.

Meghan Markle’s trainer reveals 6 tips for avoiding holiday weight gain

The trainer recommended going in with a plan, drinking plenty of water, and adding even just a few minutes of exercise to your daily routine.
Tapeworm eggs are microscopic, but the adult worms can grow to be up to 22 feet long.

Doctors found hundreds of tapeworms in a man’s brain a month after he ate a pork hot pot he ‘felt unsure about’

The 43-year-old man in China had headaches and seizures that caused him to lose consciousness. An MRI revealed that tapeworms were to blame.
Running more than a marathon and a half every day for months takes some serious fuel.

A vegan ran across the country eating 8,000 calories a day in smoothies, cold pasta, and coconut milk ice cream

Robbie Balenger completed the trek in just 75 days to raise awareness of the benefits of a plant-based diet.
Actor Angela Bassett at the world premiere of Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" on January 29, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.

Black Panther star Angela Bassett’s diet includes sweet potato brownies and bison

Actor Angela Bassett has learned that food can be like medicine. "I see it as medicine, but I also see it as fuel," she said.
It's possible to build muscle without eating meat.

2 bodybuilders went vegan for a month and found the biggest downside was the gas

The "Buff Dudes" found plant-based eating was surprisingly easy and left them feeling energized and strong. Digestive issues typically pass.