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Omega-3 supplements are essentially useless for preventing diseases, according to a new study

A new Cochrane review has found omega-3 supplement pills probably don't do that much for our health. Omega-3 has been seen as a magical pill for health and intelligence for a long time, but it's becoming increasingly clear this is not really the case.

What to eat and drink before and after a run, according to an Olympian who now coaches runners

If you are going to run regularly, it's essential to learn how to eat and hydrate properly. Before each run, it's important to eat right to make sure you have enough energy. After running, the right meal will help your muscles recover and build up stronger.
Iceman's stomach was full of fat.

After 5,300 years, the last meal of an ancient Iceman has been revealed — and it was a high-fat, meaty feast

Otzi, the 5,300 year old iceman ate a high-fat, meat-lover's diet. But he wasn't 'Paleo,' and he also ate some toxic ferns and wheat. Scientists are analyzing his stomach contents using DNA analyses, and they're finding out that he wasn't in perfect health.

All that spitting during the World Cup could be something called ‘carb rinsing’ — here’s the science behind it

Football players might be rinsing their mouths out with a carbohydrate solution, then spitting it out without swallowing it. According to some exercise and nutrition scientists, this can trick your body into thinking energy is coming, so your muscles work harder.

The best ways to eat healthy and feel better have nothing to do with calories

Calories don't tell the full picture when it comes to healthy eating. In fact, focusing exclusively on a food's calorie count can be misleading. Instead of relying on a single number, dietitians gave us a handful of simple tips to help us clean up our eating game.

Kids whose mothers do these 5 things are 75% less likely to be obese

Childhood obesity rates have more than tripled in the US since the 1970s, to the point that nearly 20% of kids and teens aged 6 to 19 qualify as having obesity. Being obese as a child comes with serious long-term health effects. But kids with healthy mothers are far less likely to become obese.

How to look and feel healthier in one week, according to a nutritionist

Registered dietitian and nutritionist Andy Bellatti gave us tips for how to start feeling healthier quickly. There's no reason you shouldn't feel like the best version of yourself this summer.

Eating nuts could boost fertility in men, according to a new study

Men who ate two handfuls of mixed almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts every day for 14 weeks had a better sperm count than those who didn't in a study from Rovira i Virgili University in Spain.
Roger Federer.

Everything tennis icon Roger Federer eats and drinks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Roger Federer is widely acknowledged as the greatest male tennis player of all time and fuels his body in a specific way.
My GERD and migraines improved and I shed a few unexpected pounds.

I tried intermittent fasting for 10 days — and I understand why people in Silicon Valley love it

Intermittent fasting involves giving up food for a specific period of time per day or week. I tried the 16/8 intermittent fasting method, where I ate normally for eight hours and then fasted for 16. After 10 days, my acid reflux issues improved, and I shed a few unexpected pounds.