Japan's high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds

Japan's high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds

The population of the island nation, which has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world, eat diets high in certain carbohydrates, vegetables, fruits as well as fish and meat.Researchers found that participants who closely followed the food guide had a 15 per cent lower mortality rate.

Eating home-cooked meals might mean fewer harmful PFAS in your body

Eating home-cooked meals might mean fewer harmful PFAS in your body

But there’s another reason to avoid eating out all the time: Preparing meals at home can reduce your exposure to harmful PFAS chemicals that are commonly found in take-out and fast food packaging, according to a new study by researchers at Silent Spring Institute.

Get on your feet: Americans still sit too much

Get on your feet: Americans still sit too much

With data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, researchers looked at four age groups: children 5 to 11; adolescents 12 to 19; adults 20 to 64; and adults 65 and older.

Do you take care of your heart? Cardio fitness may be influencing how healthy your gut is

Do you take care of your heart? Cardio fitness may be influencing how healthy your gut is

However, a new study provides a unique take on it, saying that the state of your heart and blood vessels affects the population of good bacteria that live inside the gut.