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You probably know about the ketogenic diet. However, the benefits of ketosis, the best methods in which to measure it and the ideal dietary components of keto may be something you don’t know. The keto diet has been around since 1921 when it was developed as a therapeutic diet...
WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden's call for authorizing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices has energized Democrats on a politically popular idea they've been pushing for nearly 20 years only to encounter frustration. But they still lack a clear path to enact legislation. That's because a few Democrats remain uneasy...
A grandmother who became an international powerlifting champion in her 60s says she looks and feels better than she did 30 years ago. Mary Duffy, 71, from Trumbull, Connecticut started working out at the age of 59 after piling on weight following the death of her mother in 2007, losing more than 50lbs within...
Whether it was through his many philanthropic efforts or his strength in the face of pancreatic cancer, Alex Trebek always aimed to empower others to meet the challenges in their lives. Trebek's widow, Jean Trebek, spoke about that special quality of the late "Jeopardy!" host with TODAY co-anchor Savannah Guthrie...
You may already know that flaxseeds are an easy way to add more fiber to your diet. Turns out, there's more to these nutrient-packed seeds than just helping you feel full and smoothing out your digestion—. Flaxseeds contain a plethora of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help fight off...
A year ago, when the Covid-19 pandemic was still in its relative infancy, the head of the World Health Organization stressed thata global approach would be the only way out of the crisis. "The way forward is solidarity: solidarity at the national level, and solidarity at the global level," WHO...
Several studies have suggested that Covid-19 may hit harder on people with diabetes. They’re more likely to develop worse complications and die if they get infected by the virus, compared to those without diabetes. Why people with diabetes are more susceptible to severe Covid-19 infections? One of the reasons...
Feel like your diet is in a rut? Or are you looking to breathe a little extra life into your healthy-ish diet? You're not alone. Whether you've noticed that you've fallen into unhealthy eating patterns recently (many of us have) or if you want to give your diet a...
The Food and Drug Administration has asked AstraZeneca for a large amount of extra data related to its Covid-19 vaccine, further delaying the company's application for an emergency use authorization, or EUA, in the United States, according to a letter from the company obtained by NBC News. AstraZeneca sent the...
Most men associate supplements with improved health. But supplements are just that—a means to supplement your diet. They aren’t going to make a significant impact on your health and fitness unless there are known deficiencies or you’re not meeting your needs through your diet. So before adding a slew...

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