A new study, published in The Journal of Nutrition, suggests that extreme dietary habits involving carbohydrates and fats affect life expectancy. Researchers from Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan led by Dr. Takashi Tamura found that a low carbohydrate intake in men and a high carbohydrate intake in women are associated with a higher risk of all-cause and cancer-related mortality and that women with higher fat intake may have a lower risk of all-cause mortality. Their findings suggest […]

Consuming a low-fat diet full of healthy foods during middle age may lengthen your life, a new study suggests.  In contrast, a healthy low-carbohydrate eating pattern did not lead to much of an improvement in longevity, according to the analysis of dietary data from more than 370,000 middle-aged and older adults published in the Journal of Internal Medicine. “Following healthy low-fat diet with minimal intake of saturated fat can be an effective approach to promoting healthy aging among middle-aged and older […]

BEIJING, China — Which diet is the “right diet” if you’re looking to live a long and healthy life? There’s no shortage of trendy meal plans out there these days, but for many people, the choice comes down what foods they’re not eating. With that in mind, a new study finds middle-aged adults who avoid foods high in fat are more likely to live longer than those who choose a diet low in carbohydrates. As people age, they need less […]

Whether you spell it Hannukah, Hanukkah or Channukah, it’s a holiday celebrated by Jews around the world. Also known as the Festival of Lights, it commemorates when Jews had to leave their temple after it was occupied by the Syrian-Greek empire. When they returned, they found only had enough oil to light the candelabras (now called the menorah) for one night. Miraculously, the oil lasted for eight days. Today, Jews light the menorah for eight nights. They play games, sing […]

Saturday, July 23, 2022 Matt Espeut, Health & Lifestyle Contributor   View Larger + PHOTO: file After an old bodybuilding picture from 1998 resurfaced last week, I began discussing the details of contest preparation to a friend and told him of all the hard work and dedication it took to get there.   All the heavy workouts, and the craziest, most restrictive diet you can ever imagine. GET THE LATEST BREAKING NEWS HERE — SIGN UP FOR GOLOCAL FREE DAILY EBLAST […]

Saturday, February 19, 2022 Matt Espeut, Health & Lifestyle Contributor   View Larger + PHOTO: file I was talking with an old friend of mine last week, and we were discussing overall health. We were comparing our blood work numbers, and he concluded that he was healthy EXCEPT for the 40 lbs. he needed to lose. I stopped him immediately and said, “A healthy body doesn’t carry a lot of body fat, and a fat body can’t be healthy”, so […]

A well-balanced diet along with regular exercise can go a long way. To have a healthy life, it is important to keep alcohol and smoking at bay.Also Read – 5 Healthy Ways to Improve Gut Health And Increase Immunity As per Fox News, there are a few superfoods that you can consume to live a long and healthy life. “As a dietitian, I’m always telling people to ‘eat the rainbow’ because all those different colours represent different nutrients that help […]

The absence of grocery stores in west Louisville made Shauntrice Martin get her hands dirty to give her community what she said it’s needed for decades. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In Louisville, a distance of around 13 miles could mean the difference of about a decade of life, according to local health data. But one woman in west Louisville is working to close that gap. That woman is Shauntrice Martin, the owner of Black Market KY in west Louisville. You can […]

Joey Chestnut is the undisputed hot dog-eating champion of the world … a title that could be costing him hours of his life at a time, according to a recent food nutrition study. According to findings released this week in the Nature journal (via The New York Post), one beef hot dog on a bun costs whoever eats it 36 minutes off their life, “largely due to the detrimental effect of processed meat.” Chestnut has eaten no fewer than 52 […]