Exercising results in breakdown of muscle protein. The rate at which this happens depends on the intensity of your exercise. Consuming proteins after a workout can give your body amino acids for repairing rebuilding the lost proteins.   You can eat eggs after your workout to maximise benefits from exercisingRead More →

If you’ve got good vision, it’s easy to be complacent about your eye health. But if you don’t care for your eyes, you may not see so well forever. We spoke to Dr Shanel Sharma, eye specialist and surgeon from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, toRead More →

Atlanta, Georgia | A new study published in Psychosomatic Medicine has found that a healthy diet can reduce the symptoms associated with depression. The study, conducted at the University of Manchester, analysed health data from almost 46,000 people. The analysis was a meta-review, or a study of previously conducted scientific studies. “Cutting back on fast-foods andRead More →

There’s been an increase in the number of U.S. women diagnosed with a deadly cancer caused by textured breast implants, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The number of women with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lyphoma (BIA-ALCL) now stands at 457, compared with 414 in the last report, the FDA’sRead More →

Arsenal fans were among those whose health improved by taking part in the EuroFIT programme. Photograph: Christopher Thomond/The Guardian Men who love their football club enough to attend lifestyle advice sessions at its stadium lost weight, ate more healthily and reduced their risk of dying, according to a study. Fans ofRead More →

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms of depression. Dr Joseph Firth, an Honorary Research fellow at The University of Manchester and Research Fellow at NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University,Read More →