Have a Plant: Straight talk on nutrition and dietary guidelines

Nearly 7,000 comments have swarmed in already to the regulations.gov portal for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. There is a lot of hand-wringing over the lack of kitchen skills in America, and real concern about obesity and diet-related diseases in the young and old. There does not seem to be universal agreement about anything (wheat, milk, […]

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Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently

Foods with similar nutrition labels can have very different effects on gut microbiomes, research finds. Foods that have similar nutritional information on their labels can affect the gut microbiome of different people in different ways. A recent study, the results of which feature in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, looked at participants’ diets and stool […]

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How The ‘Pose’ Season 2 Time Jump Affects The HIV/AIDS Storylines, Especially For Blanca & Pray Tell

FX’s Pose, which chronicles the underground ball scene in late ’80s and early ’90s New York City, might be best known by fans for Elektra’s epic reads and its history-making cast. But the show is hardly fluff — it also tackles hefty social issues like transgender civil rights, the stigma of sex work and poverty, and most notably, […]

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High-protein vegan foods

Proponents of vegan and vegetarian diets often promote them on the basis of their potential health benefits, but, in the past, dieticians worried that these diets might not adequately meet people’s nutritional needs. Protein is typically the nutrient that people are most concerned about when they consider adopting a plant based diet, although studies have found that […]

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9 Health and Nutrition Benefits of Apricots

Apricots (Prunus armeniaca) are stone fruits also known as Armenian plums. Round and yellow, they look like a smaller version of a peach but share the tartness of purple plums. They’re extremely nutritious and have many health benefits, such as improved digestion and eye health. Here are 9 health and nutrition benefits of apricots. 1. […]

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India calls for expanding antiretroviral therapy coverage to combat HIV/AIDS

India, an important player in the global fight against AIDS, has called for focusing on efforts to invigorate research for improving diagnosis and developing vaccine and new treatments to alleviate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART). First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Paulomi Tripathi said India is building on lessons learnt […]

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Jeffree Star said his face felt ‘basic’ after using Kylie Jenner’s skin-care products, and he’s not the only YouTuber with strong opinions about the line

Kylie Skin, a new skin-care brand by Kylie Jenner, launched on May 22 with a range of facial products. Nearly every item in the line, including a controversial walnut scrub, sold out in minutes following the launch. But YouTubers don’t seem to be holding back their honest opinions about her products. On Sunday, the beauty mogul Jeffree Star […]

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