The Only Thing New About Chipotle's New Vegan and Vegetarian Options Is Smart Marketing

I like to call Chipotle “Chi-bloat-le,” because that’s how I often feel walking out of the place, stuffed to the upper ribs with a burrito so massive it forces me to waddle my way through the parking lot. When I heard that Chipotle had released “preconfigured ‘vegan’ and ‘vegetarian’ bowls” to offer customers “meat-free alternatives” (press-release language!), I wondered if […]

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Mother’s ‘back pain’ turned out to be deadly SEPSIS

Mother, 45, spends six weeks fighting for her life in hospital and learning to walk again after her ‘back pain’ turned out to be deadly SEPSIS Jo Tucker thought she had slept funny when she woke one morning in October Two days later she was rushed to hospital with a fever and vomiting  She now has Post-Sepsis Syndrome, causing exhaustion, […]

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A Few Simple Diet Changes Helped This Man Lose 400 Pounds

Yes, Robert Treglia was always a bit overweight. As a kid, he shopped in the “husky” section for his school clothes. But as a student athlete he was also highly active, which gave his life balance. That is, until his teen years arrived, and his weight became so problematic he didn’t make the cut for the team anymore. By the […]

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Simple directions from parents can guide children’s discovery

Whether it’s probing a child’s understanding of a topic through questions or engaging in hands-on activities alongside them, parents can guide their children to learn in new ways through simple directions, according to a study by psychology researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior research shows that children use both exploration and explanation when learning, oftentimes using exploration […]

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Blood test to diagnose heart attacks is flawed, warn researchers: One in 20 patients had test levels higher than recommended limit — study results could help to avoid misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment

The blood test used to diagnose a heart attack (acute myocardial infarction) in patients admitted to hospital can be misleading, warn researchers in a study published by The BMJ today. Of 20,000 consecutive patients undergoing blood tests at University Hospital Southampton, one in 20 had levels of troponin (a protein released into the bloodstream during a heart attack) greater than […]

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The Workout Hack That Will Cut Your Gym Time In *Half*

You might have heard trainers say the word “superset” in a strength class or maybe you’ve seen your fave fit-fluencer post about it on IG. If you’re wondering what’s a superset, here’s the deal: In straightforward terms, a superset is a training technique that can help you save time in the gym by minimising rest. What is a superset? “A superset […]

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Rapid urine test could detect pregnancy-related stroke risk in minutes

Breakthrough in the fight to end maternal mortality: Rapid urine test could detect dangerous pregnancy-related stroke risk in 3 minutes Researchers found a protein in the urine of pregnant women with preeclampsia They found that they could use a certain dye to spot the protein quickly A study was nearly 100% effective at spotting preeclampsia in a sample of 346 […]

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The saturated fat debate rages on

(HealthDay)—It’s hard to keep up with the findings from studies on the health effects of saturated fat—you know, the fat typically found in animal foods, from red meat to whole milk. But one thing’s certain. For every study that finds saturated fats unhealthy, there’s another showing that its role in heart disease and other chronic conditions is still open for […]

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