Increased awareness of the health consequences of eating too much sugar has fueled a dramatic uptick in the consumption of zero-calorie artificial sweeteners in recent decades. However, new research finds sugar replacements can also cause health changes that are linked with diabetes and obesity, suggesting that switching from regular to diet soda may be a case of ‘out of the frying pan, into the fire.’
Roughly one in 10 women experience depression. The consequences, however, may extend to their children, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, who found that a mother’s depression can negatively affect a child’s cognitive development up to the age of 16.
It’s mid-afternoon, and maybe you had a bit of a carb-loaded lunch. Your eyelids are a little heavy, and that’s when someone nearby lets out a grizzly style yawn, and suddenly you find yourself doing the same.