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Pasta is not fattening, quite the opposite

EurekAlert! – A research from I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed in Pozzilli, Italy, shows that, unlike popular beliefs, pasta consumption does not contribute to obesity; on the contrary: it is associated with a decrease in body mass index.

Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge

health24.com – The calories we consume at work do count, as does the quality of the nutrients in the types of food we choose.

Will donkey milk be the next big nutrition trend?

FOX news health – A Swiss company called Eurolactis recently announced they’ll be launching the milk in Europe, the United States, Asia, and Australia.  And Eurolactis doesn’t plan to stop at milk: It’s also launching a high-end donkey milk chocolate bar, made by a master Swiss chocolatier.

Will donkey milk be the next big nutrition trend?

FOX News Health – A Swiss company called Eurolactis recently announced they’ll be launching the milk in Europe, the United States, Asia, and Australia.  And Eurolactis doesn’t plan to stop at milk: It’s also launching a high-end donkey milk chocolate bar, made by a master Swiss chocolatier.

Fungal infection ‘threat’ to human health

BBC – Fungal infections kill more people than malaria or breast cancer but are not considered a priority, say scientists.

Ernestine Shepherd, 80, reveals diet, workout and bodybuilding tips

Examiner.com – Ernestine Shepherd, a bodybuilder and fitness coach, celebrated her 80th birthday, and credited diet, exercise and God for her excellent health. Shepherd thanked fans on Facebook for their messages of love and support, and said she has no intention of slowing down.

Brazil – Health Advice for Travellers to the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

WHO – The XXXI Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro 2016, Brazil, will take place from 5 to 21 August 2016 and from 7 to 18 September 2016 respectively. Five additional cities will be hosting matches of the Olympic football tournament – Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Manaus, Salvador, and São Paulo.
The following recommendations are intended to advise national health authorities and health care providers about practices and measures for travellers visiting Brazil to stay safe and healthy.

Researchers just linked chronic fatigue to changes in gut bacteria. It’s not in your head.

Science Alert – JACINTA BOWLER Researchers have identified biological markers in both gut bacteria and blood that can be used to diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome – also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME/CFS – in more than 80 percent of patients tested.

Doctors Get Creative To Soothe Tech-Savvy Kids Before Surgery

npr.org – Surgery can make anyone anxious, but it is especially hard for young children.

5 health conditions that can lead to thyroid dysfunction

The Health Site – Debjani Arora

Did you know pregnancy, heart diseases, liver malfunctions can negatively affect your thyroid?

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