Is apple cider vinegar actually a nutritional superstar? An RD shares everything you need to know. Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff. Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as long as you use it correctly.One promising benefit: It seems to help regulate blood sugar. A study published in Diabetes Care looked at men and women with type 2 diabetes. The researchers found that when the participants downed two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before bed with a snack (one ounce of cheese), they had lower blood suga
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans are discussing whether their tax plan should include a repeal of the Obama health law's requirement that people have insurance coverage or face a penalty, a step pushed by President Donald Trump but seen by some GOP lawmakers as possibly imperiling a much-needed legislative victory. It would be another shot at further undermining the Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by the GOP-led Congress to repeal and replace the law, as Trump has demanded and Republicans promised would happen after President Barack Obama left office and Republicans ran Washington. The House Ways and Means Committee was set to begin work on the tax rewrite Monday, with the goal of full House consideration next week. The committee chairman, Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, ha...
And a couple potential drawbacks. November 1 marks an important holiday in the health world: World Vegan Day 2017. What is World Vegan Day, you ask? Ever since 1994, the Vegan Society has set aside the first day of November to celebrate the global plant-based eating movement and "highlight how accessible and beneficial a vegan lifestyle can be." But is a vegan diet really healthy? We asked Alicia Romano, a registered dietitian at Tufts Medical Center, about the health benefits — and potential drawbacks — of an animal-product-free diet.The benefits of a vegan diet:1. Vegan diets help you eat more whole foods.Eliminating meat and dairy will force you to get creative with your produce and whole grain intake, Romano says. "You might be getting in a lot
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceUp to 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems have to leave their jobs each year, a report says.It also claims poor mental health costs the UK economy up to £99bn each year.Prime Minister Theresa May, who commissioned the report, said it showed "we need to take action". She is asking NHS England and the civil service to accept the report's recommendations. Paul Farmer, co-author of the Thriving At Work report, said mental health was a taboo subject in many workplaces.Mr Farmer, who is chief executive of mental health charity Mind, said: "Opportunities are missed to prevent poor mental health and ensure that employees who may be struggling get the support they need. "In many instances employers simply don't understand the crucial role
Whether you get an açaí smoothie for breakfast, order a quinoa bowl for lunch, or have an uncle who recently had angina, here’s how to say it all the right way (and feel a lot less awkward in the process). There are few things that cause more self-loathing than fumbling over the pronunciation of something you order everyday—or say when you’re trying to sound smart. Whether you get an açaí smoothie for breakfast, a quinoa bowl for lunch, or have an uncle who recently had angina, here’s how to say it all the right way (and feel a lot less awkward in the process).AçaíSay it right: ah-sigh-EEThis antioxidant-packed Amazonian fruit tastes delicious in smoothies or breakfast bowls—and confounds most people trying to order it.RELATED:23 Superfruits You Need No