Ketogenic Diet: Is High Fat, Low-Carb Diet Good For Health? Expert Speaks

Keto diet was originally formulated to control the frequency of epileptic seizures in children but somewhere along the way it became a diet for weight reduction. Keto diet is a low carb, high fat diet. When we consume very little carbs, the body is forced to burn fats for energy, leading to the production of ketone bodies […]

‘Foundation Mapping’ Is the Latest Trick for Flawless Skin, so I Tried It

Foundation is a bit of a double-edged sword: It can cover redness and breakouts, but it can also look heavy, cakey, and dry if you’re not an application pro. Luckily, with the right technique, you don’t have to be. Instead of sweeping foundation across your entire face, you might want to try a different technique used for years […]

A solution for childhood obesity? Universal basic income

Sure, the extra money is helpful. But the most intriguing benefit from a universal basic income — a regular cash transfer to all individuals regardless of their employment status or income level — could be that it may help reduce childhood obesity. A new study of Alaska’s own universal basic income program, the Permanent Fund Dividend, which […]

How Helpful Would A Genetic Test For Obesity Risk Be?

Even if a genetic test could reliably predict obesity risk, would people make effective use of the information? eyecrave/Vetta/Getty Images Scientists who recently announced an experimental genetic test that can help predict obesity got immediate pushback from other researchers, who wonder whether it is really useful. The story behind this back-and-forth is, at its core, […]

NHS England to expand jobs scheme for mental health patients

Under the scheme, people will receive advice from employment specialists. Picture posed by models. Photograph: Rafal Rodzoch/Caiaimage/Getty Images Thousands more people in England with mental health problems are to receive support finding a job, it has been announced. A scheme aimed at helping patients who wish to return to work will be rolled out to […]