Tag Archives: Health

Brain health: Low-protein, high-carb diet just as good as low-calorie diet

New research, published in the journal Cell Reports, suggests that a low-protein, high-carb diet may be an easier alternative to calorie restriction for people looking to preserve brain health and prevent cognitive decline. Components of traditional low-protein, high-carb diets include lean fish and sweet potatoes. As the world’s population ages, protecting against cognitive decline is… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Health Nerd Books For The Holidays

The Food and Drug Administration took some serious steps toward curbing teen use of tobacco and nicotine products this month, including proposing a virtual ban on most flavors of the liquid used in e-cigarettes. Meanwhile, open enrollment continues for individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act and Medicare. ACA sign-ups are slightly lagging behind last… Read More »