The faster a person eats, the more likely he or she is to be overweight, a new study concludes. Japanese researchers studied 59,717 people who had been given diagnoses of Type 2 diabetes. At periodic checkups over six years, they collected data on obesity and waist circumference, eating and sleep habits, alcohol consumption, the medications […]

Post-lunch hunger happens to everyone. Whether you enjoyed a raw vegan burrito bowl and a cold-pressed green juice or you hurriedly ate a slice of pizza (or two) while your files were uploading to the Cloud, we’ve all been there — standing in front of the fridge just an hour after lunch. Maybe it happens […]

Last fall, students at two of the nation’s premier historically black colleges, Spelman and Morehouse, went on a hunger strike. They weren’t protesting policymakers in Washington. They were pressuring their schools to allow students to donate unused meal plan vouchers to those on campus who needed them. These students recognized a real problem, one that […]

Imagine that the taps switched off tomorrow, the rivers and streams ran dry, and the oceans turned into dry valleys. How would you react? And more importantly, how long would you survive? There’s no reliable predictor of how fast dehydration would kill a person. Many survival blogs suggest that an average person can survive for […]

Food security is in actual much more than just food production, distribution and consumption. Since our origin Food is the top most priority of everybody. It gives us energy to grow and live stronger. The World Food Summit of 1996 defined food security as prevailing “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, […]

For many of us, coffee is ritualistically present throughout the week. Whether it’s the morning, mid morning, afternoon pick-me-up or a weekend treat at our favorite cafe, coffee has established itself in our psyches as a both a motivator and a reward – and for some even a non-negotiable step in the day’s routine. Considering […]

It’s a childhood memory that many people may have: When Mom isn’t home for dinner, Dad takes charge … and orders pizza. Or throws some hot dogs in the microwave. Either way, it’s not a choice Mom approves of. Now, a small new study shows that dads really do make less-healthy choices when feeding the […]

All Praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, and may the Peace and blessings of Allah be upon his Messenger, his family and on all of his companions. Throughout the year Allah (subhAnahu wa ta`Ala) grants His servants with ample opportunities to have their past sins forgiven and to start anew. One of these special […]