The Most Googled Health Questions of 2015

Many of us search the Internet when we need a quick answer to a health question, and each year Google analyzes the most common health queries, both in this country and globally. Our top burning health questions in the U.S. this year, according to Google, showed Americans were worried about catching bronchitis and pneumonia, as well as wondering how many glasses of water they should drink and how many calories they should eat each day, Health reported. Globally, people were most …

No caigas en la trampa del ‘gluten free’, podría afectar tu bolsillo

Hace ya varios años hemos visto una tendencia, digamos, un incremento en la discusión relacionada al gluten y sus efectos en la salud. En principio escuchamos de que algunas personas eran intolerables al gluten. Pero, de la noche a la mañana vamos al supermercado y vemos toda una fila de productos como pan, pastas, galletas y otros en cuya etiqueta se señala que son “Gluten Free”. Fotos: Alimentos saludables que pensabas eran dañinos Pero para seguir hablando de esto debemos primero …

Will Going Gluten-Free Help You Lose Weight?

The popularity of gluten-free food products has soared in the past few years, with supermarkets carrying everything from gluten-free cake mix and crackers to pasta and pancake mix. In fact, sales of these products are expected to hit $10.5 billion this year – a 44 percent jump from 2011, according to the latest estimate. But there’s only a very small number of people who, for medical reasons, need to avoid gluten, a protein found in wheat and related grains such …

11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

News, discoveries and fun… 1. A $332K test tube hamburger assembled from cow stem cells doesn’t taste all that good. (Learn more at AARP) 2. More than a third of young American adults – a record 21.6 million of them – are living with their parents. (Learn more at AARP) 3. Before being launched into space, the 13-inch robot Kirobo said, “one small step for me, a giant leap for robots.” (Learn more at USA Today) 4. If you’re already bored with snail …