How fasting can improve overall health

In a University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers found evidence that fasting affects circadian clocks in the liver and skeletal muscle, causing them to rewire their metabolism, which can ultimately lead to improved health and protection against aging-associated diseases, according to Science Daily.
 
The circadian clock operates within the body and its organs as intrinsic time-keeping machinery to preserve homeostasis in response to the changing environment. And, while food is known to influence clocks in peripheral tissues, it was unclear, until now, how the lack of food influences clock function and ultimately affects the body.

From carrots to avocados: Nutritionist reveals the FIVE best foods to stop you from losing your vision

It's long been said that carrots help people to see in the dark.

But the vegetable - and others - actually can have a positive effect on your overall eye health, according to a nutritionist.

Sophie Bertrand, working alongside laser eye surgery hospital Optegra, has put together a list of the top foods that will help keep your eyes healthy.

In her list, she reveals salmon can stave off a leading cause of blindness, while green tea can protect against UV damage, according to Daily Mail.

Insomnia has many faces

Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience revealed that there are five types of insomnia. A commentary stated that the finding could be a new page in the history of insomnia, promoting discoveries on mechanisms and interventions, according to Science Daily.

Insomnia is a major problem

One out of ten people suffer from chronic insomnia: it's the second-most prevalent and burdensome mental disorder. Findings on underlying brain mechanisms have been inconsistent. Treatment that is effective for some, gives no relief to others. Insomnia has remained an enigma. Thanks to volunteers of the internet-platform slaapregister.nl there is now hope for faster discoveries.

Babies who are bottle fed are more likely to be left handed! Whether you were breastfed or not is the key factor for dominant handedness in 20% of 'lefties'

Being bottle-fed as a baby makes you more likely to be left-handed, research has found.

Debate has raged over whether nature or nurture decides our dominant hand.

Even identical twins - who have the same genetic code - differ in whether they are left-handed or right-handed, according to Daily Mail.

The new research says that nurture plays a decisive factor.

For around one in five left-handers, the key reason for their dominant handedness is whether they were breast fed or not.

One egg a day 'LOWERS your risk of type 2 diabetes'

One egg a day 'LOWERS your risk of type 2 diabetes' Controversial study says it promotes fatty acids that protect you from the disease

Eating one egg a day may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.

The findings from a university in Finland add fuel to the fiery, perpetual debate: are eggs good or bad for diabetes?

Studies have swung both ways - but this controversial report says that, when it comes to risk-prevention, eggs are a good thing, according to Daily Mail.

Testing men, they found that those who ate a daily egg had a certain lipid profile in their blood which is common among men who never develop the disease.