Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Studies show it's good to snack before you shop.
Researchers found those who ate a healthy snack before shopping bought more healthy items than those who ate a treat or shopped on an empty stomach.
September 18, 2023
Sports can counterbalance the effects of social media for mental health.
Playing sports has been shown by researchers in Australia to have long-term mental health benefits for those who participate.
September 11, 2023
Keeping your body in shape may keep your brain in shape as well.
A new study by scientists from the Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas at Dallas shows the brains of older people who engage in regular strenuous exercise more closely resemble those of younger adults.
August 31, 2023
It takes less walking than previously thought to reduce the risk of death.
A new report from the European Society of Cardiology shows the daily threshold for lowering your risk of death from any cause is less than 4,000 steps and decreased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease starts with just 2,300 steps.
August 28, 2023
Easy on the sugar if you are susceptible to kidney stones.
A new study suggests that high sugar intake increases your chances of developing a kidney stone by nearly 40 percent.
August 21, 2023
Fearing fat might not be founded as long as it's the right fat.
Researchers at Texas A&M University have found daily pecan consumption can reduce inflammation and prevent obesity, as well as related issues such as fatty liver disease and diabetes.
August 14, 2023
Be careful if all you eat is vegetables.
A new study from the University of Leeds in England found both men and women who follow a vegetarian diet have a 50 percent greater risk of suffering a hip fracture compared to people who eat meat.
August 07, 2023
For those who are able, breastfeeding is a way to protect infants.
New research shows babies had a 33 percent reduced risk of dying in their first year of life if they were breastfed.
July 31, 2023