Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Don't feel bad if you had a goal of 10,000 steps per day but you are not reaching it.
Researchers from the University at Buffalo found the actual number of daily steps needed by older adults to substantially reduce the risk of heart failure is actually much less.
February 26, 2024
Consider going to the gym next time you feel depressed.
Researchers at the University of Limerick in Ireland and Iowa State University teamed up to confirm the benefits of resistance exercise in the treatment of anxiety and depression.
February 15, 2024
Watch how you cook your eggs if you care about vitamin D.
Researchers at Newcastle University in England studied preparation methods and determined scrambled or poached eggs allow you to retain the most vitamin D during the cooking process.
February 08, 2024
A simple way to get inflammation under control.
The simple technique of fasting has been shown to fight inflammation and researchers from the University of Cambridge believe they now know why.
February 05, 2024
Be careful in what you eat if you want to maintain your strength as you get older.
New research from the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia shows those who avoid inflammatory foods are able to keep their muscle mass and strength longer than those don’t necessarily watch what they eat.
January 29, 2024
Why it's important for women to increase their intake of plant protein.
New research from Tufts University found women who consume higher amounts of protein, especially plant-based protein, are more likely to to be healthier and develop fewer chronic diseases as they age.
January 22, 2024
Staying active when you are young will help you stay healthy when you are older.
New research from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland found low youth fitness is associated with higher risk of cardiometabolic diseases in middle age.
January 11, 2024
You might be missing key nutrients if you switch to a vegan diet.
A new study from the University of Nottingham in England found people switching to a vegan diet were able to lower their cholesterol, but at the same time they failed to take in enough of a few critical micronutrients.
January 08, 2024