Nutrition


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Healthy Eating Lessens the Chances of COVID-19

What you eat is important when it comes to staying healthy in this pandemic

Researchers from King’s College London and Harvard Medical School discovered a healthy diet lessens a person’s chances of contracting COVID-19 by as much as 10 percent and cuts the likelihood of serious illness by 40 percent.

, September 13, 2021


Pecans Shown to Lower Cholesterol

Studies show pecans offer hearth health benefits by lowering cholesterol levels

Researchers from the University of Georgia found people at risk of cardiovascular disease were able to lower their total cholesterol by 5% and their LDL cholesterol by as much as 9% in just eight weeks.

, September 03, 2021


Cocoa Flavanols Beneficial for Oxygen Uptake

Cocoa flavanols could help sedentary people start an exercise program.

Researchers in Liverpool, England found sedentary adults had faster oxygen uptake kinetics during exercise after supplementing with cocoa flavanols.

, August 09, 2021


Brightly Colored Foods are Good for the Brain

Brightly colored foods provide beneficial flavonoids to support brain health.

A recent study published in the journal Neurology shows a diet with at least a half serving a day of foods high in flavonoids may lower the risk of cognitive decline by 20 percent.

, August 02, 2021


Longer School Lunch Means Healthier Eating

Longer lunch periods at school mean healthier eating for children.

Research shows when school children have ample time at the lunch table the likelihood they will eat fruits and vegetables increases dramatically.

, July 26, 2021


Whole Grains Better for Waist Size and Much More

Whole grains keep you healthier as you age.

Middle-aged and older adults who ate at least three servings of whole grains daily experienced smaller increases in blood pressure, blood sugar and waist size over time than those who averaged less than one serving per day.

, July 19, 2021


Lack of Tryptophan Tied to Increased Inflammation

Tryptophan does more than make us sleepy.

Researchers have found tryptophan plays a critical role in gut health and helps keep inflammation under control as we age.

, June 24, 2021


Skipping Breakfast Puts You in a Nutrition Deficit

Skipping breakfast may mean more than hunger for your body.

Researchers at Ohio State University found adults who skip breakfast are likely to be low on nutrients commonly found in breakfast foods all day.

, June 21, 2021


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