Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
In addition to adding spice to your food, chili peppers can also provide protection for your heart.
Researchers in Italy who have determined the risk of dying from a heart attack is cut by 40 percent among those who consume chili peppers on a regular basis.
January 06, 2020
Losing weight and keeping it off can help reduce the risk of breast cancer in post menopausal women.
A study of more than 180,000 postmenopausal women over the age of 50 showed those who lost weight had lower rates of breast cancer than women whose weight remained the same; and the more weight lost the greater the reduction in risk.
December 30, 2019
Using artificial sweeteners may leave you with more than a bitter aftertaste.
Researchers at the University of South Australia have concluded those who use artificial sweeteners are more likely to gain weight and it may contribute to an elevated risk for type 2 diabetes.
December 23, 2019
The keto diet has many benefits and now you can add another one based on the latest research.
Scientists discovered mice fed a ketogenic diet were better equipped to fight the flu virus than mice given a diet high in carbohydrates.
December 16, 2019
BPA is being found in higher levels in humans as a result of newer testing technology
Scientists have found levels of BPA in humans could be as much as 44 times higher than initially thought which would make it far higher than levels deemed safe by the FDA.
December 09, 2019
Treating ADHD symptoms do not have to include prescription drugs for some as this research shows.
Children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may benefit from eating more fish or taking fish oil supplements because scientists have discovered omega-3 fatty acids are as effective as prescription drugs when it comes to attention issues for children with low levels of omega-3.
November 22, 2019
An avocado a day is an effective way to reduce LDL cholesterol and could keep you from turning to statin drugs.
Scientists at Penn State conducted a randomized, controlled study and found daily avocado intake was associated with lower levels of small, dense LDL particles and oxidized LDL.
November 18, 2019
Researchers in Australia conducted a study to determine which foods make people drowsy in the afternoons.
Scientists from Flinders University found a high intake of saturated fats and carbohydrates are the reason some people are susceptible to excessive daytime sleepiness.
November 11, 2019