Nutrition


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More Vitamin D Equates to Less Breast Cancer

This study adds evidence to the claim vitamin D is one of the most important for good health

You can chalk up another benefit for higher levels of vitamin D as a new study shows it’s associated with a decreased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. That’s according to a new report from researchers at the University of California San Diego.

, June 25, 2018


Daily Egg Consumption Can Be Heart Healthy

This research busts the myth about eggs being bad for you

The advice from conventional medicine regarding eggs may be changing as a result of a recent study so what was once forbidden may now be encouraged. Previously, it was thought egg consumption contributed to cardiovascular disease, but the results of an observational study in China published in the journal Heart dispel that myth.­

, June 04, 2018


Releasing Vitamin D’s Power in Battling Diabetes

More good news has been discovered for those suffering from diabetes

The D in vitamin D does not stand for diabetes, but you might start thinking that way as new research from the Salk Institute shows it could hold the key in helping patients with type 2 diabetes. Scientists revealed in the journal Cell a potential new approach to treating diabetes that involves protecting beta cells with vitamin D.

, May 14, 2018


Five Ingredients in the Recipe for Longer Life

Researchers have been able to quantify the cumulative effect of these healthy habits

While the individual elements are well-known components of a healthy lifestyle, a new study shows there are five lifestyle changes that when combined can increase life expectancy by a total of 12 years or more.

, May 07, 2018


High Fat Meals with High Sugar Set the Stage for Heart Disease

You may want to think twice before you indulge in a high-fat, high-sugar treat

If you don’t think one milkshake can make a difference in your health, the results of a recent study may change your mind. The combination of high fat and high sugar from just one milkshake was enough to trigger the beginnings of heart disease.

, April 23, 2018


Exposure to Harmful Chemicals Linked to Restaurant Food

If you are eating restaurant food you may be getting more than you thought

A new study shows it’s not only what’s on the menu that should be a concern, but what comes with your meal at a restaurant that could affect your health. Researchers have determined people who eat out frequently are being exposed to high levels of phthalates in their food.

, April 09, 2018


Obesity is Making Cancer More Prevalent in Younger Adults

It's never too early to be concerned about the effects of obesity on children

Another devastating consequence of the obesity epidemic in America is that cancer is becoming more prevalent in young adults. That is the finding of a research study conducted by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

, April 02, 2018


Fasting is Good for the Heart

A 5:2 diet showed exciting results for a number of reasons

Study participants who used intermittent fasting to lose weight were able to clear triglyceride from the blood quicker after a meal than those who lost weight by calorie restriction alone according to researchers at the University of Surrey.

, March 26, 2018


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