Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
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
It's not hard to see the cascading effects of poor sleep after reading this study
More evidence of the importance of sleep was revealed in the findings of a recent study by the University of Arizona. Researchers discovered that our sleep affects our nutritional choices and our nutritional choices affect our sleep.
June 18, 2018
This is good news for those who like to go for a walk
If you walk faster it makes sense you will get to your destination sooner. But if that destination is the end of your life, a new study shows walking faster may mean it takes you longer to get there.
June 11, 2018
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
This research gives hope to those who don't want to settle for being "born that way"
If your jeans are too tight and you think it’s just a function of your genes, there is hope. A new study shows older women don’t have to give in to the notion they were born to be fat because exercise is more powerful than genetics when it comes to determining body mass.
May 21, 2018
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
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
Research shows what exhausted parents have known for a long time
If you have ever wondered why children seem to have boundless energy, it probably won’t surprise you to know their capacity for exercise and recovery is equivalent to that of world-class athletes. That’s the finding of a group of researchers in France and Australia in a report published in Frontiers in Physiology.
April 30, 2018