Vitamin D is critical for growth and development according to new research.
Scientists from North Carolina State University found that zebrafish deprived of vitamin D during a critical growth phase were half the size of the others studied and also had significantly more fat reserves.
October 12, 2020
Vitamin C is important if you want to avoid sarcopenia as you age.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia in England discovered the seniors they studied who had the highest levels of vitamin C circulating in their bloodstream also had the highest levels of muscle mass.
September 21, 2020
The use of antibiotics could lead to health issues down the road for patients.
Researchers in Sweden and the U.S. have found the use of antibiotics, especially those with broad spectrum microbial coverage, is associated with an increased risk for new-onset inflammatory bowel disease and its subtypes, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
September 14, 2020
Don't skimp when it comes to olive oil and your heart will thank you.
Researchers in Australia have found consuming extra virgin olive oil on a daily basis can lower blood pressure, thereby reducing a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
August 31, 2020
Vitamins and minerals can lessen symptoms and help you recover from illness quicker.
Researchers at Oregon State University found older adults who took a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement with high amounts of zinc and vitamin C had less severe symptoms and shorter periods of illness than those given a placebo.
August 24, 2020
Be careful if eat while your brain is occupied.
Researcher shows people who engage in perceptually demanding activities may miss fullness cues and consumed more food than those who eat while performing tasks that required less attention.
August 17, 2020
Fish oil has been shown to protect the brain from a lot of things and now you can add something else to the list.
Researchers at Columbia University have now found omega-3 fatty acids could protect the brain from the damaging effects of air pollution.
August 06, 2020
Adjusting your meal times may be enough for you to reach your weight loss goals.
Researchers found time-restricted eating, also known as intermittent fasting, was effective for losing weight as well as improving insulin resistance and oxidative stress levels.
July 27, 2020