Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
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
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
Research show the pain-relieving effect holding hands with a loved one can have
Holding the hand of a loved one that is suffering does more than provide them emotional support, it can actually ease their physical pain. That’s according to new research from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
April 16, 2018