Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Adding extra nutrients to your diet to improve your immune system could be undone by not eliminating sugar.
European researchers have concluded a diet high in the processed sugar fructose could inhibit the proper functioning of the immune system through increased inflammation.
March 01, 2021
Children who are active may have an advantage in the classroom.
Scientists from the University of Illinois discovered preschoolers with higher fitness levels than their peers also scored better on cognitive tests and other measures of brain function.
February 22, 2021
Apples could provide benefits to the brain similar to exercise.
Researchers in Australia and Germany found in a laboratory setting with mice that natural compounds found in apples helped stimulate the production of new brain cells in a similar fashion to what happens when people exercise.
February 15, 2021
Bleeding Gums may mean more than you need to brush and floss more.
A new study from the University of Washington School of Dentistry shows bleeding gums could be the result of low vitamin C levels in the bloodstream.
February 08, 2021
During a good night's sleep is when your brain takes out the trash.
Researchers at Northwestern University found deep sleep has the power to clear waste from the brain.
February 01, 2021
It's not enough just to be fit, you need to be trim as well.
Spanish researchers have found physical activity is not enough to undo the negative effects of excess body weight on the heart.
January 25, 2021
A healthy gut microbiome may be important to healthy sleep.
Japanese researchers found mice with depleted gut bacteria had trouble producing serotonin which they believe led to difficulty sleeping.
January 18, 2021
Exercise is often thought of as healthy for the heart but new research shows it's also healthy for the brain.
Scientists have discovered people who are more physically active in midlife are more likely to have better brain health later in life.
January 11, 2021