The ritual of post-game snacks for youth sports might need to be changed in light of a recent study.
New research shows kids are likely consuming many more calories after the game than they burned during the game and the sugar intake from that one event exceeds the entire daily total recommended for children.
March 02, 2020
The wrong foods can cause a fatty liver but researchers say the right ones can reverse it.
Researchers at Texas A&M University have discovered a compound in many popular vegetables that has the power to fight fatty liver disease.
February 17, 2020
Soybean oil is the most commonly consumed oil in the U.S. but research indicates it probably should not be eaten.
New research from the University of California at Riverside is raising doubts about the safety of soybean oil after study findings show it has the potential to trigger genetic changes in the brain.
February 03, 2020
Parkinson's disease affects the brain but has roots that reach into the gut.
Scientists have identified a specific strain of probiotic (healthy gut bacteria) that may prevent and reverse the clumping of proteins in the brain associated with Parkinson’s.
January 20, 2020
Drinking tea is an activity that has been linked to longevity and health.
Researchers have concluded people who drink tea at least three times a week live longer and healthier lives than those who drink less or not at all.
January 13, 2020
In addition to adding spice to your food, chili peppers can also provide protection for your heart.
Researchers in Italy who have determined the risk of dying from a heart attack is cut by 40 percent among those who consume chili peppers on a regular basis.
January 06, 2020
Losing weight and keeping it off can help reduce the risk of breast cancer in post menopausal women.
A study of more than 180,000 postmenopausal women over the age of 50 showed those who lost weight had lower rates of breast cancer than women whose weight remained the same; and the more weight lost the greater the reduction in risk.
December 30, 2019
Using artificial sweeteners may leave you with more than a bitter aftertaste.
Researchers at the University of South Australia have concluded those who use artificial sweeteners are more likely to gain weight and it may contribute to an elevated risk for type 2 diabetes.
December 23, 2019