Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Researchers in Australia conducted a study to determine which foods make people drowsy in the afternoons.
Scientists from Flinders University found a high intake of saturated fats and carbohydrates are the reason some people are susceptible to excessive daytime sleepiness.
November 11, 2019
Poor sleep affects your gut microbiome and a poor gut microbiome affects your sleep.
Researchers at Nova Southeastern University found that gut health and sleep health are intertwined with one likely affecting the other.
November 04, 2019
It takes more than just exercise to keep muscles working properly as we age.
A new study revealed the prevalence of muscle weakness was twice as high among adults with a vitamin D deficiency and impaired muscle performance was three times higher among those with low levels of vitamin D.
October 28, 2019
When you eat in relation to exercise can have a "profound and positive" effect on the outcome.
Researchers from the Universities of Bath and Birmingham in England found men who worked out before breakfast burned twice as much fat as those who ate first.
October 21, 2019
Researchers in Australia have discovered there is direct link between your mood and what you eat.
Young adults with depression had significantly fewer symptoms of depression after just three weeks of switching to a healthier diet.
October 14, 2019
A doctor in Canada is urging his colleagues to discontinue prescribing aspirin as a preventative measure.
Researchers Michael Kolber and Paul Fritsch say aspirin poses a serious risk for major bleeding episodes and should not be prescribed for those without a history of cardiovascular disease.
October 07, 2019
Pins, screws and plates might not be the best course of action to heal a broken shoulder.
New research reveals a more conservative approach that includes just immobilizing the shoulder in a sling to could be just as effective as surgery when healing a shoulder fracture.
September 30, 2019
Some answers are revealed as to why those who sleep less tend to weigh more.
Penn State researchers explained In a report in the Journal of Lipid Research how lack of sleep can lead people to feel less full after eating and how it causes the body to store more fat.
September 23, 2019