An avocado a day is an effective way to reduce LDL cholesterol and could keep you from turning to statin drugs.
Scientists at Penn State conducted a randomized, controlled study and found daily avocado intake was associated with lower levels of small, dense LDL particles and oxidized LDL.
November 18, 2019
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
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
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
This one vitamin alone is responsible for a lot of good during pregnancy.
New research shows vitamin D supplementation by expectant mothers helps the baby avoid a low birthweight and could keep the mother from experiencing a wide range of health issues.
September 16, 2019
Fried foods cause a long list of health problems in the colon according to new research.
Scientists fed mice canola oil that had previously been used in a deep-fryer and it caused an increase in inflammation in the colon, enhanced tumor growth and worsened gut leakage which spread bacteria into the bloodstream.
August 30, 2019