Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Learn how the psychology of leftovers can fool you
As restaurant portion sizes have grown, weight-conscious diners wanting to control their intake have started taking more food home. But that choice is leading some well-intentioned people to overindulge because their mind is tricking them into letting their guard down.
October 01, 2018
Increasing anit-inflammatory bacteria could increase long-term transplant success rate
More evidence of the importance of a healthy gut microbiome has been discovered as researchers have found a link between gut bacteria and heart transplant failure rates.
October 15, 2018
People are living longer but not necessarily enjoying that time because of chronic illnesses. Fish oil may reduce the risk of chronic illness in the aged.
While modern medicine has been able to successfully extend people’s lifespan, research is continually showing nutritional choices are more responsible for whether those people have an extended healthspan.
October 22, 2018
Researchers saw surprising results in mice prone to develop breast cancer when the mice were given omega 3 fatty acids.
Mice given a diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids had fewer and smaller tumors than those on a diet rich in omega 6 polyunsaturated fats. That’s what researchers from the University of Nebraska Medical Center found.
October 29, 2018