Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Fecal transplant leads to dramatic improvement in autism symptoms that continue to lessen as time goes on.
Scientists at Arizona State University saw a 47 percent decrease in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptoms after initiating a change in the gut microbiome of study participants.
April 15, 2019
What people are not eating enough of is more important than what they are eating too much of when it comes to diet-related deaths.
A global survey shows that 11 million people die a year as a result of a poor diet. That means 20 percent of the deaths each year are due to what people are eating or not eating.
April 08, 2019
A keto diet might be what you need but be careful if you plan to cheat.
Researchers found excess sugar on keto cheat days caused dieters to exhibit signs of cardiovascular damage.
April 01, 2019
Vitamin B12 improves mitochondrial health and increases the ability to fight off infection
Roundworms share a unique characteristic with humans in that they cannot make vitamin B12 and must get it from their diet and scientists used roundworms to uncover a direct link between a lack of vitamin B12 and an increased risk of infection by two potentially deadly pathogens.
March 20, 2019
Green tea promotes a healthy gut microbiome and that may help some people lose weight.
Mice fed a fat-inducing diet had less weight gain and lower insulin resistance when they were given green tea.
March 18, 2019
Dehydration is a concern for all but it is more common among the elderly.
Researchers from the UCLA School of Nursing found the elderly are particularly prone to underhydration and dehydration which can lead to among other things urinary tract infections and frequent falls.
March 11, 2019
New research shows just one day a week has benefits for seniors when it comes to lifting weights.
Lifting weights is great for seniors when it comes to maintaining strength and flexibility but it doesn't have to be a full-time pursuit because new research shows it positively affects blood values, muscle strength and even mental wellbeing with just one session a week in those in the 65-75 age range.
March 04, 2019
Fish oil was shown in experiments to reduce inflammation linked to pre-term births, miscarriages and still births.
Fish oil is well-known for its ability to combat inflammation and the latest research suggests those properties could help more mothers carry their babies to full term.
February 25, 2019