More good news for fans of the Mediterranean diet when it comes to your health.
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital found overweight women who adhered to a Mediterranean-like diet were 30 percent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
November 20, 2020
The nutrition of a pregnant woman affects the mental development of her child.
Scientists from the Seattle Children’s Research Institute found higher levels of a mom’s vitamin D level during pregnancy correlated to greater childhood IQ scores.
November 09, 2020
Learn which vegetables protect you from calcium build up in your arteries.
Australian scientists found older women who ate more cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, kale, cauliflower or Brussels sprouts were much less likely to have extensive calcium build-up on their aorta, which is a key marker for structural blood vessel disease.
October 19, 2020
Vitamin D is critical for growth and development according to new research.
Scientists from North Carolina State University found that zebrafish deprived of vitamin D during a critical growth phase were half the size of the others studied and also had significantly more fat reserves.
October 12, 2020
Vitamin C is important if you want to avoid sarcopenia as you age.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia in England discovered the seniors they studied who had the highest levels of vitamin C circulating in their bloodstream also had the highest levels of muscle mass.
September 21, 2020
The use of antibiotics could lead to health issues down the road for patients.
Researchers in Sweden and the U.S. have found the use of antibiotics, especially those with broad spectrum microbial coverage, is associated with an increased risk for new-onset inflammatory bowel disease and its subtypes, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
September 14, 2020
Don't skimp when it comes to olive oil and your heart will thank you.
Researchers in Australia have found consuming extra virgin olive oil on a daily basis can lower blood pressure, thereby reducing a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
August 31, 2020
Vitamins and minerals can lessen symptoms and help you recover from illness quicker.
Researchers at Oregon State University found older adults who took a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement with high amounts of zinc and vitamin C had less severe symptoms and shorter periods of illness than those given a placebo.
August 24, 2020