Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Children who sleep less eat more food and more junk.
Researchers at the University of Otago in New Zealand have found as little as 40 minutes less of sleep during the night can trigger big changes in eating the next day.
March 20, 2023
Adding olive oil to your diet may help keep your mind sharp.
Auburn University researchers have discovered as little as three tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil per day can help improve the brain health of people suffering from mild cognitive impairment.
March 13, 2023
You may want to go to the gym instead of the doctor if you are feeling depressed.
Research from the University of South Australia shows a recommendation to exercise may be a better option because physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than counseling or drugs.
March 06, 2023
How readily your food is to eat can influence how much you crave it.
Psychologists from the University of Aberdeen found a food’s readiness-to-eat was a key factor in appeal when it came to cravings.
February 27, 2023
Simple steps to improve the condition of your liver
A new study from the University of Chicago found alternate-day fasting along with aerobic exercise was able to successfully reduce the fat buildup in their study subjects.
February 20, 2023
More evidence of the importance of vitamin D during pregnancy.
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England found women who took extra vitamin D during pregnancy were more likely to have a natural delivery.
February 13, 2023
A common fear of aging could be eased through better nutrition.
Researchers at Edith Cowan University in Australia found higher levels of vitamin K led to fewer fractures in older women who took part in their study.
February 06, 2023
Beets can't be beat when it comes to exercise performance.
That’s because researchers at the University of Exeter in England found dietary nitrate, the active molecule in beetroot juice, significantly increased muscle force while exercising.
January 25, 2023