Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
BPA is being found in higher levels in humans as a result of newer testing technology
Scientists have found levels of BPA in humans could be as much as 44 times higher than initially thought which would make it far higher than levels deemed safe by the FDA.
December 09, 2019
Treating ADHD symptoms do not have to include prescription drugs for some as this research shows.
Children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may benefit from eating more fish or taking fish oil supplements because scientists have discovered omega-3 fatty acids are as effective as prescription drugs when it comes to attention issues for children with low levels of omega-3.
November 22, 2019
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
Poor sleep affects your gut microbiome and a poor gut microbiome affects your sleep.
Researchers at Nova Southeastern University found that gut health and sleep health are intertwined with one likely affecting the other.
November 04, 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
When you eat in relation to exercise can have a "profound and positive" effect on the outcome.
Researchers from the Universities of Bath and Birmingham in England found men who worked out before breakfast burned twice as much fat as those who ate first.
October 21, 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