Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Sleeping less leads to more junk food consumption for teens.
Researchers from Brigham Young University found teens are susceptible to weight gain and cardiometabolic diseases as a result of poor eating habits when they sleep less.
January 03, 2022
HIIT is a more efficient way to reduce liver fat.
New research from Australia shows high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is effective in reversing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in less time than traditional cardio.
December 27, 2021
The key to brain preservation could be healthy eating during your middle years.
Scientists from Deakin University found healthy eating during midlife could be the key to increased brain volume and a reduced risk of dementia and other degenerative brain disorders as people age.
December 20, 2021
Giving juice to babies could lead to health problems as they age.
Research shows introducing fruit juice at an early age to children could lead to a greater intake of sugary drinks later in childhood resulting in higher odds for obesity and tooth decay.
December 13, 2021
Flame retardant chemicals in household products could affect the brain development of children.
Studies conducted at University of California at Riverside showed adult female mice exposed to PBDEs pass those chemicals to their offspring which can result in autism-like changes in the brain.
December 06, 2021
Vigorous exercise helps fasters reach ketosis quicker.
Researchers at Brigham Young University found a short cut to ketosis when they discovered people who began a fast with exercise were able to reach ketosis 3.5 hours faster than those who did not exercise.
November 29, 2021
Adding spices to your food might be more important than reducing salt when it comes to your health.
A new study from Penn State University showed that adding herbs and spices to food was able to lower the blood pressure of study participants even without them cutting back on sodium.
November 15, 2021
Eating the right foods has the potential to prevent or heal a leaky gut.
New research from Europe shows a diet high in plant-derived polyphenols has the ability to fortify the intestinal lining and decrease intestinal permeability in the elderly.
November 08, 2021