Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Drinking water plays an important role in maintaining a healthy weight
Researchers at the University of Colorado found fructose stimulates the release of vasopressin, a hormone linked to obesity, and drinking water can suppress vasopressin.
December 21, 2020
Two are better than one when it comes to forms of essential fatty acids from fish oil
Scientists found EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) work differently on inflammation and each plays an important role in immune system function.
December 14, 2020
A healthy gut could be directly related to the amount of vitamin D circulating in your blood.
Researchers from the University of California-San Diego found a link between gut health and levels of active vitamin D in older men.
December 07, 2020
Dried fruit can be a good substitute for fresh if you avoid the added sugar.
Researchers from Penn State University found people who ate dried fruit like raisins and apples were generally healthier and had higher levels of key nutrients than those who did not eat dried fruits, even though they consumed more total calories.
November 30, 2020
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
Exercise may be the antidote to depression as a result of pandemic lockdowns.
Researchers at University College London found people with low aerobic and muscular fitness are almost twice as likely to experience depression.
November 16, 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
Exercise is not only heart healthy it's brain healthy.
Researchers from the University of Geneva in Switzerland have found a correlation between exercise and brain function they believe could be helpful in developing programs to reduce the effects of neurodegeneration on memory.
November 02, 2020