Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
What children eat impacts more than their physical health.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia found school kids who ate a diet high in fruits and vegetables had better mental health than their peers who ate less.
October 04, 2021
You should not be afraid of gaining weight from eating nuts.
A review of the data by researchers at the University of Toronto shows eating nuts does not contribute to weight gain.
September 27, 2021
Your heart would like you to lose fat rather than gain muscle.
Researchers from the University of Bristol in England have determined early markers of heart health are impacted more by losing fat than gaining muscle.
September 20, 2021
What you eat is important when it comes to staying healthy in this pandemic
Researchers from King’s College London and Harvard Medical School discovered a healthy diet lessens a person’s chances of contracting COVID-19 by as much as 10 percent and cuts the likelihood of serious illness by 40 percent.
September 13, 2021
Studies show pecans offer hearth health benefits by lowering cholesterol levels
Researchers from the University of Georgia found people at risk of cardiovascular disease were able to lower their total cholesterol by 5% and their LDL cholesterol by as much as 9% in just eight weeks.
September 03, 2021
Don't forget about drinking water when it comes to heart health.
New research from the European Society of Cardiology shows drinking enough water is vitally important in preventing heart failure.
August 30, 2021
The air you breathe may make you more susceptible to dementia.
Researchers from the University of Washington found people with long-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution where they live had a higher risk of dementia compared to people in areas with cleaner air.
August 23, 2021
Research shows naps are no substitute for good sleep.
Scientists at the Michigan State University sleep lab found people who used short naps to make up for lack of sleep performed much worse in cognitive testing than those who got plenty of sleep in the first place.
August 16, 2021