Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Previously thought of in only protective terms, fiber is being looked at differently now.
Researchers have discovered a low-fiber diet may actually be a cause of high blood pressure.
March 23, 2020
Think about what you eat if you don't want to count sheep while trying to fall asleep.
A new study from Columbia University found women who consumed a diet high in refined carbohydrates and sugar were more likely to develop insomnia.
March 16, 2020
Ignore the hysteria and become informed on the Coronavirus so you can keep yourself and your family safe.
This article will educate you and give you a balanced perspective with actionable information on COVID-19. The resources at the bottom will be updated daily.
March 12, 2020
The ritual of post-game snacks for youth sports might need to be changed in light of a recent study.
New research shows kids are likely consuming many more calories after the game than they burned during the game and the sugar intake from that one event exceeds the entire daily total recommended for children.
March 02, 2020
Pregnant women should be aware of what's in the makeup they are applying for the sake of their unborn child.
Researchers found a link between cosmetics containing parabens used by mothers-to-be and an increased likelihood their children, especially girls, will become overweight.
February 24, 2020
The wrong foods can cause a fatty liver but researchers say the right ones can reverse it.
Researchers at Texas A&M University have discovered a compound in many popular vegetables that has the power to fight fatty liver disease.
February 17, 2020
Yoga helps people feel better mentally and scientists now better understand why.
Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine used brain imaging to discover yoga increases the levels in the brain of Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) which has been shown to mitigate depressive symptoms.
February 10, 2020
Soybean oil is the most commonly consumed oil in the U.S. but research indicates it probably should not be eaten.
New research from the University of California at Riverside is raising doubts about the safety of soybean oil after study findings show it has the potential to trigger genetic changes in the brain.
February 03, 2020