Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Stress from disagreements can cause health problems.
Researchers at Oregon State University found people who quickly resolved a conflict significantly reduced the associated negative emotional response and in some instances erased it completely by the next day.
March 29, 2021
There are more than calories to worry about when it comes to sugar.
Swiss researchers have found even moderate amounts of added sugar double the body’s fat production in the liver.
March 22, 2021
Exercise offers health benefits for kidney disease sufferers.
Researchers in Taiwan found those diagnosed with kidney disease were able to help keep it from progressing and were able to reduce their risk of dying by up to 38 percent through regular exercise.
March 15, 2021
Moisturizing a baby's skin may expose them to food allergies.
Researchers in London have discovered the more a baby's skin is exposed to lotion the more likely they are to develop a food allergy.
March 08, 2021
Adding extra nutrients to your diet to improve your immune system could be undone by not eliminating sugar.
European researchers have concluded a diet high in the processed sugar fructose could inhibit the proper functioning of the immune system through increased inflammation.
March 01, 2021
Children who are active may have an advantage in the classroom.
Scientists from the University of Illinois discovered preschoolers with higher fitness levels than their peers also scored better on cognitive tests and other measures of brain function.
February 22, 2021
Apples could provide benefits to the brain similar to exercise.
Researchers in Australia and Germany found in a laboratory setting with mice that natural compounds found in apples helped stimulate the production of new brain cells in a similar fashion to what happens when people exercise.
February 15, 2021
Bleeding Gums may mean more than you need to brush and floss more.
A new study from the University of Washington School of Dentistry shows bleeding gums could be the result of low vitamin C levels in the bloodstream.
February 08, 2021