Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Red meat can fit into a heart-healthy diet.
Researchers at Penn State University discovered lean red meat paired with the Mediterranean diet actually reduced the heart disease risk for study participants.
April 19, 2021
Sometimes exercise has to hurt to be beneficial.
Researchers found if people with peripheral artery disease don't experience pain while exercising they are not working hard enough to see benefits.
April 12, 2021
Research shows it takes more than protein to build muscle.
Scientists in Australia say a cup of leafy green vegetables a day is critical for muscle strength.
April 05, 2021
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