Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
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
If you have trouble with unwanted thoughts maybe you should improve your sleep.
Researchers have discovered lack of sleep significantly affects your ability to stop unpleasant and unwanted thoughts from entering your mind.
October 26, 2020
Learn which vegetables protect you from calcium build up in your arteries.
Australian scientists found older women who ate more cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, kale, cauliflower or Brussels sprouts were much less likely to have extensive calcium build-up on their aorta, which is a key marker for structural blood vessel disease.
October 19, 2020
Vitamin D is critical for growth and development according to new research.
Scientists from North Carolina State University found that zebrafish deprived of vitamin D during a critical growth phase were half the size of the others studied and also had significantly more fat reserves.
October 12, 2020