Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Low levels of vitamin D may be the reason your back is bothering you.
A new report in the journal Menopause from the North American Menopause Society shows a deficiency in vitamin D is associated with disc degeneration and lower back pain, especially in postmenopausal women.
April 13, 2020
What you eat can make you smarter and more well behaved.
Multiple studies show a direct link between nutrition and academic performance as well as behavior.
April 06, 2020
Going to sleep later than normal makes your heart beat faster.
Researchers have discovered by analyzing data from wearable technology that not having a consistent sleep time affects your resting heart rate.
March 30, 2020
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
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