Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Using television watching to escape the stress of life can lead to health consequences.
Researchers at the University of Bristol in England found watching television 4 hours per day was associated with a 35 percent higher risk of blood clots compared to those who watched 2.5 hours or less.
January 24, 2022
Nutrients in goji berries may protect your eyes as you get older.
Scientists at the University of California at Davis found small servings of dried goji berries improved eye health and could protect against age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
January 17, 2022
The practice of martial arts may help children cope with pressure and stress.
Researchers at the University of Surrey in England found the practice of Taekwondo in school-aged children resulted in better self-regulation, which meant they could better manage and alter their emotions, behavior and cognition.
January 10, 2022
Sleeping less leads to more junk food consumption for teens.
Researchers from Brigham Young University found teens are susceptible to weight gain and cardiometabolic diseases as a result of poor eating habits when they sleep less.
January 03, 2022
HIIT is a more efficient way to reduce liver fat.
New research from Australia shows high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is effective in reversing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in less time than traditional cardio.
December 27, 2021
The key to brain preservation could be healthy eating during your middle years.
Scientists from Deakin University found healthy eating during midlife could be the key to increased brain volume and a reduced risk of dementia and other degenerative brain disorders as people age.
December 20, 2021
Giving juice to babies could lead to health problems as they age.
Research shows introducing fruit juice at an early age to children could lead to a greater intake of sugary drinks later in childhood resulting in higher odds for obesity and tooth decay.
December 13, 2021
Flame retardant chemicals in household products could affect the brain development of children.
Studies conducted at University of California at Riverside showed adult female mice exposed to PBDEs pass those chemicals to their offspring which can result in autism-like changes in the brain.
December 06, 2021