Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
More evidence of the importance of vitamin D during pregnancy.
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England found women who took extra vitamin D during pregnancy were more likely to have a natural delivery.
February 13, 2023
A common fear of aging could be eased through better nutrition.
Researchers at Edith Cowan University in Australia found higher levels of vitamin K led to fewer fractures in older women who took part in their study.
February 06, 2023
Beets can't be beat when it comes to exercise performance.
That’s because researchers at the University of Exeter in England found dietary nitrate, the active molecule in beetroot juice, significantly increased muscle force while exercising.
January 25, 2023
Meditation is good but deep breathing is better for stress relief.
Meditation is a great way to alleviate the pressure of stress but new research from Stanford University shows that breathing exercises are even more effective than mindfulness medication.
January 23, 2023
Vitamin D supplements may be the way to go if you are avoiding the sun.
A new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital found those who regularly took vitamin D supplements had fewer cases of melanoma and had a considerably lower risk of developing this type of skin cancer.
January 16, 2023
Drink more water if you want to live longer.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found adults who stay well-hydrated are healthier and live longer as a result of developing fewer chronic conditions like heart and lung disease.
January 08, 2023
A possible answer to why some days you don't feel like exercising.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found a direct connection between gut bacteria and the motivation to exercise.
December 28, 2022
Vitamin D is critical if you want to maintain muscle strength as you get older.
New research shows vitamin D is critical to muscle strength as a deficiency in that vitamin increases the risk of dynapenia by as much as 78 percent.
December 22, 2022