Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
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
Vigorous exercise helps fasters reach ketosis quicker.
Researchers at Brigham Young University found a short cut to ketosis when they discovered people who began a fast with exercise were able to reach ketosis 3.5 hours faster than those who did not exercise.
November 29, 2021
Adding spices to your food might be more important than reducing salt when it comes to your health.
A new study from Penn State University showed that adding herbs and spices to food was able to lower the blood pressure of study participants even without them cutting back on sodium.
November 15, 2021
Eating the right foods has the potential to prevent or heal a leaky gut.
New research from Europe shows a diet high in plant-derived polyphenols has the ability to fortify the intestinal lining and decrease intestinal permeability in the elderly.
November 08, 2021
The right nutrition could help prevent dementia.
Japanese researchers found consuming ample amounts of essential amino acids was helpful in laboratory experiments in preventing dementia.
November 01, 2021
Plastic exposure is causing heart disease and lost productivity.
New research from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine shows phthalates, a chemical found in food wrappers, cosmetics and other products, are linked to deaths from heart disease and an increase in all-cause mortality.
October 25, 2021
Nor enough light during the day may lead to not enough sleep at night.
Researchers at Monash University in Australia found that not getting enough natural sunlight each day has a direct impact on a person’s mood and sleep quality.
October 18, 2021