Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Apples could provide benefits to the brain similar to exercise.
Researchers in Australia and Germany found in a laboratory setting with mice that natural compounds found in apples helped stimulate the production of new brain cells in a similar fashion to what happens when people exercise.
February 15, 2021
Bleeding Gums may mean more than you need to brush and floss more.
A new study from the University of Washington School of Dentistry shows bleeding gums could be the result of low vitamin C levels in the bloodstream.
February 08, 2021
During a good night's sleep is when your brain takes out the trash.
Researchers at Northwestern University found deep sleep has the power to clear waste from the brain.
February 01, 2021
It's not enough just to be fit, you need to be trim as well.
Spanish researchers have found physical activity is not enough to undo the negative effects of excess body weight on the heart.
January 25, 2021
A healthy gut microbiome may be important to healthy sleep.
Japanese researchers found mice with depleted gut bacteria had trouble producing serotonin which they believe led to difficulty sleeping.
January 18, 2021
Exercise is often thought of as healthy for the heart but new research shows it's also healthy for the brain.
Scientists have discovered people who are more physically active in midlife are more likely to have better brain health later in life.
January 11, 2021
Avocados are good for the microbes in your digestive tract.
Researchers from the University of Illinois found study participants who ate an avocado a day improved their gut health by increasing the amount and the diversity of healthy gut microbes in their digestive tract.
January 04, 2021
Study shows eating processed foods could lead to a premature death.
Researchers in Italy found consumption of what they termed ultra-processed foods led to a 26 percent increase in all-cause mortality and a 58 percent increase in death from cardiovascular disease.
December 23, 2020