Health Alerts - Important News from Current Research About Health and Nutrition
Skipping breakfast may mean more than hunger for your body.
Researchers at Ohio State University found adults who skip breakfast are likely to be low on nutrients commonly found in breakfast foods all day.
June 21, 2021
Good heart health but bad bone health could come from vegan diets for children.
Researchers at University College London found children on a vegan diet had better heart health than children who ate meat but had several nutritional deficiencies that stunted their growth and affected bone health.
June 14, 2021
High-impact exercises could help prevent bone loss during aging.
Researchers in Finland found older men who continued their sprint training maintained or even improved their bone health during a 10-year period compared to those who reduced their training load.
June 07, 2021
College students can lower blood pressure and feel better with more sleep.
Researchers at Penn State found an increase of 43 minutes per night of sleep for college students in their study equated to a drop in systolic blood pressure of seven points.
May 24, 2021
Study suggests the amount of protein is more important than the source.
Researchers in Brazil saw similar gains in strength and muscle mass for study participants who worked out whether they consumed a vegan or omnivorous diet.
May 24, 2021
Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet may help you better cope with stress.
Scientists in Australia discovered those in their study who ate the most fruits and vegetables had 10 percent lower stress levels than those who ate less.
May 17, 2021
Adding sardines to your diet could be good for your blood sugar.
Spanish researchers have now found regular sardine consumption can help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes in those most susceptible.
May 10, 2021
Omega-3 fish oil can protect your body against stress and slow aging.
Researchers at Ohio State University found high doses of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids helped study participants resist the damaging effects of stress.
May 03, 2021