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This nutrient could be key to new diabetes treatments

In a new study, researchers found that a greater understanding of how zinc is handled in our body could lead to improved treatments for...

Eating fruit and vegetables this way can help you live longer

In a new study, researchers found that eating about five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, in which 2 are fruits and 3 are...

This vegetable can add important nutrients to your daily diet

In a new study, researchers found that adding mushrooms to a daily diet could increase several micronutrients including shortfall nutrients while having a minimal...

As seasons change, so should diet for breast cancer survivors

Just as the four seasons bring changes in nature, they also impact how our bodies assimilate and metabolize food. Research finds winter brings higher metabolic...

This nutrient in your diet may protect against high blood pressure

One hundred million micro-organisms live within our gut, influencing our metabolism, our immune system, and possibly even our mental health. Prebiotic fiber resists digestion until...

Potatoes are okay for people with type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes are often told to avoid eating potatoes, and other high Glycemic Index (GI) foods, because these foods make it...

Having trouble sleeping? Here’s the science on 3 traditional bedtime remedies

Sleep is essential for good health. Poor sleep quality, or not enough sleep, can negatively affect our mood, cognitive function, and immune system. Stress can impact...

This vitamin may help fight COVID-19, reduce inflammation

In a new study, researchers found that a small basic compound like vitamin B6 in bananas or fish could be key to a robust...

This diet may help prevent brain aging

In a new study, researchers found a healthy Mediterranean diet may help keep the aging brain sharp. The diet includes olive oil, beans, nuts, fruits,...

Plant-based diets can improve your heart function, brain health

In a new study, researchers found that people could improve their heart health and brain function by changing their diet. They found that by eating...