Nutrition

Don’t Be Salty About Your Health

Don’t Be Salty About Your Health

Sodium intake continues to be a major issue for many Americans. While the American Heart Association recommends an ideal limit of no more than 1,500...
Health benefits of moderate drinking may be overstated

Health benefits of moderate drinking may be overstated, study finds

The benefits of light alcohol consumption, as well as the risks associated with not drinking at all, might not be as great as previously...
Currently Recommended Daily Protein Intake Too Low for Older People

Currently Recommended Daily Protein Intake Too Low for Older People

You can find the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) on the nutrition labels of all your processed food. Food manufacturers are obliged to list the nutritional...
Vitamin D supplements could help pain management

Vitamin D supplements could help pain management

Vitamin D supplements combined with good sleeping habits may help manage pain-related diseases. One recent paper published in the Journal of Endocrinology, reviews published research on...
4 simple tips to eat food safely at home

4 Simple Tips to Eat Food Safely at Home

Food Safety is an important issue for our daily health. Most cases of food borne illness are preventable through good hygiene and safe food handling...
Yogurt a day keeps the doctor away

Yogurt a day keeps the doctor away

Diabetes, heart disease and inflammatory disorders threaten the health of many Americans. University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are investigating the gut microbiome in search of...
Tomato extract may help fight stomach cancer

Tomato extract may help fight stomach cancer

A new study shows that whole tomato extracts from two different Southern Italy cultivars inhibit gastric cancer cell growth and malignant features. This finding paves...
Vitamin A deficiency is detrimental to blood stem cells

Vitamin A deficiency is detrimental to blood stem cells

Lack of vitamin A in the body has a detrimental effect on the hematopoietic system in the bone marrow. The deficiency causes a loss of...
Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids May Help Healthy Brain Aging

Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids May Help Healthy Brain Aging

Two new studies link patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood to the integrity of brain structures and cognitive abilities that are known...
How Calorie Restriction May Extend Life

How Calorie Restriction May Extend Life

A new review proposes a theory to explain how calorie restriction can extend life across a variety of species. When the body does not have...