Nutrition

This vitamin may help protect you from respiratory infections

In a new study, researchers found that supplementary vitamin D can provide a certain degree of protection against respiratory infections. The research was conducted by...

This vegetable juice may promote healthy aging

In a new study, researchers found that in people aged 70-80, drinking beetroot juice promotes a mix of mouth bacteria associated with healthier blood...

Drinking cocoa may protect your heart in stress

In a new study, researchers found that increased consumption of flavanols—a group of molecules in fruit and vegetables—could protect people from mental stress-induced stroke,...

Fasting acts as diet catalyst in people with metabolic syndrome

One in four Germans suffers from metabolic syndrome. Several of four diseases of affluence occur at the same time in this 'deadly quartet': obesity, high...

This common tea may help you lose weight while sleeping

While all tea comes from the same plant, Camellia sinensis, the degree of oxidation, a chemical reaction that turns tea leaves black, defines its...

Alcohol may harm the heart immediately in these people

A daily alcoholic drink for women or two for men might be good for heart health, compared to drinking more or not drinking at...

This diet may strongly boost your gut health

In a new study, researchers found that a short-term intervention in daily fiber consumption can strongly alter the gut microbiome and nutrient intake. The research...

More protein food doesn’t mean more strength in middle-aged people

In a new study, researchers conducted a 10-week muscle-building and dietary program involving 50 middle-aged adults. The intervention involved a standard strength-training protocol with sessions...

These vitamins may help prevent Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder. It gradually reduces dopamine, a chemical in the brain, affecting speech, walking and balance. The causes aren’t known, and...

This diet may reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by 50%

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease affects 25% to 30% of people in the United States and Europe. While some fat is normal in the liver, excessive...