Nutrition

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...
5 Ways Game of Thrones’ the Mountain’s Diet Can Make You Mighty

5 Ways Game of Thrones’ the Mountain’s Diet Can Make You Mighty

Health and exercise scientists from the University of Stirling have analysed the daily diet of around 12,000 calories that helps Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, who...
3 Foodborne Risks Every Pregnant Woman Should Know

3 Foodborne Risks Every Pregnant Woman Should Know

As a mom-to-be, there are 3 specific foodborne risks that you need to be aware of. These risks can cause serious illness or death to...
Omega-3 May Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Omega-3 May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

The incidence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is expected to triple in the coming decades and no cure has been found. Recently, interest in dietary approaches...
Nutrients of mushrooms are better preserved when grilled or microwaved

Nutrients of mushrooms are better preserved when grilled or microwaved

Culinary treatments (boiling, microwaving, grilling, and deep frying) influence on proximate composition and antioxidant capacity of most cultivated mushrooms worldwide. A study by Spanish researchers...
Eating more fruits and vegetables may lower risk of blockages in leg arteries

Fruits and Vegetables May Lower Blockages in Leg Arteries

Eating three or more servings of fruit and vegetables per day may lower your risk of developing peripheral artery disease (PAD). New research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis...
New Muffin Could Fight Heart Disease

New Muffin Could Fight Heart Disease

Baking meets science in a delicious University of Queensland health initiative that really takes the cake. 'Good heart' muffin, developed by UQ scientists, could help...
How GMOs are, or are not, regulated

How GMOs are, or are not, regulated

Pink pineapples, non-browning produce and other genetically modified organisms are becoming part of our food system. Though most scientists say they're safe, GMOs still face...