Nutrition

This vegetable oil increase spread of cancer, study finds

Scientists from IRB Barcelona found one fatty acid commonly found in palm oil, called palmitic acid, promotes metastasis in oral cancer and melanoma skin...

How much caffeine is too much?

Do you drink just one cup of coffee or tea first thing in the morning, hoping the caffeine in it will jump-start your day? Do...

Eating protein during dieting could prevent muscle loss

Scientists from Rutgers University found that eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting leads to better food choices and helps avoid the loss...

Dietary supplements: What you need to know

Multivitamins, vitamin D, echinacea, and fish oil are among the many dietary supplements lining store shelves or available online. Perhaps you already take a...

Vitamin D level could determine severity of COVID-19 infection

In a recent study from Trinity College Dublin, scientists found that vitamin D can determine the severity of COVID-19. The finding highlights the association between...

Supplements for brain health show no benefit

Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain health. A recent study found...

Vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in people with high risks

Scientists from the University of Occupational and Environmental Health found that daily vitamin D supplements do not seem to prevent the development of type...

If you have diabetes, coffee and green tea may help you live longer

In a recent study from Kyushu University, researchers found that drinking plenty of both green tea and coffee is linked to a lower risk...

Forget the antioxidant pills; just stick with veggies

Based on commercials for nutritional supplements, or even a trip down the supermarket aisle, you might get the impression that your food just isn’t...

10 easy tips for reducing sodium in your diet

Learning about sodium in foods and exploring new ways to prepare foods can help you achieve your sodium goal. And, if you follow these tips...