Nutrition

Higher olive oil intake linked to lower death risk in heart disease

In a new study from Harvard, researchers found consuming more than 7 grams (>1/2 tablespoon) of olive oil per day is linked to lower...

Vitamin D could reduce migraine headaches, study finds

In a new study from the Chongqing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, researchers found vitamin D supplementation could reduce headache attacks per month and...

The healthiest natural source of iodine

Iodine is a mineral found in some foods. The body needs iodine to make thyroid hormones. These hormones control the body's metabolism and many other important...

Why pomegranate is super fruit for people with diabetes

Pomegranates have been eaten throughout history for their health benefits. Nowadays, the juice of this fruit is a popular part of healthy diets. Pomegranates are...

White button mushrooms for prostate cancer, or not?

White mushrooms have a wide range of bioactive compounds that offer several health benefits, including cancer-fighting properties, cholesterol-lowering effects, and improved gut health. They are also...

Why blood sugar is high in the morning

Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main sugar found in your blood. It comes from the food you eat and is your body's main source of...

Omicron variant: What you need to know

CDC is working with state and local public health officials to monitor the spread of Omicron. As of December 20, 2021, Omicron has been detected...

Vitamin D plays a big role in fighting infections

In a new study from the University of Eastern Finland, researchers highlight the benefits of a good vitamin D status in fighting infections. The researchers...

Today’s hot topic: Should you let chile peppers spice up your meals?

For thousands of years, people have picked up chile peppers to provide their diets with pizazz. There's no doubt chile peppers are packed with flavor. They...

How processed meat impacts your lung function

Recent studies find unhealthy dietary patterns are associated with poor lung function. Higher processed meat consumption is associated with poorer lung function, especially in males who...