Nutrition

Prevent type 2 diabetes blood-sugar spikes by eating more protein for breakfast, experts say

Prevent type 2 diabetes blood-sugar spikes by eating more protein for breakfast, experts say

Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes have difficulty regulating their glucose -- or blood sugar -- levels, particularly after meals. Now, University of Missouri researchers have...
Volumetrics diet ranks No. 2 for weight loss

Volumetrics diet ranks No. 2 for weight loss

The Volumetrics diet — created by Barbara Rolls, professor of nutritional sciences and Helen A. Guthrie Chair in Nutrition at Penn State – ranks...
How to avoid gluten if you have celiac disease

How to avoid gluten if you have celiac disease

A gluten-free diet Doctors treat celiac disease with a gluten-free diet. Gluten is a protein found naturally in wheat, barley, and rye that triggers a...
Calorie restriction is also good to people with normal weight

Calorie restriction is also good to people with normal weight

A 25% calorie restriction over two years by adults who were not obese was linked to better health-related quality of life, according to the...
Broccoli compound slows cancer cell growth in early-stage breast cancer

Broccoli compound slows cancer cell growth in early-stage breast cancer

One of the first clinical studies to look at the effect of sulforaphane on breast tissues of women diagnosed with breast cancer showed that...
Calcium supplements may not be good for your heart, researchers say

Calcium supplements may not be good for your heart, researchers say

Study: Calcium-rich diet could be beneficial for the heart, but supplements seem to increase the risk of plaque buildup in arteries and heart damage Taking...
Your health! The benefits of social drinking

Your health! The benefits of social drinking

New research shows that moderate alcohol consumption may be linked to improved wellbeing, thanks to the improved social interaction associated with having a drink...
Compound from hops lowers cholesterol, blood sugar and weight gain

Compound from hops lowers cholesterol, blood sugar and weight gain

A recent study at Oregon State University has identified specific intake levels of xanthohumol, a natural flavonoid found in hops, that significantly improved some...
Eating too much salt may increase risk of CVD in people with chronic kidney disease

Eating too much salt may increase risk of CVD in people with chronic kidney...

In a study appearing in the JAMA, Jiang He, M.D., Ph.D. of the Tulane University and colleagues evaluated more than 3,500 participants with chronic...
Eating more plant protein may help lower risk of death

Eating more plant protein may help lower risk of death

Eating more protein from plant sources was associated with a lower risk of death and eating more protein from animals was associated with a...