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Nutrition News

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Although there is little robust research to support the claims of their effectiveness, some vitamins may help increase blood flow. Learn about them here.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the threat.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT
A large review and meta-analysis concludes that consistently following a healthful, plant-based diet may significantly reduce a person's diabetes risk.
Mon, 22 Jul 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Previous research has shown that some natural supplements — including vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and herbal remedies such as valerian and chamomile — can help relieve the symptoms of anxiety. We explore the evidence for these supplements here.
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New research in mouse cells sheds light on some mechanisms that help explain how dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, an omega-6, prevents atherosclerosis.
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Berberine is a naturally occurring compound in plants such as goldenseal, Oregon grape, and tree turmeric. By making changes within the body’s cells, it may help treat conditions such as high blood pressure, inflammation, and cancer. Learn more about berberine, including side effects and how to use it, here.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Access to a view of greenery from the comfort of your home reduces the frequency and intensity of cravings for alcohol, unhealthful food, and tobacco.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:00:00 GMT
New research has now examined the bacterial composition of the colonic mucosa of individuals who follow low and high quality diets.
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Bile acid malabsorption is a condition in which the body does not reabsorb enough bile acid, leading to diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Learn more here.
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:00:00 GMT
Researchers now show that crickets and other insects pack a very high antioxidant content, which could make them top contenders as super-nutritious foods.
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT
New research reveals the cardiometabolic benefits that a small reduction in calorie intake can have on people who are not overweight or obese.
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Abdominal pain and constipation often result from dietary and lifestyle factors and usually respond well to home treatment. However, abdominal pain and constipation can sometimes also be symptoms of an underlying medical condition. Learn more here.
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 06:00:00 GMT
Potassium is a nutrient that is key to good heart health. In this article, learn about the best high potassium foods that people can eat.
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT
New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast cancer.
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Eggs are rich in protein, calcium, and potassium, among other vital nutrients. In this article, learn how many calories an egg contains, as well as the risks and benefits of eating eggs.
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:00:00 GMT
My name is Jenny Marshall. This is the story of my lifelong struggle with obesity, and how weight loss surgery changed my life forever.
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT
In an effort to find better ways of supporting bone growth for transplants, a study in vitro and in vivo has turned to an unusual material: eggshells.
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Do common dietary interventions and nutritional supplements really help protect against cardiovascular events? A new meta-analysis answers in the negative.
Fri, 05 Jul 2019 15:00:00 GMT
While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests.
Fri, 05 Jul 2019 14:00:00 GMT
New research finds that a dietary supplement comprising spinach extract can significantly increase athletic performance and muscle strength.
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 17:00:00 GMT
The glycemic index (GI) scores foods according to how quickly they raise blood sugar. This scoring system can help people with conditions such as diabetes make positive dietary choices. Learn more about GI, including about low and high GI foods, in this article.
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 14:00:00 GMT
New research in a large sample of participants finds that too little low-density lipoprotein cholesterol correlates with a higher risk of bleeding stroke.
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A small new study suggests that fungus-derived protein present in some meat replacement products may be better for building muscles than animal protein.
Wed, 03 Jul 2019 22:00:00 GMT
Anti-cancer supplements can include vitamin tablets and herbal extracts. However, while supplements may help to reduce a person’s risk of developing cancer or support the body during cancer treatment, no supplement can replace standard cancer therapies. Learn more here.
Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A new study finds that taking Akkermansia bacteria in pasteurized form as a food supplement improves metabolic parameters in people with prediabetes.
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