Research Shows Vitamin D Helps with Muscle Function
In the healthy elderly who are vitamin D deficient, supplementation with even a small amount of vitamin D has been shown to dramatically improve muscle strength and function. Read more about the study here.
Study Links Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Stroke Risk
In a 10-year study of healthy men and women, consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages was associated with an increased risk of stroke. Read more about the study here.
Flaxseed Helps Medications Further Improve Cholesterol Levels
Researchers recently found that flaxseed was associated with lower total and LDL cholesterol in patients with peripheral artery disease taking cholesterol-lowering medications. Read more about the study here.
Lack of diversity in processed foods may be causing obesity and cancer
It’s not just the high fat, salt or sugar content of processed foods that is driving obesity and diet-related illnesses – the lack of food diversity is killing our gut flora, claims one researcher. Read more about the study here.
Vitamin K1 Improves Blood Sugar Management in Pre-diabetic Women
Researchers recently found that vitamin K1 supplementation was associated with beneficial effects on glycemic status and insulin sensitivity in pre-diabetic women. Read more about the study here.
More iron equals bigger babies, research suggests; personalised nutrition can help
Depleted maternal iron levels in early pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of the baby being ‘small for gestational age’, something the study’s authors say needs a personalised nutrition solution in the absence of official recommendations. Read more about the study here.
Study Shows Benefits of Vegetarian Diet in Helping Protect against Colorectal Cancer
A recent study suggests that vegetarian diets are associated with an overall lower incidence of colorectal cancers. Read more about the study here.
Compound found in grapes, red wine may help prevent memory loss
Compound found in grapes, red wine may help prevent memory loss A compound found in common foods such as red grapes and peanuts may help prevent age-related decline in memory, according to new research published by a faculty member in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Read more about the study here.
Another reason to drink wine: It could help you burn fat
Another reason to drink wine: It could help you burn fat, study suggests Drinking red grape juice or wine -- in moderation -- could improve the health of overweight people by helping them burn fat better, according to a new study coauthored by an Oregon State University. Read more about the study here.