Omega-3 supplements may help attention for kids with and without ADHD
A daily dose of the omega-3s DHA and EPA may improve attention in kids with and without attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), says a new study from Unilever. Read more about the study here.
JAMA study links low vitamin D levels to ‘profound’ and ‘rapid’ cognitive decline
Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency may have “substantial” accelerating effects on cognitive decline in the elderly, says a new study from UC Davis and Rutgers University. Read more about the study here.
Drinking before each meal aids weight reduction
Drinking 500 ml of water (slightly over 2 cups) around 30 minutes before main meals could help obese and overweight people to lose more weight, according to new research. Read more about the study here.
EVOO and a Mediterranean diet cuts breast cancer risk
Eating a Mediterranean-style diet with extra-virgin olive oil may lower the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new analysis of a trial in Spain. Read more about the study here.
Just one coffee affects glucose metabolism in overweight men
Just one cup of coffee is enough to impair glucose metabolism, which can contribute to overweight and obesity, research has found. Read more about the study here.
Can high dose vitamin D enhance athletic performance?
Maintaining higher levels of vitamin D may boost athletic performance and reduce the time needed to recover from exercise, says a review of the scientific literature. Read more about the study here.
Elderberry extract may improve obesity inflammation
Black elderberry extract may improve obesity-related metabolic disturbances like triglyceride levels, inflammation and insulin resistance, research in mice finds. Read more about the study here.
Krill and fish oil supplements equally effective at boosting omega-3 levels
There are no differences in blood levels of omega-3 after consuming equal doses of fish oil or krill oil, says a new study from scientists at DSM. Read more about the study here.
Vitamin D and eye health: Study links sunshine vitamin to AMD risk
Low blood levels of vitamin D are associated with an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration, says a new study. Read more about the study here.