Hazelnuts could improve your micronutrient levels

Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients, new research at Oregon...

Alcohol drinking may be key to weight loss for people with diabetes

Research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating...
Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Staying awake all night and sleeping all day for just a few days can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than...

Gut bacteria could help vitamin A regulate immune system

New research uncovers another useful role of the microbiome: in mice, the gut microbiome regulates the host’s immune system so that it doesn’t attack...
Cherry concentrate can lower blood pressure as much as drugs

Cherry concentrate can lower blood pressure as much as drugs

Drinking cherry concentrate can lower systolic blood pressure for up to three hours, our study found. If tart Montmorency cherry concentrate was a drug, it...
Why high-protein diets are unhealthy

Why high-protein diets are unhealthy

Researchers in South Australia believe they have found the key to why high-protein diets are unhealthy and can lead to shortened lifespans. The project used...
Antioxidants in herbs are becoming more important to our health

Antioxidants in herbs are becoming more important to our health

The human body is constantly exposed to so-called free radicals, which are a burden on the body. If they get out of hand, the result...

Are eggs healthy or not?

Eggs are common in people’s daily diet. However, whether they are healthy or not has been unclear. It’s true that just one egg yolk has 200...
Why coffee cannot leave everyone wired

Why coffee cannot leave everyone wired

Not everyone responds to coffee in the same way. In a recent study, researchers from Northwestern University find depending on your genetic make-up, you might...

Is alcohol bad for you? It depends on the drink and how you drink...

Recent headlines claim that a glass of wine or a pint of beer a day shortens your life. It’s enough to dampen any thoughts of...
To fight cancer, put these foods on your plate

To fight cancer, put these foods on your plate

Not only will a healthful diet add color and variety to your meals, but it also can help thwart cancer or reduce the risk of a...
These quality diets could boost healthy aging in women

These quality diets could boost healthy aging in women

Eating a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and low in added sugar, sodium, and processed meats could help promote...

The best foods to eat for a good night’s sleep

Sleep has become widely recognized as playing a really important role in our overall health and wellness – alongside diet, stress management and exercise. Recently,...
9 big myths about healthy eating everyone need to know

9 big myths about healthy eating everyone needs to know

As a nutritional epidemiologist devoted to prevention, Karin Michels has spent much of her career studying how health can be optimized through a proper...
Junk food can change your blood sugar as much as type 2 diabetes

Junk food can change your blood sugar as much as type 2 diabetes

A junk food diet can cause as much damage to the kidney as diabetes, according to a study published in Experimental Physiology. Type 2 diabetes...

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