Anti-Inflammatory Diet Linked to Reduced Risk of Early Death
Adhering to an anti-inflammatory diet was associated with lower risks of dying from any cause, dying from cardiovascular causes, and dying from cancer in a recent Journal of Internal Medicine study.
Few people at risk for heart disease understand food labels
Survey reveals gaps in use and awareness of important nutritional information An Irish survey of 200 men and women examines awareness, understanding, and use of food labels in preventing lifestyle-related disease in a primary care setting.
A diverse diet may not be the healthiest one
Encouraging people to eat a wide variety of foods to ensure they meet all their dietary needs may backfire, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association that provides an overview of recent scientific studies.
Moderate carbohydrate intake may be best for health
Low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fats from plant sources associated with lower risk of mortality compared to those that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fat from animal sources.Eating carbohydrates in moderation seems to be optimal for health and longevity, suggests new research…
Timing of Dinner May Affect Breast and Prostate Cancer Risk
A new International Journal of Cancer study reveals that eating an early supper and having a long interval between the last meal and sleep are associated with lower breast and prostate cancer risks.
Sugar improves memory in over-60s, helping them work smarter
A small dose of sugar can improve memory in older adults, motivate them to work harder and puts them in a good mood when performing difficult tasks.
New Cochrane health evidence challenges belief that omega 3 supplements reduce risk of heart disease, stroke or death
New evidence shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death.
Caffeine affects food intake at breakfast, but its effect is limited and transient
Findings of a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics do not support the use of caffeine as an appetite suppressant or weight-loss aid
Worrisome vitamin D deficiencies in pregnant women
One in three pregnant women in Norway has a vitamin D deficiency at the end of her pregnancy, a major study published earlier this year in PLOS One has shown.
Heart failure patients with a higher protein intake live longer
Heart failure patients who consume more protein live longer, according to research presented today at Heart Failure 2018 and the World Congress on Acute Heart Failure, a European Society of Cardiology congress.1