Nutrition

For Boosting Athletic Performance, Potato As Effective As Carbohydrate Gels

For Boosting Athletic Performance, Potato As Effective As Carbohydrate Gels

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels…

October 19, 2019

Increase Your Motivation to Exercise by Limiting Mealtimes

Limiting access to food in mice increases levels of the hormone, ghrelin, which may also increase motivation to exercise, according…

October 19, 2019

Complicated Tradeoffs With Alfalfa and Potassium – Yield, Quality & Nutrition

Has anyone ever told you to eat a banana when you have a muscle cramp or eye twitch? That’s because…

October 15, 2019

Pioneering Research Investigates How a Plant-Based Diet Could Prevent Chronic Illness

The John Innes Center will co-lead a pioneering research program investigating how a plant-based diet could prevent chronic illness. The…

October 14, 2019

Compound Discovered in Breast Milk Fights Harmful Bacteria – Could Be Added to Formula or Cow’s Milk

Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Iowa have identified a compound in human breast milk that fights…

October 10, 2019

Eating Fish in Early Childhood – Even Just Once a Week – Reduces Risk of Disease

It doesn’t take that much fish for young children to reap big health benefits. Even eating fish just once a…

October 7, 2019

Major Meta-Analysis: Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Linked With Lower Cardiovascular Disease

People who received omega-3 fish oil supplements in randomized clinical trials had lower risks of heart attack and other cardiovascular…

October 5, 2019

Study Finds Cutting Back on Red Meat Has Little Impact on Health

Major Canadian-led study finds there's no need to cut down red and processed meat consumption. Most people can continue to…

October 2, 2019

Did Childhood Sugar Intake Decades Ago Cause Today’s Obesity Epidemic?

Current obesity rates in adults in the United States could be the result of dietary changes that took place decades…

September 29, 2019

Experts Say Salt Shakers Need a Tobacco-Style Health Warning

Salt sold in supermarkets and salt shakers in restaurants should be required to carry a front-of-pack, tobacco-style health warning, according…

September 27, 2019

Common Nutrient Supplement May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

In a new study, Biodesign researchers reveal that a lifelong dietary regimen of choline holds the potential to prevent Alzheimer's…

September 27, 2019

Could We Feed One Million People Living on Mars? A Provocative New Study With a Detailed Model.

A provocative new study looks at the resource utilization and technological strategies that would be needed to make a Mars…

September 24, 2019

Warning: A Potent Neurotoxin – Lead – Found in Turmeric by Stanford Researchers

Some spice processors in Bangladesh use an industrial lead chromate pigment to imbue turmeric with a bright yellow color prized…

September 24, 2019

Simply Eating a Handful of Nuts a Day May Help Stave Off Gradual Weight Gain

Boosting daily nut consumption linked to less weight gain and lower obesity risk. Substituting half a daily serving of unhealthy…

September 23, 2019

Weight Loss Enhanced in Obese Children by Probiotic Supplements

Probiotic supplements may enhance weight loss and improve the metabolic health of obese children following a diet and exercise plan,…

September 19, 2019

Breastfeeding Lowers Childhood Obesity Risk – Now They May Have Found Out Why

Breastfed children have a lower risk of obesity, which may be linked to reduced expression of the hormone, leptin; according…

September 18, 2019

Warning: High-Fat Diets Affect Your Brain, Not Just Your Body

Much research has pointed to how an unhealthy diet correlates to obesity, but has not explored how diet can bring…

September 12, 2019

Unexpected: People Quite Unique When It Comes To Digesting Fatty Meals

People have very individualized inflammatory responses to eating a high-fat meal. These were the somewhat unexpected results of a study…

September 12, 2019