The link between sugar and increased risk of heart disease is now established, but might have been accepted many years sooner if key findings had been public.
The rise of brain glucose levels is blunted during hyperglycemia in adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a new study.
Redesigning nutritional fact panels (NFP) may aid consumers to make an informed healthy food choice by making them pay more attention to the nutritional profile of less healthy items, a study finds.
Resolvin E1, a molecule produced naturally in the body from an omega -3 fish oil, prevents and treats gum disease, and also decreases the likelihood for advanced arterial atherosclerotic plaques to rupture and form a dangerous thrombus or blood clot.
What if it was possible to keep asthma under control by changing one's diet or taking a vitamin supplement? It may happen sooner than you think.
Increasing the tax on high fat and high sugar foods will help improve children's diets. This is one of the recommendations from the British Psychological Society report "Changing behaviour: Childhood nutrition".
A combination of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids may have a supporting role alongside other therapies for attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), a review article outlines.
Mushrooms, particularly certain wild varieties, are abundant in glutathione and ergothoniene, important protectors against oxidative damage, according to recent research published in Food Chemistry.
New research reveals links between the gut microbiome—the population of microorganisms living in the gastrointestinal tract—and brain diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
Moderate fish and seafood consumption during pregnancy is linked to better language and communication skills in children at age five, according to a recent Norwegian study published in Environment International.
The gut microbiome is a vast ecosystem of organisms such as bacteria, yeasts, fungi, viruses and protozoans that live in our digestive pipes, which collectively weigh up to 2kg (heavier than the average brain).
Parents, educators, and therapists should consider insomnia to be a risk marker for alcohol use.
“Of all the parasites that affect humanity I do not know of, nor can I imagine, any more distressing than that of Obesity.” William Banting, “Letter on Corpulence,” 1864.
Evidence in the scientific literature shows that partial sleep deprivation may change the microbiota.
A myriad of studies are showing biological fathers who drink alcohol may have a significant role in causing health problems in their children.
Obesity is independently associated with worse patient-reported outcomes in women with systemic lupus erythematosus, including disease activity, depressive symptoms, pain and fatigue.
Higher intake of omega-3 fatty acids was associated with better sleep quality and a decrease in depressive symptoms in lupus patients, among other patient-reported outcomes, according to new research.
Fighting and preventing obesity has become a major health priority in the UK and worldwide, and food taxation has been suggested as a crucial measure in order to achieve this.
Regularly drinking sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda and juice contributes to the development of diabetes, high blood pressure and other endemic health problems.
In this trial patients with prodromal Alzheimer's (often referred to as Mild Cognitive Impairment or MCI) were randomised to receive either the nutritional intervention or an iso-caloric control drink for 24 months.