Changes to our microbiome and intestinal barrier functions directly lead to increased levels of systemic inflammation as we age, say researchers who suggest such age-related inflammation is reversible.
Diet soda drinkers, beware. Recent epidemiological studies have confirmed that the sweeteners used in diet sodas and other lite drinks increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.
The nutritional composition of the avocado is potent enough to positively affect the metabolic changes seen in type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
We are deluged with advice and guidance about what we should eat and in what volumes, but still adults and children alike struggle to introduce enough fruit and vegetables into their diet.
Fathers who excessively consume nutrients found in energy drinks may affect the memory function of their offspring, a mice study has suggested.
Correcting children`s vitamin B12 and B1 status early may be one measure to secure a healthy development for children.
62 percent of school-age children and 85 percent of pregnant women in Israel have low iodine intakes, according to the country's first national iodine survey.
Vegetable oil, specifically soy bean oil and palm oil, are two of the eight ingredients, alongside wheat, rice, maize, sugar, barley and potato, that are now estimated to provide a staggering 85% of the world's calories.
B vitamin supplementation may offer significant protection against the damaging effects of air pollution on health.
Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-culture yogurt and sauerkraut, could reverse depressive symptoms, according to a new mouse study that researchers think could hold true in humans.