Flavonoids reduce risk of developing ovarian cancer.

flavanolsFlavenoids are active compounds found in tea, red wine, apples, grapes, citrus fruit and juices. A study by the Department of at UEA’s Norwich Medical School has investigated 171,940 women aged between 25 and 55 for a period of 30 years. Continue reading “Flavonoids reduce risk of developing ovarian cancer.”

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Non-cow milk has lower levels of vitamin D.

milkA Canadian study examined the levels of vitamin D in non-cow milk such as rice, almond, soy or goat’s milk; a popular alternative for the lactose intolerant. Continue reading “Non-cow milk has lower levels of vitamin D.”

Vitamin D mitigates asthma attacks.

vitd1A new study published in the journal Allergy has confirmed that Vitamin D could help to mitigate asthma attacks. Continue reading “Vitamin D mitigates asthma attacks.”

Another study has determined that sugar sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone and stress response

sugarA new study published in the journal of Clinical Endocrinology and has found that sugar sweetened has an even more adverse impact than previously realized. Thirty-five percent of adults and 17% of children in the United States are obese based on studies from the U.S. Center for Disease Control. Continue reading “Another study has determined that sugar sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone and stress response”

A mushroom a day improves the immune response

mushroomsA new study was released by the University of Florida which revealed that daily  of shittake mushrooms increased immunity. Twenty specifies of mushrooms are used globally for culinary purposes. Continue reading “A mushroom a day improves the immune response”

Dietary glycemic index linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder

autism1A new study, published in the Molecular Psychiatry, specified that dietary glycemic index is often linked to symptoms that are characteristic of (ASD). Continue reading “Dietary glycemic index linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder”

PFAS build up in infants for each month they are breastfed.

breast4A study, published by the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, in the journal of Environmental Science & Technology, has quantified the amount of PFASs (perfluorinated alkylate substances) that build up after each month an infant is breastfed. The study represents the first published quantifying the level of PFA transferance through breast milk over time. Continue reading “PFAS build up in infants for each month they are breastfed.”

Faster heart rate correlated with a higher risk of diabetes

diabetesheartrateA study released by Penn State University, and published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, has associated a higher heart rate with diabetes, acting as a novel pre-clinical marker or for diabetes. The longitudinal study consisted of 73,357 Chinese adults whose heart rates were measured during a baseline exam administered in 2006-2007. Continue reading “Faster heart rate correlated with a higher risk of diabetes”

MIND diet easiest to follow, second best diet in U.S. and impacts on Alzheimer’s disease

mind-diet.jpgA new report, released in the 2016 U.S. News World Report by Rush University Medical Center, has specified that the MIND diet has considerable impact and is the easiest to follow. The name of the MIND diet is short for Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. Continue reading “MIND diet easiest to follow, second best diet in U.S. and impacts on Alzheimer’s disease”

Vitamin C improves cardiovascular benefits as much as excercise

heart5A new study presented at the 14th International Conference on Endothelin: Physiology, Pathophysiology and Therapeutics has specifically indicated that vitamin C supplements have similar cardiovascular benefits as regular exercise in obese individuals. Continue reading “Vitamin C improves cardiovascular benefits as much as excercise”