Polyphenol intake: Green tea prevents artery explosions

cup-of-green-tea-with-leavesA new study, by Kyoto University, has revealed that a major component of green tea (polyphenols) prevents a deadly condition. Continue reading “Polyphenol intake: Green tea prevents artery explosions”

Exercise improves executive function and memory

thA new study, published in the Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, by the University of Texas in Dallas, has revealed that exercise increases executive brain function and immediate and delayed memory performance. Continue reading “Exercise improves executive function and memory”

Multiplpe sclerosis linked to gut bacteria

multipleResearchers from the University of Iowa, Caver College of Medicine have published a new study linking multiple sclerosis (MS) to gut  bacteria. Continue reading “Multiplpe sclerosis linked to gut bacteria”

Depression and anxiety like behavior caused by high fructose consumption.

fructNew research findings presented at Neuroscience 2014 suggest that consuming a diet rich in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depression and anxiety like behavior, impacting on how the brain responds to stress. Continue reading “Depression and anxiety like behavior caused by high fructose consumption.”

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.”

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.”

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”

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”