A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association has revealed that consuming one avocado a day improves bad cholesterol (LDL) levels in overweight and obese individuals. Continue reading “Avocados lower bad cholesterol, improve cardiovascular health”
A new study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN) specified that consuming a beverage containing flavanols improves blood vessel function in patients with kidney failure.
A new study, published by the Stanford University by JAMA Internal Medicine has revealed that body mass index (BMI) and aerobic capacity in adolescents is linked to increased risk of high blood pressure. Continue reading “High BMI and low aerobic capacity (but not muscular strength) associated, with increased risk of blood pressure”
A 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”
A new study published by the University of Georgia in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism has revealed that caffeine increases endurance performance by 24%. Continue reading “Endurance performance increased with Caffeine”
Teens can be dissuaded from risky behaviors such as smoking and drinking, with health campaigns, that target teens based on their social groups and subcultures. Continue reading “Teens can be dissuaded from risky behavior, such as smoking and drinking, through a health campaign”
A new study, published in the Environmental Health by the University of Illinois, has determined that the risk of childhood cancer (leukemia, acute lymphoid and acute myeloid leukemias (AML)), increases with exposure to agricultural crop density. There was a statistically significant association for a positive relationship between crop density of dry beans and incidence of total leukemia, oats and acute myeloid leukemia, sugar beets and total leukemia and all leukemias in specific states. Continue reading “Childhood cancer increased with agricultural crop density”