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”

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.”

Saffron inhibits the growth of human pancreatic cancer cells

saffron.jpgA new study, published by the University of Kansas Medical Center’s Department of Cancer Biology, has revealed that a saffron compound (crocetin) inhibits the growth of pancreatic cancer cells in humans. Continue reading “Saffron inhibits the growth of human pancreatic cancer cells”

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.”

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.”

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”

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”

Replacing Sugar in soft drinks could prevent 1 million cases of obesity. UK Study finds.

sugarA new study by the Queen Mary University of London, published in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, specifies that reducing all sugar sweetened beverages by 40% over five years would prevent one million cases of obesity, and 300,000 cases of over two decades. Continue reading “Replacing Sugar in soft drinks could prevent 1 million cases of obesity. UK Study finds.”

Pomegranate fruit reduces the progression of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

pom.jpgA study by a Nigerian at the University of Huddersfield has demonstrated that Alzheimer’s disease and its corresponding symptoms can be slowed by a natural compound found in pomegranate. Continue reading “Pomegranate fruit reduces the progression of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.”