A new study was released by the University of Florida which revealed that daily consumption 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”
A study conducted by the NIAID-funded Immune Tolerance Network (ITN) revealed that the risk of peanut allergies could be substantially reduced through the introduction of peanuts. Continue reading “Introduction of peanuts to high at risk infants reduces allergies”
A study published by the Harvard School of Public Health has determined that the risk of coronary heart disease, (CHD), is lowered if saturated fats are replaced with polyunsaturated fats. Continue reading “Adding polyunsaturated fats instead of saturated fats lowers risk of coronary heart disease.”
Junk food diet has a demonstrated impact on the preference of healthy and novel foods. A study published in the Frontiers in Psychology journal explained how excessive consumption of junk food can change behavior, weaken self-control and lead to overeating and obesity. Continue reading “Junk food reduces appetite for healthy and novel foods.”
A study, published in the European Heart Journal, has specified that education and research presented in a social media format is important in winning the battle against cardiovascular disease. Examples of e-health include:
mobile applications (Apps) for monitoring physiological signs such as blood pressure, telemedicine for remote monitoring of patients with heart failure, electronic medical records, e-prescribing, e-referrals, decision support systems for physicians, and disease registries. Access to information to prevent heart disease based on healthy sustainable behavioral lifestyle changes is as crucial as relevant apps.
An increasing amount of research has come out in recent years illustrating the crucial relevance of healthy gut bacteria. Now a new study from the Karolinska Institutet has revealed that our gut-residing microbes can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier. The blood brain barrier acts by protecting the brain from harmful substances in the blood. Continue reading “Gut microbes may impact on brain development and function”