Influenza is one of the most common – and, in some instances – one of the most deadly illnesses on the planet. But a new study indicates that a diet high in a type of fiber known as inulin could help provide protection. The results of the study appeared in the May 15, 2018, issue […]
A recent study suggests that the conventional wisdom regarding how the body’s “internal clock,” or circadian rhythm, works may need to be reconsidered. The findings could eventually have a major impact on how doctors address problems such as sleep disorders. The study, published in the April 29, 2018, issue of The Journal of Physiology, could […]
According to a recent study, Vitamin B6 may improve a person’s ability to remember their dreams. And, these findings could have a major impact on how people deal with everything from phobias to rehabilitating an injury.
The nutrient DHA, which stands for docosahexaenoic acid, is found naturally in many fish species, and since 2002 has been added as a supplement to infant formulas in the U.S. However, the typical American diet doesn’t include much DHA. “DHA is a nutrient found in the highest concentrations in oily fish such as salmon and […]
You probably already know — artificial sweeteners aren’t the healthiest… but if you’re trying to lose weight, you need to be EXTRA careful of foods containing artificial sweeteners. Why? Well, according to a new study published by The Endocrine Society, low-calorie sweeteners and diabetes could be linked, especially in those who are overweight. Low-calorie sweeteners […]
Greater amounts of omega-3 fatty acids in a person’s blood significantly reduces the chance of heart disease and even early death – reports a study in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. Tracking 2,500 people involved in the long-running Framingham Heart Study, researchers from Boston University and several other health organizations found that the higher a […]