Diet modification is key in prevention of postmenopausal breast cancer

Pinpointing the interactions between age-related hormone shifts, dietary choices, and development of cancers is something that researchers at UCLA have been investigating. What scientist Rowan Chlebowski MD, PhD, of the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, along with his fellow researchers found, was that postmenopausal women who maintained a lower-fat diet tended to have a greater […]

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Maternal Vitamin B12 Deficiency May Increase Diabetes Risk in Offspring

Vitamin B12 levels during pregnancy are of great significance to the future health of the babies. The University of Warwick Researchers has found that vitamin B12 deficiency can predispose children to metabolic problems such as type 2 diabetes. Scientists presented this stunning discovery at the Society for Endocrinology’s annual Conference in Brighton.In your nutrition consulting […]

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DHA Can Protect The Brain From The Damaging Effects of Fructose

Recent studies have highlighted the detrimental effects to hundreds of genes following the consumption of fructose, a form of sugar that’s extremely common in the typical Western diet. These damaged genes can lead to the development of diseases such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s, metabolic dysregulation, and cardiovascular disease.These rat studies focused primarily on the hypothalamic and […]

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Caution Feeding Rice Cakes To Infants

Rice cereal and other rice products are typical choices for parents when first beginning to introduce foods into a baby’s diet. Many consider this bland grain to be a healthy and versatile introductory food as well as go-to snack for babies and infants in the form of cereals, cakes, and cooked meals. While it may […]

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Eating Less Can Increase Your Life Span

Calorie restriction may help us to lead long, healthy lives. This fact came into light from the results of a large multicenter study conducted by the researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. The study reveals that a 25 percent reduction in calories can significantly lower the […]

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Strawberries Can Improve Vascular and Cognitive Health

Strawberries are a staple treat in many homes, and recent research is suggesting that these common summer fruits can improve markers related to inflammation, cardiovascular disease, and decreased cognitive function. Three recent studies using different forms of strawberries and different risk group populations show a great deal of potential for using the humble strawberry to […]

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