Pigments that make natural food colors not only make foods nutritious, but have surprisingly different effects upon our weight and heart health.
Tagged: cardiovascular disease
Organic milk is not just about fewer pesticides, hormones and antibiotics. New research confirms that organic milk has significantly more and better fats. Organic milk fats are compared with fish.
Contradicting previous research, a large study has found that heavy coffee drinking is not only not healthy, but speeds up death – especially among those under the age of 55.
Tai Chi significantly lowers hypertension, and even may reduce blood pressure greater than medication – finds a team of university researchers after an analysis of multiple clinical trials.
Research from Denmark’s National Food Institute has concluded that eating too much protein causes early mortality and a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes and possibly more kidney diseases.
Researchers from the Netherlands have confirmed that the inflammatory condition of arthritis is related to other chronic diseases typically involving inflammation.
Several recent studies have proven that beetroot increases not only endurance and stamina, but also increase athletic performance.
In one of the world’s largest and longest studies on diet, new research funded by Spain’s Ministry of Health has confirmed that the Mediterranean diet can dramatically reduce the risk of stroke, heart attacks and other cardiovascular-related events.
Several new studies have investigated the notion – first suspected by the possible link between sleep apnea and heart disease – that snoring increases the risk of heart disease and metabolic syndrome. Does it?
Two recent studies have shown that diets that are high in plant-based omega-3s and monounsaturated fats lead to significant reductions of heart disease, metabolic syndrome and obesity.
Researchers from the The Netherlands’ Utrecht University Medical Center have determined in a large study that a diet rich in soft drinks, fries and snacks substantially increases the risk of type 2 diabetes.
A new study from Canada has found that more sitting increases the risk of breast cancer among women. This study, led by researchers from the Alberta Health Services of Calgary, Canada, used the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey of 2003-2006 to...