In addition to being low in calories and high in a variety of nutrients, broccoli may have the added benefit of helping patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) fight off lung infections, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University.
The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) commissioned research to identify inadequacies in food assistance throughout the world.
High blood levels of triglycerides have been associated with obesity, kidney disease, diabetes and high calorie consumption.
Three different studies examined the health benefits of cherries, and all came out with results which indicate that the fruits may be one of the best food choices when it comes to preventing diseases.
While testing the effects of green tea in a model that simulated the gut and its digestion process researchers found that the compounds contained in the beverage helped protect healthy cells and prevented tumor growth.
Vegetarians and locavores — people who eat only locally-produced food — now have a new argument to support their lifestyle.
In a randomized trial of 160 post-menopausal women, it was found that regular consumption of apples lowered unhealthy LDL cholesterol.
A type of honey from New Zealand has been shown to reduce bacterial infection in wounds and also prevent antibiotic resistance, according to researchers at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff.
A graduate student at Cornell University’s Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management sought to find out how consumers are swayed by the ‘organic’ label, and her results revealed significant bias.
Vitamin A may play a key role in sperm production, central nervous system development and a host of other functions, according to recent research that was conducted at the Van Andel Research Institute in Michigan.