Research that was recently published in The Journal of Nutrition suggests that eating pecans may help lower levels of harmful LDL cholesterol due to the nut’s antioxidant properties.
Are you looking to increase your body’s heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids? A new study suggests a glass or two of red wine may boost your levels of these “good” fats. Researchers from Catholic University in Italy discovered that patients who consumed wine in moderation had higher concentrations of omega-3s compared to those who preferred other […]
A study that was recently published in the journal Anticancer Research suggests that current recommendations for vitamin D intake — about 600 international units (IU), according to the National Institutes of Health — are inadequate to prevent cancer.
Researchers from the University of Calgary have recently published a paper in the British Medical Journal which supports previous advice that drinking alcoholic beverages in moderation may be good for heart health.
Research that was conducted at Penn State College of Medicine suggests that individuals with knee osteoarthritis may be able to alleviate their pain and other symptoms by losing weight.
Feeling stressed out lately? Lucky for you relief may be as easy as looking in your kitchen. Studies indicate that some citrus fruits emit fragrances that can help ward off depression and stress.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has changed some of its guidelines for preventing cardiovascular disease in women to better address factors that may go ignored in some clinical settings.
Data collected from the National Institutes of Health AARP Diet and Health Study shows a strong association between high dietary fiber intake and a lowered risk of death from cardiovascular, respiratory and infectious diseases.
Canadian researchers have concluded a study that suggests transient ischemic attack (TIA) — or a brief period of blood loss to the brain, often referred to as a mini-stroke — has lasting, maybe even permanent, effects on neurons in the brain
In a study of about 50 people with diabetes who experienced subsequent kidney problems, many felt surprised and regretful that they had not been adequately educated about the risks of renal failure or malfunction when they were diagnosed with the blood sugar disorder.