Recent animal-based studies indicated that flaxseed oil may be beneficial in reducing the risk of osteoporosis in post-menopausal and diabetic women.
It may be a good idea to cut out processed foods from your diet as a new study finds that a diet high in fructose increases the risk of hypertension, or high blood pressure.
While gravy and mashed potatoes do not form part of a healthy diet, researchers say vegetables that traditionally appear on American tables in the fall, such as pumpkin and squash, contain a variety of health-promoting compounds.
Weill Cornell Medical College has received a $2.5 million grant from the New York State Spinal Cord Injury Research Board to investigate the impact of a naturally-occurring substance in helping prevent paralysis following an injury.
According to a new study, the juice of mangosteen fruit, which has been known for its anti-inflammatory properties, may also help reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes in obese individuals.
It can give you a boost of energy, but new research finds a cup of joe can’t help preserve brain function as you age. According to Reuters, researchers at the University of Helsinki assessed the coffee drinking habits, as well as other social, demographic and health data of a large population of twins who were 50-years-old on average.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been increasingly discredited in recent years, after being linked to a higher risk of heart disease and some cancers, and a new study has added another reason menopausal women may want to avoid it.
Based on research conducted at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, it appears that adding soy to one’s diet may result in a reduced risk of developing diabetes and in improved insulin sensitivity.
According to research presented at a recent American Heart Association conference, premenopausal women who have insufficient vitamin D levels have an elevated risk of developing high blood pressure.
According to new research, enriching one’s diet in folate—also known as folic acid or vitamin B9—may reduce the odds of developing colorectal cancer in women.