New research suggests obese cancer patients tend to have lower levels of vitamin D, and doctors should take the weight status of such patients into consideration when establishing their vitamin D supplementation needs.
Scientists believe that properly planned and executed vegetarian diets can cover nutritional needs and moreover protect against chronic diseases.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which are designed to promote heart health and reduce risk of chronic diseases, have been validated by a new study.
According to researchers, moderate exercise can be a great health resource in that it may help boost and maintain bone strength and prevent falls and fractures in older people.
Post-menopausal women who have used hormone replacement therapy (HRT) appear to be at an increased risk of ovarian cancer, according to researchers.
Research presented in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests supplements containing DHEA combined with vitamin D and calcium may increase bone density in older women.
Scientists believe that turmeric, an aromatic spice, may help prevent weight gain. To arrive at their conclusions, scientists from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University fed high-fat diets to two groups of mice for 12 weeks.
There are signs that the popularity of holistic fertility treatments has been growing, especially since mainstream therapies can have mixed results and cause side effects in addition to growing increasingly expensive.
As healthcare costs continue to escalate, new study results have suggested an integrative approach to treating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may bring both health and economic benefits.
A healthy body always needs an excess of alkaline reserves to support the body skeleton, and equally to keep the critical 1 percent alkaline balance in the blood and the cell tissue. When our alkaline level is low and acid is high, sickness results; when our alkaline reserve is depleted and acid reigns, death follows. And when tissue cell calcium is low, the void is filled with acid—and sickness and disease love acid. Discover ways to boost your invaluable alkaline reserves—and the price your health pays if you don’t—when you read this article…