Plant proteins better for heart health

Animal proteins have got a bad rap, and research shows how switching to plant-based proteins is better for cardiovascular health. A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association looked at the...

Hot flashes could be a precursor to diabetes

Hot flashes are a common symptom for women going through menopause. Aside from an annoyance, studies have shown them to have negative health effects. A recent study published in the journal Menopause found that...

Nuts strengthen brain wave function

Numerous studies have demonstrated the health benefits of nuts. Another study, published in The FASEB Journal, adds to list. Researchers at Loma Linda University found that the regular consumption of nuts strengthens brainwave frequencies...

Mushrooms may have anti-aging properties

Mushrooms are not typically talked about much when it comes to nutrition, but increasingly there is evidence that they have a lot more going for them then you might think. Research conducted at Penn...

Crash dieting is hard on the heart

Over the past month, many have been trying again to lose weight, a slow and discipline process. Unfortunately, to speed things up, some people resort to short-cuts such as crash diets, which provide as...