Category: nutrients

Yogurt linked with better heart health

Yogurt has long been touted as a health food because of its probiotic constituents. Now, there is evidence that regular yogurt consumption may reduce cardiovascular disease risk, according to a study published in the...

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...

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...

Gut Bacteria Linked to Age-Related Diseases

We have highlighted before the growing evidence of the health benefits of healthy gut bacteria. Now, a new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology, demonstrated that chronic inflammation in the elderly —...

High Cholesterol Can Encourage Breast Cancer

Cholesterol is usually considered in its relation to heart disease, but it has other health implications as well. For example, high cholesterol has been linked to breast cancer, and new research has uncovered more...