Obesity Increases Risk of Dementia

Being overweight could eventually contribute to dementia. That is one of the key results of a recent global, longitudinal study published in the journal, Alzheimers and Dementia. Those who have a high body mass...

New nutritional solutions for gut diseases

Colon cancer, Crohn’s, and other gut diseases affect many people, but new research offers prevention and treatment hope. The results published in the journal Nature Communications, discovered a new link between inflammation and a...

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 —...

Garlic Can Fight Chronic Infections

Garlic has long been touted as a way to ward off some sicknesses and infections. While some of this may be mythical than real, increasing evidence confirms that garlic does have certain anti-bacterial properties....

Weight Training Better than Cardio for Losing Fat and Preserving Muscle

Weight Training Better than Cardio for Losing Fat and Preserving Muscle

As we enter the season of excess, followed by a time of resolutions and new resolve to exercise, it is good to set in motion a plan for improved fitness. An ongoing question is...

The Distraction of High-Calorie Foods

If you are struggling with your weight, you might want to consider the psychological impact that certain foods have on you. This might seem obvious, but now new research has demonstrated that people tend...

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...

Marital Quality Affects Heart Health

We focus on nutrition at this site, but it is important to remember that there are a number of other factors that also impact our health. A new study, published in the Journal of...