Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Food & Nutrition

According to Waliul Khan of McMaster University, long-term ingestion of the food color Allura Red may promote inflammatory bowel disorders (IBDs), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. Using experimental animal models of IBD, researchers determined that continuous...
Black tea is prepared from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis. The leaves are allowed to oxidize or ferment before they are dried and brewed. Black tea is a common beverage in many parts of...

Caffeine Consumption During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Caffeine consumption during pregnancy, even in small amount, may lead to slightly shorter child height, suggests an analysis by National Institutes of Health researchers.

Coffee Consumption Is Associated with Lower Risk of Death

Coffee consumption, two to three cups of a day, is linked with a longer lifespan and lower risk of cardiovascular disease compared with avoiding coffee.

Long Term High-Fat Diet Expands Waistline and Shrinks Brain

According to recent studies published in the journal Metabolic Brain Disease eating a high-fat diet may increase waistline and damage cognitive function.

More Alcohol, Less Brain: An Association That Begins with Just One Drink A Day

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that light-to-moderate alcohol intake was linked with reductions in overall brain volume.

Supplement Boosts Muscle, Mitochondria Health

An oral supplement intended to stimulate a natural body process appears to promote muscle endurance and mitochondrial health in humans.

Olive Oil Intake Associated with Low Risk of CVD Mortality

More than 7 grimes of olive oil daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, neurological sickness, and respiratory disease.

Caffeine Intake Improve Reactions to Moving Targets

New research shows that caffeine intake positively affects dynamic visual acuity and resolves fine details where a relative motion exists between the target and the observer.

Diet Rich in Plant Products Reduces the Risk of Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly

The finding, a diet high in plant products lowers the likelihood of cognitive deterioration can be used to identify prospective targets to maintain cognitive health.

Yoghurt May Help Manage High Blood Pressure

A daily dose of yoghurt could be the next go-to food for people with high blood pressure.

Coffee, Tea Reduce Risk of Stroke, Dementia

A study of healthy people published in PLOS Medicine suggests that drinking coffee or tea may reduce the risk of stroke and dementia. According to...

Green Tea Catechins Promote Oxidative Stress

The prooxidant behavior of green tea polyphenol modulates gene function producing certain enzymes that lead to longer life and greater fitness in nematodes.

Essential Amino Acids Could Keep Dementia at Bay

Amino LP7, a supplement made consisting of seven particular amino acids, was found by Japanese researchers to prevent the onset of dementia in experimental rats.

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