nutrition

There is no significant link between dairy fats and cause of death or, more specifically, heart disease and stroke — two of the country’s biggest killers often associated with a diet high in saturated fat – according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The findings suggest that enjoying… Read more

A healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruit, nuts and fish could be associated with having a bigger brain, according to a new study. The study involved 4,213 people in the Netherlands with an average age of 66 who did not have dementia. “People with greater brain volume have been shown in other studies to have… Read more

A new study of more than 5,000 pregnant women investigates what they ate in the month before they became pregnant and how long it took them to get pregnant after they started trying. The results are not as dire as many reports in the media implied. The majority of women in the study got pregnant… Read more

Dementia is a huge global health concern with the number of patients being diagnosed increasing annually. As a result, the number of annual deaths from dementia is also rising with every year. In England and Wales, for example, dementia is now the leading cause of death, replacing heart disease. Dementia itself is not a single… Read more

Higher consumption of yogurt is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk in hypertensive men and women, suggests a new study. High blood pressure affects about one billion people worldwide but may also be a major cause of cardiovascular health problems. Higher dairy consumption has been associated with beneficial effects on cardiovascular disease-related comorbidities such as… Read more