Tag: Health

Lifespan and Health Extended Dramatically with Fisetin

Lifespan and Health Extended Dramatically with Fisetin Lifespan and Health Extended Dramatically with Fisetin University of Minnesota Medical School faculty Paul D. Robbins and Laura J. Niedernhofer and Mayo Clinic investigators James L. Kirkland and Tamara Tchkonia, showed it was possible to reduce the burden of damaged cells, termed senescent cells, and extend lifespan and…

Being Outside, The Significant Effect on a variety of Health Conditions

Being Outside, The Significant Effect on a variety of Health Conditions Being Outside, The Significant Effect on a variety of Health Conditions Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits — according to new research. A new report reveals that exposure to greenspace reduces the risk of type II…

Eating Eggs May Greatly reduce Stroke and CVD risks

Eating Eggs May Greatly reduce Stroke and CVD risks Eating Eggs May Greatly reduce Stroke and CVD risks There were significant dose-response relationships of egg consumption with morbidity of all CVD endpoints (P for linear trend <0.05). Daily consumers also had an 18% lower risk of CVD death and a 28% lower risk of haemorrhagic…

High omega-6 levels protect greatly against premature death

High omega-6 levels protect greatly against premature death Researchers discovered that the risk of premature death was 43% lower in the group with the highest level of Omega-6, when compared to the group with the lowest level. Serum n–6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of death: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study The…

Testosterone levels do not naturally decline

Testosterone levels do not naturally decline Researchers searching for reference ranges for testosterone levels among age groups discovered that there may not be a rationale for any decline in testosterone due to age alone.Citations:Harmonized Reference Ranges for Circulating Testosterone Levels in Men of Four Cohort Studies in the United States and Europe The Journal of…

High-fructose diet in adolescence may exacerbate depressive-like behavior

Animal study shows that diet alters important pathways associated with brain’s response to stress The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive- and anxiety-like behavior and alter how the brain responds to stress, according to new animal research scheduled for presentation at Neuroscience 2014, the annual meeting of the Society…

New school meal requirements resulted in more sugar and processed carbs

New school meal requirements: More harm than good? Restrictions for saturated fat and calories, but no limits for added sugars, can mean more carbs for school meals New federal regulations requiring school meals to contain more whole grains, less saturated fat and more fruits and vegetables, while perhaps improving some aspects of the food being…

New evidence on how compound found in red wine can help prevent cancer

10 DEC 2012 International conference at the University of Leicester will show how resveratrol can prevent cancer, heart disease and diabetes University of Leicester scientists will present groundbreaking new evidence about how a chemical found in red wine can help prevent cancer on Wednesday, December 5. Experts from around the world are set to attend…

Cold Hands and Feet a Possible Remedy – Polyphenol Oligonol a pilot study

Cold Hands and Feet a Possible Remedy – Polyphenol Oligonol a pilot study * Effect of Lychee Fruit Extract (Oligonol) on Peripheral Circulation, a Pilot July 2014 -All 6 subjects completed the study. After 30 minutes following Oligonol ingestion, thermographic measurements showed a significant temperature increase in the right palm in the Oligonol group compared…

Mother’s touch could change effects of prenatal stress

19 OCT 2012 Scientists at the Universities of Liverpool, Manchester, and Kings College, London, have found that mothers who stroke their baby’s body in the first few weeks after birth may change the effects that stress during pregnancy can have on an infant’s early-life development. Researchers world-wide have been studying whether stress in pregnancy can…

Daily multivitamins reduce risk of cancer in men

19 OCT 2012 Brigham and Women’s Hospital study is the first to examine the long-term affect of multivitamins on a major chronic diseases Boston, MA – A daily multivitamin can help a man reduce his risk of cancer, according to new research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). The first-of-its kind study will be presented…

Low calcium diet linked to higher risk of hormone condition in women

Even for women taking a modest 500 mg/day of calcium supplements, the risk of developing PHPT was 59% lower than those taking no calcium supplements. 19 OCT 2012 Moderate calcium supplementation in women should be encouraged, says editorial Primary hyperparathyroidism or PHPT is caused by overactive parathyroid glands secreting too much parathyroid hormone, which can…

Exercise Does a Body – and a Mind – Good

05 OCT 2012 We’ve heard it time and time again: exercise is good for us. And it’s not just good for physical health – research shows that daily physical activity can also boost our mental health. But what actually accounts for the association between exercise and mental health? A new article in Clinical Psychological Science,…

Drug-food interactions in mountaineering

– Food supplements containing vitamin E before the stay and the taking of iron and vitamin C during the mountain-climbing activity is crucial. – Isotonic beverages, glycerol, caffeine, aaR, omega 3 Fatty Acids and Ginkgo Biloba can be effective as nutritional ergogenic supplements. Fecha de publicación:  01/10/2014 Failure to carry out strict control of the…

Obese children have less sensitive taste-buds than those of normal weight

27 EEP 2012 Blunted ability to identify all five tastes may affect quantity of foods eaten Obese kids have less sensitive taste-buds than kids of normal weight, indicates research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. This blunted ability to distinguish all five tastes of bitter, sweet, salty, sour, and umami (savoury) may…

In your future: More healthful foods to nourish the non-human you

” the non-human cells that comprise 80 percent of the cells in the typical person “ PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21, 2012 — The focus of nutrition for good health is quietly shifting to include consumption of food ingredients specifically designed to nourish the non-human cells that comprise 80 percent of the cells in the typical person, an…