More research published in the lastest issue of the American
Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds further cause to promote
wholegrains. The food protects against cardiovascular disease ,
type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers thanks...
A study published in The Lancet this week suggests that
although people in developing countries often lack zinc in their
diets, taking supplements during pregnancy could harm the early
mental development of their children.
Peanuts are not normally considered a diet food - primarily because
they are known to have a relatively high caloric level - but a new
study in the US has shown that they can be an effective diet food
because they act as an appetite...
A major study of the effects of hormone replacement therapy has
been halted after scientists discovered a major risk of ovarian
cancer - but there are plenty of natural alternatives to help women
deal with the menopause.
Insufficient intake of minerals iron, zinc and calcium in the diet
can lead to unhealthy increases in cadmium uptake in the kidney and
liver, according to scientists from the USDA's Agricultural
A combination of high levels of homocysteine and low levels of
vitamin B12 is a significant risk factor for Alzheimer's disease
among African Americans, according to a paper presented today at
the International Conference on...
Two studies of children's breakfast eating habits appear to show
that kids who eat oatmeal at the start of the day perform better in
memory tests - good news for Quaker Oats which sponsored the
Niacin, the B vitamin which is known to raise blood glucose levels
when consumed in large quantities - making it inappropriate for use
as a diabetes treatment - could in fact be effective in treating
the disease, provided the dosage...
Scientists from Belfast have shown that folate supplementation can
help reduce the risk of contracting colon cancer - an interesting
discovery given the UK's recent decision not to go ahead with the
fortification of flour with...