A significant number of women still do not perceive sports nutrition as essential for their fitness goals, a persisting misconception that The Hut Group (THG), owner of supplement brand Myprotein, is working to dispel.
Insufficient amounts of iron in the body may lead to psychosocial health consequences such as depression among women of reproductive age (WRA), according to research published in the Journal of Nutrition.
A review has explored how the differences between men and women might heavily influence the impact of nutrition on heart health, asserting that ignorance of such discrepancies may explain why some promising interventions appear to fail in later stage...
The interest in probiotics for immunity has passed its peak but a 24-month rise in internet searches for prebiotics and skin health is more than a passing trend, according to new insights from Lumina Intelligence.
The recommended daily allowance of protein may be inadequate to support maintenance of muscle in young women and eating protein from the humble potato can help to maintain muscle, according to research from McMaster University funded by the Alliance for...
It is well known that most food shoppers are women, but does the food industry get that in its marketing? Not really, says female marketing expert, author and CEO of The Female Factor, Bridget Brennan.
Today is Pancake Day. It is also International Women’s Day. An important date, then, not just for food lovers in countries where Mardi Gras is a big deal, but a day to consider the role – and the potential – of women involved in food provision all over...
Women could significantly reduce menopause symptoms within 12 weeks
by changing to a Japanese-style diet (high in soyfoods and calcium)
and exercise plan, suggests a new study. It is one of the first to
find immediate benefit for...
Women are becoming the most attractive target audience for
healthcare companies, claims a new report from market analysts
Datamonitor. A combination of increasing Internet access, a general
interest in health issues among women, along...
Although diet is implicated in scores of illnesses and healthcare
concerns, a new study finds that just one in four American women
initiate conversations with their doctors about nutrition. And 53
per cent of those who visited a doctor...
Scientists in the US have discovered a happy side-effect of hormone
replacement therapy for post-menopausal women. Oestrogen, when
taken in association with calcium and vitamin D, can help prevent
One of the largest studies examining heart disease in women shows
that early signs can develop as early as adolescence. The study by
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center shows that thickening
of the heart or an increase...
Women who take oestrogen may decrease their risk of developing
atherosclerosis - the progressive narrowing and hardening of the
arteries - according to new research published in the March issue
of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology...