heart health

21 May 2019
--- A moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol, equivalent to the consumption of up to one egg per day is not associated with an elevated risk of stroke, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland,... Read More
16 May 2019
--- Glucosamine is used widely in joint health supplements to relieve osteoarthritis and joint pain, but it may also lower a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ),... Read More
14 May 2019
--- Consuming six or more coffees a day may increase the risk of heart disease by up to 22 percent, according to a study from the University of South Australia (UniSA). Published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Curcumin, the yellow powder derivative of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa) that is widely used as a food colorant and flavoring, may also have therapeutic properties in helping prevent and combat stomach cancer. This is... Read More
19 Apr 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, probiotic producer AbelaPharm Swiss has acquired a Belgrade production facility from German pharmaceutical company STADA. A Fibersol, a full line of soluble prebiotic dietary fiber, was granted... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Replacing red meat with healthy plant proteins may be a running start to slashing the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This is according to researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Purdue... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Contrary to previous research findings, refined grain consumption is not associated with any of the adverse health effects it has been linked to, such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. This is according to a new study... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- New findings from a recent Harvard study claiming that a high consumption of sugary beverages is linked with increased risk of mortality, particularly from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and to a lesser extent cancer, is being... Read More
13 Mar 2019
--- College level education makes people seven times more likely to stick to a Mediterranean diet than people who have a high school diploma. This is according to a recent study from Oklahoma State University College (OSU) of... Read More
11 Mar 2019
--- Consuming olive oil at least once a week could help reduce the risk of blood clotting and blocked blood flow in obese adults. This is according to research from New York University’s School of Medicine which found that... Read More
08 Mar 2019
--- Incorporating more fruit and vegetables into one’s diet may reduce the risk of death due to heart disease and increase longevity. This is according to research from the American Heart Association’s (AHA)... Read More
04 Mar 2019
--- High-fat diets rich in omega 6 fatty acids and aging are significant contributors to health risks ranging from diabetes to heart failure, according to a new study. How these two factors regulate the immune response is not... Read More
28 Feb 2019
--- Following a diet that encourages a healthy gut microbiome, avoiding central obesity and getting enough sleep are among the lifestyle factors that may help to protect against heart disease and stroke, according to a report... Read More
25 Feb 2019
--- Non-caloric sweeteners have a negligible effect on the gut microbiome and are not significantly linked to cancer and diabetes risk, as long as their consumption is in line with the ADI (Acceptable Daily Intake) recommended... Read More
18 Feb 2019
--- Opting for artificially sweetened diet drinks two or more times per day could increase the risk of stroke by 23 percent, as well as raise the risk for other CVD outcomes in postmenopausal women. This is according to an... Read More
11 Feb 2019
--- Microalgae innovator Fermentalg has reported accelerated industrial and commercial growth across three of its major platforms for the 2018 period, particularly regarding its foray into premium omega 3. The other platforms... Read More
04 Feb 2019
--- Specific cells in the guts of mice slow down metabolism and can eventually contribute to obesity, diabetes, hypertension and atherosclerosis. These findings, published in Nature, could have important implications for the... Read More
01 Feb 2019
--- Heart health is undoubtedly a pressing issue globally, but this is perhaps especially the case in the US. A new American Heart Association (AHA) Heart and Stroke Statistics report has shown that 48 percent of Americans... Read More
28 Jan 2019
--- A dairy-enhanced Mediterranean diet will significantly increase health outcomes for those at risk of cardiovascular disease, even proving more effective than a low-fat diet, a study has found. The University of South... Read More
08 Jan 2019
--- Heightened blood pressure is among the health concerns that following a high-fat diet presents to both genders, a new US rat study suggests. While the team hypothesized that high-fat fare would be harder on males, they found... Read More