Discarded Coffee Grounds Represent A Natural Source of Antioxidant Nutrients
The use of leftover coffee grounds as an antioxidant dietary fibre is a low-cost value-added opportunity for an otherwise waste product, say Spanish researchers.
Scientists Show Men With More Muscle Mass Don't Need More Protein
Sports nutrition recommendations may undergo a significant shift after research from the University of Stirling has found individuals with more muscle mass do not need more protein after resistance exercise.
Avoiding The Sun's Rays Is A Misinformed Trend Causing Global Rise In Cancers
A causative link between the sun and cancer does not exist and never has. The cancer and sunscreen industries have made it their mission to convince the world that sunlight is a primary cause of skin cancer, when in fact it has been shown to prevent it and many other forms of cancer.
A Greater Emphasis On Nuts To Replace Animal Proteins Reduces Inflammation
The Romans considered many nuts food of the gods. A few decades ago nuts were valued for their protein, vitamins, and minerals. Then in the 1980s they were seen primarily as fat-and-calorie landmines--to be avoided by all except those trying to gain weight. But during the last decade, nuts have been on the rise, thanks to research pointing to their potential heart benefits. A greater intake of nuts, especially in place of animal proteins, could reduce inflammation - a key process in the development of cardiovascular disorders, a study has found.
The Verdict on Coffee
Nearly eight out of 10 people are coffee drinkers, according to the National Coffee Association's 2016 report. And like anything that's part of our daily ritual, we have burning questions -- like, is coffee good for you or bad for you, or both? USC experts weigh in.
Learning Nutritional Geometry Will Be The Model Of The Future To Understand Health
Considerable research has been aimed at identifying modifiable determinants of chronic diseases. But existing models for measuring health impacts of the human diet are limiting our capacity to solve obesity and its related health problems, claim two of the world's leading nutritional scientists in their newest research.
6 Billion People Do Not Meet Vitamin E Levels Necessary For Cognitive and Cardiovascular Health
People who don't get enough vitamin E in their diets appear to be more likely than others to show early signs of disease. Only a fifth of the world's population are receiving the recommended vitamin E intake, a review has concluded, placing a heightened risk for conditions affecting the immune system, cognitive function and cardiovascular health.
Balancing Tea and Coffee Lowers Incidence of Metabolic Disorders
Latest research has suggested that on balance, coffee and tea intake may lower the incidence of metabolic disorders and exert a protective effect on health.
The Right Kind of Cinnamon Enhances Memory, Improves Learning Ability And Can Reverse Parkinson's
Eating one of the tastiest household spices may also improve learning ability, memory and even reverse Parkinson's Disease according to new study results published online in the July issue of the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology.
By-Products From Pomegranates, Walnuts and Strawberries Prevent Aging
Foods high in polyphenol compounds, catechins and anthocyanins all prevent aging. Urolithin A (UA) is a chemical by-product that is made by our bodies when we consume pomegranate juice, strawberries or walnuts and studies are showing it is a first-in-class natural compound that prevents aging.
No Link Between Butter And Cardiovascular Disease
No link has been found between consuming butter and an increased risk of heart disease or stroke, instead finding that butter might actually be protective against type 2 diabetes.
Casual Gym Goers Clueless On Protein and Healthy Supplements
Casual gym goers need to be educated on the true health benefits of diversified nutrition and the nature of protein supplements to avoid them being used to compensate for unhealthy habits, Swiss researchers have said.
New Equation Shows That How You Perceive Other People’s Fortunes Affects Your Happiness
A new equation, showing how our happiness depends not only on what happens to us but also how this compares to other people, has been developed by UCL researchers funded by Wellcome. The team developed an equation to predict happiness in 2014, highlighting the importance of expectations, and the new updated equation also takes into account other people’s fortunes.
If You Want To Accelerate Brain Development In Children, Teach Them Music
Alternative and complementary treatments such as creative art, meditation, and yoga have been proposed to bridge many gaps that conventional medicine cannot. But music, because of its ubiquity in our society as well as its ease of transmission, has perhaps the greatest potential among alternative therapies to reach people in deep and profound ways. Music matters and it heals.
Consumption Of This Antioxidant Reduces Heart Disease Mortality by 40 Percent
Epicatechin is a beneficial flavonol found in foods such as berries, apples, dark chocolate, ginger, and grape seeds. It appears to stand head and shoulders above the rest for its health and performance boosting properties. Data from the Zutphen Elderly Study collected over 25 years indicated that those with the highest average intakes of epicatechin had almost a 40 percent lower risk of dying from coronary heart disease (CHD) than those with the lowest average intakes.
Daily Ginger Reduces Risk of Both Hypertension and Heart Disease
The medicinal components of ginger work primarily in the stomach and intestines. As an established folk remedy to treat motion sickness, nausea and osteoarthritis, daily consumption of ginger also does wonders for reducing the risk of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease.
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