Scientists in the United States recently investigated a variety of
new information on the mechanisms that mediate insulin's biological
actions and, in particular, examined the effects of dietary
carbohydrates on insulin sensitivity.
New research presented this week at the American College of
Nutrition annual symposium reports that calcium from Milk Group
foods may help children maintain a healthy body fat percentage
during the critical years of body fat development.
A clove of raw garlic has long been a traditional home-cure for
colds. UK scientists this week reveal strong evidence to suggest
that people who take a garlic supplement each day are much less
likely to fall victim to the common cold...
The American Heart Association applauded recent steps taken by the
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to encourage the Department
of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration (OSHA) to...
Spinach may help restore sight in people who are legally blind, US
researchers reveal this week. Scientists at the Department of
Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are investigating whether a
protein from spinach could replace...
According to an expert on dietary fats and oils, pregnant and
nursing women must maintain diets rich in essential fatty acids to
help avoid certain emotional and physical health problems for
themselves and their babies.
While a balanced diet as recommended by the USDA Food Guide Pyramid
may help in the prevention of cancer, whey protein is being proven
in clinical studies to be a powerful assistant in cancer prevention