Pregnant Women Need More Vitamin D

Denver, CO and Boston, MA—Most pregnant women aren’t getting enough vitamin D, even those that take prenatal supplements, according to a study carried out...

Component of Turmeric Could Delay Liver Damage, Cirrhosis

New study published in the gastroenterology and hepatology journal Gut indicates that curcumin may be a viable option for slowing down liver damage and...

Agave May Spur Bone Growth, Fight Disease

Guanajuato, Mexico—Agave plants contain substances called “fructans” that may help prevent or improve existing osteoporosis and provide other health benefits, according to research. New...

Flaxseed Leads to Lower Cholesterol in Men

Ames, IA—A study completed at Iowa State University’s Nutrition and Wellness Center found that a diet supplemented with flaxseed significantly lowered high cholesterol levels...

Snacks Comprise 27% of Kids’ Diets

Chapel Hill, NC—A study recently published by researchers at the University of North Carolina has found that children are snacking more frequently between meals....

Concord Grape Juice May Thwart Decline in Memory, Study Suggests

Cincinnati, OH—Research published in the March issue of British Journal of Nutrition indicates that Concord grape juice may help support healthy brain function in...

Maitake Mushroom Studied For Treating Blood Disease

New York, NY—Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will launch a phase-II trial to study Maitake mushroom as a treatment for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a category...

Behavioral Problems in Children Connected to Phthalate Exposure

New York, NY—According to a study done by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, children exposed to phthalates while still in the womb are...

Research Reveals Further Benefits of Oats-Filled Diet

Boston, MA—Consumers are familiar with product labels touting the heart healthy benefits of eating oats. They most famously lower blood cholesterol and are an...

DHA Improves Chemotherapy Results in Breast Cancer Patients

Tours, France—Another health application of omega-3 fatty acids has been identified, this time proving a beneficial component in helping women undergoing breast cancer treatment....