Will Eating Nuts Help You Ward Off Cognitive Decline?
Scientific review published in Advances in Nutrition finds some promising evidence, but not enough to make firm conclusions As we
Plant protein vs. animal protein: Which has the greatest impact bone health?
Studies suggest that increased intakes of plant-based foods and decreased consumption of animal-based foods may reduce the risk of chronic
Plant Pigment Power of Phytonutrients and Vascular Health
Blueberries, Red Raspberries and Resveratrol Phytochemicals, also known as phytonutrients (phyto=plant) are plant-based compounds with certain biological actions that sustain
Intake of fermented dairy foods is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are both leading causes of morbidity and mortality in many countries.
A follow-up to the Women’s Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial: Are there health benefits associated with low-fat dietary patterns?
The preferred macronutrient dietary composition and its potential impact on health has been debated for decades. The importance of this
A Japanese dietary pattern promotes healthy aging
It is well known that certain dietary patterns such as those rich in highly processed foods are associated with increased
Nutrition & Parkinson’s disease: is there a link?
Figure of mouse brain tissue from the substantia nigra; cells that are stained are dopamine producing. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is
Can We Prevent Muscle Loss as We Age?
Review published in Advances in Nutrition finds increasing dairy may be an effective strategy to combat sarcopenia. As we age,
Strategies to improve bone health among Hispanic adults: where do we go next?
A healthy, balanced diet is important for overall good health, but certain nutrients, such as protein, calcium, vitamin D, potassium,
Nutrition and Oral Health – Do our mouths hold the key?
A logical start when we think about nutrition is the mouth. The mouth is the first point of entry for