Nutrition. Vitamins. You.

Author: Danielle Menke

New Study: Dietary Fiber Reduces Brain Inflammation

New Study: Dietary Fiber Reduces Brain Inflammation

According to a new study performed by the University of Illinois of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, there may be a remedy to delay memory and brain issues as we age – dietary fiber. The study reports, “As mammals age, immune cells in the brain […]

Happy National Healthy Aging Month!

Happy National Healthy Aging Month!

September is National Healthy Aging Month! Don’t wait to start a New Year’s resolution; it’s time to get started on adding some healthy practices to your lifestyle! Carolyn Worthington, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging® Magazine and executive director of Health Aging® explains the importance of focusing […]

New Study: Losing Just 6 Hours of Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk

New Study: Losing Just 6 Hours of Sleep May Increase Diabetes Risk

According to findings of a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, losing a single night’s sleep may affect the liver’s ability to produce glucose and process insulin, increasing the risk of metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. The Importance […]

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

According to a new study performed by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from human activity are making staple crops – such as rice and wheat – less nutritious and could result in “175 million people becoming zinc […]

Could Poor Oral Health Harm Your Lungs?

Could Poor Oral Health Harm Your Lungs?

In a new study carried out by a team of Japanese-based scientists and published in the journal mSphere, the scientists examined the effects of poor dental hygiene on the respiratory health of elderly Japanese people. The results shed light on the importance of tongue microbiota […]

Could Being A “Night Owl” Lead to Weight Gain?

Could Being A “Night Owl” Lead to Weight Gain?

A new paper, published in the journal Frontiers in Endocrinology by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Mahidol University in Thailand, set out to explore whether being a “night owl” (which includes evening activities or going to bed late) could be associated […]