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Nutrition News / Health

Nutrition News: Salt and Diabetes

People with Type 2 diabetes who eat a diet high in salt face twice the risk of developing cardiovascular disease as those who consume less sodium, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & ...

Nutrition News: Protein for the Ages

Just how much protein do older adults need? Maybe more than most have been consuming.

An international team of experts in the April 2014 issue of Clinical Nutrition recommends an increase in the amount of protein for older adults. Current daily U...

Nutrition News: Whey Protein and Diabetes

Whey protein just might help diabetics control blood sugar. New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that consuming whey protein before a regular breakfast reduces the ...

Nutrition News: Healthy Weight and Ovarian Cancer

Ladies, here's another reason to keep yourself at a healthy weight -- a comprehensive report risk finds that being overweight increases women's risk of ovarian cancer. The report, an analysis of the global research by the American Institute for ...

Nutrition News: Diabetes on the Rise

According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, up from the previous estimate of 26 million in 2010. Another 86 million adults -- more than one in three U.S...