Nutrition News / Health

Nutrition News: Immune-Boosting Nutrition

By the end of January, most of us have had it with colds, flu and sinus infections.

Can what you eat make a difference?

Absolutely.

Good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system, which may offer protection from seasonal illness, such as...

Nutrition News: Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy Eating Habits

New research finds healthy eating habits reduce women's risk of Type 2 diabetes.

"This study suggests that a healthy overall diet can play a vital role in preventing Type 2 diabetes, particularly in minority women who have ...

Nutrition News: Beans and Cholesterol

I recently found out my cholesterol is elevated. Good news is that I have plenty of HDL -- the good guys -- but my LDL -- bad cholesterol -- is also high. Beans to the rescue!

An analysis of 26 previous clinical trials finds that a daily serving ...

Nutrition News: How Inflamed Is Your Diet?

There is now a dietary index of inflammatory foods that can predict how your diet links to inflammation-related health risks.

Research has found chronic inflammation is linked to increased risk for many cancers and other disorders. Scientists ...

Nurition News: Belly Fat Buster

If your New Year's resolution includes losing some belly fat, you might want to add weight training to your regime. Healthy men who did 20 minutes of daily weight training had less of an increase in age-related abdominal fat compared with men who ...

Tree Nuts and Diabetes

New research suggests that eating tree nuts may help fight diabetes.

Tree nuts -- walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, pecans, pine nuts, macadamias and pistachios -- show benefits for those with diabetes a well as those at risk for...