Nutrition News / Health

Nutrition News: Potassium to the Rescue

Researchers have found that older women whose diets involve potassium-rich foods may be at a reduced risk of stroke and have a greater life expectancy than women consuming less potassium-rich foods. The study, published in the American Heart ...

Nutrition News: Moving for Your Heart

Want to beat heart disease? Get moving. In women over 30, physical inactivity is the single biggest contributor to heart disease risk, according to a new Australian study. Researchers followed 32,154 women in three age groups, calculating how ...

Nutrition News: Inflammation and Food

Inflammation is the body's method of healing itself in response to an injury or exposure to a harmful substance. However, inflammation is not always beneficial. Chronic (or ongoing) inflammation occurs when the immune system attacks the body's ...