Previous studies have shown that dietary fat intake plays a critical role in the development of Metabolic Syndrome , a group of health risk factors that are associated with cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Factors include enlarged waist circumference, high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides, low HDL (good) cholesterol, and high fasting glucose levels. Jose Lopez-Miranda, from… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: September 2010
Cranberry juice could offer protection from serious staph infections like toxic shock syndrome and MRSA, according to researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The researchers, led by Dr Terri Camesano, professor of chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), reported the surprise finding of the study – that that a cranberry juice cocktail blocked a strain… Read more »
Beverages formulated with whey proteins may offer a dietary approach to reducing blood pressure in people at risk of hypertension, suggests a new study. Young adults in the early stages of developing high blood pressure (hypertension) experienced significant decreases in both systolic and diastolic blood pressures following six weeks of drinking a whey-rich beverage every… Read more »
Oh, to be the Bildens. Their three kids go to bed at a decent hour around 9 and sleep through the night. No little ones tiptoeing out of the bedroom for a third glass of water or fifth bathroom trip. “The embarrassing part is, I go to sleep shortly after them. I raise… Read more »
Drinking green tea every day for a month may protect against damage at a genetic levels, with benefits linked to the beverages antioxidant content, says a new study.
Practically everyone has heard of a couple who, after fertility treatments fail, adopt a baby and then all of a sudden get pregnant. Those stories have given rise to the belief that it takes longer for stressed-out women to conceive, a notion for which there has been little scientific evidence.