July 1, 2019

Denmark Pledges To Double Production And Consumption Of Organic Food By 2030

The new government in Denmark has pledged to double the country’s production and consumption of organic food by 2030.
June 28, 2019

Low Vitamin D At Birth Raises Risk Of Higher Blood Pressure In Kids

New research findings show vitamin D deficiency from birth to early childhood is associated with an increased risk of elevated blood pressure in later childhood and adolescence. 
June 27, 2019

Increased Intake Of Fish Oil Proposed To Reduce Risk Of Colorectal Cancer

Increased dietary intake of fish oil, containing omega-3 fatty acids, has been proposed to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.
June 26, 2019

New Study Shows Statins Double Risk Of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers looking at the health records of 4,683 men and women found that those prescribed statin drugs for lowering cholesterol had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
June 25, 2019

New Study Finds Too Much Sodium, Not Enough Vitamins And Minerals In Diets Of Pregnant Women

A new study suggests that many pregnant women are not getting the proper amounts of some vitamins and minerals, even with supplements, while many are getting potentially excessive amounts of sodium.
June 24, 2019

Anticholinergic Drugs Could Increase Risk Of Dementia By Almost Fifty Percent

Researchers have found that anticholinergic drugs, used to treat people with epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, depression and incontinence, could increase the risk of dementia by almost 50 percent.
June 21, 2019

Study Finds Athletes Think They Know More About Supplements And Nutrition Than They Actually Do

A new study on professional athletes competing in Olympic sports has found that the players think they know more about supplements and nutrition than they actually do. 
June 20, 2019

Omega-3 Fatty Acid DHA May Help Manage ADHD

Six months of supplementation with high dose docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid, may help children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).