October 30, 2017

Omega-3 fish oil supplements linked to lower CHD death risk: Study

NEWS Omega-3 fish oils are associated with a lower risk of dying from coronary heart disease, according to a study that highlights the protective effect of […]
October 29, 2017

Omega-6 consumption significantly reduces type 2 diabetes risk: Cohort study analysis

NEWS A diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats can “significantly reduce the risk” of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new Australian study. COMMENT For […]
October 27, 2017

A beam of light can check your blood pressure!

NEWS A device that monitors blood pressure by shining light along the skin could be available in the next few months. COMMENT Along with nutritional and […]
October 26, 2017

Most medical students overconfident, underprepared on nutrition guidelines

NEWS Ohio University researchers found medical students may be more confident than knowledgeable when it comes to nutrition. Of the 257 medical students studied, more than […]