The first over-the-counter weight loss pill won approval from US FDA health officials. Dieters got a new tool to help them take off the extra pounds.
High selenium levels may be protective against prostate cancer, a new study reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Vitamin Shoppe recently received word of test results indicating that “Especially for Women” multivitamin may contain higher trace levels of lead than the rigorous standards allow for.
Teenagers who take a daily multivitamin supplement have a healthier diet and lifestyle than those who don’t take vitamins, reports a study in the December Journal of the American Dietetic Association.
Although moderate alcohol intake is associated with lower risk for myocardial infarction (MI), guidelines generally suggest that adults seek other lifestyle measures to reduce cardiovascular risk. Physical activity, smoking, and diet, moderate alcohol intake is associated with lower risk for MI.
When talking about nutrition, EGCG and probiotics are two words that we’ve been hearing a lot about these days. But most consumers don’t know what they are, where they are found and what they do. Some of that mystery was cleared up this week at the 47th Annual Symposia of the American College of Nutrition (ACN) where leading nutrition experts revealed new research about the health benefits of these two ingredients.
Older men and women with vitamin D deficiency are more likely to fall multiple times in the course of a year than their peers with adequate vitamin D levels, researchers in The Netherlands have found.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a medical condition in which the median nerve is compressed at the wrist causing symptoms like tingling, numbness, night time wakening, pain, coldness, and sometimes weakness in parts of the hand.
A diet free of animal products and low in fat may help trim the waistline without the task of strict calorie watching, a new study suggests.
Numerous research studies have confirmed that diet and nutrition play a significant and important role in the management of pain. Success relies on a multidisciplinary and multidimensional approach, incorporating lifestyle & dietary changes to achieve optimum health and well being.