Bone health not improved by increasing protein intake in healthy adults

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Increasing protein intake beyond official recommendations has little to no benefit for bone health in healthy adults, new research in the journal Osteoporosis International reports. In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers from the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Surrey investigated Continue Reading

Bone health not improved by increasing protein intake in healthy adults

Increasing protein intake beyond official recommendations has little to no benefit for bone health in healthy adults, new research in the journal Osteoporosis International reports. In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers from the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Surrey investigated if protein intake can Continue Reading

How does your city affect your health? Map reveals the healthiest – and least healthy – cities in the U.S.

It looks like it’s time to dust off those running shoes, especially if you live in Brownsville, Texas. The city was the least healthy in a map that ranked the healthiest cities in America. Wallethub, a personal finance website, drew up the map. San Francisco, California, was once again named as “the Continue Reading

Sunlight is healthy for the eyes: Millions of children have compromised eyesight from not getting enough natural light

Prevent the risk of long-term eye damage by getting exposed to natural light. Children who don’t get enough sunlight exposure are at risk of long-term eye damage, an expert warned. David Allamby, who is an opthalmologist and director of Focus Clinic in London, warned that lack of sunlight increases children’s Continue Reading

Sulforaphane: Are you getting enough of this healthy compound?

When it comes to the beneficial compounds found in fruits and vegetables, one particular health-promoting compound to take note of is sulforaphane, a phytochemical obtained from cruciferous vegetables. We say “obtained” because sulforaphane doesn’t naturally exist in these plants. Sulforaphane only occurs when two substances — the glucosinolate glucoraphanin and enzyme Continue Reading

Healthy lifestyle proven to help prevent dementia: Four tips that work best

A new study revealed that Alzheimer’s disease can be avoided by adopting a healthy lifestyle, as reported by the Daily Mail. Researchers performed neurological and neuropsychological tests and monitored the cognitive abilities of 1,700 participants every six months in the “90+ Study”, which started in 2003. Autopsies were conducted upon Continue Reading