Green tea holds potential as treatment for uterine fibroids, PCOS, and menopausal symptoms
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 Study shows adherence to Mediterranean diet associated with successful agingStudy shows adherence to Mediterranean diet associated with successful aging
 
A recent study published in the journal Experimental Gerontology examined the relationship between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and age-related health outcomes in older adults in Sicily, Italy.
 
 
 Green tea holds potential as treatment for uterine fibroids, PCOS, and menopausal symptomsGreen tea holds potential as treatment for uterine fibroids, PCOS, and menopausal symptoms
 
In a recent study published in the journal Nutrients, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine reviewed the beneficial properties of green tea in alleviating symptoms of benign gynecological disorders.
 
   Dementia risk is reduced by a Mediterranean dietDementia risk is reduced by a Mediterranean diet
 
A new study in the journal BMC Medicine aimed to analyze the association between dementia incidence and MedDiet adherence as well as assess the interaction between genetic risk and diet for dementia.
 
   Why are colon cancer rates in young people rising?Why are colon cancer rates in young people rising?
 
In a recent perspective article published in the journal Science, researchers at the Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute emphasized that a better understanding of the etiology of early-onset colorectal cancer (EOCRC) is crucial to managing its increasing incidence worldwide
 
   Mediterranean diet associated with reduction in woman's risks of cardiovascular disease and deathMediterranean diet associated with reduction in woman's risks of cardiovascular disease and death
 
Sticking closely to a Mediterranean diet may cut a woman's risks of cardiovascular disease and death by nearly 25%, finds a pooled data analysis of the available evidence—the first of its kind—published online in the journal Heart.
 
 Review explores trehalose's effects on metabolism and gut microflora
 
Review explores trehalose's effects on metabolism and gut microfloraresearchers review the bioactive properties of trehalose and its potential pharmaceutical, medical, cosmetic, and food-related applications.
 
 
 High consumption of common artificial sweetener lowers activation of T-cells in mice
 
High consumption of common artificial sweetener lowers activation of T-cells in miceScientists at the Francis Crick Institute have found that high consumption of a common artificial sweetener, sucralose, lowers activation of T-cells, an important component of the immune system, in mice.
 
 
 Study of vascular function in men eating high-fat and low-fat ground beef
 
Study of vascular function in men eating high-fat and low-fat ground beefIn a recent study published in the journal Nutrients, researchers in the United States evaluated the impact of high- (HFB) or low-fat ground beef (LFB) on vascular function.
 
 
 How does soy consumption affect the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases?
 
How does soy consumption affect the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases?A higher intake of plant protein could effectively improve metabolic health and lower CVD mortality. Recently, scientists in China reviewed existing literature and conducted a meta-analysis to understand the association between increased soy consumption and the risk of T2D and CVDs. This review is available in the journal Nutrients.
 
 
 The relationship between intestinal microbiome dysbiosis and atherosclerosis
 
The relationship between intestinal microbiome dysbiosis and atherosclerosisResearchers investigate the impact of intestinal microbiota dysbiosis on atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease incidence.
 
 
 How does maternal diet impact the microbiomes of infants and breast milk?
 
How does maternal diet impact the microbiomes of infants and breast milk?In a recent study published in the Nutrients journal, researchers at the University of Massachusetts assessed the impact of maternal food intake on maternal milk.
 
 
 How does a vegan diet affect the performance of bodybuilders?
 
How does a vegan diet affect the performance of bodybuilders?A new study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health aimed to compare the nutritional intakes of vegan and omnivorous bodybuilders at different stages of preparation for a bodybuilding competition.
 
 
 Diagnosis and treatment of food allergies using a molecular approach
 
Diagnosis and treatment of food allergies using a molecular approachResearchers discuss molecular methods for food allergy assessments, including diagnostic and prognostic markers, as well as existing therapies.
 
 
 What are the top sodium food sources in the United States?
 
What are the top sodium food sources in the United States?A new study in the journal Nutrients aimed to determine the top food category contributors to dietary sodium intake among the US population.
 
 
 Study demonstrates effectiveness of a procedure done under the skin to treat uncontrolled hypertension
 
Study demonstrates effectiveness of a procedure done under the skin to treat uncontrolled hypertensionHypertension remains poorly controlled worldwide and is becoming more common. Lifestyle changes and blood pressure-reducing drugs are the mainstays of therapy for hypertension, but despite widespread availability of these approaches, many patients with hypertension are not adequately treated.
 
 
 The high phenolic content of traditional Mexican food contributes to better health
 
The high phenolic content of traditional Mexican food contributes to better healthResearchers assess the phenolic content of traditional Mexican food and its impact on health outcomes.
 
 
 Mediterranean magic: Diet shields women from heart disease and early death
 
Mediterranean magic: Diet shields women from heart disease and early deathIn a new systematic review, scientists in Australia and the United Kingdom have analyzed the relationship between the Mediterranean diet and occurrences of CVD and death in women.
 
 
 Simple interventions to reduce consumption of junk food
 
Simple interventions to reduce consumption of junk foodIn the current study, an international team of researchers conducted a feasibility randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of an intervention associated with self-control to reduce consumption of indulgences over eight weeks.
 
 
 Research identifies western diet-induced microbial and metabolic contributors to liver disease
 
Research identifies western diet-induced microbial and metabolic contributors to liver diseaseNew research from the University of Missouri School of Medicine has established a link between western diets high in fat and sugar and the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, the leading cause of chronic liver disease.
 
 
 Common meat-free proteins may trigger allergic complaints in some legume-allergic patients
 
Common meat-free proteins may trigger allergic complaints in some legume-allergic patientsMany people keen to reduce their meat consumption are turning to substitutes made of legumes packed with protein, vitamins, and fiber.