Study sheds new light on how normal variations in dietary patterns affect human aging, longevity, and overall health.
While the incorporation of healthier legumes and fruits into diets improved over time, dietary quality was offset by the consumption of unhealthy components, such as processed meats and sugar-sweetened drinks.
Drinking four or more cups of black, green, or oolong tea daily was associated with a 17% lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Breakfast may very well be the most important meal of the day, especially in terms of maintaining good cognitive health. Researchers found skipping breakfast increases the risk of cognitive decline in middle-to-old age, while maintaining a temporal distribution of energy intake during a day helps maintain cognitive health.
Getting the recommended amount of sleep, daily exercise, eating a healthy diet, and resisting alcohol and tobacco are among the seven identified lifestyle alterations those with diabetes should take to decrease their risk of developing dementia.
Consuming fruits and vegetables, and exercise makes people happier, not the other way around, a new study reports. Increased happiness was associated with eating more fruits and vegetables in women, and in exercising more in men.
Blood metabolites related to sugars were associated with older adults' global cognitive function across different races and ethnicities.
Eating your largest meal at breakfast time may help decrease appetite for the rest of the day but it does not affect the way in which the body metabolizes calories in a different way to any other meal.
Essential nutrients found in fish counteract and provide neuroprotection against mercury in fish, researchers report. The new study says eating fish during pregnancy can help provide essential nutrients to the developing fetus.
Western diets high in sugars reduce the number of Th17 inflammatory cells in the guts of mice, setting off a chain of events that lead to metabolic diseases, prediabetes, and obesity.
Drinking two or more cups of black tea per day moderately reduces mortality risk, researchers report.