Health

Vegetable-rich Wahls diet lowers fatigue in MS-patients by raising good cholesterol

Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) — or good cholesterol — may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new University at Buffalo-led study. The pilot study , which investigated the effects of fat levels in blood on fatigue caused by multiple sclerosis, found that…

USDA & US Department of Health and Human Services

Americans can still meet fruit and veg guidelines for $2.10-2.60 per day

Every five years, USDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services jointly release a new version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans with information and recommendations about how individuals can achieve a healthy diet. During 2019, the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee—composed of…

French research team investigates lycopene:

“Compound found in tomato skins might ward off diabetes”

Research funded by the French government has shown that lycopene, the substance which gives tomatoes their red color, fights the inflammatory process that causes the…

Preliminary findings by Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy - Tufts University:

“Millions of cardiovascular deaths attributed to not eating enough fruits and vegetables”

Preliminary findings from a new study reveal that inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption may account for millions of deaths from heart disease and strokes each year. The…

Red Leaf Lettuce - Health benefits & nutritional value

Salad eaters are prone to mixing up the different kinds of lettuces, beefing up veggies with iceberg, green leaf, romaine and red lettuces, among others. Of those, romaine lettuce was in the spotlight early last year when one batch was the source of an E. coli contamination that affected 172 people in…


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