Why Choline Belongs in a Brain-Friendly Diet

Why Choline Belongs in a Brain-Friendly Diet

If you eat for brain health, your regular menu probably contains polyphenol-rich berries, lutein-rich leafy greens, and omega-3s from fatty fish. But your menu may be lacking in choline-rich foods, such as soybeans, eggs, red potatoes, and kidney beans. Consuming enough of this B-type vitamin has been linked to better cognitive performance and, recently, a … Read more

Ultra-processed foods linked to colorectal cancer risk, study finds

Ultra-processed foods linked to colorectal cancer risk, study finds

Many large studies conducted over long periods of time have shown that consuming a diet rich in ultra-processed foods increases the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, depression and premature death. Most of these highly processed foods – e.g. soft drinks, packaged sweet and savory snacks, margarine, mass-produced breads, instant noodles, sausages, … Read more

Americans Waste Billions Every Year on Unnecessary Supplements, Scientists Warn

Americans Waste Billions Every Year on Unnecessary Supplements, Scientists Warn

For years scientists have said there isn’t much evidence to recommend vitamin supplements for most people, with a growing body of research suggesting that most pills are unnecessary and don’t necessarily make us in better health. However, the message did not get through. More than half of American adults taking dietary supplements regularly, fueling an … Read more