It was found that children who avoided peanuts as part of the trial were more likely to have a peanut allergy at six years old than the children who ate a peanut snack
A study found that 12 of the 30 people given very low calorie diets had glucose levels below the usual cutoff for diabetes.
Researchers found that in vegans, dietary intake of vitamins B12 and D were lower than in non-vegetarians. Among vegans, 91 percent took B12 supplements, 77 percent used vitamin D supplements and most also consumed calcium fortified beverages
Canadian researchers revealed that there’s no supporting evidence to claim that moderate drinking brings about health benefits such as healthier hearts and longer life spans.
Initila studies showed that adults with mild cognitive impairment who were at least 68 years old who had the blueberry powder exhibited improvement in cognitive performance and brain function in comparison with those who received the placebo.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)proposed a ban on surgical gloves made with powder. The powder added to some latex gloves was found to cause breathing problems, wound inflammation, and scar tissue on internal organs when used during surgery.
There's little evidence that workplace interventions like the standing desks or treadmill desks will prevent the harm caused by sitting too much. The scientist said that there is very low to low quality evidence that sit-stand desks may decrease workplace sitting between thirty minutes to two hours per day without having adverse effects at the short or medium term.
A new survey confirmed that car use results in more weight gain than in using a different mode of travelling. Those who use bicycles were found to be the trimmest while those who walk towards their intended destinations came in second.