Moderate Drinking Has Benefits, How Much is Too Much?

21 September 2017 – Drinking in moderation has been linked, in numerous studies, to a wide variety of health benefits — lowering the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and cholesterol. But it’s also possible to get too much of a good thing, experts say. The Big Q: What is drinking in moderation? Read more…

 


Caffeine-brain connectivity gets scientists twitchy with elderly brain boosts in prospect

13 September 2017 – Caffeine’s effects on brain neurons and their cellular function is the subject of European research that could explain why coffee could improve memory and protect against age-related memory loss. Read more…


Trimming the fat off dietary guidelines: Study links high carb intake to mortality risk

30 August 2017 – Global dietary guidelines should be revisited, according to a Lancet study, which found reducing fat intake and replacing it with a high carbohydrate intake may be linked to worse health outcomes. Read more…


A Big Surprise About Millennials AND Boomers

29 August 2017 – The International Food Information Council Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to communicate science-based information on health, food safety and nutrition reports each year just how well we are doing in our quest to eat healthier. Read more…


Drinking wine can make you more creative, study finds

11 August 2017 – A small glass of wine or a pint of beer helps unleash creativity, Austrian scientists have found. Read more…


Rabobank Report: How Vulnerable Is Global Sugar Consumption to Food & Beverage Trends?

3 August 2017 – Sweetness and Lite. In this note, Rabobank highlights the global shift in attitudes towards sugar and calculate the implications for the sugar industry under a range of scenarios. Read more.


Why you should be wary of going to work with a hangover

27 June 2017 – Hangovers are often mistakenly thought to be caused solely by dehydration. Read more…


15 Health Benefits of Wine, According to Science

8 June 2017 – Aside from taking part in celebrations, wines have other importance that is beneficial to life. Who says a man needs a fountain of youth to live a long life? Pour yourself a glass of wine and bottle up some knowledge to find out the surprising benefits. Read more…


Health: One step closer to finding out how wine may protect your neurons

Researchers have now found out how wine compounds are protective against neuronal death: they should pass through your stomach first. Read more…


Catastrophic antibiotic threat from food

The greatly excessive use of antibiotics in food production in recent decades has made many bacteria more resistant to antibiotics. Read more…