Simple, yet effective ways to lower salt consumption

Learn the most common sources of sodium in your diet and some easy substitutions you can make

Simple, yet effective ways to lower salt consumptionIf you think steering clear of potato chips, French fries, and other savoury snacks is the best way to trim salt from your diet, think again. Yes, those foods are salty, but they only rank no. 7 on the top 10 sources of sodium (a major component of salt). The category of bread and rolls […]

New study suggests, vitamin D might prevent type 1 diabetes

Previous research has indicated that low levels of vitamin D may raise the risk of type 1 diabetes. In response to such studies, scientists have been investigating whether or not higher levels of the vitamin could have a preventive effect against type 1 diabetes

New study suggests, vitamin D might prevent type 1 diabetes  Researchers found that children with low blood levels of vitamin D were more likely to experience islet autoimmunity, compared with those who had higher levels of the vitamin. Islet autoimmunity is a process wherein the immune system mistakenly attacks the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas, causing type 1 diabetes. Lead study author Jill Norris, […]

Good news for cheese lovers: Study says it has no health risk

While many dairy products are high in saturated fat—and health guidelines recommend limiting saturated fat in your diet—29 studies involving almost a million participants showed dairy products have a "neutral" effect on health. Fermented cheese might even lower one's risk of cardiovascular disease slightly, the report finds

Good news for cheese lovers: Study says it has no health riskCheese lovers have another reason to be cheerful about: Despite claims that the cheese does damage to your cardiovascular health, a review by researchers of 29 studies has found no evidence that full-fat dairy products like cheese and milk boost one’s risk of death, heart attack, or stroke. While many dairy products are high in […]