Vitamins and minerals in adequate amounts are necessary for good health, and help in the prevention of diseases. Deficiencies can develop when following a restrictive diet which is lacking in a certain vitamin or mineral. Most deficiencies of vitamins and minerals are not likely to develop if
According to a study, the fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid is linked to a greater capacity in adolescents for sustained and selective attention, and the plant-derived fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid is linked to lower impulsivity.
The study, carried out in healthy adolescents, analyzed levels of
According to a large, observational study, consuming 2 to 3 daily cups of coffee is associated with a longer lifespan and reduced cardiovascular disease risk in comparison to abstaining from coffee. The results applied to instant, ground, as well as decaffeinated types of coffee.
According to a study, taking a multivitamin supplement every day could help improve cognition in older individuals, but more research is required to verify these results before any health recommendations are made. The research also revealed that daily use of a cocoa extract supplement doesn’t
A study has found that men consuming high amounts of ultra-processed foods have a 29% higher risk of colorectal cancer in comparison to men consuming much smaller quantities. The same correlation was not seen in women.
The researchers speculated that colorectal cancer could be the cancer most
Non-nutritive sweeteners provide all of sugar’s sweetness without the calories. They’ve always been considered to not have any impact on the body, but research has discovered that sugar substitutes aren’t inert, and the truth is that some can change human microbiomes in a way that can alter blood