Consuming 2.5 grams of pure natural cocoa powder improves visual acuity

    Consuming 2.5 grams of pure natural cocoa powder improves visual acuity in healthy young adults and in daylight conditions, according to research carried out by experts from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and the Institute of Science and Technology of Food and Nutrition (ICTAN) of the CSIC. In the work, published in… Continue reading Consuming 2.5 grams of pure natural cocoa powder improves visual acuity

They observe when artificial food colors can cause illness

  MADRID, May 14. (EUROPA PRESS) – Artificial food colors can cause illness when the immune system has become deregulated, report researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the United States. This study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism in May, is the first to show this phenomenon. The study, conducted… Continue reading They observe when artificial food colors can cause illness

Vegetarians versus meat eaters, who is healthier?

  MADRID, May 10. (EUROPA PRESS) – Vegetarians appear to have a healthier biomarker profile than meat eaters, and this applies to adults of any age and weight, and is also unaffected by smoking and alcohol consumption, according to a new study conducted in More than 166,000 UK adults, to be presented this week at… Continue reading Vegetarians versus meat eaters, who is healthier?

This is the importance of nuts for weight loss and maintenance

  MADRID, May 9. (EUROPA PRESS) – A randomized and controlled study published in the scientific journal ‘Nutrients’ has shown that the inclusion of a mixture of nuts in a weight control program led to significant weight loss and an improvement in satiety. The researchers, from UCLA (United States), compared 95 overweight or obese men… Continue reading This is the importance of nuts for weight loss and maintenance

One serving of vegetables a day reduces the risk of heart disease

  MADRID, May 8. (EUROPA PRESS) – New research from Edith Cowan University (Australia) has found that just eating one cup of nitrate-rich vegetables a day can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease. The study, published in the European Journal of Epidemiology, investigated whether people who regularly ate higher amounts of nitrate-rich vegetables, such… Continue reading One serving of vegetables a day reduces the risk of heart disease

The Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of contagion of COVID-19 by up to 64%

  MADRID, May 5. (EUROPA PRESS) – A greater adherence to the Mediterranean diet could reduce the risk of contagion of COVID-19 by up to 64 percent in the people who best follow it, according to a study by the University of Navarra carried out among 9,677 participants of the ‘SUN’ Project (Follow-up University of… Continue reading The Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of contagion of COVID-19 by up to 64%

Why is it so important for grandparents to be involved in healthy child nutrition?

  MADRID, May 4. (EDIZIONS) – If you are a mother or father, surely more than once you have heard grandparents or in-laws saying that ‘parents are there to raise children and grandparents to spoil’, with all that this can imply at various levels. Although in this pandemic we are far from grandparents, as a… Continue reading Why is it so important for grandparents to be involved in healthy child nutrition?

These are the foods you should take to strengthen your memory. And the ones that damage it the most?

  MADRID, May 3. (EDIZIONS) – The brain is the most important organ in our body and its operation is extremely delicate. Our ‘I’ resides in it and, therefore, all the care we give it will be little to keep it in the best possible state and activity. “Food is essential for general health and… Continue reading These are the foods you should take to strengthen your memory. And the ones that damage it the most?

A compound in avocados can be used to treat leukemia

  MADRID, Apr 30. (EUROPA PRESS) – Researchers from the University of Guelph (Canada) have discovered, in a study published in the journal ‘Blood’, that a compound in avocados can be used to treat leukemia, since it targets an essential enzyme in cell growth cancerous. The work has focused on acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the… Continue reading A compound in avocados can be used to treat leukemia