According to a recent observational study, if you want to keep dementia away, you need to focus on lutein, zeaxanthin and beta-cryptoxanthin.
A recent small study investigated whether cranberries due to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, could reduce age-related cognitive decline, ending up with dementia.
According to a recent small study, regular eating a handful of dried goji berries may help delay or even prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in healthy middle-aged people. AMD happens when aging causes damage to the macula, the part of the eye that controls sharp, straight-ahead vision.
This is because of the nitrites that are often used as preservatives for bacon, sausage, ham, and other type of processed meat. The salts of nitrite (but also nitrate) are commonly needed to enhance the colour, extend the shelf life of processed meats and also help hinder the growth of harmful microorganisms (such as in […]
Lifestyle and, nutrition, in particular, can have a significant impact on migraine attacks. Here are some scientific facts about the relation between nutrition and migraine.
Eggplant is a beautiful vegetable with plenty of antioxidants like vitamins A and C, but also polyphenols, which protect our cells from damage. So what is the best way of preparing eggplants to maximize their polyphenol content? To answer this question, a recent study investigated 4 different cooking methods of eggplants, namely baking, boiling, frying, […]
There are not that many people who don’t like chocolate. It not only tastes good and makes us feel better but it can be healthy as well, depending on its type.
All of them seem to have the same effect on our body. At least, according to a recent study. The study investigated how the powerful antioxidants in green tea, catehins ECG and EGCG, act in the worm C. elegans.
Tremor, slowed movement, rigid muscles and other movement disorders are an example of the symptoms of Parkinson’s. They are the result of the inflammatory response in the midbrain of people with Parkinson’s that cause the selective death of dopaminergic neurons leading to neurodegeneration.
What can possibly be good about migraines that cause so much pain and discomfort? Actually, migraines turned out to have a very important role in our brain. According to a recent study, migraine can be seen as a protective response to oxidative stress, caused by a lack of energy in our brain.