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 Norwegian study, coffee raises cholesterol, depending on the sex of the drinker as well as the brewing method.

We know that dietary fiber is good for our health. Among others, it nourishes our healthy gut bacteria, lowers ‘bad’ cholesterol, maintains a good bowel health and reduces risk of certain cancers. The question is: are all different types of fiber equally good for our health?

According to a recent study, checking your cholesterol and glucose levels at the age of 35 may prevent from getting Alzheimer’s later in life.

According to a recent study, it can. It even seems to play a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

We all need to manage our stress effectively to stay healthy and enjoy our life. However, we can’t avoid all stress situations, especially unforeseen ones. Luckily, there are different ways to unstress. From a diet perspective, lots of fruits are our natural weapon against stress.

Ever heard of a fruitarian diet? It is one of the most restrictive diet choices available, which consists of 55% to 75% of raw fruit, with almost no evidence of health benefits. But fruit is good, you might argue. And you are right if fruit is eaten in moderate amounts. Fruits provide us with fructose, […]

A ketogenic diet (a very-low-carbohydrate, modest in protein, and high in fat diet) seems to promote our health and fight various chronic diseases, including overweight, diabetes and liver disease. It shows noticable improvements in symptoms in the short run, but does it maintain all health benefits if followed for a long time?

Our body converts cholesterol into bile acids to break down fatty foods and absorb lipids (fat) by our intestines. According to a recent study, the disturbances in this process may play an important role in the development of dementia.

What can you do to reduce the risk of developing dementia? The general advice is: eating healthy, keeping active, reducing alcohol intake and stopping smoking. But what about people with an increased risk for dementia, such as people with diabetes type II? Will this general advice be enough to keep them away from this devastating […]