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Walnuts could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

New research from the University of Minnesota spotlights one nut in particular walnuts. Nuts are generally considered a part of a balanced diet due to their high levels of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. The findings suggest that those who include this particular nut in their diet enjoy certain health benefits, including less weight gain, a higher quality […]

What type of dietary fiber is most effective?

If your diet is low in fiber, you can do your gut some good by adding more regardless of the fiber source, new research suggests. Many people know fiber as the nutrient that keeps you regular. But it’s also a key player in the makeup of the gut microbiome the vast collection of bacteria and […]

A healthy diet can help young men overcome depression

The 12-week randomised control trial was recently published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by researchers from the University of Technology Sydney. Depression is a common mental health problem that affects about 1 million Australians each year. It is a major risk factor for suicide, which is the leading cause of death in […]

The health benefits of dietary fiber are not equal

According to a research report published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, The health benefits of dietary fiber vary across individuals and may depend on the specific type of fiber and the dose consumed. High-fiber diets reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular disease. They act by lowering cholesterol and promoting a […]

Fiber-rich diets are linked to lower levels of antibiotic resistance in gut microbes

Researchers from the Agricultural Research Service and their colleagues found that healthy adults who consume at least 8 to 10 grams of soluble fiber daily have less antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their stomachs. With the widely held belief that the issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the term used to refer to bacteria, viruses, and fungi that […]

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