Scientists publish findings on what constitutes a ‘longevity’ diet
May 10, 2022
A century’s-worth of studies have helped researchers define a diet to help extend the life span. Adjustments should be made for older adults, they say.
Denture wearing tied to decline in nutritional status, records show
Apr 25, 2022
Clinicians should be aware that a first set of dentures may come with the risk of declining nutritional status, dentist-researchers say.
Coffee tied to better heart health, no added risk for Afib, studies find
Mar 25, 2022
Drinking two to three cups of coffee daily is linked to a lower risk of heart disease and atrial fibrillation, investigators say. The findings, across two studies, held true for people with and without...
Dietary quality has worsened for older U.S. adults, 2-decade study reveals
Mar 14, 2022
Fully 61% of older Americans have a poor quality diet, an increase of 10% between 2001 and 2018, according to standardized measures.
Pro-inflammatory diet linked to frailty in older adults
Dec 10, 2021
Older and middle-aged adults who consume a diet high in simple carbohydrates and saturated fats have higher odds of developing frailty, a new study finds.
Fish intake tied to MRI burden of cerebrovascular disease in seniors
Nov 04, 2021
Higher fish intake linked to lower cerebrovascular disease burden based on brain MRI markers, especially among participants younger than 75 years
Whole grain intake tied to fewer heart disease risk factors
Sep 16, 2021
Higher whole grain intake tied to smaller increases in waist size, blood pressure, blood sugar over time
Long-term use of salt substitute tied to reduced cardiovascular disease, death
Aug 31, 2021
Stroke risk was reduced by 14% and premature mortality dropped by 12% over 5 years in a large-scale study, researchers from the George Institute for Global Health report.
Simple dietary changes may help flavonoids lower blood pressure: study
Aug 26, 2021
Adults who eat more foods rich in flavonoids, such as berries, red wine and chocolate, have lower systolic blood pressure levels and may have a healthier gut as well, investigators say.
Higher flavonoid intake may lower systolic blood pressure
Aug 23, 2021
Higher consumption of berries, red wine linked to lower SBP; association partly explained by microbial factors.