Other Articles in Issue #41 (March 2018)
Mini: How fiber helps with diabetes
A recent article in a major scientific journal sheds light on how exactly dietary fiber impacts glycemic control. We cover it briefly here.
Antioxidants and exercise: no pain, no gains?
Some people turn to antioxidants to help with delayed onset muscle soreness. This recent Cochrane review examines whether they're effective.
Low-fat or low-carb: can genes or insulin say which is right for you?
We covered the DIETFITS trial in a blog post. Here, we go full nerd on it, including unreleased Q&As with the trial's lead author, and an extended FAQ addressing some common concerns.
Can lutein and zeaxanthin improve the cognitive function of young adults?
A lot of studies focus on nutrition’s effects on the cognition of older adults. But that’s not the only population looking for a brain boost.
Can calcium and vitamin D prevent fractures in community-dwelling older adults?
While supplementation may prevent fractures in certain populations, this meta-analysis addresses the question of whether it’s effective for people who don’t live in an institution like a nursing home.
Mediating depression through the Mediterranean Diet
Diet can impact some aspects of mood. Can it make a dent in depression?
A berry tasty solution to cardiovascular disease risk factors
Berries are packed with nutrients and fiber, making them a great healthy food choice. But are they healthy enough to impact cardiovascular risk markers?