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Studies Point to Role of Lifestyle Factors in Alzheimer’s Risk and Disparities

Two new studies offer insights into the factors that may contribute to the disproportionate burden of dementia in non-White and low-income U.S. populations.
14-Jun-2022 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

For Breast Cancer Prevention, Diet Quality Matters

Research shows that what we eat can influence our cancer risk, but it’s not always clear which foods or dietary patterns are best for cancer prevention. Results from a new study suggest that the quality or overall healthiness of a person’s diet...
7-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Food Insecurity and Water Insecurity Go Hand in Hand, Study Finds

In a new 25-country study, researchers report a strong link between water insecurity—a lack of reliable access to sufficient water—and food insecurity.
7-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Most People Think Their Diet Is Healthier Than It Is

How healthy is your diet? It seems like a simple question, but according to a new study, it’s one that most Americans struggle to get right.
7-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Processing Technique Could Make Potatoes Healthier

Researchers announced early tests of a new potato processing technique designed to make our bodies digest potato starch more slowly.
7-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Do Our Genes Determine What We Eat?

Preliminary findings from a new study involving more than 6,000 adults found that taste-related genes may play a role in determining food choices and could, in turn, influence cardiometabolic health.
7-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Five New Insights into the COVID-19 Pandemic’s Effects on Eating and Health

The COVID-19 pandemic affected people at all stages of life from seniors to newborns. New studies presented at NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE examine the causes and effects of COVID-19-related food insecurity, how the pandemic affected breastfeeding...
7-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Are Highly Processed Foods Bad for Children?

A new study found that children ages 3 to 5 who consumed more ultraprocessed foods had poorer locomotor skills than children who consumed less of these foods. It also showed lower cardiovascular fitness in 12- to 15-year-olds who consumed more...
7-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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