Public health strategies for increasing vitamin D intake among young people are urgently needed in Hong Kong, claim researchers, after a new study found widespread deficiency and an association with cardiometabolic disease risk factors.
Researchers in Tasmania say they have found evidence of a biological link between diet and depression, via a study that analysed associations between diet, BMI, inflammatory markers, and mental health in adolescents.
Researchers in Singapore have discovered that a polyphenol-rich curry could aid the fight against type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases by improving postprandial glucose homeostasis and increasing glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1).
Early results from a new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) indicate that people in their 60s and early 70s could lower their risk of dementia by maintaining healthy weight and muscle mass.
Cutting saturated fats (SFAs) in children's diets and replacing them with monounsaturated or polyunsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs / PUFAs) significantly reduces cholesterol and blood pressure, cutting the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.
After calling on soft drink firms to slash sugar content, and encouraging the development of more functional ingredients, the latest addition to Singapore’s so-called 'war on diabetes' is S$5 screening tests for people aged 18 to 39 who are...
The International Centre for Diarrhoea Disease Research in Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) has begun a community-based RCT to determine the effectiveness of nutrition intervention strategies on childhood stunting.