Posts From Michael Downey

6 Ways to Create a Healthy Home Environment

March 15, 2019

(Updated March 15) No matter how much care you take with diet and lifestyle, environmental factors at home will affect your health. Many cleaners and...

HEALTH BRIEFS: Nuts Improve Cancer Survival; Walking Prevents Heart Failure; Grape Seed Inhibits Cancer

August 24, 2018

WALKING HELPS TO PREVENT HEART FAILURE A new study found that walking for at least 40 minutes, several times per week, at an average-to-fast pace...

NEWS BRIEFS: Vitamin D for Heart Health; B-3 for Alzheimer’s; Soft Drinks Affect Fertility

June 12, 2018

VITAMIN D MAY REVERSE VASCULAR DAMAGE For the first time, scientists have identified the role that vitamin D plays in preserving cardiovascular health. They used...

HEALTH NEWS: Curcumin & Memory; Link Between Meat & Cancer; Vitamin D for IBS

April 19, 2018

Curcumin Enhances Memory and Mood in Older Adults New research indicates that daily consumption of curcumin, a substance found in turmeric, improves memory and mood...

HEALTH NEWS: Vitamins Reduce Risk of ASD; Zinc Inhibits Cancer; Cholesterol Drugs Boost Diabetes Risk

December 1, 2017

MULTIVITAMIN USE DURING PREGNANCY LINKED TO REDUCED RISK OF AUTISM A new study has found that taking multivitamins during early pregnancy may reduce the risk...

News Briefs – September 2017

September 1, 2017

The Latest Research on Nutrition, Health & Anti-Aging From Around the World Turmeric, Apple Peel, Red Grapes Starve Cancer Cells New research has identified several...

News Briefs: July/August 2017

July 1, 2017

RESVERATROL REDUCES ARTERY STIFFNESS IN DIABETICS Scientists have reported that resveratrol may reduce artery stiffness in people with Type 2 diabetes. (Resveratrol is a natural...

News Briefs – June 2017

June 1, 2017

Chili Pepper Compound May Help Cure Diabetes and Colitis New evidence shows that, when eaten, both chili peppers and marijuana interact with a receptor in...

News Briefs – May 2017

May 7, 2017

The Latest Research on Nutrition, Health, and Anti-Aging From Around the World PROBIOTIC COMBO CURBS SPRING ALLERGY SYMPTOMS New research shows that a probiotic combination...

News Briefs – April 2017

April 4, 2017

VITAMIN B-3 MAY HELP PREVENT GLAUCOMA – New research suggests that vitamin B-3 may help prevent glaucoma. (There is currently no cure for glaucoma, a...

News Briefs – March 2017

March 1, 2017

VEGETABLE PIGMENT MAY SUPPORT INTELLIGENCE Scientists have found evidence that links consumption of a pigment found in leafy greens to the preservation of what is...

News Briefs – February 2017

February 1, 2017

OMEGA-3s LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE IN YOUNG ADULTS A study has found that healthy young people may be able to help prevent the onset of high...

News Briefs – Dec 2016 / Jan 2017

December 9, 2016

POMEGRANATE EXTRACT PROTECTS THE BRAIN AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S AND DEGENERATION New research shows that a diet rich in pomegranates has significant positive impacts on the brain...

News Briefs – November 2016

November 1, 2016

SIX EXTRACTS HOLD KEYS TO DELAYING AGING AND DISEASE A newly released study indicates that six previously identified plant extracts can significantly delay the aging...

News Briefs – October 2016

October 1, 2016

EARLY EVIDENCE THAT CINNAMON MAY BOOST INTELLIGENCE New research has found the first evidence, based on work with mice, that cinnamon may have the potential...

HEALTH NEWS: Cruciferous Vegetables Block Cancer; Supplements Improve Parkinson’s; Air Pollution and Kidney Failure

September 1, 2016

Cruciferous Compound Blocks Mouth, Neck Cancers A new study demonstrates that sulforaphane, a potent compound in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, kale, and cabbage, activates...

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