Don’t Let Lactose Intolerance Diminish Your Vitamin D Levels
If you’re lactose intolerant, you probably know to avoid milk or pay the price with cramps, gas, or diarrhea. What you may be unaware of, however, is that avoiding milk and dairy products might put you at risk of low vitamin D levels, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
Small Study Finds Green Tea Improves Memory in the Elderly
A small, non-placebo controlled study has found that green tea may be helpful for elderly individuals with cognitive dysfunction. Published in the open-access nutrition journal, Nutrients, the study examined the effects of giving 2 grams of green tea powder daily to participants for three months.
Diet Soda May Be Associated With A Larger Waistline
One study came to a surprising conclusion—diet sodas with no added sugars were associated with larger waistlines. Published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, the study looked at data from 749 Mexican-American and European-American people, over the age of 65.