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.
Study Suggests Levels of Vitamin D That May Be Just Right
While evidence mounts that not getting enough vitamin D may contribute to a variety of negative health outcomes, one study suggests that getting too much vitamin D may also have adverse effects and that aiming for vitamin D levels that are neither too high nor too low could be optimal.
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.