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Category Archive : Nutrition

Recent study reviewed a group of healthy people who were given 500 grams (about 18 ounces) of strawberries every day for 30 days. After 30 days there was a significant reduction of  total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglycerides levels. The authors concluded that “strawberries consumption improves plasma lipids profile, biomarkers of antioxidant status, antihemolytic […]

A new study found that “consumption of added sugars among US adolescents is positively associated with multiple measures known to increase cardiovascular disease risk. The daily consumption of added sugars averaged 21.4% of total energy for the average teen.  Link