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July 16, 2014

If you make a purchase on Amazon simply go to AmazonSmile.com for your online purchases. You price will be the same but after you sign up and make Nutritional Research Foundation your cause, Amazon will link to your existing Amazon account and donate 0.5% of your purchase price to the NRF.

June 11, 2014

Cruciferous vegetables are known to have anti-cancer compounds, and women who eat more cruciferous vegetables have a lower risk of breast cancer. A new study aimed to confirm that anti-inflammatory effects of cruciferous vegetables seen in animals also occur in humans. Analysis of the diets of 1...

June 9, 2014

An analysis of data from forty-four studies found that egg consumption is associated with colon cancer risk. Overall, participants in the studies who ate either less than 3 or 3-5 eggs per week had about a 15 percent increase in risk, and those who ate more than 5 eggs per week had a 42 percent...

May 22, 2014

Saturated fat is known to increase LDL cholesterol, but the connection between saturated fat and cancer hasn’t gotten as much attention. Two newly published, long-term studies have found that women with the highest intakes of saturated fat are at greater risk of breast cancer. Interestingly,...

April 26, 2014

The research funded by the NRF "Blood docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid in vegans: Associations with age and gender and effects of an algal-derived omega-3 fatty acid supplement"...

April 11, 2014

A recent paper analysed results pooled from seven intervention studies and found that switching to a vegetarian or vegan diet reduced blood pressure by 4.8 mm Hg (systolic) and 2.2 mm Hg (diastolic).Similarly data from thirty-two observational studies showed decreased blood pressure in...

April 8, 2014

Researchers compared men and women age 50-65 with a low protein (less than 10% of calories), moderate protein (10-19%) or high protein (20% of more) diet who were followed for 18 years, and found that a high protein intake was associated with a 75 percent increase in the risk of overall...

April 1, 2014

A study recently published in Pediatrics found that the sodium intake of American teens (14-18 years old) is similar to that of American adults at 3280 mg/day, which is more than double the American Heart Association’s...

March 6, 2014

New research indicates that eating too much protein could be as dangerous as smoking for middle-aged people, a scientific study has found.

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March 3, 2014

Eating a vegetarian diet appears to be associated with lower blood pressure, and the diets can also be used to reduce blood pressure.  Researchers, led by Yoko Yokoyama, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center in Osaka have performed a meta-analysis of existing...