In case you missed it, here are the biggest headlines of the week!
Toddlers Who Drink Enriched Formula May Avoid Nutritional Deficiencies
A study suggests that drinking a micronutrient-fortified formula may be superior to drinking dairy in preventing iron and vitamin D deficiencies in young children … [read more]
Folic Acid Reduces Risk of Stroke in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes is a known risk factor for stroke, however, the exact effect of high fasting blood glucose concentrations on first stroke incidents has yet to be thoroughly investigated. A new study has determined that a high fasting blood glucose concentration equal to or higher than 7.0 mmol/L can increase first stroke risk, which can be significantly decreased by taking folic acid supplements … [read more]
Resting Heart Rate Predicts Mortality
Resting heart rate is a predictor of mortality, but it would be better used as a marker of overall well-being, rather than a specific marker of cardiovascular health … [read more]
Evaluation of Hyaluronic Acid Fillers for Treating Facial Wrinkles
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a widely used intradermal filler agent for correcting facial wrinkles in the aged. A recent study compares two kinds of HA fillers to see which is more effective in reducing wrinkles in the face … [read more]
Do Low-Carb Diets Affect Performance in Resistance Exercise?
A current review published in the British Journal of Nutrition seeks to amend carbohydrate recommendations for resistance exercise … [read more]