Health News Brief: You’re Never Too Old to Drop a Few, Too Much Calcium May Double Death Risk in Women, Diet Fizzy Drinks Make You 60% More Likely to Get Diabetes Than Regular, ‘Full Fat’ Versions American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

February 26. 2013   

Doctors Who Cook Say They Give Better Nutrition Advice
Perhaps the next time you see your doctor, he might finish the visit with a reminder to take a medication and a conversation about cooking salmon.
Source: Harvard University Read More

Too Much Calcium May Double Death Risk in Women
In a large, long-term study of Swedish women, researchers found that calcium intake greater than 1,400 mg per day was associated with higher death rates.
Source: Uppsala University in Sweden Read More

Diet Fizzy Drinks Make You 60% More Likely To get Diabetes Than Regular, ‘Full Fat’ Versions
Diet fizzy drinks can raise the risk of diabetes by 60 percent, startling new research has revealed.
Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Read More

You’re Never Too Old To Drop A Few
Rates of obesity, as well as risky health factors associated with obesity, increase with age.
Source: Department of Clinical Health Psychology Read More

Food Service Vulnerable to Food Allergy Lawsuits
A settlement stemming from a lack of gluten-free foods available to students could serve as a precedent.
Source: The Associated Press Read More



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