Daily consumption of walnuts reduces 'bad' cholesterol and improves the quality of low-density lipoprotein (LDL)

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

The Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS is carrying out a trial to explore the effects of a diet enriched with walnuts for two years on healthy ageing in individuals over 63 years of age. It shows a reduction in...

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The benefits of the Mediterranean diet pass on to the families of patients who follow it

by IMIM - Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques

Despite not participating in the programme, these people had lost an average of almost four kilos, two years after their family member started the programme

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Improving the diet of cancer patients

by Fundació Bosch i Gimpera

PCN Pro uses data on Spanish food composition, which allows the program to perform highly accurate estimates of nutrient intake

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Blood concentrations of polyphenols are not clearly related to the risk of thyroid cancer

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Thyroid cancer is one of the most common endocrine cancers, in recent times its incidence has been gradually increasing and is up to three times more frequent in women than in men. Few risk factors

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A diet enriched in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and cereals not only has positive effects on health but also reduces the emission of greenhouse gases

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

A balanced diet enriched in fruits, vegetables, legumes, and cereals, not only has positive effects on health but also reduces the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) caused by the diet.

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Aging is a blind spot in natural selection

by UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

​Why do we age? Why do we die? These questions are one of humanity’s greatest challenges. We can see it in religions, which have created different justifications for death; or the large number of ...

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Sperm quality


Sperm quality can be affected by several factors, such as the environment, diseases, lifestyle, age, etc. Those related to men’s lifestyle are the easiest to modify when trying to improve sperm qual...

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Following a healthy diet and lifestyle decreases the risk of developing CRC in elderly individuals

by Institut d'Investigació Sanitària Pere Virgili (IISPV)

The results of the PREDIMED (PREvención con Dieta MEDiterránea) study suggest that following the latest recommendations of the International organization "World Cancer Research Fund/American Institu...

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New cooking techniques for potassium control achieve better results in less time

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

For patients with chronic kidney disease, potassium is an important nutrient that needs to be controlled to prevent potential adverse effects. This mineral is present in practically all foods, meaning...

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Telomere Length and Nutrition

by Life Length

​We already know that the telomere length is a key biomarker of our tissue renewal capacity and therefore an important indicator of our aging process.

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An inflammatory diet correlates with colorectal cancer risk

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

The risk of developing colorectal cancer for individuals that follow a pro-inflammatory diet is two times higher than usual

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