Diet & Fitness


KrogerRecallsDeluxe-071116.jpg Kroger Co. has recalled Deluxe S'mores Ice Cream, sized 48 oz, citing that the product may contain peanuts residue, a known allergen, which is not listed on the label. The recall was initiated after a Kroger supplier, Grain Craft, indicated a raw ingredient may have become contaminated with low levels of peanut residue.

Farfalle-Pasta-070916.jpg A new study suggests that eating pasta may actually make you thinner and less prone to obesity. The study, published in the journal Nutrition & Diabetes, was carried out as a part of Italy's Moli-Sani project, a long-term, large-scale study of 25,000 people in the Molise region of south-central Italy, which studies health as affected by both genetics and environment.

butter-063016.jpg Those who consume increased quantities of butter may be at no increased risk of developing heart disease, according to a new study from researchers at Tufts University. For the study the researchers collected data on nearly 700,000 adults ranging between 41 and 77 years of age. Those who consumed at least 14 grams, or one tablespoon of full fat butter had roughly a one percent increased risk.

CranberrySyrup-062316.jpg Women who drink cranberry juice on a daily basis could cut their need for antibiotics to treat urinary tract infections, according to a new study. Women with a recent history of UTIs who drank an 8-ounce glass of the juice each day were less likely to have their symptoms return than those who didn't drink it, researchers found.

Employing a physical fitness routine in middle age may reduce the chance of suffering a stroke after the age of 65, according to a new study. The report, published online in the journal Stroke, featured the analysis of 1999-2009 data from a study conducted by the Cooper Institute in Dallas. It used treadmill tests to measure heart and lung exercise capacity when participants were 45 to 50.

Those who have some vitamin deficiencies may be more likely to suffer migraines, according to a new study from researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. For the study the researchers focused specifically on the compounds vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10. Those who displayed low levels of each at younger points in life were significantly more likely to develop migraines.

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