COFFEE AND YOUR HEALTH
Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, and a new study suggests the more we drink it, the better. A high intake of coffee seems to slash the risk of premature death, according to researchers.
Pregnant women shouldn’t drink coffee ?
Caffeine won’t harm a fetus, however it is advised that women should limit their caffeine intake to only 200 milligrams—about one cup of coffee. Caffeine can pass through the placenta and reach the baby, but there are no concrete studies saying it’s harmful. But better be safe.
Too much salt intake may increase your chances of heart failure.
Sodium helps the body perform a range of biological functions, so a little salt in our diet can be healthful. But too much salt is known to be bad for our cardiovascular system. In fact, a new study suggests it may even double our risk of heart failure.
PSA screening for prostate cancer
The PSA test is one of the predominant tests used to diagnose prostate cancer. It assesses levels of prostate-specific antigen in the blood, which is a protein produced by cells in the prostate gland.
Cognitive function and Diet
High intakes of vegetables, soy products, fruit, and fish may have a beneficial effect on cognitive function.Cognitive functionsencompass reasoning, memory , attention, and language and lead directly to the attainment of information and, thus, knowledge.
Health outcomes of non-nutritive sweeteners
Food products containing non-nutritive sweeteners (NNSs) instead of sugar have become increasingly popular in the last decades. Overall there is no conclusive evidence for beneficial and harmful effects on those outcomes .