Lack of sleep affects cardiovascular health, even when it occurs over the weekend

Whether it’s work or play that keeps us from getting enough sleep during the weekday, it’s a mistake to assume that we can make up for it by sleeping in at the weekend. New research led by Penn State shows that cardiovascular health measures, including heart rate and blood pressure, deteriorate over the week when … Read more

Research shows the devastating effects of the western diet on human health

In a study recently published in the journal nutrientresearchers discuss the impact of the Western diet on various aspects of human health, including metabolism, gut microbiome, inflammation, cardiovascular health, mitochondrial fitness, cancer and mental health. Learn: Global implications of the Western diet and its impact on metabolism and health: A narrative review. Credit: Ekaterina Markelova … Read more