Latest From Our Blog

Author: A.J. Ali

In the tea leaves: cardio health

By Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network A tea habit may help your heart, according to new research. Those who regularly chill out with a nice cuppa are also relaxing their arteries, scientists say. A recent study suggests regular tea consumption can protect against arterial stiffness in...

Read More

Venus Williams stars in Silk’s new ‘Do Plants’ ad campaign

By Jenna Blumenfeld, New Hope Network [embed]https://youtu.be/KkUteqZqyWQ[/embed] Everyone knows that Venus Williams, four-time Olympic gold medalist and winner of 62 tennis titles, is cool. But plant-based milk? Not so much. But by featuring Williams, who follows a vegan diet, in their new ad campaign (along with DJ Khaled)...

Read More

Could vitamin D soothe IBS?

By Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network Researchers have linked low vitamin D levels with irritable bowel syndrome, a miserable GI disorder that affects about 11 percent of the world’s population, according to the National Institutes of Health. In a pilot study, scientists from the University of Sheffield's Molecular Gastroenterology...

Read More

More active lifestyle? More vitamin D

By Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network If you’re an aggressive athlete who loves high-impact sports, or merely a non-aggressive klutz who falls down a lot during low-impact sports, you might need more vitamin D, according to new research. In a restrospective cohort study, researchers analyzed the serum...

Read More

Edible insect industry primed for growth

By Jenna, Blumenfeld, New Hope Network Ever since New Hope editor Todd Runestad wrote about cricket bars in 2013, the edible insect industry has exploded. While in 2014 just one insect protein product exhibited at Expo West (Chapul), now dozens of companies have hatched business plans focused on...

Read More

Fish Oil May Fight Fat

By Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network According to new research, fish oil may fight middle-age bloat—those pounds that appear midlife as predictably as the freshman 15, but with less fun involved (usually). The omegas in the fish oil transform fat-storage cells into fat-burning cells, according to a study...

Read More

Yogurt Eaters Weigh Less

By Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network People who eat yogurt weigh less. They’ve got less body fat. And, their waists are tinier. Researchers aren't calling the stuff magic, but they did find that yogurt fans share these attributes. In a new review of 22 studies published in...

Read More