Nutrition

Ultra-processed food may affect health while aging

A recent study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examines the effects of consuming ultra-processed foods (UPF) and telomere length, which is...

Beer potomania and hyponatremia

Excellent nursing care is required to prevent potentially deadly overtreatment. Takeaways Beer potomania is an unusual syndrome of severe hyponatremia associated with excessive beer ingestion...

Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation Year Three Highlights 2019-2020

Year in Review Possibilities unlimited, indeed! Nurses are facing COVID-19, racial inequities, financial concerns, and an increasing public mental health crisis. But nurses are prevailing...

The relationship between a plant-based diet and aging

Over time, plant-based diets have grown more and more in popularity. While the choice to eat a plant-based diet is based on personal considerations,...

Nursing, night shift, and nutrition

Planning and preparation can mitigate the negative effects of working nights. Takeaways: Working night shift interferes with circadian rhythms and biological functions that are associated...

Healthy food trends

The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines a healthy nurse as one who actively focuses on creating and maintaining a balance and synergy of physical,...

Study shows a specific nutrient could help non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

A recent study published in the Hepatology journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases investigates if indole, a microbiota metabolite...

ANA enterprise and foundation news: February 2020

We can't do it alone When the ANA Enterprise launched Healthy Nurse, Healthy NationTM (HNHN) with the goal of transforming the health of the nation...

Study reveals connection between intake of fermented soy products and lower mortality risks

A new study published in the BMJ examined the connection between the intake of fermented soy products and lower mortality rates. The research was conducted...

Study examines link between gut health and Parkinson’s

A new study examines the connection between gut health and Parkinson’s Disease (PD). The study explores the idea of gut-brain health, which has become...