Posts Tagged Diet

Not Losing Weight? New Study Says This Could Be Why…

(from mind body green) Hormones have a lot of control over our day-to-day functioning. They determine how we feel, how we think, and even to some extent how we look. So when it comes to losing or gaining weight, it’s not surprising to hear that hormones could have something to do with it. If you’re […]

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Diet and food production must radically change to save planet…

Summary: Transformation of the global food system is urgently needed as more than 3 billion people are malnourished (including people who are undernourished and overnourished), and food production is exceeding planetary boundaries — driving climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution due to over-application of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers, and unsustainable changes in water and land use… […]

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Protein Alternatives: 15 options for non-meat eaters…

Intro from Natural News Blogs: Not everyone is a meat eater, but everyone needs protein. Every single cell in the body contains protein and the body needs the macronutrient to repair and replenish all cells. Hair, skin, muscles, and nails are all made of this necessary component. It is a source the body needs for […]

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All About Apples: Health Benefits, Nutrition Facts and History…

Often called a “miracle food” and a “nutritional powerhouse,” an apple a day really may keep the doctor away as they’re one of the healthiest foods a person can eat. These round and juicy fruits are high in fiber and vitamin C, and they are also low in calories, have only a trace of sodium, […]

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How much salt should you really be eating?…

(Natural News) The sodium contained in salt is necessary for our body to function. It helps to ensure that proper nerve transmission, muscle contraction, and other body functions can take place. At the same time, because of how easily salt can add flavor to food, it is easy to eat too much salt… Read the rest […]

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15 Weight Loss Tricks That Make You Less Hungry…

A little health advice from powerofpositivity.com: https://www.powerofpositivity.com/15-weight-loss-tricks/

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Try these natural cures to ease migraines and headache pain…

(Natural News) Migraines can often be debilitating. More severe than common headaches, migraines are characterized by frequent, throbbing head pain, as well as nausea, chills, and a sensitivity to light and sound. People prone to or suffering from migraines should be careful with the food they eat. Certain foods might trigger onset, while others may be useful in […]

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Dark chocolate is good for your heart…

(from an article at NaturalNews.com) Chocolates are a guilty pleasure for many people around the world, but there’s nothing to feel bad about if you’re eating the right kind. Milk chocolate is the type that most people eat, but it is dark chocolate that is better for your health… Read the full article here: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-09-dark-chocolate-is-good-for-your-heart.html

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What Is Blood Sugar?…

Intro from LiveScience.com: Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main sugar found in blood. The body gets glucose from the food we eat. This sugar is an important source of energy and provides nutrients to the body’s organs, muscles and nervous system… Read all about blood sugar here: https://www.livescience.com/62673-what-is-blood-sugar.html

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Can Chocolate, Tea, Coffee and Zinc Help Make You More Healthy?…

Intro from enn.com: Ageing and a low life expectancy are caused, at least partly, by oxidative stress. A team of researchers led by Prof. Dr. Ivana Ivanović-Burmazović from the Chair of Bioinorganic Chemistry at FAU, together with researchers from the USA, have discovered that zinc can activate an organic molecule, helping to protect against oxidative stress. […]

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Balanced Plant-Based Diets Improve Our Health and the Health of the Planet…

(Intro from enn.com) Well-balanced and predominantly plant-based diets can lead to improved nutrient levels, reduce premature deaths from chronic diseases by more than 20%, and lower greenhouse gas emissions, fertilizer application, and cropland and freshwater use, globally and in most regions, a new study reports… Read the full article here: https://www.enn.com/articles/55747-balanced-plant-based-diets-improve-our-health-and-the-health-of-the-planet

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Researchers have discovered how to slow aging…

Summary:  Previous research showed it was possible to reduce the burden of damaged cells, termed senescent cells, and extend lifespan and improve health, even when treatment was initiated late in life. They now have shown that treatment of aged mice with the natural product Fisetin, found in many fruits and vegetables, also has significant positive […]

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Spirulina: Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits…

(Intro from LiveScience.com) Spirulina is a microalgae that has been consumed for centuries due to its high nutritional value and supposed health benefits. Today, popular lifestyle personalities endorse Spirulina as a secret, potent “superfood,” and a “miracle from the sea.”… Read a thorough overview of Spirulina here: https://www.livescience.com/48853-spirulina-supplement-facts.html

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Eating in 10-hour window can override disease-causing genetic defects, nurture health…

Summary:   Scientists found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could still be protected against obesity and metabolic diseases by having their daily access to food restricted to a 10-hour window… Read all about this study by the Salk Institute here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180831130131.htm

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Consuming milk at breakfast lowers blood glucose throughout the day…

Summary:  A change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. A team of scientists found that milk consumed with breakfast cereal reduced postprandial blood glucose concentration compared with water, and high dairy protein concentration reduced postprandial blood glucose concentration compared with normal dairy protein […]

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This Professor Called Coconut Oil ‘Pure Poison.’ Is She Right?…

A Harvard nutrition professor’s lecture has ignited a new front in the battle over coconut oil. In one camp, coconut oil acolytes who claim the stuff can prevent heart disease, increase metabolism and burn fat. In the other, researchers like University of Freiburg professor Karin Michels, who called the stuff “pure poison”… Read the article […]

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Moderate carbohydrate intake may be best for health, study suggests…

Summary:  A new study has found that diets both low and high in carbohydrates were linked with an increase in mortality, while moderate consumers of carbohydrates had the lowest risk of mortality. The study also found that low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with proteins and fats from plant sources were associated with lower risk of […]

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Probiotic use is a link between brain fogginess, severe bloating…

Summary:  Probiotic use can result in a significant accumulation of bacteria in the small intestine that can result in disorienting brain fogginess as well as rapid, significant belly bloating, investigators report… Read this article at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180806095213.htm

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