Posts Tagged Nutrition

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 Advertisements

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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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Food Sustainability, Migration, Nutrition and Women…

ROME, Jun 19 2018 (IPS) – We worry about how we can continue to put food on our tables; and yet one-third of food is never eaten, instead being lost or wasted… Read the article here at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/06/food-sustainability-migration-nutrition-women/

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Interesting facts #32…

What are Superfoods? Superfoods are foods — mostly plant-based but also some fish and dairy — thought to be nutritionally dense and thus good for one’s health. Blueberries, salmon, kale and acai are just a few examples of foods that have garnered the “superfood” label…  Read all about Superfoods at livescience.com: https://www.livescience.com/34693-superfoods.html

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Science Proves Yoga Has An Incredible Impact On Resilience…

Intro: Ever feel like health news is too overwhelming, fast-paced, or hard to decipher? Us too. Here, we filter through the latest in integrative health, wellness trends, and nutrition advice, reporting on the most exciting and meaningful breakthroughs. We’ll tell you exactly what you need to know—and how it might help you become a healthier and […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention… 

Some health information from Livescience.com: http://www.livescience.com/34760-irritable-bowel-syndrome-diarrhea-constipation.html

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Cucumbers: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts… 

Health facts from Livescience.com: http://www.livescience.com/51000-cucumber-nutrition.html

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Watermelon: Health Benefits, Risks & Nutrition Facts…

Some health info from Livescience.com: http://www.livescience.com/46019-watermelon-nutrition.html

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Opinion: Healthy Diets for Healthy Lives…

 ROME, May 5 2015 (IPS) – In the last half-century, people’s lifestyles have changed dramatically. Life expectancy has risen almost everywhere, but this has been accompanied by an increase of so-called non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases, and diabetes – causing more and more deaths in all corners of the world… Read the article here at […]

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A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight…

Healthy news from New York Times – nytimes.com: “…a new study shows that mice prevented from eating at all hours avoided obesity and metabolic problems — even if their diet was sometimes unhealthful…” Read about it here: A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight…

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8 Reasons You’re Tired All The Time and How To Beat Fatigue…

from mindbodygreen.com One of the top health problems I talk to people about is chronic fatigue or extremely low energy levels. From generalized fatigue to the more serious chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), this epidemic of extreme tiredness is hitting a record amount of people. Chronic fatigue syndrome by itself affects more than 1 million Americans, more […]

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Want To Detox? Eat This Superfood…

from mindbodygreen.com… “In a world where toxins seem to be everywhere, a food that sucks those bad chemicals right out of your body seems like a science fiction dream-come-true. Well, broccoli sprouts, and other cruciferous vegetables like kale, may just be the amazing detox food we’ve all been waiting for!…” Read more here: …Superfood…

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Natural News Blogs – 6 “Healthy” Foods That Could Be Making You Fat…

From NaturalNews.com… “It happens to the best of us. With all good intentions we start eating something that we thought was healthy or at least the healthier alternative. And let me correct myself – these five things I’m going to list aren’t the end of the world if you consume them, don’t get me wrong. […]

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Concerned about cancer, inflammation, memory loss or diabetes? ‘Holy Fruit of the Himalayas’ can help…

  “(NaturalNews) With environmental pollutants, radiation, stress and chemicals bombarding us at every turn, simply consuming a clean diet isn’t enough to ensure health – additional fortification with nutrient-dense superfoods is often required to avoid serious disease and illness. Luckily, a bright orange Himalayan berry can tackle many of our modern health issues and encourage […]

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Ten foods to help reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s…

“(NaturalNews) The incidences of dementia and Alzheimer’s in the United States are anticipated to increase along with people’s longevity. A study indicated that the direct and indirect medical costs in the country may be expected to double by the year 2040. The rising number of incidences of these mental conditions have triggered efforts to devise […]

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