Tag Archives: Diet

Home » Posts Tagged "Diet"

Fruit and veg: For a longer life

Fruit and veg: For a longer life Eating loads of fruit and vegetables – 10 portions a day – may give us longer lives, say researchers. The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year. The team also identified specific fruit and veg that reduced the risk of cancer and heart disease. The analysis showed even small amounts had a health boon, but more is even better. A portion counts as 80g (3oz) of fruit or veg – the equivalent of a small...

Read More »

Climate Change is Affecting Health

Climate Change is Affecting Health Regardless of your political leanings and whether you agree with President Donald Trump’s position on the Paris Climate Accord, doctors say the climate change is affecting health. And to add, agricultural and marine experts say climate change is reducing the levels of important nutrients in our food. Both factors could dramatically change overall health in America, say physicians and climate experts. A recent report by The Medical Consortium Society on Climate Change interviewed 435,000...

Read More »

Vegatarian Athlete Diet

Vegatarian Athlete Diet It’s time to put an end to the idea that eating a vegetarian or vegan diet and running well are mutually exclusive.  There are plenty of world-class athletes (and not just endurance runners) that don’t eat meat. Running icon Bart Yasso is a vegetarian.  Scott Jurek, one of the greatest ultramarathoners of all time, is vegan.  (He now holds the American record of 165 miles run in 24 hours!)  Brendan Brazier is a vegan pro Ironman triathlete.  Robert Cheeke even makes the vegan diet work...

Read More »

Coping with Migraines

Coping with Migraines Migraine is an extraordinarily prevalent neurological disease, affecting 38 million men, women and children in the U.S. and 1 billion worldwide. Everyone either knows someone who suffers from migraine, or struggles with migraine themselves. Migraine is the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world. Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes someone with migraine. Amazingly, 12% of the population – including children – suffers from migraine. 18% of American women, 6% of men, and 10% of...

Read More »

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil Health Benefits of Coconut Oil Skin care: Coconut oil is excellent massage oil that acts as an effective moisturizer on all types of skin, including dry skin. Unlike mineral oil, there is no chance of having any adverse side effects on the skin from the application of coconut oil. Therefore, it is a safe solution for preventing dryness and flaking of skin. It also delays the appearance of wrinkles and sagging of skin, which normally accompany aging. It helps in preventing degenerative...

Read More »

Vitamin B6 Health Benefits

Vitamin B6 Health Benefits The health benefits of Vitamin B6 or Pyridoxamine include stimulating co-enzymatic activities, protecting the immune system, and having positive effects on metabolism, premenstrual syndrome, hormone control, emotional disorders, skin conditions, cardiac diseases, kidney disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome, multiple sclerosis, anemia, arthritis and influenza. Vitamin B6, also know as Pyridoxamine, plays an essential role in human life, when health is being considered as an important issue. If you...

Read More »

Osteoarthritis Pain Relief

Osteoarthritis Pain Relief Press Release from the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress: F4CP Addresses Osteoarthritis Pain Relief, Emphasizes Importance of Physical Activity and Value of Chiropractic Care  CARMICHAEL, Calif. – January 19, 2016 – With research from the American College of Rheumatology concluding that less than 13 percent of men and less than 8 percent of women who suffer from osteoarthritis meet the guideline of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity, low-impact activity per week, and an additional...

Read More »

Train Your Brain For Healthy Eating

Train Your Brain For Healthy Eating Can you learn to like healthy food? Or after years of making poor food choices, are you programmed to crave fatty, sugary foods forever? A new but small study, by Tufts University, shows that is may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthier foods over processed high caloric foods. Brain scans of adult men and women suggests that the addictive power of unhealthy food can be changed to increase preferences for healthy foods, according to scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HNRCA) at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Read More »

Featured Posts