Food and Health

Get rid of white spots on your teeth with diet

2017-02-26 17:04
getting rid of white spots on teeth with diet

White spots on the teeth are an indication of loss of mineral content from the surface of your teeth also known as enamel. But in order to get rid of white spots on teeth naturally, there are two main things that must be understood:

• Nutritional intake from diet plays a huge role on dental diseases and general oral health, as explained in manystudies.

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Keeping sugar levels down may help prevent Alzheimer’s

2017-02-26 08:08
Alzheimer's

Researchers say they have determined there is a "tipping point" which is linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's is a tragic kind of dementia which is associated with difficulties with memory, thinking and behavior.

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Ben Franklin's Advice Proven Correct in New Obesity Study

2017-02-24 14:58
Time and obesity

Early birds are more like to make healthy diet choices, and thus are less likely to be overweight.

Early to Bed, Early to Rise – it may make not make you wealthy or wise, but there is a good chance your diet is a healthy one if you are a morning person.

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Diet for COPD Includes Lots of Fruits and Vegetables

2017-02-24 14:36
Fruits and veggies for COPD

Those affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD may want to include certain fruits and vegetables into their daily diet.

COPD is a progressive disease – meaning it gets worse over time – that causes difficulty breathing due to changes in the lung tissue.

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Why soy foods may be the key to heart health for many people

2017-02-22 16:00
Soy Benefits

Researchers say a micronutrient which is found in soy may have a significant heart protective benefit.

There has been a growing awareness of the connection between diet and the health of the heart. It appears foods with soy may benefit heart health.

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12 weeks in a vegetarian diet improves bowel habits, reduces stress and increases nutritional status

2017-02-20 03:07
vegetarian is best reveals new research

We have all heard that you are what you eat, and that a balanced diet with less fat, less processed food and more vegetables, is best. But now, there is real basis to affirm that a vegetarian diet is indeed better for a person’s overall health.

A study published by the Korean society of Clinical nutrition, has discussed the findings of an experiment done at a Korean Middl

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Eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids benefits brain health

2017-02-19 03:10
Delicious, nutritous salmon

There is an association between eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids and better cognition.

It is not a myth that eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids is good for the health of your brains.

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Fiber and the Role of Bacteria in Colon Cancer: 6 Ways To Protect Colon

2017-02-16 16:11
Fiber and Colon Cancer

Fiber from whole grains, fruits and vegetables protect against colon cancer in more ways than one.

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in Americans, but many cases could be prevented with some lifestyle changes – including cleaning up your diet.

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Try a Mediterranean diet and virgin olive oil for fighting heart disease

2017-02-15 08:15
Olive oil

Researchers say a Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost your levels of 'good' cholesterol and help fight heart disease.

Heart disease is a leading cause of death worldwide. Sedentary lifestyles and poor diets with high levels of bad cholesterol have been associated with heart disease.

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Natural remedies are helpful for treatment of impetigo

2017-02-14 18:21
A healthy vegetable salad

Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection which is generally seen in children, although it is also sometimes seen in adults. Antibiotics are the mainstay of conventional treatment for impetigo, but natural remedies are also very helpful.

If impetigo is not treated aggressivley it can have serious complications. Natural remedies offer hope for effective treatment of impetigo.

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Another Fast Food Horror That Should Make You Think Twice About Drive-Thru Food

2017-02-13 17:24
screwworms, popeyes, fast food

If you read this particular breaking story in recent news, you might be so horrified you'd vow never to eat at a fast food chain again – which you shouldn't be doing anyway.

It's been pounded into your head over and over – fast food is bad for your body.

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Benefits of Fruits and Veggies: Well-Being and Also Happiness

2017-02-13 12:37
fruits and veggies

Eating a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables is not only good for your body – it is also good for your happiness and well-being.

When we start a new diet, we often think of the physical benefits it will bring – weight loss, lowered blood pressure, decreased fatigue.

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There is hope for treatment of Alzheimer's with diet and probiotics

2017-02-12 07:50
Dementia

Researchers have found that bacteria in the gut may play a significant role in Alzheimer’s disease. This finding opens up new considerations for prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer's is a devastating type of dementia that leads to memory loss and loss of other intellectual abilities.

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How prebiotics may offer a key to treatment of stress

2017-02-11 09:14
Delicious meal of shrimp and asparagus

Researchers say that prebiotics may offer help with the treatment of stress. Prebiotics are various types of fibers which are not digestible.

Too much stress has been associated with many emotional and physical problems such as depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, and heart attacks.

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Clean air may help prevent type 2 diabetes

2017-02-08 09:00
Clean air and Diabetes

Research shows there is a link between air pollution and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Therefore spending more time in clean air may help decrease the risk for this illness.

Type 2 diabetes is a leading cause of death and rising rates of this serious metabolic disease are being seen.

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Remember to focus on seven heart healthy habits

2017-02-03 08:06
Heart health

While saving lives focusing on seven heart healthy habits could also save billions in Medicare costs.

In spite of an increasing awareness of the primary factors associated with heart disease this remains the leading cause of death in the United States.

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Poor Metabolic Health a Risk Factor for Colon Cancer

2017-02-02 15:34

Obesity is a risk factor for several cancers, including colon cancer, but other factors play in as well.

You probably already know that being overweight increases your risk of developing colon cancer, but the scale doesn’t have the final say.

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For Heart Health, Be Sure You Eat Foods with this Vitamin

2017-02-02 14:19
vitamin and health

Diet is an important part of the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, including getting enough of this important vitamin.

At least 2.7 million Americans today are living with atrial fibrillation – also called A-Fib or AF – which is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure or other hea

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Cues may help you beat an obsession with junk food

2017-01-30 05:52
Junk food

There seems to be a way out of the unhealthy junk-food eating cycle by using preventive cues.

Eating too much junk food is associated with obesity. It sometimes seems almost impossible to break out of an addiction to junk food. However, it appears cues can help beat this obsession.

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Fruits, veggies, fish and whole grains nurture healthy bones

2017-01-27 06:34
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A new study has suggested that anti-inflammatory diets which are generally high in fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains may enhance the health of bones and prevent fractures in some women.

As women age they are often confronted with the problem of loss of bone health which leads to bone fractures. Research shows that proper nutrition may help alleviate this problem.

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A low calorie diet is good for a monkey and probably you too

2017-01-23 17:48
A rhesus monkey

Researchers have found the survival and health of monkeys is enhanced by a low calorie diet. This is probably also true for people.

There has been some controversy about the effects of diet on the health of monkeys. Recent research shows the survival and health of monkeys is improved with a low calorie diet.

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Manipulating the sugar in your diet may lead to better health

2017-01-21 09:27
Sugar

Researchers have found the kind of sugar you consume, not just the amount, has an impact on problems with your health. In rats it has been determined fructose consumption for a long time causes more vascular and liver damage than sucrose consumption.

The craving for sugar seems to be addictive in nature. The sweet taste of sugar is loved by men, women and children worldwide.

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Deficiency of This Vitamin Worsens Metabolic Disease

2017-01-20 16:02
Metabolic Disease

Metabolic syndrome is the name given to a group of symptoms that increase your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Eating a healthy, balanced diet can help reduce your risk.

A diet high in fat is one trigger for metabolic syndrome, as it contributes in many ways – potential weight gain, especially in the abdominal area, and increasing cholesterol levels, a risk factor

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Meats and nuts may help with Parkinson’s disease

2017-01-13 05:58
Nuts

Researchers have found people who have types of early-onset Parkinson’s disease may benefit from increasing niacin in their diet. Some nuts and meats contain niacin.

Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the nervous system which progresses slowly and affects movement.

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Fortified fish sauce offers good nutrition for mothers and children

2017-01-12 05:23
Fish with fish sauce

Researchers have found fish sauce provides mothers and young children in Cambodia with better nutrition.

Good nutrition is vital for good health in body and mind. Researchers have found vitamin fortified fish sauce is a good source of needed nutrition for mothers and children in Cambodia.

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