Food and Health
Cancer can be a killer and natural remedies with proven effectiveness in the fight against cancer are therefore always appreciated. Grape seed has emerged as a potential potent natural remedy in the fight against cancer. Recent research highlights the value of a complementary approach to fighting bowel cancer, with grape seed used along with conventional treatment.
Everyone has experienced a time when they had to think and move fast. How would you rate your reflexes in times of trouble? If you are on the slower side, you may want to ensure your diet includes a particular nutrient that is found in spinach and soy.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where consuming a protein called gluten causes damage to the small intestine. Left untreated, it can lead to nutrient deficiencies and other long-term health complications. More than 2 million Americans are undiagnosed and at risk.
It is vitally important for your kids to sleep well at night to maintain good mental health. Although good nutrition is often highlighted as being the most significant factor for good mental health in a growing child, the vital importance of good sleep should not be forgotten. Recent research points to a genetic link between sleep disorders in kids and depression.
Hempseed oil has surfaced as being loaded with an unusually large quantity of healthy compounds. It often appears that claims dealing with the positive health impact of hempseed oil may simply be part of heavy marketing campaigns by natural health advocates. However, the excessive claims of good health with hempseed oil have been backed up by scientific research.
There has been a great deal of excitement over the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. They have been shown in research to benefit heart health and brain health. More and more people have been enjoying more fish and taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements due to these findings. Recent research shows that omega-3 fatty acids may have even more health benefits than originally thought.
I recently joined a Celiac Support Group that welcomes both the newly diagnosed and those who have been dealing with the ups and downs of a gluten-free lifestyle for some time.
Having trouble focusing? Lost your keys (again)? Perhaps you should take a look at what you have eaten this week. A new study suggests that consuming junk food can affect the brain - even after only one week.
Eating just one apple a day could save your life by preventing heart attack or stroke. It seems eating an apple a day compares favorably to cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins when it comes to heart disease prevention, based on a new BMJ study.
Tis the season for Christmas parties and family gatherings. One thing you can always count on at this time of year is plenty of food. Unfortunately, if you have been diagnosed with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, you may be challenged to find something to eat among all of the holiday appetizers and pastries. Thankfully, there are plenty of experts ready to help.
People suffering from Parkinson's disease generally feel horrible and are searching for manners to improve their condition. This can be a devastating illness which can cause tremors and slowed body movements. The best approaches to treatment of this condition, aimed at slowing its progression, are generally felt to be complementary, meaning a combination of orthodox medical approaches and alternative medicine.
It has been previously thought that vegans have a greater risk of developing hypothyroidism due to a low intake of the mineral iodine. However, a new study from researchers at Loma Linda University suggests that a plant-based diet may actually be protective.
Nuts are more than delicious. They can also help us live longer. Find out how eating nuts can contribute to health and a long life.
We see more and more people eating a lot of fish, chicken, vegetables and fruit and less red meat and junk food. Recent research says that adding some delicious nuts to your diet may also prolong your life.
Soybeans can aid weight loss, but which ones are best for fighting fat?
Would you like to reduce your risk of blood clots, fight inflammation, prevent some cancers, and even lost weight—all at the same time just by eating one particular soybean? According to Dr. Oz this superfood is as close to you as your local grocery store and is among the least expensive foods on the shelf for losing weight.
Some processed; baked foods contain a cancer causing chemical known as acrylamide that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking action to have removed from our food. Other foods form the cancer causing agent because of the way we cook. Why you don't want acrylamide in your food.
Acrylamide in food is the target of the FDA. The chemical is formed when foods are cooked at high temperatures and it may cause cancer in humans. What else could acrylamide to to your health?
Despite the fact that they are primarily a carbohydrate sweet potatoes are also high in fiber and can actually help stabilize your blood sugar and lower insulin resistance. That is great news for type two diabetics. They also contain a very specific protein type hormone that plays a large role in the reduction of the development of insulin resistance.
Good Chinese dishes are lower in fat and cholesterol than your standard western dishes. An interest has arisen dealing with the possible cancer protective properties in many Chinese foods. Recent research shows that tofu and dry beans may protect against gastric cancer.