Food and Health

Grape seed may help fight bowel cancer

2014-02-17 15:04
Delicious, nutritious grapes

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.

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Eating More of This Nutrient Can Help Improve Reaction Time

2014-02-13 09:32
Nutrient Can Help Improve Reaction Time

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.

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12 Common Nutrient Deficiencies in the Gluten Free Diet

2014-02-11 18:11
Apple a gluten free diet

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.

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There's a link between sleep disorders and depression

2014-02-03 07:37
A kid getitng some sleep

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.

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Hempseed oil is loaded with exceptionally healthy compounds

2014-01-31 08:34
Hemp plant

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.

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Omega-3 fatty acids may have even more health benefits than thought

2014-01-24 07:38
Tasty and nutritious sardines

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.

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Surviving a Holiday Party Gluten Free

2013-12-17 21:43
Christmas Party Gluten Free

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.

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Having Problems with Parkinson's Disease: Try Exercise

2013-12-11 10:04
An elderly woman taking a walk

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.

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Want to live longer: Try some nuts

2013-11-21 14:10
Nuts mixed with a delicious salad

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.

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Do You Know Which Soybean is Best for Losing Weight?

2013-11-20 10:19
Soybean for losing weight

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.

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How to cook your french fries without a whopping dose of acrylamide

2013-11-19 07:49

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?

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Sweet potatoes lower blood sugar and 4 other amazing benefits

2013-11-13 23:10
Sweet potatoes help reduce blood sugar levels

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.

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Good news for Chinese food lovers: Tofu and dry bean may lower cancer risk

2013-11-08 09:48
Delicious, nutritious tofu

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.

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