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|11/26/2016 - Could carotenoids be the secret to preventing cognitive decline? New research has suggested that eating foods like carrots, sweet potatoes and kale could have a powerful impact on your brain's health and functionality, especially as you age.
Carotenoids are a group of antioxidant compounds that often...|
|11/25/2016 - Do you think it's really possible to actually lose weight eating nothing but a steady diet of pre-processed McDonald's fast food? Well, the restaurant chain would sure like for you to believe that, even though most items on McDonald's menus have been proven to be stuffed with unhealthy ingredients.
|10/27/2016 - Nothing beats a home-cooked meal. Not only does food taste better when you prepare it yourself, but it's also a lot healthier. Unfortunately, this can also be very time-consuming depending on the dish in question, and today's hectic lifestyle means that a lot of us can't cook something special from...|
|10/21/2016 - Most of us who make a conscious effort to eat healthy food have been on the receiving end of a fair amount of ridicule over our choices, whether it's our father-in-law insisting that one piece of bacon won't kill us, or our well-meaning friend telling us to "live a little" and join her for a 1,000-calorie...|
|8/22/2016 - In a tragic reflection of the sorry state of Venezuela's economy under the so-called "leadership" of socialist president Nicolas Maduro, citizens have resorted to killing and eating rare animals from the Caricuao Zoo in the capital city of Caracas.
Desperate and hungry residents of the city have...|
|8/17/2016 - The Fukushima disaster has been out of the news cycle for more than a year now, but the radioactive fallout and its cascade of adverse effects is far from being just another page in the history books. Reports from around the world indicate that Fukushima radiation is still wreaking havoc on people's...|
|7/28/2016 - As reported by The Telegraph, eating curry at least once a week may help you to prevent dementia, according to new research published in the Journal of Nutrition. The study by Australian scientists shows that a weekly hit of spicy food will keep your mind sharper for longer.
Turmeric has been identified...|
|7/21/2016 - It may sound too good to be true, but a recent study has shown that a diet that includes an unlimited amount of healthy fats is actually helpful in preventing heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer.
A meta-study led by US Department of Veterans Affairs research scientist Dr. Hanna Bloomfield revealed...|
|6/26/2016 - By limiting your intake of certain fish, and eating complementary foods that remove mercury from your system, you can enjoy the benefits of consuming seafood without endangering your health, as revealed in Mike Adam's new book, Food Forensics, which will hit all the major booksellers on July 26.
|6/3/2016 - Have you seen this sign at a supermarket yet? It reads, "These Fruits and Vegetables have been coated with FDA-approved food-grade Vegetable-, Petroleum-, Beeswax-, and/or Shellac-based wax or resin to maintain freshness." The list of cellophane-wrapped "fresh" vegetables and fruits, that are coated...|
|5/17/2016 - The eating disorder anorexia nervosa (commonly called "anorexia"), may be caused in part by a bacterial infection that triggers a faulty response from the immune system. That cutting edge theory is presented in the journal Medical Hypotheses, by researchers from Lancaster University and University Hospitals...|
|4/16/2016 - The World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that the number of adults living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled since 1980. A whopping 422 million people are now believed to be living with the deadly disease, compared to just 108 million in 1980.
During that same time, the global prevalence...|
|4/5/2016 - A preservative chemical that's routinely added to hot dogs, beef jerky, bacon and breakfast sausage is now being deployed by government researchers as a fatal bait to poison wild hogs to death. Development of the deadly hog poison is being pursued by none other than the U.S. Department of Agriculture,...|
|3/4/2016 - Referred to as a "maverick allergist" by The New York Times, Dr. Theron G. Randolph is the pioneer of environmental medicine, a field involving environmental science, chemistry and medicine that examines the impact our physical environment has on human health.
Randolph and others in this field of...|
|2/12/2016 - It seems like every day health officials are saying something new about what we should and shouldn't be eating. Fish is commonly quoted as being among the healthiest foods on the planet, and it is packed full of important nutrients, including protein, vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids – all of...|
|2/11/2016 - A recent study of older adults who consume at least one portion of seafood a week, and who carry a risk gene for Alzheimer's and dementia, found fewer signs of brain changes over time, suggesting that seafood may prevent or at least slow the progression of Alzheimer's.
The study was recently published...|
|2/11/2016 - It's no secret that the United States is filled with obese people; it's estimated that over one-third of adults are obese, as are approximately 17 percent of the country's youth. That's a lot of folks walking around with stomachs spilling over their waistbands, tired just from climbing the stairs.(1)
|2/7/2016 - In a surprising twist of nature, a fascinating photograph has emerged of a particularly ferocious beetle larva eating a living toad from the inside out.
The image reveals how larvae of beetles from the genus Epomis have become specialized at killing frogs, salamanders and various other amphibians.
|2/2/2016 - Middle-age-spread is a real issue for both men and women who step into their 40s. As the metabolism slows down with age, and the muscle mass is reduced as well, it's increasingly difficult for the body to burn fat and stay fit. Although some handle it better than others, middle age is far from a breezy...|
|1/25/2016 - We live in an age of pseudo-illness, from obesity to ADHD. These "diseases" are cooked up in the imaginations of doctors and psychiatrists who attach a label to any arbitrary list of symptoms. In the latest gambit of intellectual chutzpah, scientists at the University of Northern Colorado claim that...|
|1/18/2016 - It's no secret to tens of millions of Americans that Big Food is poisoning us daily with their fare. If that were not the case, then GMO-free restaurant chains like Chipotle wouldn't be as popular as they are, and sales of organic foods would not be reaching record levels year after year.
|10/20/2015 - More than 85 percent of Americans are concerned about pesticide residue on their fruits and vegetables, according to a recent Consumer Reports survey of 1,050 people. However, many people are confused as to what to do about it, which is understandable, because if you aren't growing your own food yet,...|
|9/8/2015 - You may want to spice things up in your life, and no, we're not talking about whispering sweet nothings between the sheets. According to an international team of researchers led by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, eating spicy foods may be the key to longevity. They found that eating such foods...|
|9/3/2015 - According to the American Cancer Society, more than 93,000 new cases of colon cancer and more than 39,500 new cases of rectal cancer have been estimated for 2015 in the U.S. In fact, they say that one in 20 Americans will likely develop colon cancer at one point in their lifetime. In the United Kingdom,...|
|9/1/2015 - Eating a "Southern diet" heavy on fried foods, processed meats and sugary drinks increases the risk of heart disease by more than half, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and published in the journal Circulation.
Heart disease is the top killer...|
|7/29/2015 - Now that the World Health Organization has publicly condemned glyphosate herbicide as "probably carcinogenic to humans," awareness of this insidious chemical's contamination of the human food supply is suddenly exploding among health-conscious consumers.
Most people, however, have no awareness at...|
|7/16/2015 - The National School Lunch Program's supplies meals for over 21 million low-income, food insecure children around the country. For many, it is the only meal they will eat all day, so the USDA created specific guidelines to ensure these students are receiving the most nutritious meal possible.
|7/6/2015 - Chocolate lovers, rejoice: researchers have found that eating chocolate can have a positive impact on your health. In a study involving nearly 158,000 men and women, they determined that a correlation existed between the consumption of chocolate and a diminished risk of stroke and heart attacks.
|6/1/2015 4:38:12 PM - Although there aren't any genetically modified oats on the marketplace today, that doesn't mean we should run to stores with open arms, thankful that we're eating healthy foods. The truth is, products containing oats are typically sprayed with the cancer-causing herbicide ingredient -- you know, the...|
|5/19/2015 - For most of history, food was grown from the seeds passed down from the last harvest. The produce from each year's harvest was labeled and sold as the food it was. Life was simple. Food didn't need an "organic" label to prove that it was real, and the diversity of crops abounded. Small farms were the...|
|3/28/2015 - In the first study to assess nuts' health benefits across all races and not just high-income, white populations as has previously been studied, researchers have found that consumption of the food is heart-protective. Specifically, peanuts were linked to a lower incidence of death stemming from heart...|
|3/6/2015 - In a world where meaning is malleable, you can twist the truth however you want. You can create a story to make worthwhile endeavors look bad. You can make harmful practices appear attractive.
The mental health system has recently taken a shot at making healthy food choices appear dangerous, if you...|
|11/30/2014 - Managing and maintaining a healthy weight is an on-going, conscious task for many of us; even avid gym-goers have to deal with daily dietary decisions. Fine dining at fancy restaurants, sweet desserts and attractive cocktails are just a few of life's temptations, making the balance between exercising...|
|10/30/2014 - A white powder that glues together small scrap pieces of beef, lamb, chicken and fish is sold by the kilo and is considered to be the meat industry's "dirty little secret." This is not breaking news, as the industry has been at it for quite some time, but just how many people need to know if they're...|
Eating is something we take for granted due to conditioning. As little kids, what choice do we have other than eating what our parents put before us? But, as we get older and somehow develop consciousness, we can make choices.
Hopefully, the processes by which some of our food choices get to us...|
|10/20/2014 - When deciding to finally become healthy, one of the first things we evaluate and change is the food we put in our mouth. After all, nutrition is the fuel our body runs on and to get premium results we need the best fuel, right? Turns out that is only partly true, as many people are figuring out that...|
|10/10/2014 - The ever-evolving Ebola narrative is broaching into ludicrous territory, with reports now claiming that wild dogs are going around digging up the rotting remains of deceased victims and eating their flesh in the streets. Special Ebola graveyards, where the dead are being buried in haste and at shallow...|
|9/8/2014 - The food industry is a sophisticated, calculating and very profitable enterprise that preys on consumer weaknesses, ones they've strategically created.
Food sellers have one priority when it comes to consumers, and it's not their health, but rather assurance. They need you to keep coming back for...|
|9/7/2014 - Would you like some strawberries with that stinkbug? How about a little quinoa with that cricket?
The United Nations has a list of edible bugs on Earth -- over 1,900 to be exact -- in a released report that they hope will generate less of a "yuck" factor and more of an interest in the flavorful variety...|
|8/27/2014 - Studies have shown that when children eat meals with other family members, especially healthy meals, they're less likely to become involved in disordered eating, drug abuse or practice unsafe sex. (1)
Considering that up to 15 percent of youth in the United States suffer from depression and approximately...|
|8/22/2014 - Vision is one of mankind's most valued senses. Unfortunately, for many it's susceptible to extremely degenerative conditions. In the United States alone, nearly $7 billion is spent to treat cataracts, affecting about 22 million Americans over the age of 40.
Approximately 75 percent of adults require...|
|7/26/2014 - Everybody who cares about their health wants to eat organic, non-GMO foods, but the challenge is being able to afford it, right? Thanks to dwindling economic opportunities and job cuts almost everywhere, discretionary income is getting harder to come by for millions.
At the same time, eating foods...|
|7/25/2014 - Robert Foster used to weigh 327 pounds and his wife Jessica, tipped the scales at 287.(1) While Robert outwardly dealt with his weight though humor and embracing his love for bad foods, Jessica often felt as if she were invisible. However, when comments such as "she used to be something to look at....|
|7/19/2014 - It is a well known fact that several religious texts forbid the eating of pork. According to Leviticus, the third book of Judaism's Torah and Christianity's Old Testament, pork is an "unclean" meat and is non-kosher, since pigs do not "chew the cud." Meanwhile, the eating of pork is condemned no less...|
|7/14/2014 - People are catching on that a whole foods diet is a superior approach to achieving optimal health. Consuming plants directly from nature in an unadulterated format just seems to be the right thing to do and the way we feel confirms it. However, if one needs more convincing, here are six distinct benefits...|
|7/10/2014 - At 5-feet-4-inches tall and weighing 230 pounds, 29 year-old DeAnna Taylor often dismissed her excess weight as being "top heavy."(1) As a result, she spoke with a doctor about having breast reduction surgery, however, the doctor informed her that because she was morbidly obese, she'd have to lose at...|
|7/1/2014 - Smokers in general underestimate the power of processed, chemical-laden foods, chemical-laden drinks and chemical-laden personal care products to put their body in an acidic state, which makes them rely on nicotine even more for temporary relief of their "chemical hangover."
When smokers do finally...|
|6/26/2014 - Before you begin your journey into discovering for yourself why baked goods cause depression, you should pre-empt that knowledge with a basic understanding of where depression usually finds its roots, and then dig them up. This will prevent them from "growing back" later. After this, you should scrub...|
|6/13/2014 - There are many theories on how an individual should eat, and many diets have been created as a result of these beliefs. Whether a person eats vegetarian, vegan, Paleo or intuitively, it is a very personal decision based on experience and individual needs. However, if someone prefers a more scientific...|
|6/13/2014 - "It started as a small gathering behind my barn" says Marjory Wildcraft, the founder of the 7th Annual Bug Eating Festival which will be held in Austin's Zilker Park on June 21st starting at 7pm in the evening.
"It's just crazy how many people are into it now."
Wildcraft likens eating a cricket...|
|6/13/2014 - The juicy, tropical flavor of mangos are enjoyed by many, but there are other benefits of eating the fruit beyond its flavor. In fact, June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables month, and according to Mango.org, June is also National Mango Month. All the more reason to hone in on this healthy fruit!
|6/13/2014 - It seems that we are heading toward an environmental crisis. Global temperatures are rising; ice caps are melting, and much of our green land is turning to desert. Resources such as water and fossil fuels are becoming scarce, whilst the demand for them increases due to growing populations and widespread...|
|5/26/2014 - It's widely known that the traditional American diet, with the high consumption of processed and other junk foods, is not healthy.
However, new information from a report completed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture demonstrates just how destructive the eating habits of Americans truly are (1)....|
|5/21/2014 - It is common knowledge that eating vegetables and fruits is part of a sensible diet, and yet millions of otherwise health-conscious people ignore this advice and continue to nosh on a variety of processed junk foods placing them at considerable risk to succumb to the leading killer of men and women...|
|5/12/2014 - Parasites are a part of life. They cause serious health issues that, in some cases, become fatal. No one is exempt from these vile creatures. Every one, even you, has at least one type of parasite. Let's review the most common types of parasites that are literally eating humans from the inside out.
|5/7/2014 - Cholesterol is not a bad word. Like many other substances, there is the necessity in clarifying the information that is provided by popular media. Cholesterol is actually a natural compound that is made by the body and is necessary for good health. The problem lies with the types of cholesterol that...|
|5/6/2014 - Just one week on a diet composed mostly (but not entirely) of organic foods can reduce adults' exposure to pesticides by an astonishing 90 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from RMIT University in Australia and published in the journal Environmental Research on April 29.
|4/30/2014 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that about 79 million Americans are currently infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) and that, every year, around 14 million new cases of this sexually transmitted infection arise in both genders and across all sexual orientations.
|4/27/2014 - It's no secret that eating a variety of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables offer an array of health benefits from improving mood to lowering cholesterol. Many of them also have the ability to reduce the risk of stroke due to compounds that improve blood flow.
However, newer studies have surfaced...|
|4/22/2014 - Losing weight is challenging for the majority of people. Cutting calories and eating smaller meals can lead to more snacking. Though snacking can be a healthy habit, it most often just leads to weight gain. Here are some common snacking mistakes that lead to major weight gain.
Stress eating Stress...|
|4/22/2014 - Many times, people discard parts of fruits and vegetables that they consider unhealthy. Not only is this habit wasteful, but it may mean that people are missing out on health benefits they never considered. For example, while many folks tend to peel the white strands of an orange away from the fruit,...|
|4/21/2014 - Nutrition scientists have been promoting the effects of a diet filled with fruits and vegetables in their natural form for the better part of the last two decades, touting the plethora of protective flavonoids and fiber provided by these natural wonders. Most people would be impressed by the latest...|
|4/21/2014 - Just a single serving of legumes a day can significantly improve cholesterol levels and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from St. Michael's Hospital in Canada and published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on April 7.
|4/19/2014 - The medical profession is pretty vocal about the dangers of LDL, or the so-called "bad," cholesterol. Having too much low-denisty lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the body sets up a person's arteries to harden and become narrow. This condition, known as atherosclerosis, substantially raises the risks...|
|4/19/2014 - Notice how many juices are being bottled and sold on store shelves? We're literally being inundated by juice companies striving to get our attention to buy $10 juices by the dozens, ensuring we will get everything we need to clean out our systems if we just buy the juice.
Yes, juice can be a powerful...|
|4/16/2014 - The list of health benefits attributed to eating dark chocolate continues to grow! Now, new research published in American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry indicates that dark chocolate can help prevent type 2 diabetes and even obesity! The scientists found that in mice...|
|4/9/2014 - Recent research out of St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto has demonstrated that eating at least one serving of beans, lentils, chickpeas or peas a day can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by reducing bad cholesterol! Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.
|3/20/2014 - Is it possible that the world's No. 1 social media site could be contributing to another unhealthy condition? Yes, say researchers, who note that young women, especially, who spend a great deal of time on Facebook are more likely to be concerned about body image and, as such, are at risk for eating...|
|3/19/2014 - They may only do it one time a week. They may do it three or four times a day. But no matter how often sufferers of binge eating disorder overindulge, all are afflicted with the same addiction, and all require a comprenehsive, supportive treatment plan that focuses on triggers, say professionals who...|
|3/19/2014 - Intuitive Eating is a way of consuming food and drink that gets in touch with our body's natural abilities and instincts. The concept is quite simple: intuitive eaters listen to their body and eat when hungry, drink when thirsty, and eat and drink what their body is telling them it needs.
|3/11/2014 - Westernized society has traditionally focused on the lean, muscular portions of meat and low-fat dairy and poultry. Traditional cultures always favored the fatty regions, the organ meats and the bones as sources of valuable nutrition. Could one develop health problems from an imbalance of lean meat...|
|3/5/2014 - Mono-fruiting, or eating one type of fruit without introducing any other fruits or foods in the mix for long periods of time, is a common dietary lifestyle for many people. Just go online and it's clear that a lot of people are living life in mono-fruit land, preparing mono meals, taking trips to "Banana...|
|3/5/2014 - A New Zealand couple in their 60s have completed a year-long marathon on December 31 in Melbourne, running every single day of 2013. They have run a total of 15,782 km around Australia, setting a world record of 366 consecutive marathons in 366 days. Cancer survivor Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and her...|
|3/3/2014 - Heightened awareness surrounding the dangers of commercially processed food is hitting McDonald's, the number one global fast-food chain, where it hurts, their wallet.
Due to a decline in company sales and an attempt to remain "relevant," McDonald's CEO Don Thompson announced plans to provide speedier...|
|2/21/2014 - According to a report in Advances in Nutrition, a journal published by the American Society for Nutrition, it's high time that we take a closer look at the health benefits of pale produce, not just colorful ones. The report, "White Vegetables: A Forgotten Source of Nutrients," outlines the benefits...|
|2/4/2014 - The latest trend recommended by weight loss experts to stop over-eating is to practice intuitive eating. Basically, intuitive eating means that you satisfy physical, not emotional, hunger by tuning into your body's signals: you eat when you are hungry; stop when you feel satisfied rather than when you...|
|1/15/2014 - Sushi is a favorite among people of diverse ages and backgrounds. With a long history in Asian culinary tradition, sushi appeals to individuals all around the world. Typically, this type of food is perceived as healthy and safe. In fact, many individuals opt for sushi at lunch or dinner, because they...|
|1/10/2014 - Oftentimes, the most simple solution to avoiding health problems can be found in the past - namely, time-honored foods that are rooted in tradition and wisdom. Long-established cultures, through observation and a close connection with the land and its people, developed exceptionally nourishing food...|
|1/3/2014 - If you were to ask the vast majority of young and middle-aged adults if the type of foods they regularly consume had any effect on their risk of developing a host of different forms of cancer, most would indicate a passive ignorance, as they blindly believe that risk is predetermined by their genetic...|
|12/27/2013 - You may think that scientific validation of daily raw nut consumption lowering your risk of death from all causes by a whopping 20 percent would send a shock wave throughout the medical community and produce headlines on every major network TV channel and online information portal. Reports of this finding...|
|12/4/2013 - A practice being promoted on YouTube as a fad diet is actually a form of disordered eating that can pose serious health risks, health professionals are warning.
In videos promoting "the cotton ball diet," young girls soak cotton balls in lemonade or orange juice and then swallow them. The girls claim...|
|11/14/2013 - Winter is fast approaching. During the winter months, your body needs extra vitamins and minerals to help combat cold weather and illness and to maintain your good health. Sure, these vitamins can be found in supplements and over-the-counter vitamins, but instead of filling your body with pills, why...|
|9/25/2013 - They seem to be everywhere these days: straight-from-the-farm subscription programs where folks can order shares of the weekly food harvest from their favorite local farms and partake in their seasonal offerings. But community supported agriculture (CSA) is expanding to become a whole lot more than...|
|9/18/2013 - One of the basic tenets of NLP or Neurolinguistic Programming is that meaning is malleable.
Meaning is subjective and open to personal interpretation. This means that you can change the perceived meaning of just about anything as long as you are somewhat conscious and mentally flexible.
|8/14/2013 - In what is arguably the most shocking food study conducted since the Seralini "GMO rats" study released last year, researchers at the University of Utah have found that even a small amount of refined sugar consumption resulted in a doubling of the death rate of female mice.
Fed merely the equivalent...|
|7/25/2013 - The past decade has seen a continual rise in the number of new cardiovascular disease diagnosis, overtaking cancer as the primary cause of mortality in the US each year. Researchers have provided a vast number of studies detailing a host of natural foods, supplements and lifestyle modifications that...|
|7/19/2013 - The concept of "comfort foods" is indicative of emotional eating. It could involve binging on ice cream to sooth an emotional upset or constantly craving candy to sooth nervousness.
Not too serious now and then. But if chronically pursued, there's trouble ahead with obesity, diabetes, and poor liver...|
|7/14/2013 - Most people who don't tune into Natural News eat bug and weed killer every day, maybe even every meal of their lives. Many Americans, namely one in every three or more, get cancer and can't figure out why. Their doctors won't tell them the truth, and they just can't believe that it came from the food...|
|6/28/2013 - Formulating a healthy eating plan that is both balanced and nutritious can be difficult in today's world, especially when the guidelines pertaining to what constitutes healthy food vary dramatically depending on who you ask. Consequently, there are several healthy eating myths of which you will want...|
|6/5/2013 - Are people in Austin so hungry they are eating bugs?
"Well, it does help if you come to the party having skipped lunch," says Marjory Wildcraft, the host and creator 6th Annual Bug Eating Festival which will be held on Saturday June 29, 2013 at Zilker Park in Austin, TX starting about 7:00 p.m. "Hunger...|
|6/1/2013 - Sometimes the simplest truths in life are proclaimed from the mouths of children, and this was definitely the case at the recent annual shareholder meeting of fast food giant McDonald's, where a nine-year-old girl schooled the company's CEO Don Thompson on the issue of junk food. According to reports,...|
|5/24/2013 - Everything you purchase, whether it is to eat, drink, or put on your skin, is a choice you make which either supports life or supports death. What are you buying next? Are you buying aspartame, MSG, GMO, bleached foods and fluoridated water? Are you buying medicine that was made in a lab that makes...|
|5/23/2013 - Heart failure is considered to be one of the top killers for men and women across the United States. This year alone, more than 900,000 people in America will have a heart attack. What's interesting is that research is now showing that heart disease can actually stem back to eating behaviors at a very...|
|5/21/2013 - The impact of eating nuts has been evident for the past decade as repeated scientific studies confirm that the omega-3 fats in this tasty nut promote cardiovascular health as they improve cholesterol biomarkers. Walnuts provide healthy doses of essential minerals, fiber and vitamins to help promote...|
|5/5/2013 - Duke University is currently conducting a survey titled, "Finding Foods Fearful: A Study of Children and Adolescents with a Fear of Trying New Foods." In an attempt to "develop new treatments, help parents feel less blamed, and learn more about the development of taste preference," researchers are encouraging...|
|4/26/2013 - Children's dislike of healthy foods may pose a serious threat to their future. Parents, especially health-conscious parents, knowing that they are the greatest influences on their children's habits, can feel pressured to correctly instill healthy eating patterns.
If you want to help your children...|
|4/26/2013 - According to a new study, a pre-hypertensive condition is one of the major risk factors for serious health threats such as strokes and heart attacks. However, not too many people are aware that simply eating watermelons can be very effective in naturally fighting off pre-hypertension and therefore,...|
|3/11/2013 - A new study just published in Biomed Central's journal, BMC Medicine, has found a strong association between eating processed meat and developing heart disease and cancer. While other studies have found health risks from processed meats before, the new research is remarkable because it involved a huge...|
|2/4/2013 - Melamine plates and cups have been the tableware of choice for many Western families during the last couple of decades, and they are fondly associated with children's parties and outdoor picnics. According to a new study by researchers at the Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan; however, melamine...|
|1/24/2013 - Among certain people, the use of Facebook may lead to inflated self-esteem, poor self-control, and risky or even self-destructive behavior, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, Columbia Business School and published in the Journal of Consumer Research.
|1/4/2013 - "Physicians and parents should be aware that both overeating and binge eating are quite common in adolescents, and these problems put them at risk for other problems, such as drug use", says Kendrin Sonneville, doctor at Boston Children's Hospital.
Kids who overeat are more likely to try drugsA recent...|
|12/2/2012 9:20:17 PM - Most of us think if we blow-off breakfast we'll lose weight. How would you like to lose 30 pounds within a year?
Let's face it, losing weight isn't easy. But keeping it off is way harder. The people that study weight dilemmas say it can be done with little effort.
Reports say that one in five...|
|11/21/2012 - It's that time of year again. The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year's is associated not only with "Deck the Halls" and "Trim the Tree," but also with over-eating and over-indulging. During the six weeks of back-to-back holidays that includes Thanksgiving, Kwanza, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New...|
|11/17/2012 - A new study from Ohio State University found that eating mindfully - consuming food in response to physical cues of hunger and fullness - is as effective as sticking to nutrition-based guidelines to reduce both weight and blood sugar levels in adults with Type II diabetes.
Researchers said that in...|
|11/6/2012 - Eating plenty of oily fish, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other life-giving nutrients, several times a week can significantly reduce people's risk of having a stroke or developing other cerebrovascular diseases. These are the findings of a new study out of England, which reinforces the plethora...|
|11/3/2012 - The time from Thanksgiving to New Years is the most traveled month of the year. Even with the TSA nonsense at airports and increasing TSA presence at train stations, more people will continue the tradition of getting together with family members at some time during the holiday period.
Some of us...|
|10/29/2012 - It may come as no surprise that what we eat affects the brain, and this is most obvious when looking at dietary disorders like obesity, compulsive overeating, and diabetes. The annual conference of the Society for Neuroscience took place between October 13 and October 17, and featured several new studies...|
|10/27/2012 - The fall season brings, not only cooler temperatures and beautiful autumn colors, but also an abundance of nutrient dense fruits. Consuming produce when it's ripe and in season yields the best nutritional value. A few of the superfood fruits of fall include apples, cranberries, kumquats, persimmons,...|
|10/27/2012 - More evidence has emerged debunking the appropriateness of a whole grain-based diet for diabetics, which mainstream health authorities often recommend as beneficial for managing the disease. A new study out of Canada reveals that regularly eating beans, lentils, and other legumes instead of grains can...|
|8/18/2012 - In past research studies, scientists have vindicated the health promoting benefits of eating grapes to lower the risk of chronic diseases ranging from cancer to dementia and diabetes. Grapes of all varieties contain potent natural compounds known as polyphenols that provide critical antioxidant and...|
|8/17/2012 - In today's fast-paced world, many people, whether they realize it or not, routinely sacrifice the beauty and wonder of a meal well eaten for a quick morsel scarfed down in between their rush from point A to point B. But the only way to truly achieve vibrant health is to practice the art of mindful eating,...|
|8/7/2012 - Researchers from the University at Buffalo are coming forward with some new advice for people who are struggling to give up the use of tobacco products. The longitudinal study is a groundbreaking investigation of the mutually effective relationship between tobacco use and food choices.
|8/4/2012 - Eating can be a highly emotional process because food does more than just fill our stomachs. While eating to satisfy hunger is a normal function, emotional eating can be a self-defeating and destructive force in someone's life. Emotional eating is to eat for a reason other than hunger.
We are programmed...|
|8/2/2012 - This article is sure to get me in trouble with everybody, but I just had to cringe yesterday when I heard news reports of people lining up at Chick-fil-A restaurants all across the country to protest the attack on the restaurant's CEO by the LGBT community (and same-sex marriage advocates). (http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/chick-fil-supporters-gather-appreciation-day/story?id=16904664)
|7/31/2012 - Whether you are planning a "stay-cation" or an elaborate vacation to a exotic foreign land, eating away from home always presents a few obstacles. Maintaining your at-home healthy eating habits and avoiding the pitfalls travelers often face, can be a challenge. Preplanning is the key, which can mean...|
|6/16/2012 - Consuming a diet rich in naturally colorful foods not only is beautiful but encourages ultimate health balance. Enjoying a variety of each color group provides a powerful defense against disease and environmental stressors. Scientific research has confirmed the importance of consuming a broad spectrum...|
|6/12/2012 - There have been various reports on NaturalNews and in the mainstream media concerning the side effects of consuming food that has been genetically modified. Symptoms ranging from digestive and reproductive disorders to liver failure, internal bleeding and immune system dysfunction are being reported....|
|5/27/2012 - A former Florida resident who now lives in Peru recently filed a lawsuit against a doctor whose negligence, he says, resulted in his penis being completely eaten by flesh-eating bacteria. In a bizarre case of bacterial terrorism, 65-year-old Enrique Milla says Dr. Laurentiu Boeru, the anesthesiologist...|
|4/15/2012 - Imagine a vegetable garden in the dead of winter, then imagine that same garden on a sunny summer day. Part of the beauty of nature's bounties comes from how vastly different they are during the various seasons of the year. The seasons are a source of natural diversity, and this is why changes in growing...|
|3/31/2012 - Many of us already know that eating fruits and vegetables makes us healthy and energetic. We also know from experience that food and beauty are related. Now we have further evidence from research from University of St. Andrews in the UK that fruit and vegetable intake is also associated with healthy...|
|3/13/2012 - If you have ever wondered if there was a real fountain of youth or some deep, dark secret to lasting good looks, think about how you passed on those fruits and veggies when you were younger that your mom kept trying to get you to eat.
That's because, according to a new study, five portions daily...|
|3/11/2012 - As we age, one of the functions that can often deteriorate dramatically is our mental function - our brain power, if you will. The good news is, researchers may have discovered a way to prevent this kind of decline: Eat more berries.
That's right. According to research published in the American Chemical...|
|2/22/2012 3:57:09 PM - A new study carried out at Ohio State University and published in the journal Patient Education and Counseling shows that consuming a number of foods with low glycemic indexes (GI)each day can improve long-term dietary habits for type-2 diabetes patients.
The study was carried out on 35 type-2 diabetes...|
|2/18/2012 - A 6,000 calorie stack of three beef patties, three slices of processed American cheese, and 12 strips of bacon -- oh, and a couple veggies -- known as the "Triple Bypass Burger" recently lived up to its name at the Las Vegas restaurant "Heart Attack Grill" where it is served. Complete with "Flatline...|
|2/7/2012 - If you ate only McDonald's chicken McNuggets every day for practically every meal, what do you think your health condition would be like in 15 years? One British girl, 17-year-old Stacey Irvine, recently found out the hard way that such a diet severely destroyed her health when she was rushed to the...|
|1/30/2012 - A Harvard study suggests that avoiding BPA packaging most of the time isn't enough to avoid its toxic side effects. Even a daily bowl of canned soup is enough to spike your BPA levels by more than 1,200 percent.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health studied levels of the chemical BPA...|
|1/24/2012 3:32:53 PM - You can eat food that is organic every day, but if most of it is cooked on high heat then it is void of nutrition. Just about everyone has heard of the benefits of eating raw "live" food, but what ratio of your total food intake is actually raw (or not heated over 120 degrees)? When you add up everything...|
|1/6/2012 1:27:11 AM - Not everyone is able or ready to grow their own food yet. With food prices rising and the dollar shrinking, it's a good idea to know what to buy and where. The first thing to realize is eating solely for taste and eating out often are the wrong approaches.
Allocating serious shopping time for some...|
|1/1/2012 4:16:18 PM - Like everything else in life, eating is a matter of consciously making wise choices. It is something everyone must do to keep the body healthy and alive, which is the practical purpose for eating.
Unfortunately for many, the purpose of eating has become centered around satisfying the tastes the tongue...|
|11/30/2011 - According to the National Institute on Aging, as many as 5.1 million Americans may already have the progressive brain disease known as Alzheimer's, and those numbers are expected to increase as the population ages. What's more, countless people also suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Although...|
|11/17/2011 - It is common knowledge that candy bars, chips and fast food aren't healthful, so it's no surprise to find food additives in those ingredients lists. However, there are a surprising number of additives lurking in more innocent-sounding products like applesauce and sour cream, as well. Shoppers may logically...|
|10/14/2011 - If you're a foodie wanting to clean your system out, but can't stand the thought of a strict fast, try eating some kitchari. Ayurvedic doctors swear by this hearty dish made of basmati rice, mung dal, and aromatic Indian herbs; because it is super easy to digest, highly nourishing, and purifying, it...|
|9/29/2011 - Walnuts have long been known to influence the brain and in the natural health world, they're known as a key brain food. Now, according to research published in the British Journal of Nutrition, eating walnuts regularly can significantly increase critical thinking and especially what's called inferential...|
|9/17/2011 - Eating out of pure habit is something many people experience without even realizing it. Someone may unknowingly get into the habit of mindless eating while watching TV and then wonder where the few extra pounds came from. After a certain pattern is repeated so many times, that pattern becomes fixed...|
|6/15/2011 - Long gone are the days of common-sense courtesy when the average police officer actually took the time to consider the unique nature of minor law violations, and use his or her best judgment to decide whether a warning or a citation was most appropriate. New York City police officers recently issued...|
|5/11/2011 - In a nation where obesity numbers are skyrocketing and cancer rates are higher than ever before, more people are enjoying the benefits of a plant-based diet. Often referred to as "conscious eating," benefits of a plant-based diet include disease prevention, increased spirituality, and a reduction of...|
|5/3/2011 - Do you avoid foods that contain artificial colors and sweeteners, and stick to whole, unprocessed foods instead? If so, you just might have orthorexia, an imaginary "disease" created in 1997 by Dr. Steven Bratman that appears to be gaining more attention in recent days. According to a recent report...|
|2/21/2011 - Just about everybody who harks back a few decades are familiar with the famed cartoon character Popeye the Sailor Man, who downed a can of spinach to produce bulging muscles whenever he needed to get out of trouble. As researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Swedenfound have discovered, it turns...|
|2/18/2011 - Intuitive eating is a process that helps you learn how to listen to your body`s cues for hunger and satisfaction. Basically, it means eating when your are hungry and then stopping when you are full. But it also means enjoying food without feeling deprived or guilty.
Developed by dietician Evelyn...|
|1/20/2011 - Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Harvard University have discovered that eating blueberries helps to prevent the development of high blood pressure. According to their report, which will be published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, eating at least one serving of...|
|1/14/2011 - It would seem that more and more families lead separate lives within the home, seldom eating together unless the occasion is a special one, such as Thanksgiving or Christmas. However, sitting and eating together even a few nights a week, strengthens the family unit and can make children less vulnerable...|
|1/4/2011 - How do you eat more while losing more weight at the same time? One of the best answers is to eat "negative-calorie" foods, meaning that these foods actually take more energy to digest than they deliver to your body. While these foods may be an important source of phytonutrients, they are not sources...|
|12/29/2010 - Concern about eating genetically modified foods alarms many health conscious consumers. Mike Adams has likened these genetically altered foods to the Frankenstein monster and has raised concerns about the FDA's approval of a genetically altered salmon for human consumption. He has called the GM salmon...|
|12/23/2010 - There are several basic principles of health that your body is dying to follow. Here is a brief discussion of 5 of these, as they pertain to eating, below. If we follow these principles we can be assured of great benefits because indeed an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
|11/22/2010 - In case you're curious, here's what I'm buying and using right now from the realm of superfood supplements. But before I get to that list, please note that my No. 1 source for superfood is actually my local grocery store where I buy fresh, organic blueberries, raspberries, celery, lettuce greens, yams,...|
|11/10/2010 - A new study presented at the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition has revealed yet another amazing health benefit gained by eating apples. According to research out of the University of Michigan Health System, eating apples and apple products reduces...|
|8/17/2010 - As many as one in a thousand adults may binge eat in their sleep, according to an article in the New York Times.
More than 10 percent of adults suffer from a class of conditions known as parasomnia, or sleep disorders, the article notes. In addition to the more commonly known behaviors such as sleepwalking,...|
|7/28/2010 - According to a recent study out of Europe, eating lots of meat may be contributing to weight gain. Even among people eating roughly the same amount of overall calories, those that eat meat are more likely to weigh more than those who do not.
Over 400,000 Europeans from ten different countries participated...|
|7/21/2010 - A study that recently appeared in the journal Ophthalmology has found that people who eat fatty fish at least once a week are less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that gradually causes vision impairment and blindness in senior adults. The study findings add to...|
|6/29/2010 - In its never-ending attempt to fabricate "mental disorders" out of every human activity, the psychiatric industry is now pushing the most ridiculous disease they've invented yet: Healthy eating disorder.
This is no joke: If you focus on eating healthy foods, you're "mentally diseased" and probably...|
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|5/20/2010 - NaturalNews has covered how eating pistachios lowers the risk of lung cancer (http://www.naturalnews.com/027732_pistachios_cancer.html) and how a diet rich in nuts may help prevent age-related blindness (http://www.naturalnews.com/026369_risk_olive_oil_nuts.html). Walnuts appear to have breast cancer-fighting...|
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