Category: Diet

Prebiotic Foods Improve Sleep And Shield The Body From Stress

By John Summerly Prebiotic foods are linked with reduced risks of skin conditions, digestive problems and even autoimmune disease. Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates stated that ‘All Disease Begins In The Gut.’ A first-of-its kind study by University of Colorado Boulder scientists suggests that lesser-known gut-health promoters can have an impact on the body,…

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Mediterranean Diet Reduces Inflammation Associated With Obesity

By April McCarthy Adopting a Mediterranean diet after a heart attack is almost three times as powerful in reducing death rates as taking a statin drug. New research now suggests eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances of experiencing regular pain. Consumption of a Mediterranean style diet is linked to improved mental and physical…

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6 Proven Reasons To Eat The OTHER Black Berry

By Margie King Chances are you can find fresh blackberries pretty easily in your local market. But black raspberries (Rubus occidentalis) are a different story.  And they are worth seeking out.  All berries are good sources of antioxidants but black raspberries take top prize.  According to Oregan State University Department of Food Science and Technology they…

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Dietary Changes Now Proven to Effectively Treat Major Depression

By Alex Pietrowski More than 15 million Americans suffer from serious depression, and it is estimated that globally some 350 million people are struggling with the challenging mental disorder. While the causes of depression are varied and largely unidentifiable, since the 1950s the pharmaceutical industry has been developing a broad range of antidepressants, and it now estimated that…

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Eat Leafy Greens and Veggies to Keep Your “Crystallized Intelligence”

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Crystallized intelligence is the ability to use a lifetime’s accumulation of skills and knowledge you have learned and earned. (Fluid intelligence, on the other hand, is the ability to solve new problems, use logic in new situations, and identify patterns.) A recent study of older adults has discovered a link between consumption of…

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