Category: Diet

Higher Amounts of Sugar, Salt and Fat In Gluten-Free Products Over Conventional

By Mae Chan A new study has found gluten-free products are often not as healthy as their conventional counterparts. A gluten-free, casein-free diet may lead to improvements in behavior and many physiological symptoms. Why is there so much attention now being put upon gluten sensitivities? According to research from Netherlands consumer association, Consumentenbond, gluten-free foods…

Continue reading…

5 Things I Learned from ‘Why Am I Still Fat?’

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Why Am I Still Fat? is an Australian mini-documentary that is free on YouTube and totally worth watching (below). The 28-minute film with male and female hosts, follows three different women on three different weight loss strategies – low-energy “crash” diet (800 calories a day), typical conventional diet with regular amount of calories…

Continue reading…

15 Diverse Superfoods that Fight Inflammation

By Anna Hunt One of the simplest ways to prevent, and even reduce, chronic inflammation in the body is with your diet. By eating high-quality superfoods, including herbs, spices, vegetables and seeds, you can pack your meals with anti-inflammatory ingredients. Scientists have discovered that chronic inflammation is the source of many illnesses, including cancer, obesity…

Continue reading…

Consuming Walnuts Boosts Good Bacteria

By Mae Chan Walnut consumption may increase the amount of beneficial bacteria in the gut, according to a recent animal study published in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. At the end of 10 weeks, rats fed a diet containing ground walnuts showed an increase in beneficial bacteria types including, Lactobacillus, Roseburia, and Ruminococcaceae. Rats in…

Continue reading…

Two New Scientific Reasons Why Cacao is the Ideal Brain Food

By Anna Hunt Great news to all chocolate lovers! Italian scientists confirm that cacao, which is used to make chocolate, is an ideal food for the brain. Thanks to flavonols, a substance found in the cacao plant, consuming dark chocolate can enhance your cognitive abilities. This could mean improved memory and attention span. Scientists out of…

Continue reading…

Canadian Study Gives More Evidence Cancer is a Lifestyle Disease Largely Caused by Food

By Alex Pietrowski Shockingly, worldwide cancer rates are predicted to rise even further, and that by the year 2020, 1-in-2 women and 1-in-3 men will be diagnosed with some form of cancer. It is so common already, in fact, that it getting cancer is more common than getting married or having a first baby. The…

Continue reading…

Data Reveals Farmed Salmon To Be One Of The Most Toxic Foods In The World

By Amelia Kinney Aquaculture is often celebrated as a sustainable solution to overfishing, but in reality, farmed salmon may be one of the most toxic foods in the world. As a result of overcrowding, disease, pollution and low-quality fishmeal, the resulting salmon meat is often contaminated and can lack the valuable nutrients of wild-caught salmon….

Continue reading…

What Your Not Supposed To Know About Recovering From Diabetes

By Phillip Schneider Diabetes is considered to be one of the most common illnesses in western society. Nearly one in ten Americans have it, making it one of the most serious health epidemics of the 21st century. The pancreas of a type 1 diabetic produces little to no insulin, which the body needs to carry glucose from the bloodstream to…

Continue reading…

Send this to a friend