Category: Diet

Coffee and Tea May Contribute to a Healthy Liver

Surprise! Your morning cup of tea or coffee may be doing more than just perking you up before work. An international team of researchers led by Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS) and the Duke University School of Medicine suggest that increased caffeine intake may reduce fatty liver in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)….

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Sea Buckthorn and Bilberries Improve Metabolic and Heart Health

By Mae Chan A new study from Finland appearing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that daily consumption of sea buckthorn berries, its extracts, or bilberries may boost the overall metabolic profiles of women. Using a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) metabolomics, researchers from the University of Turku, the University of Oulu, and Aromtech…

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What Did The Chicken On Your Plate Eat?

By Anne Gordon Would you eat chicken that ate arsenic and banned antibiotics? You probably already have. When eating that delicious nugget, or scrumptious chicken salad…. do you ever wonder how the tender, juicy, and appealing shades of pink get to your dinner plate? Welcome factory farming. The human consumption of poultry products is more…

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5 Signs That You Might Have A Sensitivity To Gluten and Not Know It

by Joe Martino To recognize a gluten sensitivity is not the easiest thing to do as symptoms can overlap other health issues making it difficult to distinguish what is causing what. It is important to determine whether we have a sensitivity to gluten because not only can we increase our health and quality of living…

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Medicinal Herbs Show Ability to Replace Diabetes Medication without Side Effects

By Case Adams Researchers from University of Mississippi’s School of Pharmacy have conducted an extensive analysis of medicinal plants and proved once again that herbs can replace medications – now diabetes medications. They found that a number of herbs safely modulate cellular PPAR receptors – which means they help regulate glucose, insulin and fat metabolism….

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Let Fruit Be Your Medicine: Watermelon’s Remarkable Health Benefits

by Sayer Ji Watermelon is much more than just a highly refreshing summertime treat. From the perspective of a growing body of research, it is a truly medicinal food. This month, research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found watermelon juice is an effective remedy for reducing the recovery heart rate and…

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