7 Food Combinations You Should Avoid
Sometimes we pair up foods such that even the healthy ones turn against us. We are told to have a lot of fruits and drink a lots of water. But what we are not told is that pairing them up with certain foods can can disrupt our digestive balance. For foods that are already in the list of our adversaries become worse when we hook them up with their buddies.
Pomegranate Juice Provides Significant Effect In Reducing Blood Pressure
Pomegranates help protect your body's cells from free radicals, which cause premature aging. In simple words, pomegranate juice pumps the level of oxygen in your blood. A comprehensive meta-analysis of data from eight randomized controlled trials supported a role for pomegranate juice in a heart-healthy diet.
Daily Consumption of Berries Decreases Inflammation
Anthocyanins -- antioxidant pigments found in fruits and vegetables -- have well-established benefits for our cardiovascular system. The benefits are associated with their ability to influence the expression of chemicals by platelets in the blood, says new data from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Vitamin B3 Benefits Parkinson's Disease
Individuals with a specific type of Parkinson's disease (PD) could gain from increasing vitamin B3 (niacin) content in their diet, say British investigators.
If You Want To Live Longer, Eat Spicy Food
Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer, say researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, who found that consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a 13 percent reduction in total mortality -- primarily in deaths due to heart disease or stroke -- in a large prospective study.
Boost Your Immunity to Extend Your Life
Your immune system does a pretty good job of protecting you from disease and illness. Every once in a while a germ manages to get past it, however, and makes you sick. This isnít to say your immune system failed. Rather, itís an indication that its defenses could be stronger. Science has proven that when immunity is strong, people tend to live longer. So, just exactly how can you boost your immunity to extend your life?
One Of The Most Perfect Foods Also Improves Cognition
One of the most perfect foods, low in calories, containing every single vitamin (A, B, D, E, K) except C, and nearly perfect in protein can also improve aspects of cognition, according to research that also concludes neither high intake of cholesterol or eggs are associated with an increased risk of dementia or Alzheimerís disease.
How Does The Past Affect Your Perception Of The Present
What are memories made of? Do different parts of our brain light up when we perceive an event than when we remember it afterward? What role does memory play in directing our attention to specific details in our surroundings?
Too Many Consumers Assume Price Dictates Health Prowess of Food
The price of food heavily influences assumptions about nutritious quality and even effects the health issues consumers worry about, a series of experiments at Ohio State University has found.
Moving From a Petroleum-based Society To Bio-Based - Secret Medicinal Toolbox of Plants Unlocked
Using molecular movie technology, scientists have confirmed for the first that a cluster of enzymes discovered unlock a plant's secret medicinal toolbox.
This One Thing Helps People Live Longer Than Anything Else
What helps people live longer than anything else? What about having an optimistic outlook on life -- a general expectation that good things will happen? According to a new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, that's the case.
Curcumin Reduces Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression Even In People With Major Depression
Curcumin, the yellow pigment associated with the curry spice Turmeric, has been found to be effective in reducing depressive and symptoms of anxiety even in people with major depressive disorders.†
If You Want To Control Your Glucose, It's All About The Gut
It's all about the gut and always has been. Researchers at Oregon State University and other institutions have now discovered an important link between the immune system, gut bacteria and glucose metabolism -- a "cross-talk" and interaction that can lead to type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome when not functioning correctly.
It Reduces Mental and Physical Fatigue And Enhances The Body's Antioxidant Defenses
Daily supplements containing astaxanthin, the pink pigment that gives salmon its color, have already been found to boost the body's antioxidants defenses. Now a Japanese nutraceutical firm says astaxanthin has been found to be simultaneously effective against both mental and physical fatigue in a new published study.
A Cold Kombucha May Be The Best Drink To Quench Your Thirst
Kombucha (pronounced kom-BOO-cha) is a fizzy, non-alcoholic fermented drink made with tea. It has gained praise and popularity in recent years for its ability to improve digestion and immunity. It's also a liquid more likely to quench your thirst and be more rewarding when you're thirsty.
Just One Raw Egg Per Day Reduces The 5th Leading Cause of Death
When it comes to recommendations on healthy food choices, the last reputable source is often public health. This usually stems from a lack of integrity and biased conclusions forced upon public officials by special interests. Our society's bias against saturated fat and cholesterol has become so strong that we often forget that in nature those are the exact foods where the most nutrients are found. Eggs are no different and more evidence continues to shed light that their regular consumption helps prevent heart attacks and strokes, something unheard of a few decades ago.
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