6 Billion People Do Not Meet Vitamin E Levels Necessary For Cognitive and Cardiovascular Health
People who don't get enough vitamin E in their diets appear to be more likely than others to show early signs of disease. Only a fifth of the world's population are receiving the recommended vitamin E intake, a review has concluded, placing a heightened risk for conditions affecting the immune system, cognitive function and cardiovascular health.
Balancing Tea and Coffee Lowers Incidence of Metabolic Disorders
Latest research has suggested that on balance, coffee and tea intake may lower the incidence of metabolic disorders and exert a protective effect on health.
The Right Kind of Cinnamon Enhances Memory, Improves Learning Ability And Can Reverse Parkinson's
Eating one of the tastiest household spices may also improve learning ability, memory and even reverse Parkinson's Disease according to new study results published online in the July issue of the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology.
By-Products From Pomegranates, Walnuts and Strawberries Prevent Aging
Foods high in polyphenol compounds, catechins and anthocyanins all prevent aging. Urolithin A (UA) is a chemical by-product that is made by our bodies when we consume pomegranate juice, strawberries or walnuts and studies are showing it is a first-in-class natural compound that prevents aging.
No Link Between Butter And Cardiovascular Disease
No link has been found between consuming butter and an increased risk of heart disease or stroke, instead finding that butter might actually be protective against type 2 diabetes.
Casual Gym Goers Clueless On Protein and Healthy Supplements
Casual gym goers need to be educated on the true health benefits of diversified nutrition and the nature of protein supplements to avoid them being used to compensate for unhealthy habits, Swiss researchers have said.
New Equation Shows That How You Perceive Other People’s Fortunes Affects Your Happiness
A new equation, showing how our happiness depends not only on what happens to us but also how this compares to other people, has been developed by UCL researchers funded by Wellcome. The team developed an equation to predict happiness in 2014, highlighting the importance of expectations, and the new updated equation also takes into account other people’s fortunes.
If You Want To Accelerate Brain Development In Children, Teach Them Music
Alternative and complementary treatments such as creative art, meditation, and yoga have been proposed to bridge many gaps that conventional medicine cannot. But music, because of its ubiquity in our society as well as its ease of transmission, has perhaps the greatest potential among alternative therapies to reach people in deep and profound ways. Music matters and it heals.
Consumption Of This Antioxidant Reduces Heart Disease Mortality by 40 Percent
Epicatechin is a beneficial flavonol found in foods such as berries, apples, dark chocolate, ginger, and grape seeds. It appears to stand head and shoulders above the rest for its health and performance boosting properties. Data from the Zutphen Elderly Study collected over 25 years indicated that those with the highest average intakes of epicatechin had almost a 40 percent lower risk of dying from coronary heart disease (CHD) than those with the lowest average intakes.
Daily Ginger Reduces Risk of Both Hypertension and Heart Disease
The medicinal components of ginger work primarily in the stomach and intestines. As an established folk remedy to treat motion sickness, nausea and osteoarthritis, daily consumption of ginger also does wonders for reducing the risk of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease.
Top 8 Veggie Foods Rich In Copper Can Help You Mobilize Fat
Dietary copper is found in a wide variety of foods, but did you know that deficiencies can alter the balance of your metabolism? Copper is intimately connected to fat metabolism and frequently consuming foods rich in copper regulates the breakdown of fat.
Make Your Own Effective Insect Repellent With Essential Oils
Choosing a safer alternative to synthetic chemical-based insect repellents is not only healthier it's literally essential to life, and essential oils can make it happen.
Celery Boosts Your White Blood Cells and Starves Cancer
Celery has been is a traditional Asian folk remedy for many ailments for thousands of years. If you think celery is just a crunchy, low-cal vegetable, it's time to bring it more into your daily nutrition as a key part of your health support.
Bright Artificial Lighting Causes Havoc On Metabolism, Especially After a Meal
Most scientists agree that artificial lighting and modern technology available across the world disrupts our natural environment and affects our metabolism. According to a Northwestern Medicine study, bright light exposure increased insulin resistance compared to dim light exposure in both the morning and the evening. In the evening, bright light also caused higher peak glucose (blood sugar) levels.
Horseradish Contains Compounds Which Remove Cancer From The Body
Horseradish (Cochlearia armoracia) is a natural antibacterial which contains compounds that could help detoxify and eliminate cancer-causing compounds in the body, a study has shown.
Potent Form of Vitamin B Stops Organs From Aging
One of the most potent forms of vitamin B3 stops the aging process of organs and can only be described as restorative. Nicotinamide riboside is naturally produced in our bodies and studies continue to validate its effectiveness in preventing disease and regenerating cells.
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