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Do Vegetarians Really have a Lower Risk for Heart Disease?

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  The January issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition posted an article claiming that vegetarians had 32% less heart disease than those eating meat and fish. The type of meat eaten was not disclosed. There are major differences between feed lot beef and grass fed beef or wild game that went unaddressed. Of course it is misleading and...

Fast Food Linked to Depression

submitted by: admin on 12/15/2014
A University of Grenada publication in Public Health Nutrition revealed that consumers of fast foods and baked sweets were 50% more likely to be depressed than those eating a healthy diet. These same people, however, were also likely to be single, less active physically, worked more than 45 hours a week, and smoked. A previous study showed a 42% increase in depression,...

How to optimize your child's IQ

submitted by: admin on 10/02/2013
  Supplementing your child's diet with essential fatty acids, enrolling them in pre-school, and engaging them in interactive reading can increase their IQ by 3-10 or more points according to a study published in Perspectives on Psychological Science in January of 2013. Supplementing pregnant women and newborns with essential fatty acids were...

Naturopathy Reduces Cardiovascular Risk Factors

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal in April of 2013, naturopathic care enhanced conventional care from MDs by showing a 17% reduction in prevalence of the metabolic syndrome over a one year period. Primary healthcare supposedly provides in-depth lifestyle counselling, however, why then does ND care lower...

Omega 3 Fats Protect Against Nerve Damage

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  Research from the University of London published in the Journal of Neuroscience showed that omega-3 fatty acids can protect nerves from injury and help them regenerate. Researchers found that mice recovered from sciatic nerve injury more quickly and more fully and that muscles were less likely to waste if they had high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Unfortunately,...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect the Heart

submitted by: admin on 02/18/2015
  Patients with diabetes who've had a previous heart attack have an 84% lower incidence of dangerous ventricular arrhythmias and 72% lower risk of a fatal heart attack if they use omega 3 fatty acids than those only on drug protection. One thousand patients were followed for 40 months and included those between the ages of 60 and 80. They were given...

Sugar Makes You Stupid

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
  Binging on food with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) for 6 weeks may make you stupid. Studies on rats published in the May 2012 Journal of Physiology showed that HFCS over this time period was associated with slow brain function and hampered memory and learning abilities. What you eat affects how you think! Previous studies showed that fructose increases...

Ten Strategies to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2016
  We tend to focus on what causes Alzheimer's disease and how to treat it, but what about how to prevent it? The UCLA Center on Aging has come out with 10 strategies to prevent this common disease. These strategies include coffee, flossing your teeth, keeping your brain active, exercise, omega 3 fatty acids, low stress, adequate sleep, weight control,...