The Effect of Almonds on Exercise

June 7, 2023
Researchers have been investigating a class of compounds called lipokines Lipokines are important for metabolism, and help turn stores of unhealthy white fat in the body (associated with obesity) to beneficial brown fat, which breaks down sugar and generates heat....
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Get Better Faster with Boswellia

May 31, 2023
47 patients hospitalized for COVID treatment received either boswellia or a placebo for 2 weeks. Results, versus the placebo group: the patients treated with boswellia had better oxygen saturation levels. Had 42% lower levels of inflammatory markers. Had hospital stays...
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More and More Kids with Diabetes

May 24, 2023
Diabetes is expected to surge dramatically in young people in the next decades. If current trends continue, by 2060 experts predict a 700% increase in the number of people under age 20 with Type 2 diabetes. Biggest risk factor is...
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Ashwagandha for Women’s Sexual Health

May 17, 2023
80 women between the ages of 18 and 50 with low sexual desire were treated with ashwagandha or placebo for 8 weeks. Results: the women treated with ashwagandha saw nearly double the improvement in sexual health as measured by a...
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New Study on Zinc and Migraine Headaches

May 10, 2023
New study reports that people with high levels of zinc have nearly 1/3 lower risk of migraine versus those who get little zinc in their diets. Researchers surveyed over 11,000 people and their reported zinc intake. Results: those with the...
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How Much Exercise Do You Really Need?

May 2, 2023
Researchers collected the results of 194 published studies on exercise that included the results of over 30 million people around the world, who reported on the activity levels for a minimum of three years. The researchers looked for associations between...
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More SAD News on Obesity in Kids

April 25, 2023
The percentage of children with obesity has tripled since the 1970s. Recently, the official BMI charts were revised because so many children have moved past obesity to become ‘severely obese’. In January, the American Academy of Pediatrics changed their official...
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The Liver – Brain Connection

April 19, 2023
NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) was linked to increased odds of depression and dementia in a new study. Researchers divided mice into two groups: Group 1 – ‘healthy’ diet. Group 2 – unhealthy diet designed to mimic effect of eating...
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The Effect of Almonds on Exercise

April 12, 2023
Researchers have been investigating a class of compounds called lipokines. Lipokines are important for metabolism, and help turn stores of unhealthy white fat in the body (associated with obesity) to beneficial brown fat, which breaks down sugar and generates heat....
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Vitamins to Fight Off Infections

April 5, 2023
Scientists in England looked for any connection between dietary intake and use of supplemental vitamins, and incidence of respiratory infection. They analyzed information from over 6,000 adults gathered over an 8-year period. Results: There was a significant connection between intake...
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Melatonin in Cancer Patients

March 28, 2023
Three-year study of patients with advanced (stage 3 or 4) non-small cell lung cancer receiving treatment with chemotherapy drugs. Patients were divided into three groups: Chemotherapy + 20 mg of melatonin at 8 AM Chemotherapy + 20 mg of melatonin...
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#1 Way to Lose Weight – Quickly

March 22, 2023
Cut sugar/starch/carbohydrates. Study after study has shown that reducing added sugar leads to losing weight, even if you don’t exercise or do anything else! Bonus – by cutting sugar you also reduce the risk of diabetes. Reduce triglycerides (a marker...
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There are Benefits to Eating Healthy, at Any Age

March 15, 2023
In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, scientists followed 74,000 people between the ages of 30 and 75 for over 20 years. They tracked changes in what they ate, and recorded their diets and lifestyle...
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Add Vitamin D to Keep Your Brain Sharp

March 7, 2023
Researchers looked at brain levels of vitamin D in older adults who had mild to severe mental decline. Participants with the lowest vitamin D levels in their brains had the most significant mental decline. Similar results have been found in...
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Cure Your Indigestion with DGL

February 27, 2023
Chronic Indigestion Makes You Feel: So full after eating only a little bit of your meal that you can’t finish your food Uncomfortable fullness after eating that lasts longer than it should Mild or even severe pain in the upper...
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BDNF = Brain Derived Neurotropic Factor

February 21, 2023
BDNF is a substance found in the brain that helps keep memory, mood, and mental function sharp. It is so important for brain cell growth and repair it has been called “Miracle Gro” for the brain! BDNF levels begin to...
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Reduce Cancer Risk with Olive Oil

February 17, 2023
Researchers reviewed almost 4,000 human studies on olive oil and reduction of cancer risk, selecting 46 for a more in-depth data analysis. These studies included breast, colon, pancreatic, gastrointestinal, lung, prostate, and urinary tract cancers. Results: versus the lowest intake...
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The Many Benefits of Berberine

February 10, 2023
Berberine is a medicinal compound found in barberry (and other plants). Best known for treating metabolic syndrome. Lowers blood sugar: in patients with type 2 diabetes, fasting blood sugar down 26%, and HbA1c down 18%. 18% reduction in triglycerides. Effectively lowers blood...
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Red 40 Linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

February 3, 2023
Researchers in Canada report that an artificial food coloring made from petroleum, Red 40, may damage the intestinal lining and cause inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis.  Red 40 is used in candy, soda, and chips (Doritos and Pepsi), as...
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Curing the Lingering Cough at Night

January 27, 2023
Thyme and Ivy: Patients with acute cough due to a respiratory infection took thyme and ivy. 87% of participants had significant reductions in cough severity. The majority of participants were symptom-free in seven days. SAFE FOR KIDS: Clinical trial of...
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