Which Parts of the Mediterranean Diet Extended Life?

how am I having a few nuts to one’s daily diet in this case about four walnuts almonds and hazelnuts cut one stroke risk nearly in half well all of the nuts are plant foods and has such packed with antioxidants raising the antioxidant level of our bloodstream resulting in lower fat oxidation and free […]

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Low-Fat or Whole Food?

Low-Fat or Whole Food?

“Low-Fat or Whole Food?” A plant-based diet is best — but what kind of plant-based diet? A review last year looked at all the randomized controlled trials to date. Using a meat-eating group as the control, it compared people eating like a Mediterranean-style diet that minimizes meat, versus a meat-free diet, versus a meat-, dairy- […]

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Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell

Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell

“Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell” Do all these anti-inflammatory plant foods actually have an impact on inflammatory disease mortality, though? A recent study out of Australia reported the results of following about 2,500 older adults and their diets for 15 years. During that time, about 200 died of inflammatory diseases. And so, the researchers […]

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Our number one killer can be stopped

Our number one killer can be stopped

“Our Number One Killer Can Be Stopped” In the end, my grandma’s miraculous recovery from terminal heart disease through diet and exercise— remarkable as it was— was just one anecdote among many. Though it inspired me to pursue a career in medicine, I’ve always had a skeptical streak, and just wasn’t convinced until Ornish’s landmark […]

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Preventing Gout Attacks with Diet

Preventing Gout Attacks with Diet

“Preventing Gout Attacks with Diet” Over 2,000 years ago Hippocrates described gout as a “disease of kings,” primarily because it was the wealthy who could afford the rich foods, which seemed to precipitate gouty attacks. But now we can all eat like kings and acquire some diseases of royalty ourselves. Gout is caused by needle […]

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Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs. Exercise

Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs. Exercise

“Slow Your Beating Heart: Beans vs. Exercise” The accumulated weight of evidence linking elevated resting heart rate to a shortened lifespan— even in apparently healthy individuals, makes a strong case for it to be considered in the assessment of risk. It’s got strong advantages. Taking one’s pulse is cheap, takes little time, it’s understandable to […]

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Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet

Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet

[Music] multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable and frightening degenerative autoimmune inflammatory disease of the central nervous system in which our body attacks our own nerves it often strikes in the prime of life and can cause symptoms in the brain cognitive impairment in the eye painful loss of vision tremor weakness loss of bladder control […]

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Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit

Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit

“Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit” If you have people eat half a grapefruit 3 times a day before each meal for a couple months, they may lose about 2 pounds, but that’s no more than if they ate 3 apples or pears a day. In this study the grapefruit eaters not only saw […]

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Eating Better to Look Better

Eating Better to Look Better

[Music] inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption may kill millions around the globe every year so the public health community is not beyond appealing to vanity health is intimately linked with attractiveness how do you tell if someone’s healthy you look for that golden glow that comes from the carotenoids in fruits and vegetables found to […]

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Lose Two Pounds in One Sitting: Taking the Mioscenic Route

Lose Two Pounds in One Sitting: Taking the Mioscenic Route

“Lose Two Pounds in One Sitting: Taking the Miocenic Route” The Paleolithic period, the stone age, only goes back about two million years. Humans and other great apes have been evolving for the last 20 million years starting back in the Miocene era. We hear a lot about the paleolithic diet, but that just represents […]

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