2014 Nov 22

Omega-3 Fats and Breast Cancer

By |2014-11-22T14:30:45-05:00November 22nd, 2014|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Omega-3 Fats and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer among women across the world. Dietary fatty acids, especially n-3 (omega-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), are believed to play a role in reducing BC risk.  Evidence has shown that fish consumption or intake of long-chain n-3 PUFA, such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are [...]

2014 Nov 20

Root Causes of Obesity

By |2014-11-20T09:30:16-05:00November 20th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Root Causes of Obesity

The causes of obesity have been recognized and are largely related to environmental susceptibility to gain weight due to increased energy intake and reduced energy expenditures as well as genetic predisposition. Contributors to the obesogenic environment since the 1980's are the abundance of high-caloric density, low-quality food and under activity. All of this leads to increased body [...]

2014 Nov 5

Soda associated with accelerated aging

By |2014-11-05T19:41:33-05:00November 5th, 2014|Categories: Nutrition, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Soda associated with accelerated aging

Sugar-sweetened beverages, including soft drinks or sodas, fruit-flavored drinks, sports drinks, and energy drinks, are the largest source of added sugar in the US diet.  In a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, researchers found sugar-sweetened soda consumption was associated with shorter telomeres.  This may be significant because shorter telomeres are associated with shorter lives.  Accumulated [...]

2014 Oct 18

Learn About Natural Strategies to Prevent and Reverse Autoimmune Diseases

By |2014-10-18T17:19:07-04:00October 18th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic, Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Learn About Natural Strategies to Prevent and Reverse Autoimmune Diseases

Learn the latest, most up-to-date information on preventing and reversing autoimmune diseases at The Autoimmune Summit, a FREE online event! Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and MS, affect more than 250 million people worldwide. In the United States, they are the 3rd leading chronic disease behind cardiovascular disease and cancer. Have you, a [...]

2014 Oct 2

Learn Natural Health Solutions

By |2014-10-02T11:06:03-04:00October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Learn Natural Health Solutions

Learn how to naturally heal your body at The Natural Cures Movement, free and online October 6-13! Natural remedies and treatment protocols for specific conditions like hypothyroidism, autoimmune disease, arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.

2014 Aug 24

Learn How to Prevent and Reverse Metabolic Syndrome Free

By |2014-08-24T19:08:15-04:00August 24th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Learn How to Prevent and Reverse Metabolic Syndrome Free

Unsightly belly fat, high blood pressure, missing meals? You might have a metabolism issue! Fortunately, you can discover more online at The Metabolic Revolution Summit from August 25-27 for FREE!

2014 Aug 19

Comfort Foods – A Myth

By |2014-08-19T16:21:54-04:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Comfort Foods – A Myth

People often seek out their own unique comfort foods when in negative moods, and they believe that these foods rapidly improve their mood. In a recent study, participants were served their comfort food, an equally liked noncomfort food, a neutral food, or no food. Short-term mood changes were measured to see the psychological effects of [...]

2014 May 3

Simple Steps to Better Health

By |2014-05-03T17:28:51-04:00May 3rd, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

With the goal of making the healthy choice your easy choice, here are some simple steps to health: Remember that small changes in sleep, activity, and nutrition can make a big difference in your health. Challenge yourself weekly to gain a new healthy habit and break an old unhealthy habit. Create an environment around you [...]

2014 May 2

Treating Diabetes with Exercise

By |2014-05-02T11:59:10-04:00May 2nd, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Treating Diabetes with Exercise

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, particularly as part of disease prevention rather than cure.  Lifestyle interventions including diet and exercise are the first line of  defense against issues like diabetes, and the associated metabolic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and hypertension.  The benefits are typically thought of in terms of weight [...]

2014 Apr 20

Coffee Protects Your DNA?

By |2014-04-20T14:02:06-04:00April 20th, 2014|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Coffee Protects Your DNA?

Apparently so.  A new randomized controlled study analyzed the impact of consuming a dark roast coffee blend on the level of spontaneous DNA strand breaks. Quantifying spontaneous DNA strand breaks is a well established marker of health risk.  Eighty-four healthy men were randomized to consume daily for 4 weeks either 750 ml of fresh coffee brew or 750 ml of [...]

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