Tag: Nutrition

Low stomach acid can cause malnutrition

Having low stomach acid can be just as bad as having too much of it, since it can interfere with the absorption of essential nutrients from the food you eat that remains partially undigested. But [...]

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Broccoli combats ageing

In a recent animal study, mice that took a supplement of a compound commonly found in broccoli showed less incidences of low energy, insulin resistance, weight gain, and vision loss – all of [...]

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Food labels give a false sense of security

Many people judge food safety based on the “expiration date” listed on its label – but while some “expired” foods may be perfectly safe, some foods that are considered still “fresh” aren’t safe [...]

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Get your nutrition from food – not a bottle

Meal replacement bars and shakes have become all the rage – but they may not be as healthy for you as you think or provide you with the nutrition you need.

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Edible flowers pack power in their petals

Eating flowers isn’t new – but a new study shows that these petals can add more than flavor. They’re also packed with nutrients that can help you stay healthy… and keep your memories.

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Fructose has chosen a new target – your brain!

I rarely walk down the aisles at the supermarket – because all the fresh meats and vegetables are along the perimeter of the store – but every now and then, something catches my eye as I’m [...]

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How contaminated are your strawberries?

These days, staying healthy isn’t easy – even when you’re trying to do everything right. You stay active. You choose your foods wisely, making sure to include lots of nutritious fruits and [...]

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Protein activates hormone that makes you feel fuller, faster

When patients come to me to lose weight, there’s usually an underlying problem that has them packing on the pounds. Some eat when they’re bored or nervous. Others are just spending too much time [...]

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Eating avocado can improve cholesterol levels

Ask your typical mainstream doctor what it takes to live a long life, and he’ll have you eating like a bird and sweating yourself into a tizzy on a treadmill. But a new study proves there’s an [...]

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Proof that eggs don’t harm your heart

You’ve got to hand it to the mainstream. When they want to run a health scare campaign, they sure know how to do it right. For years, doctors and even medical authorities had people so [...]

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