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Weight Loss

Fat Belly And Can’t Lose It? Blame Your Mom!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2012

During the last decade, human studies have shown that the intrauterine environment and, in particular, maternal nutrition play an important role in the onset of complex diseases...

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Daily Dish

Theanine – Green Tea’s Miracle Antianxiety Compound

Posted by on Jun 2, 2013

For most of us, stress is ubiquitous. As the pace of our lives quickens, the additional stresses we face can contribute to anxiety, insomnia, and poor mental focus and loss of...

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Nutraceutical News

Carnosine: Broad-Spectrum Antiaging Protection

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012

Here is a special report on the antiaging nutraceutical, carnosine. Who needs carnosine? Vegetarians and those who have reduced their consumption of animal protein may not obtain an...

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Health Concerns

Olive Oil Prevents Osteoporosis

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013

Most people know that getting sufficient calcium and vitamin D can help maintain healthy bones and prevent or delay the onset of osteoporosis, but few may realize that a compound...

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Olive Oil Prevents Osteoporosis

Olive Oil Prevents Osteoporosis

Aug 20, 2013

Most people know that getting sufficient calcium and vitamin D can help maintain healthy bones and prevent or delay the onset of osteoporosis, but few may realize that a compound found in extra-virgin olive oil plays an essential role in preventing the bone-softening disease. In 1997, researchers in Greece discovered that a diet high in extra-virgin olive oil...

Theanine – Green Tea’s Miracle Antianxiety Compound

Theanine – Green Tea’s Miracle Antianxiety Compound

Jun 2, 2013

For most of us, stress is ubiquitous. As the pace of our lives quickens, the additional stresses we face can contribute to anxiety, insomnia, and poor mental focus and loss of concentration. Importantly, chronic stress has been linked to such serious health conditions as heart disease, high blood pressure and cancer. Prescription drugs used to relieve stress and...

Green Tea Extract Prevents Alzheimer’s Plaque

Green Tea Extract Prevents Alzheimer’s Plaque

Jun 2, 2013

Gr een tea and green tea extract that contains EGCG have recently shown tremendous promise in reducing the risk of several types of cancer and in preventing and ameliorating diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and osteoporosis. Now, a study confirms one more impressive health effect of green tea polyphenol consumption: dissolving the beta-amyloid plaque...

Milk thistle Kills Prostate Cancer Cells And Blocks Tumor Growth

Milk thistle Kills Prostate Cancer Cells And Blocks Tumor Growth

Jun 2, 2013

A number of studies suggest that milk thistle extract can reduce prostate cancer risk and spread in both animals and humans. Clinical studies have demonstrated that milk thistle extract possesses significant hepatoprotective, antidiabetic, and cardioprotective effects. In a recent study, milk thistle extract was used (along with soy, lycopene and antioxidants)...

Excess Body Fat Can Rob You Of Vitamin D

Excess Body Fat Can Rob You Of Vitamin D

Jun 2, 2013

If you’re overweight, you can literally starve yourself of vitamin D even though your intake of the vitamin falls with current recommended guidelines. The reason: obesity decreases the bioavailability of vitamin D3 from skin and foods because the vitamin is sequestered in body fat compartments and therefore is prevented from getting to the tissues where it is...

Nighttime Carbs Promote Weight Loss

Nighttime Carbs Promote Weight Loss

Jan 6, 2013

Here’s important new information for all weight-loss dieters: limiting consumption of sugar and starchy carbs to the evening meal could be a crucial determinant of successful fat loss and long-term weight maintenance. A research group at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem fed 63 randomly assigned obese police officers (BMI >30) assigned to one of two groups...

3 Ways To Protect Against X-Ray Scans

3 Ways To Protect Against X-Ray Scans

Dec 20, 2012

CT scans, PET scans, routine medical and dental x-ray tests, and x-ray mammography now cause and estimated 2%-3% of all cancers in the United States—far higher than anywhere else in the world. U.S. citizens are the victims of modern medicine’s runaway use of medical and dental imaging tests. Your doctor or dentist will likely not inform you of the...

Protect Your DNA From Toxic Dietary Fats

Protect Your DNA From Toxic Dietary Fats

Sep 19, 2012

Shortly after each meal we eat, the cells in our bodies are bombarded by thousands of destructive molecules known as ROS (reactive oxygen species). One of the most damaging types of ROS is MDA, an often overlooked damaging molecule in the body. Yet a popular herb and condiment can each help protect your delicate DNA from the damaging and age-accelerating...

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