Plant-based diets might reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer

Plant-based diets might reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer

The study: Researchers looked for studies published between 2006 and February 2017 that included terms such as prostate cancer, dairy products, milk, vegan and plant-based diet.Researchers reviewed 12 studies, including a large population study, to look at the effect of eating meat and fish on the risk of prostate cancer.

Natural remedies for the Big C: Can these medicinal herbs from Mauritius help prevent cancer?

Natural remedies for the Big C: Can these medicinal herbs from Mauritius help prevent cancer?

Natural remedies for the Big C: Can these medicinal herbs from Mauritius help prevent cancer?The team, which included researchers from Mauritius, the United Kingdom, and Russia, looked into the curative potential of medicinal plants native to the region.

Exercise is a good thing, but don’t go overboard

Exercise is a good thing, but don’t go overboard

If you prefer high-intensity interval training (HIIT), you can prevent fatigue and burnout by reducing the vigorous workouts and trying low-intensity exercise.Whether you’re exercising to lose weight or build muscle, alternate low- and high-intensity workouts to keep everything in balance and get only the best results.

Kidney issues? Drink more water

Kidney issues? Drink more water

In this study, a team of researchers from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research in Australia looked at whether increasing water intake can slow the progression of polycystic kidney disease.

Exosomes for Joint Pain, Hair Loss and More

Exosomes for Joint Pain, Hair Loss and More

Now after much research and vetting of highly reputable companies, SFNM will be offering new medical regenerative therapies using extracellular matrix (ECM) compounds which include stem cells derivatives, exosomes, as well as amniotic tissue matrices to take our regenerative medicine therapies to the next level.

Natural bug repellent: 11 Herbs and flowers that deter mosquitoes

Natural bug repellent: 11 Herbs and flowers that deter mosquitoes

Thankfully, you can keep your home garden mosquito-free by planting natural insect-repellent plants.Planting herbs and flowers that mosquitoes hate is a better alternative, especially since they don’t contain harmful chemicals like certain brands of insect spray.

Nature therapy as a lifestyle intervention offers many benefits

Nature therapy as a lifestyle intervention offers many benefits

Also called “green medicine,” its sub-disciplines include: Adventure therapy Animal-assisted therapy (also known as pet therapy) Blue care (therapy that uses “blue space” or outdoor water environments) Ecotherapy Forest bathing (immersing oneself in the ambiance of the forest) Green exercise (conducting physical workouts in a natural environment) Nature meditation Botanical, floral, and herbal nutrition Therapeutic gardening Wilderness immersion Nature therapy is slowly but surely finding its place in healthcare as a lifestyle intervention that provides many health benefits to patients.

Not as sweet but still good for you: Study reveals tea drinkers don’t miss sugar after quitting

Not as sweet but still good for you: Study reveals tea drinkers don’t miss sugar after quitting

Researchers from University College London and the University of Leeds recommend tea drinkers to skip the sugar next time: It will not affect their enjoyment of the drink and will help lower the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes.

Eating home-cooked meals might mean fewer harmful PFAS in your body

Eating home-cooked meals might mean fewer harmful PFAS in your body

But there’s another reason to avoid eating out all the time: Preparing meals at home can reduce your exposure to harmful PFAS chemicals that are commonly found in take-out and fast food packaging, according to a new study by researchers at Silent Spring Institute.

Osteoporosis and men: Pharmaceuticals may increase the risk of bone fractures

Osteoporosis and men: Pharmaceuticals may increase the risk of bone fractures

Osteoporosis and men: Pharmaceuticals may increase the risk of bone fractures.Taking pharmaceutical drugs and weightlifting may increase the risk of bone fractures.These pharmaceutical drugs may increase the risk of delayed bone fractures over long periods, even after a patient stops using them.

Human gut microbes could make processed foods healthier

Human gut microbes could make processed foods healthier

Human gut microbes might break down a potentially harmful chemical found in processed foods, according to new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.Scientists at the university have identified a specific human gut bacterial strain that breaks down the chemical fructoselysine and turns it into harmless byproducts.

New evidence shows gut bacteria work in teams

New evidence shows gut bacteria work in teams

This research therefore suggests that health treatments designed to target gut bacteria – and our metabolism – should focus on groups of gut bacteria that carry out a particular function, rather than individual bacterial species.

Research: Maintaining weight loss retains cardiometabolic benefits

Research: Maintaining weight loss retains cardiometabolic benefits

They found that among those who lost 10% or more of their body weight and then maintained 75% or more of their weight loss four years later saw a significant improvement in risk factors, such as improved levels of HDL (good) cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, blood pressure, waist circumference and diabetes control.

Feng shui basics: How to fill your home with balance and harmony

Feng shui basics: How to fill your home with balance and harmony

Envision a color scheme for each room in your home.The balance of color can boost the flow of energy in any given space.Every time you enter the space, the color scheme alone can subconsciously make you feel upset or bring you cheer.

Feeling uninspired? Boost your creativity with these 9 activities

Feeling uninspired? Boost your creativity with these 9 activities

In a study published in the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine , researchers found that some “behavioral pursuits” offer benefits for an individual’s overall health, such as: Reduced boredom Improved heart rate Improved mood Less stress Leisure activities help boost job productivity and performance because they give the brain a much-deserved rest.

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience , shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of aging in the brain, and dancing has the most profound effect.

Sweaty and inflamed: How to get rid of a flushed face after a workout

Sweaty and inflamed: How to get rid of a flushed face after a workout

Cole says it is important to always have a cool down and stretching period after an intense session at the gym, so your body has a chance to rebalance.If you experience facial redness after a strenuous workout, cool down and take turmeric or L-glutamine supplements to relieve inflammation.

Sitting on a chair all day? Exercise can “offset” the health risks associated with it, says research

Sitting on a chair all day? Exercise can “offset” the health risks associated with it, says research

The researchers found that sitting for more than six hours every day and not engaging in any physical activity increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death.

Study finds cancer-causing contaminants in US tap water

Study finds cancer-causing contaminants in US tap water

This cumulative approach is common in assessing the health impacts of exposure to air pollutants but has never before been applied to a national dataset of drinking water contaminants.

What is your arterial age? Lower your blood pressure naturally to extend your life

What is your arterial age? Lower your blood pressure naturally to extend your life

Cleaning your mouth moderately – in which these beneficial bacteria are not removed – can improve nitric oxide production and in turn lower blood pressure.A study published in the journal Nature Communications suggested that this form of vitamin B fights aging, at the same time improves blood pressure and arterial health.

Natural Beauty Routine + Lip Balm Recipe

Natural Beauty Routine + Lip Balm Recipe

How does someone learn which companies make pure healthy beauty products?My beauty guide is complete and simple, and will take all of the guesswork out of which products are pure and which are not.Rosemary’s Natural Lip Balm Recipe.

Do tea drinkers have better organised brains?

Do tea drinkers have better organised brains?

“Our results offer the first evidence of positive contribution of tea drinking to brain structure, and suggest that drinking tea regularly has a protective effect against age-related decline in brain organisation,” explained team leader Assistant Professor Feng Lei, who is from the Department of Psychological Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Stay positive, live longer

Stay positive, live longer

When individuals were compared based on their initial levels of optimism, the researchers found that the most optimistic men and women demonstrated, on average, an 11-15% longer lifespan, and had 50-70% greater odds of reaching 85 years old compared to the least optimistic groups.

Vitamin D status linked to Parkinson’s symptoms

Vitamin D status linked to Parkinson’s symptoms

They found that: Parkinson’s patients had significantly lower serum 25(OH)D levels relative to healthy controls Those with lower vitamin D levels had a significantly higher frequency of falls and insomnia They also had significantly more depression and anxiety People with Parkinson’s also had a significantly lower mean BMD of the lumbar spine and femoral neck These findings remained true even after adjusting for age, sex, and body mass index.

The 4R Approach to Treating Chronic Digestive Issues

The 4R Approach to Treating Chronic Digestive Issues

This year marks my 35th year in clinical practice, and one thing I have learned over the years is to find ways to organize the clinical information I receive when working with my patients in order to make the most accurate diagnosis and chose the most effective and focused treatment plans to get the best results.

A Delicious Tour & Tasting Through Mount Gilead Farm

A Delicious Tour & Tasting Through Mount Gilead Farm

It was such a joy taking a tour of this 1st generation family farm & with his wonderful story telling abilities and knowledge, Zach really helped us to jump right in.

Time for some shut-eye: 3 Sleep myths, DEBUNKED

Time for some shut-eye: 3 Sleep myths, DEBUNKED

Several studies have found that not getting enough sleep may cause various health conditions, such as: Diabetes Heart problems (e.g., heart attack and stroke) Obesity Psychological risks (e.g., anxiety, depression, impulsive behavior, mania in people with bipolar disorder, paranoia, and suicidal thoughts.)

Organic citronella essential oil is one of the most versatile essential oil on the planet

Organic citronella essential oil is one of the most versatile essential oil on the planet

Makes for a refreshing foot soak: Not only can citronella oil give your feet some well-deserved rest and relaxation, it can also provide a great way to deodorize your feet and effectively eliminate germs.

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

To be more specific, the study showed for the first time how mechanical forces experienced by cells in joints during exercise protect cartilage against degradation by suppressing the action of inflammatory molecules that cause osteoarthritis.

Trump says he plans to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after spate of vaping deaths: 'People are dying'

Trump says he plans to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after spate of vaping deaths: 'People are dying'

Donald Trump has said he plans to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after a spate of vaping deaths , declaring that companies were getting rich as people died.

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