Mediterranean diet found to ameliorate symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Mediterranean diet found to ameliorate symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

In this study, Greek researchers investigated the effects of the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) on the clinical, biochemical and inflammatory profile of patients with simple liver steatosis.To examine the potential associations between STAT3 rs2293152 genotype, diet composition and patient profile, the researchers conducted an open-label, 24-week prospective intervention study.

Even if you’re slim, cutting down on calories can improve overall health

Even if you’re slim, cutting down on calories can improve overall health

Findings from the study, which was published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology , revealed that cutting up to 300 calories a day can help improve your blood glucose levels and lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Chinese Medicine Practitioner Reflects on Covid-19

Chinese Medicine Practitioner Reflects on Covid-19

A Permaculture principle is Slow the Flow--of water on the land, of dollars out of the local community.Speaking of plants and health, what does Chinese herbal medicine have to say about Covid-19?

Beauty gets into the grocery business

Beauty gets into the grocery business

Functional foods and beverages, like kombucha and protein bars, touting health benefits are not new — but brands selling them have been drawing an increasingly direct line between inner wellness and outer beauty.

Two adverts banned for 'exploiting' coronavirus-related health anxieties

Two adverts banned for 'exploiting' coronavirus-related health anxieties

“We considered that because of the context in which these claims appeared, namely on the ‘viruses’ and ‘flu’ web pages, alongside featured food products, consumers would understand that those products listed could help to fight against viruses and the flu by boosting immunity and improving gut health,” the ASA ruling said.

Disabled people struggle to get food and essential items during lockdown

Disabled people struggle to get food and essential items during lockdown

As a result, 46 per cent of 585 people surveyed said they had issues accessing food and essential items.A government spokesperson said: “We are working to support people who do not fall into the category of being clinically extremely vulnerable, but still need help getting essential food supplies.

Is Leaky Gut a Real Thing?

Is Leaky Gut a Real Thing?

What Is Leaky Gut. First of all, intestinal permeability is normal and is essential so we can absorb digested proteins, fats and carbohydrates from foods that nourish us, as well as vitamins, minerals and medications.

Disinfect and stay hydrated: 5 Ways to stay germ-free while traveling

Disinfect and stay hydrated: 5 Ways to stay germ-free while traveling

The following tips below will help ensure that you remain healthy and germ-free during your travels:.Make sure to bring two water jugs with you at all times.It’s difficult to get proper sleep while traveling.

Plant-based diets can reduce risk of heart failure by up to 41%

Plant-based diets can reduce risk of heart failure by up to 41%

In a recent study, they concluded that a plant-based diet could reduce the risk of heart failure in adults with no known heart disease.Multivariable analysis revealed that participants who stuck to a plant-based diet had lowered the risk of heart failure-related hospitalizations by 41 percent.

Japan's high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds

Japan's high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds

The population of the island nation, which has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world, eat diets high in certain carbohydrates, vegetables, fruits as well as fish and meat.Researchers found that participants who closely followed the food guide had a 15 per cent lower mortality rate.

Aldi recalls frozen berries over potential Hepatitis A contamination

Aldi recalls frozen berries over potential Hepatitis A contamination

Frozen berries sold at Aldi and Raley supermarkets in America were recalled on 30 October after fears they were potentially contaminated with the Hepatitis A virus.Affected products sold in Aldi include the Season’s Choice Raspberries and Season’s Choice Berry Medley.

Crochet Through Depression

Crochet Through Depression

There have been numerous research programs focusing on how traditional crafts such as knitting and crochet help combat anxiety and depression.

Don’t make these 7 mistakes when it comes to intermittent fasting

Don’t make these 7 mistakes when it comes to intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is popular among the health-conscious because it offers many benefits: It promotes fat and weight loss, improves insulin sensitivity, and boosts immunity.But before you try intermittent fasting, avoid these 7 common mistakes like not tracking your calorie intake so your efforts don’t go to waste.

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.

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.

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.

Meal planning and buying in bulk can reduce the cost of eating healthy

Meal planning and buying in bulk can reduce the cost of eating healthy

It is worth noting that the study was limited by one factor: the focus on the actual cost of food without factoring in transactional costs, like the time needed for: Meal planning Finalizing shopping lists Researching store advertisements Traveling to the bulk supermarket with the most affordable prices These four factors can affect a family’s ability to consistently follow a healthy eating plan.

Edible flowers could help boost vitamin E intake

Edible flowers could help boost vitamin E intake

The scientists from the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Porto University, and the University of Aveiro in Portugal analysed the phytochemical composition of borage and centaurea, two popular edible flowers.The main differences were that centaurea had more calories and total dietary fiber, while borage was higher in fatty-acids and carotenoids.

Listeria contamination: Sandwiches and salads sold at Target recalled amid fears of potential infection

Listeria contamination: Sandwiches and salads sold at Target recalled amid fears of potential infection

A food manufacturer that makes sandwiches and salads sold at one of the country’s biggest biggest retailers is recalling more than 1,000 cases amid fears of potential listeria contamination . Elevation Foods, which produces Archer Farms-branded sandwiches and salads, said it was voluntarily recalling a series sold at Target , and Fresh Market.

Why 'Glyphosate Residue Free' is important for CBD brands

Why 'Glyphosate Residue Free' is important for CBD brands

In this video Michael Harinen, Bluebird Botanicals' chief marketing officer, explains why the company thought it was important to attain Glyphosate Residue Free certification for Bluebird's hemp-derived CBD products.

6 Reasons to eat more onions

6 Reasons to eat more onions

Another study published in the journal Plant Foods for Human Nutrition examined 24 women with mildly high cholesterol and found that those who drank onion juice every day for eight weeks had lower levels of total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol than those who drank a placebo.

Vedapulse helps with holistic health

Vedapulse helps with holistic health

Vedapulse measures the electrical ECG function of the heart, analyzes and prints a wide variety of health information.

A Simple Trick to Lose Weight and Prevent Diabetes

A Simple Trick to Lose Weight and Prevent Diabetes

A recent study, which took place at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, found that consumption of propionate, a preservative frequently added to foods, may be associated with an increased risk of obesity and diabetes.

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Yet ANOTHER reason to eat organic food: It reduces your risk of getting cancer. New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease.

The Only Supplements You Need For Excellent Health

The Only Supplements You Need For Excellent Health

If you buy the right brand, (Rosita) you’ll be getting all of the essential, hard-to-get nutrients for optimal health in one place and in the right ratios , which is Vitamin A, Vitamin D3, Omega 3 fatty acids and Iodine. Liver is probably the most nutrient-dense, health-promoting food out there.

Smartphones and Weight Gain

Smartphones and Weight Gain

The study, which took place at Rice University in Houston, Texas, found that the media multitasking associated with our use of smartphones and similar digital devices is associated with greater weight gain.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 132 male and female students between the ages of 18 and 23.

Common food additive could raise the risk of diabetes and obesity

Common food additive could raise the risk of diabetes and obesity

Natural Health News — A food ingredient widely used in baked goods, animal feeds and artificial flavourings, appears to increase levels of several hormones that are associated with risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research.

Crowd-sourced data suggests restaurants’ gluten-free meals might include gluten

Crowd-sourced data suggests restaurants’ gluten-free meals might include gluten

In addition, researchers found that about one-third of supposedly gluten-free foods had detectable gluten—but that might be due to cross-contamination, said lead author Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl, who practices at the Celiac Disease Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and is an assistant professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health.

Yet ANOTHER reason to eat organic food: It reduces your risk of getting cancer

Yet ANOTHER reason to eat organic food: It reduces your risk of getting cancer

Eating lots of organic foods could reduce risks of cancer caused by pesticides. There is also a growing body of scientific literature that indicated the risk of cancer increases for people who eat foods that had been treated with synthetic pesticides.

Put That Fork Down at Night

Put That Fork Down at Night

The study, which took place at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, found that eating later in the evening is associated with more excess weight and body fat.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 31 overweight or obese adults, 90 percent of whom were women.