Move flexitarians to the (plant-based) meat of the matter

Move flexitarians to the (plant-based) meat of the matter

Innovation and formulation advances mean that natural brands can appeal to these wider flexitarian audiences with plant-based products that look, taste and even perform like their favorite foods.

Plummeting sperm counts, shrinking penises: toxic chemicals threaten humanity

Plummeting sperm counts, shrinking penises: toxic chemicals threaten humanity

Swan’s book echoes previous research, which has found that PFAS harms sperm production, disrupts the male hormone and is correlated to a “reduction of semen quality, testicular volume and penile length”.

Pancreatic enzymes – their use in the fight against cancer

Pancreatic enzymes – their use in the fight against cancer

Proteolytic enzymes reduce the development of bladder cancer.Pancreatic juice contains enzymes that help the body digest and absorb fats, carbohydrates, and proteins.

Shirataki noodles, a low-carb and low-GI superfood perfect for vegans

Shirataki noodles, a low-carb and low-GI superfood perfect for vegans

If you love regular noodles but want to use a healthier ingredient, try cooking with shirataki noodles, a low-carb superfood.On their own, shirataki noodles are rather bland, but they’re popular as an ingredient since they absorb the juices of the spices and vegetables they have been cooked with.

Reducing your intake of sugary drinks by 1 serving a day may lower diabetes risk by at least 10%

Reducing your intake of sugary drinks by 1 serving a day may lower diabetes risk by at least 10%

Researchers from the U.S. and China suggest that drinking a serving of water, coffee or tea in place of a sugary beverage may lower Type 2 diabetes risk by up to 10 percent.

The Agricultural Theory of Car Crashes

The Agricultural Theory of Car Crashes

Fifteen years after their accident, Miriam and Charlie bought their farm.Each day is a gift, and to share the food we grow and the way we grow it with the community is my tacit way of saying thank you.

Not losing weight on keto? Here’s why

Not losing weight on keto? Here’s why

According to adherents of the keto diet, limiting your carbohydrate intake to no more than 30 grams a day is enough to make your body enter the state of ketosis.Another reason why someone on the keto diet isn’t losing weight is because he is eating more calories than his body can burn.

3 Morning smoothies that can give you a healthy energy boost to start the day

3 Morning smoothies that can give you a healthy energy boost to start the day

Ingredients for two servings: 1 cup of organic spinach or kale 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk 1/2 cup of frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 cup of water 1 celery stalk 1 frozen banana 1/2 organic Fuji apple, seeded and chopped 2 pitted dates 2 to 3 ice cubes 1 Tablespoon of vegan protein powder (optional) Preparation: Combine all the ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.

Top 10 Natural Foods for Cat Health

Top 10 Natural Foods for Cat Health

If you are planning to feed your cat raw food, you should at least know the basic ingredients that are necessary to promote cat nutrition.This means that favorite human food containing such as rice and barley are not good for your cat.

Encouraging more people to follow healthier diets can help minimize the environmental impact of food production

Encouraging more people to follow healthier diets can help minimize the environmental impact of food production

Encouraging more people to follow healthier diets can help minimize the environmental impact of food production.Choosing better, more sustainable diets is one of the main ways people can improve their health and help protect the environment.”.

Scientists: Handwashing gets rid of more germs than using hand sanitizers

Scientists: Handwashing gets rid of more germs than using hand sanitizers

For best results, Newman said, you must rub your hands vigorously with soap under running water for about 20 seconds – the same amount of time it would take you to sing the entirety of “Happy Birthday” twice.

How long a person can survive without water

How long a person can survive without water

Michigan National Guard members were set to arrive in Flint to join door-to-door efforts to distribute bottled water and other supplies to residents coping with the city's crisis over lead-contaminated drinking water.

Can Colloidal Silver Cure Norovirus? (The Simple Answer)

Can Colloidal Silver Cure Norovirus? (The Simple Answer)

Colloidal Silver and Norovirus have been linked many times, but does it actually help cure Norovirus?Norovirus can come suddenly , and you will usually get stomach pain , nausea , vomiting , and diarrhea .

Healing Naturally with Amino Acids

Healing Naturally with Amino Acids

Studies are showing amino acids have the ability to treat issues like sleep, anxiety, and depression.Taking 3g before bed has enhanced my sleep quality where I wake up feeling more refreshed and anxiety isn’t building up by noon-3pm like it used to.

Stay hydrated and boost your fiber intake: 10 Ways to reset your diet

Stay hydrated and boost your fiber intake: 10 Ways to reset your diet

If you’re feeling a little bloated after the holidays or a long vacation, try the tips below to boost your gut health and improve your eating habits.This cleansing drink boosts your mineral intake, promotes liver health and helps you stay hydrated.

Eat healthily and don’t overindulge: 5 holiday weight gain facts

Eat healthily and don’t overindulge: 5 holiday weight gain facts

If you’re worried about snacking too much and gaining a couple of extra pounds over the holidays, listen to what experts have to say about how you can enjoy some treats without overdoing the snacking and undoing your hard work to manage your weight.

Nutrition advocates: Federal nutrition research needs new approach

Nutrition advocates: Federal nutrition research needs new approach

In a white paper released today, the American Society for Nutrition recommends several changes to improve coordination and funding of federal nutrition research, which currently is spread out across at least 12 federal agencies and departments: Create the Office of the National Director of Food and Nutrition, a Cabinet-level position, to oversee and coordinate research.

Can chia seeds help people maintain a healthy body weight?

Can chia seeds help people maintain a healthy body weight?

Improved blood sugar control – beneficial for people with diabetes Healthy cholesterol levels Lowered blood pressure Reduced inflammation due to its antioxidant content Regular bowel habits, which addresses constipation Thinner blood due to omega-3 fatty acids, which can help prevent blood clots In a study published in the journal Nutricion Hospitalaria , researchers looked at whether chia seeds can help promote weight loss.

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.