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Older people may benefit from more protein

May 27 2017 - 12:38pm
A high protein egg

Researchers say elderly people may need more than the recommended daily protein for good health.

Good nutrition is essential for good health at all stages of development. It appears that elderly people may need more protein in their diet than has been recommended over the years.

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Listening to inspiring music could help you beat depression

May 24 2017 - 3:03pm
Inspiring music

Researchers say that listening to inspiring music in a group and taking part in discussions about music and life is a positive interaction which makes people feel good.

Depression can be a very horrible illness which is hard to recover from.

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Targeting loneliness may help you sleep better

May 22 2017 - 9:16am
A lonely woman

Researchers say that there is an association between loneliness and poor sleep quality.

Good quality sleep is important for overall well being. Researchers have recently found there is an association between sleep which is of poor quality and loneliness in young adults.

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Eating nuts may benefit the fight against colon cancer

May 19 2017 - 5:59am

Researchers say that the chance of recurrence of colon cancer is dramatically decreased in people who eat nuts.

There has been an established association between dietary factors and colon cancer. Researchers have determined that nuts rank well as a beneficial food in dealing with colon cancer.

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Tomatoes may offer a key to beating stomach cancer

May 14 2017 - 7:19am

Researchers say that tomato may help to effectively fight stomach cancer.

Tomatoes are a delicious fruit which may help to significantly lower the risk of stomach cancer. Tomatoes are a primary food in the healthy Mediterranean diet.

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Consider These Essential Nutrients in Your Fight Against Breast Cancer

May 12 2017 - 8:44pm
Breast cancer sign

You’ve just found a lump in your breast or perhaps gotten a diagnosis of breast cancer. You’re stunned and wondering – what’s next? Is there anything you can do at this point? Could your breast cancer have been prevented? How will this change your life? What most women and doctors don’t realize is there are essential nutrients you should be consuming if you are fighting breast or any other type cancer.

What do you know about iodine?

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How cinnamon may counter damage from a high-fat diet

May 7 2017 - 7:04am

Researchers say that cinnamon may decrease the damage of a high-fat diet.

Cinnamon is a delicious spice which has been associated with many health benefits. New research points to a possible role of cinnamon in helping to counter the damage of a high-fat diet.

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Good family support can help prevent dementia

May 6 2017 - 8:22am
Growing older gracefully

Researchers have found that there is an association between good quality support systems and decreased risk for dementia.

There has been a growing awareness of the risk for dementia with aging. There are many natural interventions which can lower this risk.

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Food security is vital to prevent mental illness

Apr 30 2017 - 6:30am

Researchers have found that your mental health can be affected by food insecurity.

Although it seems as if there should be enough food on the planet to feed everyone there are nevertheless hundreds of millions of people worldwide who are worried about getting enough food to eat d

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Soy protein may benefit treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

Apr 27 2017 - 5:26am

Researchers say that consuming soy protein may lessen the severity of inflammatory bowel disease.

The severe diarrhea, pain, fatigue and weight loss which is generally associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be very debilitating and may lead to complications which are life-threaten

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Enteritis can be prevented with aggressive natural measures

Apr 23 2017 - 8:08am
Pathogens in the intestine

Enteritis is a condition wherein there is inflammation of the small intestine. Bacterial or viral infections via ingestion cause this condition and can be prevented with natural interventions.

Enteritis, or inflammation of the small intestine, is a very uncomfortable condition which can be very costly in terms of lost productivity.

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Strawberries hold promise in the fight against breast cancer

Apr 20 2017 - 6:03am

Researchers have said a study on mice has demonstrated the action of strawberries in fighting breast cancer.

The diagnosis of breast cancer is devastating news for afflicted women and their loved ones. Fortunately with aggressive treatment there are many cures.

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The more physical education the better for adolescents

Apr 14 2017 - 6:06am
Playing volleyball

Researchers say that adolescents who have frequent physical education are in better shape and are more informed about the significance of physical activity for health.

Kids in school often initially feel that physical education is a nuisance in their schedule until they begin to feel the health benefits of staying in shape.

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Natural remedies are preferable for nervousness and anxiety

Apr 12 2017 - 4:51am
Relaxing in nature

Nervousness and anxiety are very common in our fast paced world. The drug treatments for these conditions carry with them the risk for serious side effects. Natural remedies for the prevention and treatment of nervousness are therefore preferable.

Nervousness and anxiety are common conditions which can interfere with your daily activities.

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Finding time for green space nurtures a healthy brain

Apr 11 2017 - 4:43am
An urban park

Researchers have determined that green spaces help to nurture a healthy brain.

If you feel as if being locked in a concrete city area for too long without any exposure to green is getting you down you probably aren't imagining anything.

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Diabetics may benefit quickly from high intensity interval training

Apr 9 2017 - 11:14am
Staying in shape

Researchers say that there is a quick improvement in the glucose metabolism of diabetics with high intensity interval training.

Diabetes is a serious disease which undermines the quality of life of sufferers and often leads to premature death.

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Ashwagandha is known as “Indian ginseng” due to its rejuvenating properties

Apr 9 2017 - 8:07am
Ayurvedic herb

The Indian herb Ashwagandha is a powerful herb which is said to have many restorative benefits by practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurvedic medicine is an ancient holistic healing system which was developed thousands of years ago in India.

Due to growing fears of dangerous side effects associated with the psychiatric drugs natural remedies are preferable.

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Heart attack and stroke risk is decreased with good sleep

Apr 1 2017 - 9:54am
Suffering from insomnia

Researchers say that there is an association between insomnia and an increased risk for heart attack and stroke.

Insomnia can cause more than subjective feelings of tiredness. There is also an association between insomnia and an increased risk for heart attack and stroke.

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A good natural remedy to relax is the sounds of nature

Mar 31 2017 - 2:00pm
Relaxing in nature

Researchers say that it is actually true that the sounds of nature can help us relax.

The modern world brings with it a great deal of tension. The noises alone from traffic, airplanes, helicopters, machines, and elsewhere is enough to create a high degree of anxieties.

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Larger doses of vitamin C may benefit treatment of the common cold

Mar 30 2017 - 3:33pm
Vitamin C

Researchers say that larger doses of vitamin C may be associated with a greater decrease in the duration of the common cold.

The common cold creates a great deal of misery and can be very costly in terms of absence from school and work. It often seems as if the best you can do for a cold is let it run it's course.

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Infants need adequate vitamin B1 for normal development

Mar 30 2017 - 6:45am

Researchers say that vitamin B1 (thiamine) deficiency in infants adversely affects their motor functioning when they are preschoolers.

An essential component for the healthy development of children is good nutrition. Lack of vital nutrients can cause serious developmental problems in kids.

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Old recommendations for treatment of jellyfish stings worsens the stings

Mar 21 2017 - 9:12am
Jellyfish sting treatment

Researchers say present jellyfish sting recommendations may worsen stings. They have found vinegar and heat along with Sting No More Spray and Cream works best to treat jellyfish stings.

Jellyfish stings can ruin a nice day at the beach. Following old recommendations to treat painful jellyfish stings seems to only make things worse.

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There's now a brain health food guide from Canada

Mar 16 2017 - 8:38am
Brain healthy sardines

Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.

It is important to treat your brain well to maintain optimal cognitive functioning, particularly as you get older.

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