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Food and Health

The relationship between food and health is intimate and fascinating, and a thorough understanding of this association is necessary to help restore, support, and maintain optimal health. Stay in touch with the latest research and advice on food and its impact on your health and that of your family with well-researched articles from Emaxhealth.

How a Plant Based Diet Benefits Multiple Sclerosis

plant based diet benefits multiple sclerosis

Some people are skeptical about how much impact diet has on multiple sclerosis, yet at the same time there’s quite a bit of interest in the topic, especially since making dietary changes is a drug-free way to help manage the disease. Therefore it’s important to consider recently published research showing how a plant based diet benefits multiple sclerosis.

An Alternative To Daily Soda, Which Helps to Improve Health

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How many sodas or other sugary drinks do you drink in a day and do you know that replacing them with healthier alternative can make a big difference in your health? New research shows that no matter how many you drink, replacing just one with water could make a significant difference in your health.

10 Safe Summer Grilling Tips To Avoid Headaches and Respiratory Irritation

Summer Grilling

Outdoor grilling is a much-anticipated ritual of summer. The smell of grilled vegetables, fish, and meats wafting through the evening air is enough to inspire any of us to relax and enjoy ourselves this summer. Grilling is easy, effortlessly delicious, and can be healthier. However, did you know that grilling can also create toxic compounds that are linked to adverse health effects that range from headaches and respiratory irritation to many forms of cancer?

13 Peppermint Oil Uses to Reduce Pain, Give you Energy, Relieve Allergies, and More

Peppermint Oil Uses

Peppermint oil is a fantastic essential oil to begin using right away. There is a plethora of uses for it, and you will be shocked at how many ways it can help you. There is basically no reason not to try peppermint oil because it is 100% natural and has no side effects. The more you can use natural home remedies the more your body will thank you in the long run.

The Simple Secret To Losing Weight and Keeping It off with Right Nutrition

Nutrition and weight loss

Every day I hear someone ask me, “How can I lose weight quickly?” The truth is, weight loss is a constant struggle with both men and women. According to the CDC, 37.9 perfect of adults age 20 years and over are obese and 70.7 perfect are overweight. To achieve permanent weight loss that sticks, it’s important to do it slow and in an intelligent manner. Many key factors include: paying attention to your biochemistry, your food preferences and of course genetics.

Coconut Oil Might Just Be The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Coconut Oil for Weight Loss

Watch out water, coconut oil might have just overtaken you for the best way to lose weight. While the benefits of water are very widely known (and indeed of the best ways to start losing weight is to drink more water) coconut oil is more than just a new fad. It is one of the best ways to start losing weight right now, and adding it into your diet is crucial.

Linking High-fat Diet and Obesity to Increased Cancer Risk

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Many studies over several years have linked excess weight with an increase in a number of cancers, including colon cancer. Aside from not smoking, reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is one of the most important lifestyle changes you can make today to reduce your risk of cancer.

Semir Beyaz, Ömer H. Yilmaz et al. High-fat diet enhances stemness and tumorigenicity of intestinal progenitors. Nature, 2016; 531 (7592): 53 DOI: 10.1038/nature17173

When Family Asks a Vegan Dieter to give Up Being a Vegan Just For the Trip

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2015 Vegan statistics show that 6 percent of US population is vegan. This means about 19.3 million people are vegan according to 2014 US population data. What happens when these people go on the road and make interstate trips? This creates issues in some families who sometimes ask their family members to give up being a vegan just for the trip.

Benefits of Mango and Why Mangos Are a Superfood

Mango

Mangos while said to be the most eaten fruit on the planet may be one of the most underappreciated. Growing up in the southern U.S. mangos weren’t exactly part of our diet. I was in my 50’s before I came to appreciate this amazing fruit. Mangos belong to the drupe family meaning the fruit has a pit like peaches and apricots, as well as olives and dates. Mangos are a superfood that is high in fiber, vitamins, anti-oxidants, enzymes, and flavonoids. [1][8]

Papaya - Superfood and Natural Remedy

Papaya home remedies and benefits

Papayas are a large sweet seeded fruit that grow in tropical climates but are usually available year round in most developed countries. Papayas are native to Central America and have been long revered by the Latin American Indians. On their journeys, Spanish and Portuguese explorers brought papayas to many other subtropical lands. Christopher Columbus called papaya, “the fruit of the angels”. Papaya was introduced to the United States in the 20th century, and they have been cultivated in Hawaii, the major U.S. producer since the 1920s. Today, the largest commercial producers of papayas include the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. [2]

Cheerios lawsuit involving General Mills focuses on serious recall

Two consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against General Mills because of the recent recall of gluten-free Cheerios. The company recalled 1.8 million boxes of the cereal because they contained gluten. Both regular Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios were affected by the recall. Now, two consumers are suing General Mills and claim the company is practicing false advertising.

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