Researchers at the Lipid Clinic, Barcelona, and associates have found consuming omega-3 fatty acids my decrease the risk for diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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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.
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.
Many people plan for a 3 day fasting, but can't move beyond the 18 hour point. Most of them break the fasting at that mark, but want to move beyond the mental hurdle. What to do?
When I was a kid, my mother often made split pea soup, and as you can imagine, I wasn’t thrilled on the nights it was served for dinner. However, now those same green and yellow peas—in the form of pea protein powder—are becoming all the rage, and not just because it is a super vegetarian protein source.
Some of us are simply better learners than others. If you struggle with memory problems, you may want to try this simple diet change.
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?
You may be familiar with the science of happiness, a positive psychology approach to understanding how gratitude, self-reflection, and forgiveness can boost your sense of well-being. But did you know that research suggests fruits and vegetables may hold the secret of happiness?
If You are looking for ways to take your workout and diet to the next level, enhance your training and nutrition intake with Biotta Beet Juice and Tart Cherry Jusice. Here is why I recommend it.
It’s been shown that beans and other pulses can help with weight loss. But did you know that a white bean extract, in supplement form, could assist you with your dieting goals as well?
Is organic ground beef just as bad as regular meat, or is it at least a bit better?
Having a salad for lunch today? Be sure to include these two fruits as the combination may be especially good for your health.
New HGTV video reveals if you are storing your produce completely wrong. Learn how to keep your vegetables fresh.
For any upcoming summer dessert recipes please consider these poached pears with chocolate sauce. They really look good.
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.
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.
When Clear Labs released its new extensive analysis of 258 hamburger meat samples from 22 retailers and 79 brands, 13.6 percent had some type of quality problem. Among those problems was a calorie count coverup.
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.
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.
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.
Some people are touting seaweed as a super food for 2016, but this treasure from the oceans reached that status before the turn of the new year. In fact, experts have uncovered lots of reasons to love seaweed, so here are some of them plus a few ways to enjoy this sea vegetable during 2016 and many years to come.
If you are thinking about making changes in 2016, then you may need to think about nutrient dense foods. It’s not about eating less, it’s about eating better, so look for nutrient dense foods this year.
Should you feel a little guilty selecting canned food items from your pantry that are past its “sell-by” date and giving them to your kid’s food drive at school? Here’s a recent reminder from ABC News about what “sell-by” and “best-used-by” labeling really means on food items.
The pomegranate is a challenging fruit with a tough rind, and it appears that fighting appearance harbors seeds with potential to battle multiple sclerosis. Researchers have found that pomegranate seed oil contains an extremely strong antioxidant that inhibited demyelination in a mouse model for MS.
Maybe you are trying to cut carbs to lose weight; maybe you just want to cut down on sugar. Either way, there will come a time when most people have cravings. So, if sugar is your kryptonite, you should consider taking L-glutamine.
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. 
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. 
People who want to reduce their risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis may want to adjust their food choices. Two new studies show that your diet impacts risk of rheumatoid arthritis, and the changes you should make may not be so dramatic.
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.