The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing fast. An estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease. Medicines have been developed to help extend cognitive function, but often do not last. Researchers are in search of additional ways to help prevent cognitive decline and are turning to natural sources, such as fruits and fermented foods.
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Here’s some good news for carb lovers that reveals a simple trick for eating potatoes and pasta that is reported to lower your insulin levels, burn additional fat and slim your waistline without feeling carb deprived.
Do you think that the expiration date really indicates just how old your eggs really are before buying them? Think again, as Doctor Oz reveals this and other egg-related hoaxes you are probably not aware of going on in your local supermarket.
In an odd move right before the American Thanksgiving, Ruffles Chips poked fun at a popular choice for Vegans - tofurkey.
Cranberries -- they're not just for Thanksgiving anymore. Like the Macy's balloons, the cranberry makes its debut once a year on Thanksgiving Day, but this amazing fruit needs to be revered for the healing marvel that it is.
When people learn you are following a vegan diet and also exercise, one of the first questions they are likely to ask is how you satisfy your protein needs.
There is only one ingredient that can turn your health around, help you to prevent disease, regulate digestion and elimination, and give your skin a healthy glow. No, it's not a bagel...
World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1 November. The event was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then Chair of The Vegan Society in the UK, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the organization and the coining of the terms "vegan" and "veganism".
The reason why you must ditch carcinogenic oil is because heated vegetable oil releases toxic chemicals called aldehydes, which have been linked to cancer. Switching to healthier cooking oil alternative will be easier if you use this 1 vegan alternative.
You are what you eat is an old saying, but it truly reflects many scientific findings in modern times. Diet has a role in helping us fight disease and how effectively we do, and this assertion is also true when it comes to cancer. Food for health advocates say that foods rich with antioxidants can help fight disease. Pomegranate fruit has been widely studied for its anti-oxidative potentials, and advocated as anticancer, but why? Below is why pomegranate fruit juice has anticancer properties that warrant the 'anticancer title.'
Vegans are noted for their angry reputation and have been alleged by research to be more prone to depression than their meat-eating counterparts. Given current findings, perhaps vegans may do well to reconsider their position on eating honey.
I don't know what the best vegan milk alternative is, but there is a new one to add to your cereal or cooking called Milkadamia.
Today I received an email from Madeline Familia of Trent & Company, Inc. informing me about the Mina Shakshuka Sauce. It looks very interesting as it derives from a North African dish. I decided to publish it for eMaxHealth readers and will update it after I try a sample myself.
According to the latest Nielsen data released at Expo East, retail sales of plant-based foods and beverages rose 8.1% in the 52 weeks leading to August 12. Great news for veggie enthusiasts as options in the vegetarian and vegan marketplace continue to expand.
According to the CDC about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year. But, these statistics could be lowered with foods that have been scientifically proven to protect the heart. So, below are some of vegan foods proven to maintain a healthy heart.
Grapes are a fruit type that is good at any time of the year, being versatile in terms of what it can be produced from them. Wine may represent the most expensive and creative use of grapes, but it is not the only use, as they can be eaten fresh as table grapes, dried as raisins or processed into jams, jellies and juices. So, here are the 5 health benefits of grapes you never knew, that will make you love grapes even more.
One of the major concerns about going on vegetarian and vegan diets is that they may lack sufficient protein.
Millet is one of the most important drought-resistant crops, and is widely grown in the semiarid tropics of Africa and Asia constituting a major source of carbohydrates and proteins for people living in these areas. Millet grain is now receiving increasing interest from food scientists, technologists, and nutritionists. So, here are the The 5 health benefits of eating Millet you never knew.
The vegan movement is truly gaining strength worldwide, as the percentages of vegans increase in each nation, so does the demand for plant based products. The growth in demand is so intense that Walmart wants more vegan products available on its shelves.
Armenian cuisine is amazingly good and the big part of it is the richness of vegan and vegetarian options. On October 1, Armenia's capital Yerevan will host its 5th annual Yerevan Vegan Fest in downtown Yerevan.
Before deciding to go vegan, there are a number of questions that go through people’s heads. The first is: what am I going to eat, if I cut all animal products? The answer to that is: everything else you would normally eat, paired with the animal product of your choice. The second question is what do I gain personally for going vegan? And the answer to that, is in the testimonies of the two women below, who decided to go vegan for a month.
The national Geographic reported that about a third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of its looks. But, what if a fruit adds up to its health benefits, the worse it looks? This is the case of banana fruit, and here is why you shouldn’t thrown away banana with brown spots.
Barley is a vegan food that is not often used but is packed with nutrition, ideal for human optimal health. According to reports, this grain’s yearly production has been in decline in recent years, unlike other cereal crops, mainly due to slackened demand from beer and cattle-feed makers. But, while barley is mostly used to feed livestock, this grain’s many nutrients do provide many health benefits and should be used in cooking more often. Find out more below.