The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen






The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen An article published by CNN Health is a reminder us that the connection between the brain’s nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex drives intentional actions, such as deciding whether we will take another bite of chocolate cake, or not. The prefrontal cortex also activates […]






Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy

Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy






Tomato Lovers Rejoice, They Are Heart Healthy New research shows a compound derived from tomatoes, a staple of Italian cuisine is good for the Heart. The study, published in the journal Food & Nutrition Research, found that taking the carotenoid-rich tomato extract supplement known as Cardiomato reduced low density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad”) cholesterol associated […]






Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them






Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, I is Killing Them Americans have a “sweet tooth” and it’s killing them. The over consumption of sugar has been linked to a variety of chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is almost impossible for Americans to avoid sweet stuff because their food […]






An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes

An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes






An Ounce of Prevention, Avoid Diabetes In Y 2012, over 90-M people had diabetes or pre-diabetes, and 1 out of every 2 people with the condition do not know they have it. Lifestyle choices are the best strategies to controlling blood sugar, reducing your risk of diabetes and preventing secondary health problems from the condition. […]