Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper”

Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper”

Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper” People in the 21st-Century are taking advantage of the longevity revolution, it is 1 that promises a longer life than their grandparents could have imagined. But, good health and quality of life depends on wise choices. There are some basic guidelines that will keep our brains sharp, our muscles […]

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs Anthocyanins Protect Lung Health Flavonoids are a group of polyphenols, phytonutrients found in most fruits and vegetables. There are more than 6,000 unique flavonoids, but as a group, they’re most well-known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and have been found to lower the risk of many chronic conditions […]

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices Herbs and cooking spices contain a wide variety of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, and help maximize the nutrient density of our  meals. Every time we flavor our meals with herbs or spices we are “upgrading” our food without adding a single calorie. In fact, on a per gram fresh […]

Fasting: The Way to Good Health

Fasting: The Way to Good Health

Fasting: The Way to Good Health Research from the University of Southern California has found that a 3-day fast can regenerate the entire human immune system. This remarkable and major breakthrough points to a straightforward and low-cost way to improve health and well-being. Fasting, abstaining from all or some foods or drinks for a set […]

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood People have been eating fish since the dawn of man. It has been a staple for people in every area where fish can swim and has without a doubt been one of the foods that has kept people alive. Fish is a lean protein, with vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and numerous […]

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity It is very important to know that not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the Key is moderation and choosing wisely. “Very high intake of meat, especially processed red meat, is not good for overall health,” said Dr. Jyrki Virtanen, author […]

It is Quality Over Quantity When Feeding Our Hearts

It is Quality Over Quantity When Feeding Our Hearts

It is Quality Over Quantity When Feeding Our Hearts High-protein diets are around like popcorn, but not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the Key is moderation and choosing wisely. “Very high intake of meat, especially processed red meat, is not good for overall health,” said Dr. Jyrki Virtanen, author of […]

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer…

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer…

A Protein Boost Might Be the Answer… Feeling less than satisfied on a restricted-calorie diet, then a protein boost just might be the answer. According to numerous studies, a diet with more protein than the typical 15% of calories will leave you feeling fuller and help conserve muscle as you lose fat. While high-protein diets […]

Eat Heart Healthy Real Food

Eat Heart Healthy Real Food

Eat Heart Healthy Real Food For heart benefits, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, beans and grains remains the way to go, according to a new research review. The review, by an American College of Cardiology (ACC) nutrition committee, examined the evidence on a few diet “hypes.” Among the findings: Omega-3 fats and legumes (including […]

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key

Boosting Your Immune System as You Age Is Key Our immune system is challenged as the years go by. Diversity among disease-fighting T- and B-cells declines; our innate immunity, meaning protection provided by our skin, sweat and tears, and a general inflammatory response changes and we develop inflammaging. Inflammaging is the accumulation of inflammatory mediators […]

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain Worsening vision and cognitive function are common among older people, but we have the ability to take control of our health so our eyes and mind stay clear and functioning optimally Diseases that affect blood vessels, veins and arteries have long been implicated in cognitive […]

Good Food for Our Pet’s Good Health

Good Food for Our Pet’s Good Health

Good Food for Our Pet’s Good Health Free radicals cause damage called oxidative stress in our pet’s body, and oxidative stress and the inflammation it causes are directly linked to aging and disease Free radicals occur naturally as the result of metabolic, cellular and immune system functioning, as well as certain external factors Antioxidants neutralize […]

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast

Change Lifestyle, Slash Blood Pressure Fast Lifestyle changes lower blood pressure as effectively as Rx medication. Changing lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise can slash blood pressure in just 14 days, a new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition says. “I’ve been using lifestyle changes to lower blood […]

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium Magnesium (Mg) is essential for mitochondrial ATP production. A supplement that is helpful for sleep is magnesium. There are dozens of different types of magnesium supplements. Magnesium threonate has the added benefit of providing some antiretroviral activity, and retroviruses tend to be a challenge inherent with many neurodegenerative diseases. Threonate […]

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health A new advisory, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation supports findings from many other recent studies that show that a diet rich in fish could be beneficial for health. “Since the last advisory on eating fish was issued by the Association in 2002, scientific studies […]

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension The interest and investment in anti-aging therapies is growing. The goal is not just to live longer, but to be as youthful and healthy as possible for a longer frame. Telomeres were discovered in the 1930’s. Every cell in the human body contains a nucleus, and inside […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

NFL Champion Quarterback Tom Brady Tells Us What He Eats

NFL Champion Quarterback Tom Brady Tells Us What He Eats

NFL Champion Quarterback Tom Brady Tells Us What He Eats New England Patriot Tom Brady eats a restrictive, plant-based diet that centers on “anti-inflammatory” foods and avoids some dietary staples nutritionists recommend. The Big Q: Is Mr Brady getting anything that helps his game and off-field performance? The Big A: Nutritionists are divided on The […]

Fasting Extends Lifespan   

Fasting Extends Lifespan   

Fasting Extends Lifespan Fact: Most people want to live a healthy, long life. The Big Q: What is the best way to switch on the body’s ability to promote cellular protection, regeneration and rejuvenation? The Big A: Valter Longo, PhD., a researcher and director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California (USC), […]

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food

Mood Depends of Diet, Eat Real Food Anew study reveals that the types of foods we should eat to improve our mental health change as we age. Researchers at New York’s Binghamton University conducted an anonymous internet survey which included people from around the world. They completed the Food-Mood Questionnaire (FMQ), which includes questions on […]

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People Major industries have and continue to devoted huge financial resources to shaping scientific debates that may threaten profits. Prime example: Big Tobacco pushing back on how smoking kills people. This corporate strategy of subsidizing scientists, lobbyists and researchers to present results putting the products in the good light […]

Eat Healthy To Age Well

Eat Healthy To Age Well

Eat Healthy To Age Well A healthy diet may  very well translate into a healthier old age. The scientists followed close to 1,000 men and women in England, who were born in March 1946, throughout their adulthood. Those people who ate more fruits, vegetables and whole-grain cereals, and fewer highly processed foods throughout adulthood did […]

Sugar Is Responsible for Disease

Sugar Is Responsible for Disease

Sugar Is Responsible for Disease Facts: Refined sugar was not consumed on a daily basis until 100 years ago. Before that, it was a treat afforded by the very rich as sugar cane was a difficult crop to grow. In the past 100 years, rates of obesity, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and numerous other chronic diseases have skyrocketed. […]

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right More than 70% of survey respondents from a National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) survey revealed that the loss of their eyesight would have the greatest impact on their day-to-day activities. Further, as rates of chronic diseases like diabetes rise, along with an aging population, rates of blindness and low […]

It is Not Difficult to Eat Healthy All of the Time, Just Do It!

It is Not Difficult to Eat Healthy All of the Time, Just Do It!

It is Not Difficult to Eat Healthy All of the Time, Just Do It! Some find it hard to eat healthy all the time, but making small improvements by choosing healthier foods regularly is likely to boost one’s chances of living longer and livelier a new study reveals. The report in the New England Journal […]

Coffee & Tea Protect Liver from the West’s “Happy Diet”

Coffee & Tea Protect Liver from the West’s “Happy Diet”

Coffee & Tea Protect Liver from the West’s “Happy Diet” Regularly drinking coffee or herbal tea may help prevent chronic liver disease, new research suggests. Scientists in the Netherlands found these popular beverages might help thwart liver fibrosis, or stiffness and scarring due to chronic inflammation. “Over the past decades, we gradually deviated towards more […]

Fresh Foods to Include in Your Dog’s Diet

Fresh Foods to Include in Your Dog’s Diet

Fresh Foods to Include in Your Dog’s Diet Research shows that offering fresh food to your dog is beneficial. So, however you do it, the important thing is to take small steps toward providing the best diet you can afford for your furry companion. Below is a list of 10 fresh Organic foods to add […]

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex Men with multiple risk factors for heart disease may be more likely to develop erectile dysfunction later in life than men with optimal heart health, a recent study shows. Researchers focused on 7 risk factors for heart disease, as follows: high blood pressure elevated cholesterol high blood sugar […]

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine is necessary to treat disease, but if you really want to prevent health problems and stay well, do consider integrating practices from holistic medicine too. “The field of integrative, or complementary, medicine, grew out of what used to be known as ‘alternative […]

Intermittent Fasting for Good Health & Longevity

Intermittent Fasting for Good Health & Longevity

Intermittent Fasting for Good Health & Longevity Nutritional experts have looked at the health effects of a fasting diet (FMD) in humans. In a recent study 100 participants did 3 cycles of FMD, which involves semi-fasting for 5 days each month. The FMD diet is low in calories, sugars and protein, but high in healthy […]

Magnesium Protects Against Stroke, Heart Disease & Diabetes

Magnesium Protects Against Stroke, Heart Disease & Diabetes

Magnesium Protects Against Stroke, Heart Disease & Diabetes While medical doctors have focused on cholesterol as the problem and prescribed statins for more than 20 years, this has not changed the fact that heart disease is still the #1 killer in the US. Looking for a way to decrease your risk of developing coronary heart […]

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster Take off your shirt and “Walk in the Sun.” The Big Q: Can we bio-hack our brain to get sharper, smarter and work faster? According to Dave Asprey, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founder and CEO of bulletproof.com, and author of “The Bulletproof Diet” and “Head Strong: The Bulletproof […]

Reduce Your Risk of Suffering a Heart Attack, Now!

Reduce Your Risk of Suffering a Heart Attack, Now!

Reduce Your Risk of Suffering a Heart Attack, Now! Remember this Old Adage, “An Apple a day keeps the Doctor away.” This wise old medicine advise often rings true as Apples are chock-full of vitamins and antioxidants, and some medical research suggests that fruits and vegetables can lower the risk of cancer and heart disease. […]

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease +

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease +

High Blood Pressure can Lead to Stroke, Heart Problems & Kidney Disease + $CRRVF The new study shows public health efforts to improve blood pressure control are working, but “there are still disparities that still affect minorities,” said senior author Dr. Edgar Argulian, of Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. Treatment of […]

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’ The experts say to build an exercise habit that will last a lifetime, look for an activity you really enjoy and then team up with others who provide you with social interaction during your workout and reward and motivation to continue the process. “If you haven’t found something […]

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice”

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice”

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice” $KO, $PEP Although diet and sugar-free drinks are often promoted as healthier choices, a new study found they are no more helpful for losing weight or preventing weight gain than their full-sugar versions. Diet drinks contain no sugar and are sweetened with artificial […]

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure

Investing & Trading Stocks Can Be Stressful, Check Your Blood Pressure According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 33% American adults (70+) have high blood pressure. About 50% have uncontrolled high blood pressure, which increases your risk for a number of serious health problems, including: Heart disease Stroke Kidney disease Cognitive decline, […]

Imagine a World Without Fresh Strawberries, Blueberries & Blackberries

Imagine a World Without Fresh Strawberries, Blueberries & Blackberries

Imagine a World Without Fresh Strawberries, Blueberries & Blackberries What would the world be like without the fresh, delicious flavors, colors and textures that berries provide to our diet? Berries are loaded with vitamins, minerals and micronutrients that provide a host of health advantages. Some of these benefits are fairly recent scientific discoveries All berries […]

China’s New Fashion: Health, Wellness & Fitness

China’s New Fashion: Health, Wellness & Fitness

China’s New Fashion: Health, Wellness & Fitness Some say this news trend is driven by the increasingly ripped stars in Hollywood blockbusters and spread on social media. Pictures of running tracks, steps, and amazing handstands are sweeping microblog Weibo and Twitter-like WeChat. Registration for some marathons is harder than buying a train ticket for the […]

Changing Lifestyle Can Extend Your Life

Changing Lifestyle Can Extend Your Life

Changing Lifestyle Can Extend Your Life Get some exercise, learn relaxation techniques, and eat right. Nutrition plays a major role, the Mediterranean diet has been proven to lower blood pressure, the silent killer. The Mediterranean diet limits sugars, refined carbohydrates, and saturated fat while going heavy on fruits, veggies, whole grains, and healthy fats. It […]

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You $KHC, $MDLZ The Big Q: Lactose intolerant? Not to worry, there are many cheeses lactose intolerant people can tolerate as most of the lactose is removed during the cheese making process. There is a major difference between natural cheese and processed “Cheese Food” however. Natural cheese is […]

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight Besides eating plenty of carotenoids-rich vegetables, Organic pastured egg yolks and omega-3 and astaxanthin-rich wild Alaskan Salmon, another really important dietary aspect is to normalize your blood sugar, as excessive sugar in your blood can pull fluid from the lens of your eye, affecting your ability to focus. It […]

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer

Obesity Raises Our Risk of Cancer Obesity can raise your risk of cancer in many ways. Some cancers, especially breast and endometrial cancer, are sensitive to the female sex hormone estrogen, and fat cells produce an excess of this hormone. This is why obesity in young children obesity is a a grave concern. By carrying […]

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples Study after study has demonstrated that low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets just do not work to drive weight loss or prevent disease. In fact, they are the things causing the obesity epidemic, which is a contributing factor to cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. “Finally Americans are getting rid of the not-fat […]

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy New research suggests that eating a Mediterranean diet may prolong the lives of heart patients. “Adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of overall mortality, not only in the general population — which is already known, but in patients who already suffered a heart attack,” said study researcher Dr. […]

Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood

Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood

Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood Studies recently released at the 2016 Experimental Biology conference in San Diego points to raspberries as a Superfood. In general, the studies found that Red raspberries have multiple health benefits ranging from fighting inflammation and boosting cardiovascular and liver function to keeping glucose levels in check. Below are the […]

A Healthy Lifestyle is Important for Your Pet

A Healthy Lifestyle is Important for Your Pet

A Healthy Lifestyle is Important for Your Pet To provide a healthy lifestyle for your pet you must focus on identifying, then removing, and unnecessary stressors from your pet’s world before disease can occur. These obstacles might involve your pet’s diet, exercise, environment, and veterinary care. Being proactive is in contrast to the reactive approach […]

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet? A British biotech group has bought the genetic data of nearly 13,000 Italian residents of a Sardinian province where many people live to celebrate their 100th birthdays and beyond. Tiziana Life Sciences, a British company focused on cancer and diseases of the immune system, said […]

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Fats to Avoid in a Healthy Diet Some dietary fats can be harmful, but it’s important to know which ones and why. For an in-depth review of dietary fats, please see the Weston A. Price Foundation’s article, “Saturated Fat Does a Body Good.” In summary, harmful fats that contribute to heart disease are primarily as […]

The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior

The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior

The Importance of Diet in Your Dog’s Behavior Nearly 30% of pet dogs exhibit signs of anxiety, including excessive barking, trying to escape, excessive energy, destructive behaviors and aggression. Such behavioral issues are a leading cause of animals being relinquished to shelters, this is unfortunate because often these issues can be easily fixed. Behavior modification […]

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks

Healthy, Sensible Lifestyle Changes Prevent Heart Attacks Research conducted at the Karolinska Institutet found that engaging in 5 healthy lifestyle habits could prevent about 80% of 1st-time heart attacks in men. The researchers were surprised at how powerful a healthy lifestyle can be, noting: “It is not surprising that healthy lifestyle choices would lead to a […]

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans When analyzed the actual amount of food in the government dietary patterns, are the same old one “done over”. They all consist of about 55% carbohydrates, 32 to 34% fat, and they recommend most of the same foods. There are different nutritional needs for children. Women respond […]

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate $MON Tuesday, one of the nation’s scientific bodies said it found no evidence that GMO crops are bad for human health. In its 400-page report the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says its review of Key studies and years of disease data showed no […]

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. […]

Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet

Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet

Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet The Mediterranean diet has long been hailed as a heart-healthy eating plan. Now, a new study by NU-AGE, a research facility dedicated to investigating nutrition’s role in aging, suggests it can counteract or slow the effects of growing older. At a scientific conference in Brussels, […]

Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine

Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine

Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine Shakespeare recognized this fact when he wrote in Hamlet: “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember.” More than 400 yrs later, scientific studies have confirmed that rosemary may indeed help preserve cognitive function. “You cannot go wrong with herbs and spices,” says Dr. Wendy Bazilian, […]