No Time For The Gym? Eat An Orange!

vitaminc_orange_cardio_greenmedinfoNew research suggests that vitamin C may give you some of the same heart benefits as regular exercise. 

A study from the University of Colorado, Boulder examined the effects of vitamin C supplements Continue reading

Rosehips Melt Belly Fat Naturally

rhRosehips are the fruit of the rose plant. They’ve been used medicinally for thousands of years. New research shows they may help in the battle against obesity.

Rosehips have been used medicinally for thousands of years, and have been studied to have value in a range of health conditions. Now research suggests this fruit from wild rose blossoms may be an effective treatment for the modern epidemic of obesity.[i]

Earlier animal studies demonstrated that rosehip extract inhibits weight gain and Continue reading

Foods and Other Lifestyle Factors That Will Shorten Your Lifespan

longevity-tipsA diet high in sugar (which includes processed fructose and grains) causes a host of health problems that can take years off your life, including obesity, diabetes, and heart disease

Compelling evidence actually suggests optimizing your vitamin D can reduce your risk of death from any cause Continue reading

Never Eat Wheat: Here’s Why- Exclusive Digestion Sessions Preview

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Green Tea Helps Lower Blood Pressure, and Much More…

green teaHigh-quality tea—green tea in particular—contain polyphenol antioxidants that are recognized for their disease prevention and anti-aging properties

Powerful polyphenols found in green tea has been shown Continue reading

8 Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

StrawberryWho doesn’t love strawberries?  And you don’t need any reason other than the pleasure of their sweetness to eat them every day.  But according to researchers from Oklahoma State University, there’s lots more to strawberries than the flavor.[i]

Their study was Continue reading

Nuts Increase Cognitive Scores among Elderly Women

222Researchers from Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have confirmed that eating more nuts every day will increase cognitive skills – at least among elderly women.

For six years, the researchers followed 16,010 women Continue reading

Magnesium’s Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined

magnesium_foodCalcium deficiency is a common nutritional concern, but how many folks consider the vital importance of magnesium in human health and disease?  

New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium’s role in human health and disease is far more Continue reading

Is Your Diet Soda Making You Fat?

diet_soda_obesityDespite all the warnings about the risks of chemicals in diet sodas, many people still rely on their daily Coke Zero.  They take the risk because their greater concern is weight control.  Parents are even feeding diet sodas to their children in the belief that it will avert obesity.

The sad irony is that artificial sweeteners in diet sodas may be having the exact opposite effect.  Two studies presented at a meeting of the American Diabetes Association Continue reading

Tangerine Compounds Protect Against Long List of Chronic Diseases

tangerine_health_benefitsAll oranges have amazing health benefits.  Tangerines are a particularly popular orange and a handy treat.  Research shows tangerines may also have potent health effects in a wide range of chronic conditions from obesity to cancer. 

According to researchers Continue reading

Magnesium’s Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined

magneCalcium deficiency is a common nutritional concern, but how many folks consider the vital importance of magnesium in human health and disease?  

New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium’s role in human health and disease is far more significant and complicated than previously imagined. Continue reading

The Importance of Intermittent Movement for Longevity

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Sitting for extended periods of time is an independent risk factor for poor health and premature death

Even if you exercise regularly, if you uninterruptedly sit for a great percentage of the time, you’re still at an increased risk of dying prematurely Continue reading

Diet Soda May Do More Harm than Good

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Despite being promoted for weight loss, foods and beverages with artificial sweeteners have never been proven to help weight loss. In fact, studies that look at this actually find people gain weight when Continue reading

Carnitine Supplements: Good or Bad for You?

carnitineYou may have seen recent media reports about a scientific study suggesting that carnitine could be linked to heart disease. Carnitine – found in red meat, poultry, and fish and also available as a dietary supplement – Continue reading

Magnesium’s Importance Far Greater Than Previously Imagined

kaleCalcium deficiency is a common nutritional concern, but how many folks consider the vital importance of magnesium in human health and disease?  

New research published in the journal BMC Bioinformatics indicates that magnesium’s role in Continue reading