Magnesium-Rich Foods and Why You Need Them

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Are Seed Oils Behind the Majority of Diseases This Century?

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  • Ophthalmologist Dr. Chris Knobbe says most chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease and macular degeneration are linked to the consumption of processed seed oils
  • Knobbe says the large consumption of omega-6 seed oil in everyday Western diets is so dangerous it is “a global human experiment … without informed consent”
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids, also called PUFAs, found in vegetable oils, edible oils, seed oils, trans fat and plant oils, owe their existence to “roller mill technology,” which replaced stone mill technology and removed their nutrients
  • Many people now consume 80 grams of PUFAs a day, which amounts to 720 calories and one-third of their caloric intake
  • Results from studies of tribal peoples and animals have demonstrated the deleterious effects of PUFAs in the diet

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Standing Six Hours a Day Reduces Risk of Obesity by One-Third

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Chronic sitting actively promotes dozens of chronic diseases, including obesity and type 2 diabetes, even if you’re very fit and exercise regularly

Sitting is an independent risk factor for an early death, with a mortality rate similar to smoking

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Just One Teaspoon of This Spice Boosts Weight Loss by 50%

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Could ahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unX2AEGPJUM few shakes of this yellow powder dissolve stubborn weight and TRIPLE your loss of body fat? Continue reading

What Happens Inside Your Stomach When You Eat Instant Noodles?

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Researchers used a pill-sized camera to see what happens inside your stomach and digestive tract after you eat instant noodles

Even after two hours, the instant noodles were remarkably intact, Continue reading

Tangerine Compounds Protect Against Long List of Chronic Diseases

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All 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.  Continue reading

Is Brown Rice Really Better than White Rice?

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Researchers from Japan’s University of Tokushima Graduate School of Health Biosciences have proven what natural health proponents have been suggesting for decades: Brown rice is superior to white rice, Continue reading

Surprising Health Hazards Associated with All-Fruit Diet

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  • Ashton Kutcher recently disclosed he suffered pancreatic problems brought on by following an all-fruit diet adopted in preparation to play the character of Steve Jobs in the upcoming film “Jobs.” Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011
  • Fruits are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, Continue reading

Ancient Remedy Could Be the Answer for Diabetes

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Here’s some health news about a tree native to India and the Philippines that could help people with diabetes. It’s called banaba, and it has been a folk remedy for hundreds of years.

A recent study conducted at the Suzuka University of Medical Science in Wei, Japan, has tracked down the compounds in banaba that are responsible for its glucose-lowering effects. Continue reading

Smelly Superstar Is First in Disease Prevention

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Garlic is a superstar when it comes to protecting against disease — no doubt about it. How does garlic come to sit in the top spot when it comes to maintaining good health? Mostly because it is high in sulfur compounds. These compounds are potent extractors of toxic heavy chemicals in your body. They bind with chemicals so that they can be excreted, instead of taking hold in your organs and causing damage. These sulfur compounds are also effective at protecting against oxidation and free radicals. Garlic is also a natural antiseptic. Continue reading

Eat a lot of these to Protect Against Disease

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Nuts are usually considered a healthy snack (provided they aren’t loaded with salt!) compared to something like potato chips, let’s say, they really deserve much more credit than that. Nuts are one of those foods that definitely deserve a special place when it comes to healing foods. Continue reading

The Nutritious Food That Can Transform Your Health

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If you’re worried about how many carbohydrates you eat, you’re worried about the wrong part of your diet. Don’t think about food in terms of carbs, focus instead on eating raw, whole foods. Fruits and vegetables offer the promise of optimal wellness. Their nutrients can spell the difference between enjoying great health or succumbing to chronic disease.

Complex Carbohydrates

To understand complex carbohydrates, think of long chains of the sugar molecules found in nearly all plant foods. The words starch, cellulose and lignin all refer to these long, relatively stiff chains of 300 to more than 1,000 sugar molecules (or even more) that are made by nature. A large amount of research has been performed trying to understand the effects that complex carbohydrate food has Continue reading

Coffee Consumption Reduces Fibrosis Risk in those with Fatty Liver Disease

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Increased coffee intake significantly decreases risk in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis patients Continue reading

Conquer Blood Sugar for Weight Loss and Better Health

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If you ate too many sugary treats during the holidays, sugar cravings may still be dancing in your head. Those cravings often mean your blood sugar is out of balance, putting you at risk for weight gain and diabetes. Luckily, you can shrink your sweet obsession and trim your waistline with some easy, natural solutions that tame blood sugar. Continue reading

Researchers Find Disease-Causing Fat Cells

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UC Davis Health System researchers have discovered biological indicators that help explain why some obese people develop chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, and others do not.
The researchers took a novel approach of looking specifically at the body fat of people with metabolic syndrome — a condition characterized by increased blood pressure, high-fasting blood-sugar levels, excess abdominal fat and abnormal cholesterol levels. They found the fat cells released biomarkers associated with insulin resistance and chronic inflammation, conditions often leading to diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

“Our study shows that not all obesity is the same and some body fat may actually be toxic,” Continue reading