Why your brain makes you reach for junk food
Will that be a pizza for you or will you go for a salad? Choosing what you eat is not simply a matter of taste, conclude scientists in a new study. As you glance over a menu or peruse the shelves in a supermarket, your brain is making decisions based more on a food’s caloric content.
Will that be a hamburger for you or will you go for a salad?
A study from Duke University just published in the Annals of Rheumatic Disease showed that in mice, feeding them omega 3 fatty acids slows the progression of arthritis. This animal study seems to confirm earlier studies that also showed the benefit of omega 3 fatty acids for arthritis. Another study was published in 2011 by the University of Bristol, in the UK . Lead researcher Dr. John Tarlton, claimed at the time that their research showed that omega-3 in fish oil could “substantially and significantly” reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis.
Celiac Disease is defined as a gastrointesinal disease based on sensitivity to gluten protein. Along with intestinal symptoms, patients often have cognitive impairment, with a lack of clarity sometimes described as “brain fog”. In just released research published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics it was shown that people with Celiac Disease who adhered to a gluten free diet cleared their cognitive impairment.