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Eating Eggs Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk According to Study

Eating Eggs Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk According to Study

Newly published research from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition says that eating up to 12 eggs per week for a year does not increase cardiovascular risk factors. The study subjects were those with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, populations already at increased risk. The research conducted at the University of Sydney expands on a similar 3 month study […]

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Can Drinking Sodium Bicarbonate Help Autoimmune Disease?

Can Drinking Sodium Bicarbonate Help Autoimmune Disease?

A new study from the Medical College of Georgia, published in the Journal of Immunology showed that when the study subjects drank a daily diose of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) it created an anti inflammatory response which may benefit those with autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Drinking baking soda appeared to promote the production of a  […]

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Caloric Restriction Prolongs Life- A New Study

Caloric Restriction Prolongs Life- A New Study

A new study published in the journal CELL METABOLISM  shows that cutting the caloric intake of study subjects by 15% for 2 years slowed aging, and metabolism. Further, their findings indicate that this may protect against the development of age-related disease. As a result of the calorie restriction, they found a reduction in systemic oxidative stress, which is linked to age-related neurological […]

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Can High Cholesterol Reduce The Chances of Dementia in The Elderly?

Can High Cholesterol Reduce The Chances of Dementia in The Elderly?

According to a study just published by The Alzheimer’s Association, people over the age of 85 with high levels of cholesterol have a reduced risk of marked cognitive decline. Cholesterol is produced by the liver and is  also found in foods. It  is essential for normal functioning  of cells throughout the body, but has a bad reputation because it […]

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Holding Hands Reduces Pain !!

Holding Hands Reduces Pain !!

According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, if you suffer from pain and and are touched a loved one, your breathing and heart rate synchronizes with theirs your pain level may diminish. Researchers with the University of Colorado Boulder and University of Haifa, also reported that empathy from a comforting partner […]

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Excessive Alcohol Intake Is High Risk for Early Onset Dementia

Excessive Alcohol Intake Is High Risk  for Early Onset Dementia

According to newly published research in The Lancet Public Health journal, alcohol abuse is the most important preventable risk factor for the onset of dementia, and particularly for Early Onset Dementia. They studied over one million adults in France who had been diagnosed with dementia. The WHO (World Health Organization) defines heavy drinking as ingestion of more than 60 grams pure […]

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Mediterranean Diet Slows the Development of Frailty in the Elderly

Mediterranean Diet Slows the Development of Frailty in the Elderly

A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, provides more evidence that following what is called the Mediterranean diet may slow aging. Eating mostly plant-based foods  such as whole grains, legumes, nuts, and  fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of frailty in older individuals keeping them healthier and more independent as they age. Frailty Syndrome is a […]

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Vitamin D Reduces Arterial Stiffness, May Prevent Heart Disease

Vitamin D Reduces Arterial Stiffness, May Prevent Heart Disease

Research has shown that Vitamin D has  protective effects against many common disorders, including cardiovascular disease. Now, a new research report may tell us why that is the case. This study from the Medical College of Georgia showed that after taking 4,000 IU of vitamin D for 4 months , measures of arterial stiffness were reduced in young, […]

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Whole Eggs Superior to Egg Whites for Muscle Building

Whole Eggs Superior to Egg Whites for Muscle Building

The practice of throwing away the yolk and getting protein just from the white’s of eggs may be a mistake. This discovery just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that the post-workout muscle-building response to eating a whole egg may be 40 percent greater than the response to consuming an equivalent amount of protein from just egg […]

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