The idea of boosting your immunity is enticing, but the ability to do so has proved elusive for several reasons. The immune system is precisely that — a system, not a single entity. To function well, it requires balance and harmony.
Our body’s immune system, made up of a complex network of tissues, cells & organs, is our built-in defence against disease and infection.
Do doughnuts make you cranky? Perhaps!!! New research shows that, in addition to lowering good cholesterol & increasing inflammation, eating trans fats in processed foods may increase aggression, impatience & irritability.
In a study at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine,
Eighty-two patients (mean age, 38 years) with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) were studied.
Whole grains deliver fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, plant enzymes and hundreds of phytochemicals. For those seeking a dense source of carbohydrate energy, they can be a healthy choice — but only if they are unrefined and minimally processed.
Here are a few steps toward upgrading your own grain options.
According to new research from the University of Adelaide, children who are fed healthy diets in early age may have a slightly higher IQ, while those on heavier junk food diets may have a slightly reduced IQ.
The study - led by University of Adelaide, Public Health researcher Dr Lisa Smithers, looked at the link between the eating habits of children at 6 months, 15 months & 2 years, and their IQ at 8 years of age.
Mark Hyman, MD, in his book, "The Blood Sugar Solution" refers to the term "Diabesity" i.e. an overwhelming epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
He talks about ways of treating this significantly risky condition.
Losing weight is a frustrating endeavor that leaves men and women with troubling problem areas around their waist & thighs. Unfortunately, there are all sorts of companies that seek to take advantage of people who don’t know how to lose stomach fat by offering potentially dangerous supplements & fad products.
As per recent information, it has been revealed that Broccoli & Blueberries may prove to be effective in individuals suffering from a variety of digestive issues.
Omega-3's are considered essential fatty acids. For our bodies to function normally, we need essential fatty acids. Essential fatty acids (ALA,DHA,EPA) are not made in the body and because they are inefficiently converted from ALA to EPA and DHA, we must get them from our diet .
Hemorrhoids are clusters of veins in the lowest part of the rectum & anus that become swollen and distended.