Month: March 2018

Allergy Season Is Upon Us. What Can You Do To Make It Tolerable

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The spring is here. Time to enjoy the great outdoors after a long, cold and wet winter. But for a lot of us it is the season for sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose. Tree pollen are everywhere. And there is no joy in going outside. So what could be done to enjoy the fresh …

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Is Our Modern Diet Linked To Cancer?

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More bad news about our addiction to “fast food”. Another study points to a link between increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods and proportional rise in cancer risk. The recently published study followed 105,000 middle aged individuals from Europe, New Zealand, North and South America for an average of 5 years and found that for every …

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Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD): A New Fad or Really Beneficial

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I am sure you’ve heard about multiple fad diets that seem to sweep our information channels every 3-6 months and promise a cure for all. Let’s talk about scientifically based approaches. One of these is the Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD). Intermittent fasting has been used for centuries to “purify our body and soul” and it’s …

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Advice on How to Lose Weight

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Prepare yourself for a long journey. It is not easy. Simple Facts: Food manufacturers use sugar in their products to get consumers addicted Most processed foods contain high amounts of sugar High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a common source of sugar in many foods as it is the cheapest form of sugar available. HFCS …

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Feeling Blue? Change Your Diet?

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You’ll be surprised to know that the most popular answer, at the latest American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2016 Annual Meeting, was not a new fancy overpriced drug, but improved nutrition. Scientists have developed a new evidence-based scale that rates animal- and plant-based foods that nourish the brain and improve depressive symptoms. They compiled a list …

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