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Lifestyle Changes Can Reign In The Impact Of Fibromyalgia

By Michelle J. Bosmier, staff writer

April 16 - Because of the recent increase in recognition of the impact of dietary choices on health, researchers support the movement to adopt lifestyle changes as preventative measures when treating chronic illnesses. Raw foods, which increase the accessible phyto-nutrients, have demonstrated significant impact on the quality of life in individuals with fibromyalgia...

Small Diet Goals With Low GI Foods Can Help Diabetes Sufferers

By Michelle J. Bosmier, staff writer

March 16 - A new Ohio State study highlights the role of goal-setting in achieving long-term dietary modifications for Type 2 diabetics. Setting small, daily goals with low GI foods can help diabetics overcome unhealthy eating habits, decrease their long term blood sugar concentrations and improve overall health...

Citrus Fruits Can Reduce Stroke Risk in Women

By Antonia, contributing writer

March 11 - British researchers find that citrus fruit-specific flavonoids can considerably lower the risk of stroke. The study, published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, shows that women on a long-term diet that includes oranges and grapefruit have better brain blood flow and reduced risk of intracerebral hemorrhage...

The Mediterranean-Style Diet Found Good for the Brain

By Antonia, contributing writer

March 02 - A new study from the University of Miami reveals an unexpected connection between specific diets and brain health. According to research, the traditional Mediterranean diet protects small blood vessels in the brain and can lower he risk of stroke and neurodegenerative diseases...

Mild Dehydration Has Substantial Adverse Effects, Especially In Women

By Antonia, contributing writer

February 25 - Two studies from the University of Connecticut report that mild dehydration can have substantial effects on mood, energy levels and cognitive skill. While women appear more vulnerable to dehydration induced stress, both sexes are significantly affected, with men showing a minor decrease in cognitive skill...

The Poor Face Challenges Accessing Healthy Food Options

By Lina Trivedi, contributing writer

February 25 - Are fruits and vegetables only for the affluent? Studies indicate that many stores that serve low-income communities do not even provide fresh fruits and vegetable as possible options to purchase. The facts are rather disturbing because these very communities are suffering from staggering proportions of diet-related illnesses and deaths...

Preference For Fat May Have A Genetic Basis

By Michelle J. Bosmier, staff writer

February 25 - New study into the causes of obesity and related health problems shows the undeniable role of genetics in shaping our food preferences. 21% of the population may have a variation of the CD36 gene , which gives them a natural preference for fatty foods...

Workout Sessions for the Brain: Weekly Fasting Protects Against Brain Diseases

By Antonia, contributing writer

February 25 - A recent study from the National Institute on Ageing in Baltimore shows that intermittent fasting may have significant beneficial effects on brain health. Scientists have found that periodic calorie restriction boosts the activity of brain chemicals involved in neural growth...

Raw Foods with Anti-Oxidants Can Reduce Risks of Stroke in Women

By Lina Trivedi, contributing writer

February 23 - Most people know that diet can guide or prevent different health ailments, and in recent studies, it has been established that foods that are rich in anti-oxidants can deter heart disease and stroke. Simply by eating blueberries throughout the day, you can decrease your chances of contracting heart disease and stroke by at least 15%, sometimes even up to 50%...

Babies Know Best: Solid Foods Keep Them Healthy

By Michelle J. Bosmier, staff writer

February 23 - New UK study reveals unexpected connection between weaning styles and children's food preferences. Carried out at the University of Nottingham, the research shows that children weaned on purees are more likely to become obese, whilst children weaned on solid finger foods have a better chance of developing healthy food preferences...

Boiling Broccoli Destroys its Cancer-Fighting Properties

By Antonia, contributing writer

February 23 - UK study looks at how popular cooking and storing methods affect the nutrient content of plants. The research reveals that boiling, freezing and shredding vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and kale can destroy much the plants' natural cancer fighting substances...

Study Finds that a Raw Vegetarian Diet Significantly Improves Fibromyalgia Symptoms

By Diana Bocco, contributing writer

February 16 - A study published in the "BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine" journal showed that raw diets can help ease the symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome. People who followed a vegetarian raw diet experienced less pain, better sleep and less fatigue, the researchers found...

Raw Foods Relation To Breast Cancer

By Lina Trivedi, contributing writer

February 16 - Breast cancer is a diagnosis that can change the world of a woman, and based on the statistics of breast cancer diagnosis, it can be assumed that everyone has a mother, sister or close friend that has been touched by breast cancer in their lifetime. With so much media attention toward early detection, it can be beneficial to also consider the theories of prevention, for which many scientific studies have revealed that raw food diets do have a relationship with lower risks of breast cancer...

Low Omega-3 Levels May Be Linked to Autism

By Michelle J. Bosmier, staff writer

February 09 - New study on Korean children reveals unexpected connection between essential fatty acid levels and the incidence of autism. Researchers from The University of Alabama and the Kangnung-Wonju National University in Korea join efforts to investigate some of the possible causes of autism...

Dietary Fiber Fends Off Disease

By Antonia, contributing writer

February 06 - Scientists at the Rain Forest Research Institute in India published a large-scale review that covers dietary-fiber related scientific studies conducted over the last 20 years. The science team reveals links between low fiber intake and prevailing health problems today, proposing a shift in focus from unhealthy fast foods to healthy, fiber-rich foods that can readily consumed...

Eat Raw Fruits and Vegetables For Gorgeous Hair

By Lina Trivedi, contributing writer

February 04 - There are so many off-the-shelf products available to those that are interested in rich and lustrous looking hair... from deep conditioners to treatment plans that require weekly applications for a period of time. However many fail to consider that dietary changes have direct and almost immediate results on how healthy hair looks...

Study Links Raw Diets with High Levels of Carotenoids

By Diana Bocco, contributing writer

February 03 - Scientists from Germany, the US, and three other countries worked together in a study that compared the levels of plasma B-carotene among people on a raw diet and those on a standard diet...

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Healthful Snacks Can Support Weight Loss
By Antonia, contributing writer

January 28 - New study from the Hutchinson Cancer Research Center reveals that healthy snacks can support weight loss by regulating metabolism and keeping hunger away until the next substantial meal...

Can Raw Foods Replace Your Anti-Aging Creams?
By Lina Trivedi, contributing writer

January 28 - Surprisingly, a diet has a very strong effect on how skin ages. Numerous raw food enthusiasts swear by the fact that the consumption of raw foods is the only factor in their incredibly youthful appearance. Oprah recently interviewed a woman who literally looked 25 years younger than her age. Her commitment to raw food dieting is what she attributed to her appearance...

Raw Food Eaters at a Lower Risk of Developing Osteoporosis, Study Says
By Diana Bocco, contributing writer

January 26 - When studying the diet of raw foodists, researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis made a startling discovery: low bone mass density and osteoporosis don't always go hand in hand...

Eating Fruits and Vegetables will Prevent Strokes
By Antonia, contributing writer

January 25 - New scientific study coming from Sweden reveals that antioxidants found in raw fruits and vegetables can dramatically reduce the risk of developing hemorrhagic stroke. These effects are noticeable both for individuals who have a family history of cardiovascular disease, but also for people who are otherwise healthy. The Swedish science team tested 9 groups of women, totally 35715 participants from the Swedish Mammography Cohort...

Bilberries - Raw Remedy For Colitis
By Antonia, contributing writer

January 21 - A new study coming from Switzerland shows that nature has yet another amazing remedy in store for us. The promising research, conducted by Professor Gerhard Rogler and his team at the University Hospital of Zurich, reveals that natural bioactive substances in bilberries can ameliorate colitis and promote overall gut health. "Our data show considerably positive effects of bilberries, in particular in colitis", the study reads...

People on Raw Diets Don't Overeat
By Diana Bocco, contributing writer

January 20 - A study conducted at the Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center in Arizona found that people who follow a mainly raw diet are unlikely to overeat. The study, which followed 500 participants over a period of two years, found a striking difference in the amount of food consumed by raw foodists when compared to people who ate a standard diet that contained sugars and processed foods...

Eating Raw Food To Curb Calories
By Lina Trivedi, contributing writer

January 19 - Most people are not aware that cooking food actually adds to the calories that comprise meals. If an individual is looking to lose weight, or just tracking their calories for general health reasons, it is good to know that by simply not cooking certain foods, calories can be saved...

Raw Fruits And Vegetables Can Help Prevent Stroke
By Diana Bocco, contributing writer

January 13 - A team of scientists from the Netherlands has found that consuming raw fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of stroke. The conclusions came after the team followed a group of study participants for a period of over 10 years, evaluating their stroke incidence in connection with their consumption of either raw or processed fruits and vegetables...

Intermittent Fasting Healthier Than Standard Diets
By Michelle J. Bosmier, staff writer

January 06 - English researchers reveal that intermittent low-carb diets are better at reducing body fat and insulin resistance when compared to standard calorie restrictive diets. The researchers at the Genesis Prevention Center, University Hospital in South Manchester have also found that there may be a link between a reduced risk of breast cancer and intermittent calorie restriction...

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