Health-e-Tip: 6 Things Successful Diets Have in Common

(Source) Many diets have stood the test of time. They became popular a long time ago, but people are still doing them and still getting results. This includes, but is not limited to: The Mediterranean diet. The low-carb diet. The paleo diet. A whole-foods, plant-based...

Health-e-Tip: Meat Alternatives Explained

(Source) Tofu, tempeh, and seitan are usually staples in a vegetarian’s diet, but if you are new to the meat-free world, preparing and eating these foods can be a bit intimidating. This chart should help you understand the nutritional differences of each. Also,...

Sleep Influences Food Intake

Sleep Influences Food Intake (Source) Sleep influences food intake. A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania looked at differences in the diet of people who reported different sleep patterns. Researchers analyzed data from the...

Cod Liver Oil May Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes

(Source) Abstract Background: In Norway, cod liver oil is an important source of dietary vitamin D and the long-chain omega−3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, all of which have biological properties of potential relevance for the prevention...

Open Sesame! 10 Amazing Health Benefits

Open Sesame! 10 Amazing Health Benefits Of This Super-Seed (Source) Sesame (Sesamum indicum) is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, prized as an oilseed for at least 5,000 years.  While it is beginning to regain favor due to its exceptionally high...

Addictive Junk Food Extraordinary Science

Addictive Junk Food Extraordinary Science (Source) On the evening of April 8, 1999, a long line of Town Cars and taxis pulled up to the Minneapolis headquarters of Pillsbury and discharged 11 men who controlled America’s largest food companies. Nestlé was in...

Your Brain On Ketones

Your Brain On Ketones (Source) What happens to Your Brain On Ketones? The modern prescription of high carbohydrate, low fat diets and eating snacks between meals has coincided with an increase in obesity, diabetes, and increase in the incidence of many mental health...

Circadian Clock Disruption Linked to Obesity, Diabetes

Circadian Clock Disruption Linked to Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Attacks (Source) Circadian clock disruption in the body can lead not only to obesity, but can also increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Make sure you get plenty of good quality sleep. That is...

Diabetes, Vegetables, IGF-1

Diabetes, Vegetables, IGF-1 (Source) Health-e-Solutions comment: The source of this article, Diabetes, Vegetables, IGF-1 is from a vegetarian web site, so there is an underlying presupposition to the article that influences some of their conclusions. However, the...

Your Dinnerware Poisoning You?

Your Dinnerware Poisoning You? (Source) Is your dinnerware poisoning you?There’s already a long list of things to worry about when it comes to food choices–trans fats and additives and pesticide residues and GMOs, for example–but the list...

Average Child Chronically Ill – What to Do

Average Child Chronically Ill – What to Do (Source) Average Child Chronically Ill – What to Do: Advocates of conventional medicine often try to claim that pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines, and other modern “health” interventions are responsible...

End Picky Children Food Battles

End Picky Children Food Battles (Source) How to End Picky Children Food Battles: How many times have you heard, “I’m not gonna eat that. It’s gross!” Maybe your kids are a bit more polite about it, but nevertheless, there are a lot of children...

7 Reasons Cheat Meals Fail

7 Reasons Cheat Meals Fail (Source) Cheat Meals Fail. If you are a foodie, then you only have two choices. 1) Try to learn to eat in moderation again. Give willpower another shot and allow yourself to have cheat meals every now and then. 2) Never eat these foods...

Important Reason Diets Fail

Important Reason Diets Fail (Source) Important Reason Diets Fail. “I just can’t lose weight even though I diet.” You’ve probably heard that from at least one person in your life, and if you tend toward cynicism, you probably wondered if that...

Soy Controversy

Soy Controversy (Source) Ther is a Soy Controversy. The versatile soybean, a common allergen, is in everything from soup to nuts. Is that good for us? What do many breads, snack foods, canned tuna and margarine have in common? The answer is soy. A cheap source of...

Healthy PUFAs?

Healthy PUFAs? (Source) Healthy PUFAs? Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are relatively long fat molecules and have “flex” points built into their structure called double bonds. Their longer length and multiple flex points enable them to play roles in...

Keep Your Environment Healthy

Keep Your Environment Healthy (Source) Keep Your Environment Healthy. With so much competition between brands, many of which cleverly phrase product names and ingredients in misleading ways, it’s often hard to keep track of what’s truly healthy anymore....

Antioxidant Formulas

Antioxidant Formulas (Source) Tips to keep in mind when choosing antioxidant-rich foods and Antioxidant Formulas. Because there are many different types of antioxidants that can protect your tissues from different types of damage, it is best to eat a range of...

High Omega 3 Fish

High Omega 3 Fish (Source) High Omega 3 Fish: Healthy fish and other marine species are your best sources to get the beneficial Omega 3s, EPA & DHA, in your diet. Many of us order fish when dining out or at the grocery store for both its taste and for its...

Overweight Children Lack Vitamin D

Overweight Children Lack Vitamin D (Source) Overweight Children Lack Vitamin D. While overweight children are not lacking in calories, they are often lacking in nutrients.  That’s because the typical American diet is filled with calorie dense, yet nutritiously...

7 Oil Pulling Health Benefits

7 Oil Pulling Health Benefits (Source) 7 Oil Pulling Health Benefits. Each week, one amazing health ritual I try never to forget, is oil pulling. Simple, easy and clean, oil pulling is one of nature’s most efficient ways to detox the body. WHAT IS OIL PULLING? An...

Insulin Sensitivity, Mitochondria Linked

Insulin Sensitivity, Mitochondria Linked (Source) Insulin Sensitivity, Mitochondria Linked. If findings of a new study in mice are any indication, it might be possible to fine-tune cellular powerhouses called mitochondria, tweaking one aspect to increase insulin...

Grape Seed Extract Beats Diabetes Drug

Grape Seed Extract Beats Diabetes Drug (Source) Grape Seed Extract Beats Diabetes Drug. A new study published in the Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling compared the effects of a grape seed extract (GSP) to the diabetes drug metformin (MET) in rats fed a high...

Bio-individual Optimal Nutrient Ratios

Bio-individual Optimal Nutrient Ratios (Source) Bio-individual Optimal Nutrient Ratios. The principle of bio-individuality holds that we are all unique bio-individuals with varying nutritional needs based largely on our genetic inheritance as well as our life...

Examine Fish Oil Purity Freshness

Examining Fish Oil Purity Freshness Examining Fish Oil Purity Freshness – Omega-3 fatty acids, specifically DHA and EPA have anti-inflammatory properties because they balance out the Omega 6 fatty acids that tend to lend themselves to the more pro-inflammatory...