Just about everyone knows that fat gained around the midsection is associated with disease risk. Women have been told that gaining weight on their hips and thighs is not the same risk. A new study suggests otherwise.Read More...
Several new studies are showing that aerobic exercise can have a rather profound effect on promoting health. One study showed that in older adults with type II diabetes just three months of aerobics produced noticeable improvement in the elasticity of arteries. Another study showed that one month of aerobic exercise reduced the fatty build up in the liver of overweight individuals.Read More...
A new study shows that 70% of patients taking proton pump inhibitor antacid medication (Prilosec, Prevacid, Aciphex, Protonix, or Nexium) gained an average 8 pounds over a two year period.Read More...
Quercetin is a common flavonoid found in many fresh fruits and vegetables. It has been in widespread use in the dietary supplement industry for the past two decades due to its natural anti-histamine properties. New research is dramatically expanding our understanding of this nutrient, including its nervous system support, immune support, and weight management properties.Read More...
When a person gains weight it is typical that leptin levels rise too high in the blood and do not get into the brain â€“ a problem called leptin resistance that is a key force behind overeating and becoming overweight. For the first time researchers show that excessive leptin in the blood upregulates leptin receptors on thyroid cancer cells causing them to become aggressive thyroid cancer.Read More...
The Maitake mushroom (Grifola frondosa) is well regarded as a potent immune support compound. The primary active component is beta glucan, otherwise known as the D fraction. Beta glucan is also highly concentrated in oat fiber, which is also documented as an immune support compound. This brief review discusses the value of beta glucan as part of a natural immune support program.Read More...
In the world of dietary supplements and functional foods there are many choices in terms of product quality, and whey protein is no exception. This is especially true when a used-car sales pitch is used in an effort to make products look and sound far better than what is actually under the hood. While consumers should expect this from network marketing companies they are often taken aback when health professionals go out on a limb and push the envelope of truth.Read More...
Many of us living in the Northern states have seen a significant drop in temperature over the past few weeks. Fluctuating fall temperatures are a jolt to your thyroid system.Read More...
Exercise is vital to conditioning your body to have an efficient immune response. Hundreds of studies on exercise and immunity have been conducted. In general, the more fit you are the better your immune system works. At the same time, higher amounts of exercise place increased demands on your immune system. Working out or performing significant exercise at the same time your body is trying to fight off the flu could make you more susceptible to getting sick. Thus, it is a good idea to understand exercise in the context of your immune system.Read More...
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