Category Archives: Nutrition

More Protein May Increase Cancer and Aging

As many of us are into fitness I have come to realize why when people go vegetarian or even more so vegan people freak out about protein? Yet when it comes to research more protein does not seem to equal … Continue reading

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The effectiveness of vitamin C in preventing and relieving the symptoms of virus-induced respiratory infections.

Design: To study the effect of megadose Vitamin C in preventing and relieving cold and flu symptoms in a test group compared with a control group. A total of 463 students ranging in age from 18 to 32 years made up … Continue reading

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Healthy Behaviors in Midlife Significantly Increase Odds of Successful Aging

ScienceDaily (Oct. 22, 2012) — Engaging in a combination of healthy behaviours, such as not smoking, moderate alcohol consumption, exercise, and eating fruits and vegetables daily makes it significantly more likely people will stay healthy as they age, according to a … Continue reading

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Omega 3s not significant for heart attack prevention

View Link ScienceDaily (Sep. 11, 2012) — In a study that included nearly 70,000 patients, supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was not associated with a lower risk of all-cause death, cardiac death, sudden death, heart attack, or stroke, according to … Continue reading

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Eat Your Cruciferous Vegetables Every Day! No Excuses!

Consumption of vegetables, especially crucifers, reduces the risk of developing cancer. Although the mechanisms of this protection are unclear, feeding of vegetables induces enzymes of xenobiotic metabolism and thereby accelerates the metabolic disposal of xenobiotics. Sulforaphane is the most potent inducer, … Continue reading

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Carcinogens Linked to Cancer Stem Cells, but Spinach Can Help

  The findings are part of a growing awareness of the role of epigenetics in cancer, or the ways in which gene expression and cell behavior can be changed even though DNA sequence information is unaltered.   The scientists also … Continue reading

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Low Carb Diets “Atkins and Paleo” Found to increase Heart Disease.

Many Low Carb proponents tell people that we have lowered our fat intake and increase our carb load here in the US since the 8Os. I don’t really believe that to be the case based on the the evidence. If … Continue reading

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