Processed food items consist of 60 % of US grocery purchases.

processedA nation-wide analysis of U.S. grocery purchases reveals that highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in we buy, and these items tend to have more fat, than less-processed foods. Continue reading “Processed food items consist of 60 % of US grocery purchases.”

Compound in Mediterranean Diet instrumental in killing cancer cells.

th.jpgNew research by has implicated a compound found in the in . This compound essentially re-educates cancer cells into normal cells that die as scheduled. Cancer cells thrive by inhibiting a process that would cause them to die on a regular cycle that is subject to strict programming. Continue reading “Compound in Mediterranean Diet instrumental in killing cancer cells.”

Painkillers the silent killers.

pillsThe Center for Disease Control (CDC) has released new data pointing out that prescription pain killers are the leading cause of death in women. Another new study by ProPublica has declared that acetaminophen, is the deadliest over the counter painkiller. Continue reading “Painkillers the silent killers.”

Exercise lowers risk of Breast Cancer.

excerciseA healthy life style contributes to a lower rate of . Research published by the American Cancer Society confirms that exercise, even moderate exercise, lowers the risk of . Continue reading “Exercise lowers risk of Breast Cancer.”

Asparagine essential for Brain Development.

asparagineResearchers at the University of Montreal have determined that Asparagine, found in foods such as meat, , and dairy products, is crucial for . Continue reading “Asparagine essential for Brain Development.”

Excess salt can adversely impact on health

saltA collaborative new study by the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences and two physicians at Christiana Care Health Syste has conclusively linked adverse to a high salt diet. Continue reading “Excess salt can adversely impact on health”

BPS and BPF are as dangerous as BPA

bpsBispehnol A (BPA) has for a number of years been associated with significant health impacts. Over 10,000 articles, (including clinical, epidemiologic, and experimental studies), have been published documenting the horrific impact of BPA on the environment and human metabolism. Continue reading “BPS and BPF are as dangerous as BPA”

Type 2 diabetes affects executive function.

diab-150x147A new study by the University of Waterloo is one of the first to associate to control of emotions, behaviors and thoughts. The paper was published in the journal of Psychosomatic Medicine and represents a comprehensive summary of available studies that examine the link between and reduction of executive function. Continue reading “Type 2 diabetes affects executive function.”

Cognitive function and behavior improved with Vitamin D and Omega 3 fatty acids.

serotonin2Previous studies have illustrated the connection between improved and behavior in certain brain disorders upon vitamin D and marine omega-3 . However, an explanation for the underlying mechanism has been missing. Continue reading “Cognitive function and behavior improved with Vitamin D and Omega 3 fatty acids.”