13 ways to keep free radicals away, and why it's so important
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer’s disease BREAKTHROUGH: Brussels sprouts vitamin could be KEY to treatment
BRUSSELS sprouts could hold the key to creating a drug to treat Alzheimer ’s disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brussels sprouts 'contain a nutrient which combats dementia'
The experts from the universities of Durham and Aberdeen are creating a supercharged version of the acid produced by vitamin A rich vegetables like sprouts, carrots, spinach and tomatoes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week ' s topics include the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, choice of underwear color, aging wine, and keeping Brussels sprouts green. (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - December 23, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Alzheimer’s disease: ‘Supercharged’ Brussels sprouts vitamin could be key to treatment
BRUSSELS sprouts could hold the key to creating a drug to treat Alzheimer ’s disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you LOATHE brussels sprouts? It turns out it could all be down to your genes  
Of all the food at Christmas, there ’s one thing that divides opinion — the humble Brussels sprout. So why do some people gag at the taste, while others think they are delicious? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Leafy Greens May Protect The Brain From Aging
This study contributes to a line of evidence which suggests that particular nutrients may be important for slowing specific aspects of aging in the brain,” Zamroziewicz said. “This work helps us understand how certain components of a healthy diet may improve specific aspects of brain health.” While it’s too early to make specific dietary recommendations based on these findings, it can’t hurt to boost your brain power with these delicious kale recipes.  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consum...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Avoid holiday gorging and stay healthy
A holiday celebration just isn ’t complete without the food. Let’s face it: Family meals, office parties and holiday reunions mean we’ll all have the opportunity to eat, eat, and eat some more.And there lies the challenge: How do we avoid the trap of overeating?Overeating can be a big problem. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicinefound that weight gained during the holidays can stick around for most of the year.There are ways to both enjoy the holidays and keep healthy at the same time, says Erin Morse, chief clinical dietitian at theRonald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.The first step is to realize tha...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 19, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

How to Reduce Food Anxiety Over the Holidays
Image: AlexMaster via Adobe Stock If you're worrying about how you'll manage yourself around food over the holidays, you're not alone! This time of year is very stressful for many people even for those who don't have the added complication of a dysfunctional relationship with food! It's a busy time, with a lot going on socially. It's expensive. There are expectations. And then there are all the family dynamics. For many, it's a tricky navigation. My whole approach is very much weight neutral, and I work within a Health At Every Size (#HAES) framework. My goal is not to help people lose weight, because what I've learned o...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revealed, the foods you should be eating this winter - including Brussels sprouts, cranberries and artichokes
London-based Nutritionist Rob Hobson says Brussels sprouts contain vitamin C, K, folate and iron. While they also have high levels of other compounds known to protect against cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What The World’s Healthiest Diets Have In Common
To research his 2010 book The 5 Factor World Diet, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the world to learn more about what made their meals extra nourishing. He noted that Japanese people eat a wonderful variety of seaweeds, and that Chinese people tried to incorporate at least five different colors in every meal. But Pasternak also came away with some valuable observations about how different the North American way of life was compared to many other countries. For starters, we eat much bigger portions than people in other countries. We don’t prioritize eat...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What The World’s Healthiest Diets Have In Common
To research his 2010 book The 5 Factor World Diet, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the world to learn more about what made their meals extra nourishing. He noted that Japanese people eat a wonderful variety of seaweeds, and that Chinese people tried to incorporate at least five different colors in every meal. But Pasternak also came away with some valuable observations about how different the North American way of life was compared to many other countries. For starters, we eat much bigger portions than people in other countries. We don’t prioritize eat...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 4, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Glutathione Benefits: Boosting Levels For Long, Healthy Life
Many people who live to be 100 or more have something in common. And it’s not that they’ve followed conventional “wisdom” about healthy diet and exercise. It’s that their bodies make more of a powerful antioxidant called glutathione than the average person. It’s what keeps them from being ravaged by the toxic world we live in. Glutathione is an important antioxidant produced by the body By now you know your body is under attack every day from the air you breathe, the chemicals you use, and the processed foods you eat. These toxins cause your body to produce free radicals. Here’s w...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - September 2, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

10 Effective Natural Remedies for Acne
By: Kimberly Jordan Allen If you experience chronic breakouts medication, isn't the only option. These natural solutions will help alleviate symptoms and address causes of the condition. In the U.S., millions of men and women struggle with acne breakouts. A study from the American Academy of Dermatology found that acne affects more than 50 percent of women between the ages of 20-29, and more than 25 percent of women between the ages of 40-49. The study also surmised that, compared to men, a disproportionate number of adult women are affected. The skin is our largest organ, impacted by various factors, including lifestyl...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Heart Attack Risk Calculators Wrong?
The Truth About Heart Disease Since the 1950s the medical industry has been peddling the myth that high cholesterol causes heart attacks. But here’s the truth. As Americans’ cholesterol levels have gone down, heart disease has not. It remains the number one cause of death in the United States. I use a better warning system for heart attacks. I measure my patients’ telomeres. What are telomeres? You know by now that telomeres are the little countdown clocks at the end of your chromosomes. They prevent DNA strands from unraveling. When you are young your telomeres are long. But every time a cell divides the telomeres...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - July 25, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Heart Health Source Type: news