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Feast then famine – how fasting might make our cells more resilient to stress

Intermittent fasting (also called alternate day fasting) has become a popular diet. In most versions of intermittent fasting, people fast or eat very …

Wellness

How to improve your gut health

Hiya Sweet Friend,<p>We’ve all heard the saying, “listen to your gut.” And while that advice often refers to our intuition, it should also speak to our …

Wellness

MCT Oil (Liquid Coconut Oil): The Coconut Oil Dregs

by <b>Sarah</b> Updated: May 17, 2018 Affiliate linkshealthy fatsComments: <b>95</b><p>If there is one truism in the world of food manufacturing, it is this. If a …

Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?

Breakfast is overrated, experts now say, and separating meals into three squares might not even be healthy.<p>Is it true? Are cocoa puffs not good for …

New York University

Dump Out Your Juices and Do a Real “Cleanse”

Recently, juicing and cleanses are hotter than Hansel from <i>Zoolander</i>. Cleanses have people doing everything from putting coffee beans into their …

It’s time to join the ugly food movement

Consumer driven food trends are nothing new. “Organics,” gluten-free, and—more recently—buying “local” have all captured consumers, encouraging supermarkets around the globe and in Australia to respond. But an emerging food trend in Europe may have the biggest impact on what we buy each week: ugly …

Agriculture

Keto Spinach and Goat Cheese Pie

USMetric<p>6 servingservings<p>Ingredients<p><b>Pie crust</b><p>1¼ cups 300 ml almond flour<br>• 31⁄3 tablespoons 50 ml sesame seeds<br>• 1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon ground psyllium …

FDA is Sued for Failing to Regulate the Use of Glutens in Medicines

What would you do if you are allergic to wheat gluten and, therefore, could not take certain medicines? This is a dilemma for Michael Weber, who suffers from celiac disease, which is an autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people who ingest the protein. This can damage the …

Dow Jones

Scientists May Have Discovered How to Stop Your Peanut Allergies for Good

<b>The news:</b> If you or someone you know is one of the 15 million Americans with food allergies, we have some great news for you. Researchers at New York …

How the World’s Oldest People Live So Long

At 118, the world’s oldest woman says her secret is eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Sounds good to us!<p>How do you live to be 109 years old? Exercise, …

Higher Perspective

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

The Hidden Dangers of 'Skinny Fat'

When Elizabeth Chanatry was 16 years old, she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. You’d never know it by looking at the 5-foot-3-inch tall, 117-pound …

Diabetes

No Alcohol – 30 Day Challenge

<i>Guest post by: James Swanwick</i> Alcohol.Most of us love a glass of wine over dinner. Or a cold beer on a hot summer’s day.In moderation, it can make us …

New Scientist: Cigarettes get plain packets – will junk food be next?

Here is the online version of my commentary in <i>New Scientist</i>, March 14, 2015:24-25.I submitted an illustration with it, which the editors did not use. …

How Soy Affects Hormones

I’ve never been a huge fan of soy. I don’t like soybean oil because it contains mostly omega 6 fatty acids, which promote inflammation. I don’t like …

Nutrition

Review: Doctoring Data

Dr. Malcolm Kendrick is the Mark Twain of medical writers, wielding his own pen warmed up in hell. <i>Hell</i>, in this case, is a modern medical system …

Susan looks different off wheat--and cured husband's diabetes | Dr. William Davis

Susan shared her wonderful photos and story of her Wheat Belly lifestyle. But she also showed how she–not the doctor!–helped reverse her husband’s …

LIGHT, Leptin, and Environmental Mismatch

For a long time, the melanocortin system was basically thought to control the color of skin and hair. It still does, and many redheads are redheaded …

Mental Health May Depend on Creatures in the Gut

The notion that the state of our gut governs our state of mind dates back more than 100 years. Many 19th- and early 20th-century scientists believed …

Medical Research

Water Fluoridation Linked to Higher ADHD Rates

New research shows there is a strong correlation between water fluoridation and the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, …

Your Farts Could Tell Your Doctor About Your Digestive Health

Finding out which microbes dealt it<p>The quantity and diversity of bacteria that populate the human gut is truly mind-boggling; there are over 10,000 species of microbes, and for every human gene in your body, there are 360 microbial genes. Researchers are just starting to understand the importance …

Why do meat eaters get colon cancer more often?

March 11 2015 by Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt, MD in Cancer, Meat<p><i>Not the best for your colon?</i><p>This post may be controversial – like swearing in the church of …

'Test Kitchen': How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami

Just because a meal is vegetarian doesn't mean it can't be "meaty." One trick to heighten the depth of flavors in plant-based dishes? Use ingredients that offer a pop of umami, say Bridget Lancaster and Jack Bishop of America's Test Kitchen, who have released the new cookbook <i>The Complete Vegetarian</i> …

The Difference in Food Says it All

The difference in food says it all.<p>In recent years I have attended dozens of conferences on how to treat obesity and other lifestyle-related health …

Science: Grass-Fed Butter Eaters Have Fewer Heart Attacks

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …