Up to one-third of the world's dementia cases could be prevented by addressing factors such as education, hypertension, diet, hearing loss and depression over the course of a person's lifetime
Ever heard of the 250,000 cotton farmers in central India who took their own lives after being manipulated by promises made by Monsanto? Monsanto claimed to be able to put an end to famine and promised unheard of riches and crop prosperity if the farmers would switch from their conventional farming methods to the use of GM seeds. Many farmers had to borrow money to purchase these seeds, and after several failed harvests, they were left with no income and out of control debt.
Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, is a steroid hormone precursor.
We know the obvious foods we should avoid, like soft drinks and doughnuts belonging on the junk food list, for example. Or that broccoli and olive oil deserve spots on your healthy eating plan.
But for many folks, it’s more of a gray area when it comes to a lot of common foods. Is beef good or bad? Is granola the perfect snack food, or not?
We get it, with all the mixed messages out there it sure can be confusing. But don’t worry, we’re here to lend a hand. To help you navigate the grocery store we’ve gathered together a list of seven foods nutritionists refuse to eat.
People who think they're allergic to tree nuts such as walnuts or almonds may not really be, doctors reported Monday.
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have reversed depression symptoms in mice by feeding them Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live cultures of yogurt.
You've probably heard that red wine can be a very healthy drink option, but you most likely only heard about generic benefits of the antioxidants and resveratrol in red wine.
All of those antiquated government talking points about the alleged dangers of drinking raw milk have once again been debunked, this time by a series of scientific risk assessments recently published in the Journal of Food Protection. A press release published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) explains that, based on the results of three new quantitative microbial risk assessments (QMRAs), as well as the review of dozens of other scholarly papers on the subject, raw milk is very clearly a low-risk food that is generally safe for everyone, including pregnant women and young children.
The Oreo, is a chocolate wafer sandwich cookie with a sweet creme filling in between. The version currently sold in the United States is manufactured by Nabisco. Oreo has become the best-selling cookie since its introduction on March 6, 1912, in the Unites States, 104 years ago!
Rice and Beans are the Perfect Protein – Fact or Myth?
Beans and rice as a perfect protein is a myth that, even though it has been debunked for years, still seems to emerge as fact every now and again, such as in out-of-date textbooks used by aspiring health professionals! Some people mistakenly believe that beans need rice to make a complete protein. Let’s dispel this myth once and for all.