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Nutrition

How non-sugar sweeteners affect your health: A look at the research

A lot of people have an appetite for sugar. Studies have shown that the body’s response to sugary food starts even before it enters the body, with the brain firing on all cylinders to excite the reward circuit and produce dopamine, a neurotransmitter that regulates pleasure and reward.

An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says

People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found.

It’s Official : Regular Nut Consumption Prevents Disease, Trims Waistline, Extends Life Span

We’ve mostly heard about a select few nuts that have excellent health benefits. This list is a short one. Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, and macadamia nuts were the most publicized as having heart health benefits and other dietary advantages.

Natural medicine is NOT the “alternative” — for most of human history, it was the ONLY medicine

When something is labeled an “alternative,” that means there’s something else that is considered the conventional choice.