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Are Several Smaller Meals Better than a Few Large Ones?

Are Several Smaller Meals Better than a Few Large Ones?

In an article in Medical News the question was examined “are several small meals better than a few large ones? “ The author reviewed meal frequency and fasting in detail. But there are many other publications that discuss variations of the standard 3 meals a day. Others suggest to con
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High Fiber Diet is Important to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

High Fiber Diet is Important to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

A 25-year long study was published in March 2022, which showed that a high fiber diet is important to reduce cardiovascular disease. Overall, 4125 subjects participated in 1989 to 1990 who were 65 or older at the time of enrollment. In particular, patients were given intermittent food
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When too much Napping is Bad News

When too much Napping is Bad News

A new study measured napping in older people and found a fact when too much napping is bad news. People who nap too much during the day may start displaying symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease later in their lives. The researchers observed 1,400 people between the ages of 74 and 88 (avera
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Best cheese for weight loss

Which Cheese is the healthiest?

Recently a CNN article asked which cheese is the healthiest? Two nutritionists commented on various cheeses and why some are healthier than others. When it comes to the quality of cheese it is important to be aware of the amino acid content, keep the fat content as low as possible and
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Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Introduction A new study pointed out how foods can extend or shorten life. The authors described a health nutritional index, which tells whether a food item prolongs life or shortens it. A hot dog for example can take 36 minutes off your life expectancy. On the other hand, a helping o
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Eating Foods High in Bioflavonoids Can Prevent Alzheimer’s

Eating Foods High in Bioflavonoids Can Prevent Alzheimer’s

We heard before that eating foods high in bioflavonoids can prevent Alzheimer’s. But now a large study that went on for almost 25 years involving 75,000 participants confirmed the previous finding. Indeed, there is a review of the study by CNN. Dr. Walter Willett, professor of epidemi
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Patients with Obesity to Lose Weight

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Patients with Obesity to Lose Weight

Notably, a new study showed that cognitive-behavioral therapy helps patients with obesity to lose weight. This was published here and is based on a publication in Frontiers in Nutrition. 43 patients were randomized to one of these 3 groups: Education and health group (EH group) A phys
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How Nutrients Strengthen the Immune System against Viruses

How Nutrients Strengthen the Immune System against Viruses

The Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry published a review explaining how nutrients strengthen the immune system against viruses. The researchers reviewed 51 articles, many of them randomized clinical trials and meta analyses. Notably, the following results identified what the imm
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How We Can Maintain a Strong Immune System

How We Can Maintain a Strong Immune System

When we age, it is important to know how we can maintain a strong immune system. Both the innate immune system and the adaptive immune system weaken as we age. A 2018 publication pointed out that with aging inflammation and cytokines show increased activity. This leads to the suppress
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Higher Olive Oil Consumption Lowers the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Higher Olive Oil Consumption Lowers the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

A publication in April 2020 showed that higher olive oil consumption lowers the risk for cardiovascular disease. The study consisted of 61,181 women from the Nurses’ Health Study (1990 to 2014). The other part of the study were 31,797 men from the Health Professionals Follow-up
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