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- The Five Top Cardioprotective Nutrients
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- Omega-3 Fish Oils For Cardiovascular Disease
- Tocotrienols For Cardiovascular Health
- The Maasai, Genetics, Eggs and Cholesterol
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- Niacin and Cholesterol Levels
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Monthly Archives: June 2021
Low Fat Diets and Mood
It is known that the dietary fat content of the diet can significantly affect the formation of certain hormones and may play a significant role in the mental state of the individual. A number of studies have assessed the effects … Continue reading
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The Health Benefits of Parsley
Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is most commonly used for its culinary effects. Parsley is native to the Meditarranean region and belongs to the Apiaceae family of plants. However, parsley also possesses a number of health effects that explains its use in … Continue reading
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Coenzyme Q10 for Mood Disorders?
Mood disorders have been shown to benefit from supplementation with antioxidants. This may be one reason that certain herbs are beneficial at reducing anxiety and depression and improving mood. Evidence suggests that a number of supplements that are considered antioxidants … Continue reading
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Fat Loss: Is Exercise Necessary?
Weight loss, actually fat loss, is an often misunderstood art. The general conception appears to be that exercise is required on some level in order to produce significant weight loss from the obese state. However, this may not be the … Continue reading
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Vitamin D and Calcium for Weight Loss?
Vitamin D and calcium are two nutrients that are known to interact in human metabolism. Both nutrients are also involved in weight regulation and although the mechanisms by which they help modulate body weight are not fully understood, scientific evidence … Continue reading
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Vitamin C Loss In vegetables
It is a commonly held belief that citrus fruit is the best source of vitamin C amongst foods. However, while citrus fruit does contain high amounts of the vitamin, other foods with a lower vitamin C content can make up … Continue reading
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Does Vitamin C Supplementation Accelerate Fat Loss?
Vitamin C is an essential dietary component in humans. This means that without adequate supply, disease and death are assured. An outright deficiency of vitamin C is rare, but suboptimal intakes of the vitamin are reasonably common. Sub-optimal intakes can … Continue reading
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Fruits, Herbs and Spices: Anti-inflammatory Effects
Fruits, herbs and spices have been shown to have specific anti-inflammatory effects, which may explain their health benefits. Evidence suggests that certain components of fruits, herbs and spices are able to cause a reduction in the levels of the proinflammatory … Continue reading
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Calorie Counting: More Evidence It Does Not Cause Weight Loss
Calorie counting is the belief that the amount of calories (energy) consumed is the main driver of weight change. People who succumb to the calorie counting myth suggest that weight gain is simply a result of a positive energy balance, … Continue reading
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Herbs: How Do They Modulate Cortisol?
Cortisol is one of the hormones released by humans following exposure to environmental conditions that are perceived as a threat to survival. Cortisol is therefore a stress hormone, and it plays an important role in adaptation to external threats. Chronic … Continue reading