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  1. Why You Should Always Take Vitamin B6 in the Morning

    Why You Should Always Take Vitamin B6 in the Morning

    Most people are aware of the importance of getting sufficient vitamins in our daily diet, whether from foods or from supplements. However, new research suggests that it is also important to get these critical nutrients at the correct time of day. This may be particularly important with vitamin B6, a vitamin that plays a key role in energy production. Could...
  2. New Research Confirms Probiotics Protect the Liver

    New Research Confirms Probiotics Protect the Liver

    You may be aware that your body is exposed to bacteria every time you eat something, but what you may not know is that your digestive system relies on some of that bacteria to function. The "good" bacteria that you ingest helps to form the gut microbiome in your gastrointestinal tract. This system relies on a continued supply of bacteria...
  3. Diabetes Research Update: Meal Timing Affects Blood Sugar and Diabetes Risk

    Diabetes Research Update: Meal Timing Affects Blood Sugar and Diabetes Risk

    Type 2 diabetes is on the rise, affecting over 30 million Americans -- over 10 percent of the population -- each year. Despite recommendations regarding what to eat and other lifestyle changes, science has been unable to slow the proliferation of this "modern-day" disease. Now, new findings reveal that meal timing affects blood sugar. This crucial information may lead to...
  4. Common Food Additive Linked to Diabetes, Weight Gain

    Common Food Additive Linked to Diabetes, Weight Gain

    Type 2 diabetes is a growing problem, especially for people living in the United States and those who follow a typical Western diet. As a result of the vast amounts of refined sugar, processed foods and unhealthy fats consumed, millions of people have become overweight or clinically obese. And unfortunately, poor food choices may not be the only culprit: A...
  5. Three Little-Known Benefits of Vitamin D

    Three Little-Known Benefits of Vitamin D

    Getting sufficient amounts of vitamin D may be less emphasized than maintaining proper levels of other important vitamins, however this nutrient is vital to the functioning of our bodies. In fact, every single cell in the body has a receptor devoted to collecting vitamin D, suggesting it's used more as a hormone than as a vitamin. Even though we can...
  6. Why the Human Body Needs Animal Fat (and When to Take a Supplement)

    Why the Human Body Needs Animal Fat (and When to Take a Supplement)

    A lot has been written recently about the benefits of a plant-based diet. Although there are indisputable benefits to a primarily vegetarian diet, there is equally compelling evidence that animal fat in moderate amounts is actually necessary for good health. According to several new studies, your body needs animal fat to perform many of its essential functions. Is Animal Fat...
  7. Poor Diet Biggest Risk Factor for Early Death, Says New Study

    Poor Diet Biggest Risk Factor for Early Death, Says New Study

    According to a new study, poor eating habits are responsible for one-fifth of all early deaths on a global scale. In 2017, this rate was equivalent to 11 million deaths. While unhealthy foods may not directly cause those premature deaths, the researchers concluded that unhealthy diets exposed more people to noncommunicable diseases like cancer, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
  8. Can Chili Pepper Compound Capsaicin Curb Cancer?

    Can Chili Pepper Compound Capsaicin Curb Cancer?

    Capsaicin is the compound in chili peppers that give them their spicy kick, but ongoing research has found that it does even more than that. A new study confirms capsaicin slows cancer, backing up previous research indicating that this spicy compound may hold the key to more successful treatments. Specifically, researchers found that the compound has a powerful effect on...
  9. New Research on Tea and Cognitive Decline Finds Green Tea Reduces Risk

    New Research on Tea and Cognitive Decline Finds Green Tea Reduces Risk

    Exciting new research findings link tea and cognitive decline, suggesting that the regular consumption of green tea may help protect against illnesses like dementia and Parkinson's disease. In order to fully understand how green tea has been found to benefit mental functioning, it's first important to understand cognitive decline. Cognitive decline describes a process whereby thoughts become more difficult to...
  10. New Gut Bacteria Research Finds Link Between Gut Health, Stroke and Cancer

    New Gut Bacteria Research Finds Link Between Gut Health, Stroke and Cancer

    The gut microbiome is filled with bacteria and other microbes that assist in the digestion of the foods we eat. While there are some bacteria that are harmful to us, many of the bacteria in our digestive tract are beneficial, helping to withdraw nutrients and vitamins from our foods through the digestion process. In addition, these bacteria help to boost...

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