Category Archives: Food

Mushrooms May Help Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

Results from a large, long-term cohort study of more than 36,000 Japanese men suggested an association between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer. Publishing source: International Journal of Cancer. Mushrooms are widely used in Asia, both for … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Champs?

Jeff Baltimore a Doctor from Maryland has put together an interesting healthy? breakfast: Old fashioned oatmeal low sugar whey protein powder beet powder baobab powder matcha powder maca powder psyllium husks pumpkin pie spice (cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg) turmeric powder … Continue reading

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Almonds May Help Reduce Wrinkles in Postmenopausal Women

A pilot study by the University of California published in Phytotherapy Research found that a daily snack of almonds in place of other nut-free snacks improved measures of wrinkle width and severity in postmenopausal women. (Postmenopause is formally defined as … Continue reading

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Flavonoids May Decrease the Risk of Cancer & Heart Disease

Participants consuming about 500 mg of total flavonoids a day had the lowest risk of cancer or heart disease death. According to research from Edith Cowan University (EDCU) published in Nature Communications consuming flavonoid-rich products like apples and tea may … Continue reading

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Help Avoid Bacterial Growth In The Fridge

Clear out the clutter in the back of the Fridge because cold air doesn’t circulate as well in a crowded fridge and so when something gets too warm, it has the potential for bacterial growth. Also the bottom shelves and … Continue reading

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Understanding Product Labels

Recently I did an online survey about different Labels such as USDA/Organic, EWG Verified, etc. and I didn’t realize that I really didn’t understand the food labels as much as I thought I had. So, here’s we are talking about … Continue reading

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Swap out These Foods For Others for Stronger Bones

Rice/ swap for Sweet Potatoes: Sweet potatoes have more magnesium and potassium, really important minerals for bone health. Shrimp/ swap for Salmon & Sardines: Salmon & Sardines have vitamin D which is good for your bones. Butter/swap for Extra Virgin … Continue reading

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Benefits of Nut Consumption During Pregnancy

Nuts are already known to help reduce the risk of hypertension, oxidation stress, and diabetes and they may exercise a protective effect against cognitive decline in older age. A recent study published in the European Journal of Epidemiology found links … Continue reading

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Mushrooms to the Rescue of Cognitive Decline

Kind of funny how Mushrooms can benefits us in so many ways. In High School we used to joke about others acting strange and say “Are you smoking magic mushrooms or something?” This study is from the Department of Psychological … Continue reading

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Vitamin D May Improve Memory: But Too Much Can Have a Negative Effect

A Rutgers University study found that overweight and obese older women who took more than three times the recommended daily dose of vitamin D showed improvements in memory and learning. BUT it also slowed their reaction times (when taking 2,000 … Continue reading

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