LivingFuel HealthAlerts - 2015 Archive 5

May 29, 2015

Would You Like To Have Happier, Healthier Kids?

(NaturalNews) Gathering around the family table for dinner together is becoming a rare event in this high-tech, crazy-busy world of ours.

However, it is something that families should try to make happen as often as possible. According to the scientific journal New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, a study showed that "...your child may be 35% less likely to engage in disordered eating, 24% more likely to eat healthier foods and 12% less likely to be overweight (Hammons & Fiese, 2011). All three of these statistics are attached to one family ritual--shared mealtimes."

Read more about the report here.


May 28, 2015

How Can Inflammation Affect How Long You Will Live?

A major contributor in the process of aging is lifelong accumulation of molecular damage resultant from inflammation and free radical damage. In that the CD33rSiglec family of proteins are known to help protect our cells from becoming inflammatory collateral damage, a team from the University of California/San Diego School of Medicine investigated the role of CD33rSiglecs in lifespan extension.

Read more about the results of the research here.


May 27, 2015

Can Coffee Help Protect People Against MS?

A presentation at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting held recently in Washington, DC, revealed a protective effect for coffee drinking against the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a progressive disease of the nervous system.

Read more about the presentation here.


May 26, 2015

Should You Count Calories or Chemicals?

(NaturalNews) Over the past decade, we have been on a calorie-counting mission to improve our health and weight. We have been so obsessed with the number of calories on the label that we have actually forgotten what really matters.

Read more about the report here.


May 26, 2015

Can Magnesium Improve Metabolic Markers?

Magnesium is a mineral with a major role in the metabolism of glucose, the production of cellular energy, and the manufacture of protein. A research team led by Yanni Papanikolaou (France), and colleagues assessed data collected on subjects, ages 20 years and older, enrolled in the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2001-2010.

Read about research results here.


May 20, 2015

What's So Good About Magnesium Supplementation?

The journal Diabetes & Metabolism reported the outcome of a trial of men and women with low magnesium levels and prediabetes which found an improvement in glycemic status among those who received magnesium.

Read more about the report here.


May 19, 2015

How To Use Turmeric To Fight Disease

(Natural News) Turmeric, with its active ingredient, curcumin, is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant with numerous medicinal uses.

Read more about the report here.


May 18, 2015

What Vitamins Could Help Against Effects of Air Pollution?

The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reported the findings of researchers from King's College London and the University of Nottingham of a greater decline in vitamin E levels among individuals whose lung function was impacted by air pollution.

Read more about the research here.


May 14, 2015

Researchers Find 'Brain Housekeeping' That May Help Address Aging

“Brain housekeeping” mechanism may be essential approach to address aging-related neurodegenerative diseases.

Read more about the research here.


May 13, 2015

Can High Colon Cancer Risk Caused by Western Junk Food be Reversed?

(NaturalNews) Switching from a Western diet high in meat and fat to a diet rich in vegetables and beans may reduce a person's risk of colon cancer in just two weeks, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Imperial College London and published in the journal Nature Communications. Colon is the second most common cause of cancer death in wealthy countries.

Read more about the research here.


May 12, 2015

Association Between Higher Vitamin E Intake and Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk Affirmed

The result of a meta-analysis published in the Medical Science Monitor indicates a protective effect for a greater intake of vitamin E against the risk of pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

Read more about the research here.


April 24, 2015

10 Reasons Why You Should Consume More Cucumbers

(NaturalNews) Considered a veggie but technically a fruit related to melons, the cucumber is often an afterthought or garnish for most. Too bad. It's not only a tasty addition to many foods and very hydrating with it's 90-plus percent water content; cucumbers are packed with a load of health-benefiting nutrients too.

Read more about the report here.


April 22, 2015

Do You Get Fatigued During Exercise? How Antioxidants Can Help

An antioxidant compound itself, glutathione also recycle others antioxidants such as vitamins C and E.

Read more about the study here.


April 21, 2015

What Do Vitamin Have To Do With Dying From Stroke?

An article published online in the American Heart Association journal Stroke reveals a reduction in stroke deaths among older users of multivitamin supplements.

The current study included 72,180 men and women between the ages of 40 and 79 years upon enrollment in the Japan Collaborative Cohort study, which was designed to evaluate the impact of lifestyle factors on health. Dietary questionnaires administered at the beginning of the study collected information on multivitamin use and other data. Subjects were followed for a median of 19.1 years, during which there were 1,148 deaths from ischemic stroke, 877 deaths caused by hemorrhagic stroke and 62 unspecified stroke deaths.

Read more about the study here.


April 20, 2015

Great Foods to Add to Your SuperHealth Diet

(NaturalNews) There is no specific technical definition for the term "superfood," a word you've no doubt encountered when it comes to health trends. Generally speaking, superfoods are foods considered to have unusually high nutritional value or health benefits; many fruits, vegetables and seeds fit that definition because they are packed with nutrients and health-boosting compounds.

Read more about these great superfoods here.


April 15, 2015

Can More Magnesium Help Lower Diabetes Risk?

A study reported in the Journal of Human Nutrition & Food Science concludes an association between higher magnesium intake and improved diabetes outcomes and metabolic syndrome risk.

Read more about the study here.


April 8, 2015

Do People With Higher Vitamin D Levels Have Lower Depression Risk?

A Finnish population study shows that individuals with higher serum 25(OH)D concentrations showed a reduced risk of depression. The study was published in the British Journal of Nutrition.

Read more about the study here.


April 7, 2015

Can Vitamin D Reduce Inflammation, Improve Prostate Cancer in Men?

(NaturalNews) Doses of vitamin D equivalent to those from daily sun exposure were able to slow and even cure low-grade prostate cancer in a new study conducted by researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina and presented at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society in Denver on March 23.

Read more about the research here.


April 6, 2015

For Women, Is Less More?

There is overwhelming scientific evidence to suggest a wide range of health benefits to regular physical activity, but there is some debate as to the extent and frequency optimal for such effects. Miranda Armstrong, from the University of Oxford, and colleagues completed a large-scale study involving 1.1 million women residing in the UK, average age 56 years, who were free from cancer, heart disease, stroke, blood clots, and diabetes at the study’s start.

Read more about the study here.


pril 2, 2015

Can High Dietary Intake of Vitamin C Suppress Age-Related Thymic Atrophy?

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week

Investigators publish new report on Immunology

According to news reporting from Tokyo, Japan, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Vitamin C (VC) is an essential nutrient for humans and certain other animals. It has antioxidant properties and has been reported to ameliorate oxidative damage to lipids, DNA and proteins."

Read more about the research here.


April 1, 2015

How Can People Avoid Hypothyroidism?

(NaturalNews) There are many pathways available for the regulation of the production and conversion of thyroid hormones. Consequently, there are a lot of opportunities for things to go wrong. A healthy thyroid relies on many factors, including, but not limited to, a healthy endocrine system, stable hormone levels, healthy and balanced gut flora, a healthy liver, properly functioning adrenals, healthy kidneys, and clean, healthy blood.

Read more about the report here.


April 1, 2015

Does High Vitamin C Improve Immune Function?

A potent antioxidant that protects against free radical cellular damage, Vitamin C is essential for the formation and maintenance of collagen and other structural materials in bones, teeth, and capillaries. Employing a mouse model, a Japanese research group studied the effects of long-term dietary supplementation (20 mg/kg/day or 200 mg/kg/day, for one year) on the thymus, the gland located at the base of the neck that is responsible for the development and differentiation of T-cells – white blood cells key to the immune system.

Read more about the research here.

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