LivingFuel HealthAlerts - 2016 Archive 5

August 2, 2016

Low cysteine levels implicated in Huntington's disease

An article published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that oxidative stress caused by low cysteine levels may play a role in Huntington's disease.

Read more about the report here.


August 1, 2016

Vital Muscle Vitamin

Vitamin D is most widely recognized to exert bone and immune effects.   PB Tomlinson, from the University of London (United Kingdom), and colleagues completed a meta analysis of published studies of vitamin D and muscle strength in healthy adults (ages 18 to 40 years), covering a total of 310 subjects. 

Read more about the research here.


July 27, 2016

Five cancer-fighting recipes that also help you beat the summer heat

(NaturalNews) As summer kicks into full swing, gardens everywhere are overflowing with fruit and vegetables. If you've been looking for creative ways to use summer produce, the American Institute for Cancer Research has published five of its most popular cancer-protective recipes that can help you beat the heat, while taking advantage of the plethora of great fruits and vegetables that are currently in season.

Read more about the report here.


July 26, 2016

Can Green Tea Extract Improve Cognition in Down Syndrome?

New research published in Lancet Neurology and reported by CNN has found using a green tea extract (decaffeinated) in combination with cognitive training improves some measures of cognition and behavior in subjects with Down syndrome.

Eighty-seven volunteers aged 16 to 34 with Down syndrome were enrolled in the phase 2, randomized, controlled trial. The study was conducted at the IMIM-Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute in Barcelona, Spain.

Read more about the research here.


July 25, 2016

Pineapples Halt Harmful Gut Bacteria

Scientists working to find new ways to treat antibiotic-resistant superbugs have discovered a possibility in the stems and roots of pineapples.

Read more about the research here.


July 20, 2016

Simple eye exam could successfully detect Alzheimer's disease years before symptoms arise, new research shows

(NaturalNews) A new eye test that is simple to perform could help primary care providers effectively diagnose Alzheimer's disease many years before signs and symptoms show up in patients. That means it may also be possible to conduct medication trials for treating or preventing the progression of the disease, according to new research.

Read more about the research here.

July 19, 2016

Meta-analysis links increased omega-3 to a reduced risk of premature mortality

A meta-analysis reported on June 16, 2016, in the Nature journal Scientific Reports adds evidence to an association of greater intake or blood levels of long chain polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids with a lower risk of mortality from any cause over follow-up.

Read more about the report here.


July 18, 2016

Exercise 4 hours After a Learning Session Improves Memory

A recent study has shown that exercise can improve memory after learning, but only within a certain time frame: instead of heading to the gym immediately, exercise four hours after a learning session.

Read more about the research here.


July 8, 2017

Important reasons why you should be drinking lemon water every morning

(NaturalNews) Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and Beyonce swear by drinking lukewarm lemon water first thing in the morning. In recent years, lemon water has become a fashionably healthy lifestyle choice, fitting right in between a morning meditation session and a green smoothie for breakfast.

This simple morning habit is making news all over the internet. However, is it as effective as they say it is, or is this just another dietary fad?

Here are 10 important reasons why you too should consider starting your day with lukewarm lemon water.

Read more about the report here.


July 6, 2016

Preserving Muscle in Menopause

New research suggests that taking vitamin D supplements can help women to significantly increase their muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass for at least 12 years after menopause.

Read more about the research here.


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