LivingFuel HealthAlerts - 2016 Archive 6

December 30, 2016

Nine Reasons to Start Eating Pineapple

Pineapple is a delicious fruit that tastes great whether eaten alone, as an ingredient in cool summer desserts, as a juice or is used to flavor baked ham. Not only is pineapple a very versatile food that most people love, but it is also extremely healthy. Some health experts recommend eating at least one cup of pineapple each day, and this is even more true as the effects of aging begin to appear.

Read more about the report here.


December 29, 2016

Researchers confirm link between vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy and autism traits

(NaturalNews) A published study by researchers in Australia suggests that insufficient vitamin D levels among pregnant women may increase the likelihood of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their children.

Moreover, vitamin D supplements may be able to reduce the autism risk, according to the same study.

Read more about the study here.


December 20, 2016

Magnesium and Longevity

The majority of Americans do not obtain enough magnesium from dietary sources. The result is an epidemic deficiency of a nutrient vital to protecting against degenerative aging.

Read more about the report here.


December 19, 2016

Altered Iron Levels in Parkinson's Brains

Iron, which occurs naturally in the human body, distributes itself in an unusual way in people with Parkinson's Disease.

Read more about the research here.


December 12, 2016

15 foods that will boost your immunity and help fight the flu

(NaturalNews) Here are 15 immune-boosting foods recommended by Best Health to get you through the winter months.

Read more about the report here


December 7, 2016

Key Mechanisms of Cancer, Aging and Inflammation Revealed

Researchers have discovered new information about the biology of telomeres and the role they play in age-related diseases.

Read more about the research here.


December 6, 2016

Low Vitamin D Linked to Bladder Cancer

Systemic review of 7 studies finds increased risk of developing bladder cancer is associated with Vitamin D deficiency.

Read more about the studies here.


November 30, 2016

Simple tips to prepare a healthy meal - that keeps you feeling full

(NaturalNews) Many people like the idea of eating a nutritious meal, but they complain that healthy food just does not fill them up the way that other foods do. While it's true that junk food, with its emphasis on carbs and fat, might take away your hunger, it can often leave you feeling sluggish or completely stuffed – not to mention what it does to your body! Thankfully, there is an easy formula to follow to make sure that you can eat a healthy meal that won't leave you rummaging through the pantry an hour later.

Read more about the report here.


November 29, 2016

Magnesium plus chromium: a winning combination

The Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports the outcome of a study conducted by a team from China's Medical College of Qingdao University which found an improvement in indicators of insulin resistance in middle-aged individuals who supplemented with the minerals magnesium and chromium.

Read more about the study here.


November 28, 2016

Selenium and CoQ10 Combo Cuts Heart Disease Deaths in Half

Five year study reveals that combining selenium with CoQ10 has been found to dramatically slash the risk of death from cardiovascular disease.

Read more about the study here.



November 22, 2016

Key Mechanisms of Cancer, Aging and Inflammation Revealed

A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, lead by Patricia Opresko, Ph.D have discovered crucial new information about telomeres, the end caps of DNA. Telomeres (repeated sequences of DNA) are shortened each time a cell divides, thus becoming smaller with age. When telomeres become too short, they send a signal to the cell to cease dividing permanently - this impairs the ability of tissues to regenerate, contributing to various age-related diseases.

Read more about the research here.


November 16, 2016

Quercetin supplementation improves rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and disease activity

An article appearing online in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition reports a benefit for supplementing with quercetin in a randomized, double-blind trial of women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). 

Read more about the research here.


November 15, 2016

Use these simple tricks to pack more nutrition into every meal

(NaturalNews) By now we all know how important food is to our health and happiness. Eating fresh produce has shown to reduce the risk of a host of health issues such as cardiovascular diseases, cognitive decline, and obesity. Nonetheless, many people struggle to incorporate enough fresh vegetables and fruits into their daily life.

Read more about the report here


November 10, 2016

Anti-Aging Powers of Broccoli Enzyme

Scientists at St. Louis’ Washington University School of Medicine have shown in a study published in the journal Cell Metabolism that giving healthy mice a natural compound called NMN (nicotinamide mononucleotide) compensated for the loss of efficiency in the energy supply chain, which is a key driver in the aging process.

Read more about the research here.


October 26, 2016

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Incorporate these flavorful and powerful foods into your diet, to help counteract inflammation.

Read more about the report here.

October 19, 2016

Resveratrol improves disease activity, quality of life, in ulcerative colitis patients

A recent issue of the Archives of Medical Research reported the outcome of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study that found a benefit for supplementing with resveratrol in adults with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcerative colitis "can occur and develop notably as a result of oxidative stress by reactive oxygen species," according to the authors of the report.

Read more about the research here.

October 18, 2016

Vitamin D protects against asthma, reduces attacks by 50%

(NaturalNews) Vitamin D supplements reduce the risk of severe asthma attacks by 50 percent, according to a recent research review by the world-renowned Cochrane Collaboration.

Read more about the research here.


October 11, 2016

Greater vitamin C, folate, potassium intake linked with longer telomeres

The Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics published a report by researchers at Kookmin University in Seoul, Korea which revealed an association between increased consumption of specific micronutrients and longer telomere length.

Telomeres, which shorten with aging, are regions of DNA that cap and protect the ends of chromosomes. Longer telomere length has been associated with a reduction in the risk of age-related diseases that include diabetes, coronary heart disease and dementia.

Read more about the research here.


October 10, 2016

Major Hurdle Cleared in the Fight for Longevity

Researchers have identified six new groups of molecules that may be the key to delayed aging.

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October 4, 2016

10 worst cancer-causing household products likely penetrating your skin daily

(NaturalNews) Our bodies constantly absorb from and communicate with our surroundings; they are not separate from the environment. The largest organ of the body, the skin, is a porous, absorbent network of glands that is always feeling and interacting with external elements.

Read more about the report here.


October 3, 2016

How Safe Is Your Cell Phone?

There is a growing body of scientific evidence that wireless microwave radiation is potentially harmful to human health, including damage to DNA.

Read more about the report here.


September 19, 2016

Research reveals role of sugar industry in heart disease studies

(UPI) -- Despite research in the 1950s beginning to show sugar's role in increased risk for and development of heart disease, that role was downplayed because of the sugar industry meddling in medical research.

Read more about the story here.


September 14, 2016

What Happens To Your Body If You Lose Sleep

(Natural News) Most people do not take sleep seriously, and so they will only have enough of it when they have time to spare. However, this is a huge mistake because if you do not sleep enough, your body will suffer the consequences. Contrary to what most might think, the lack of sleep does not just make you foggy and grumpy, because it can have severe effects on your health. The following are some of the things that can happen to your body if you lose sleep. And so the next time you plan on skipping sleep to go out or to work you should have these consequences mind.

Read more about the report here.


September 12, 2016

Increasing nursing mothers' vitamin D levels may benefit babies

New research from New Zealand's University of Otago has found that giving breastfeeding mothers monthly high-dose vitamin D supplements may be a possible way to improve their babies' vitamin D status.

Read more about the report here.


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