Tag: cholesterol

Daily Source of Vitamin B12

“Daily Source of Vitamin B12” Though it may be cheaper and easier to just take something once a week, some people would rather get into the habit of doing something daily, so they don’t forget. So, how much vitamin B12 would you have to take if you wanted to do it once a day, rather…

By Ewald Bahringer September 17, 2019 22

What Women Should Eat to Live Longer

“What Women Should Eat to Live Longer” The Harvard Nurses’ Health Study, involving more than 100,000 women, was started in 1976. And so, as you can imagine, is now the most definitive long-term study ever on older women’s health. Since the study started, thousands of participants died. And now, thanks to all that hard work,…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 24

Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality

“Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality” Research in human nutrition over the last 40 years has led to numerous discoveries and to a comprehensive understanding of the exact mechanisms behind how food nutrients affect our bodies. However, the epidemics of diet-related chronic diseases — obesity, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, stroke, and cancers — dramatically…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 72

How to Prevent Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

“How to Prevent Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease” In the documentary, Supersize Me, Morgan Spurlock eats exclusively at McDonald’s for a month, and predictably his weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol go up, but so do his liver enzymes, a sign his liver cells are dying and spilling their contents into the bloodstream. His one-man experiment was…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 78

The Safer Cinnamon

“The Safer Cinnamon” Second in spice popularity only to black pepper, cinnamon is the powdered inner bark of four different species of cinnamomum trees. There’s Vietnamese cinnamon, Chinese cinnamon, Indonesian, and Ceylon. A recent review raised concerns about one of them, because of a compound called coumarin, which new human data suggests may be toxic…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 29

Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits

“Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits” There have been about a half dozen studies published on Paleo-type diets, starting around 20 years ago. In what sounds like a reality TV show, 10 diabetic Australian aborigines were dropped off in a remote location to fend for themselves, hunting and gathering foods like figs and crocodiles. In my…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 68