Arthritis Diet: Eight Foods That Promote Gut Health And Reduce Painful Symptoms
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Arthritis Diet: Eight Foods That Promote Gut Health And Reduce Painful Symptoms

Arthritis is common, especially amongst women (70 percent of rheumatoid arthritis sufferers are women), and arthritis occurs more frequently as both sexes age. (3,5) It is no wonder that lots of different people look for relief from arthritis pain. Tenderness, stiffness, inflammation around the joints, restricted movement of the joints, warm, red skin over joints,…

4 Foods That Cause DNA-Damaging Inflammation In Your Body
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4 Foods That Cause DNA-Damaging Inflammation In Your Body

Nowadays we know more about diet and health than any other population in history. Because we understand our own various eating behaviors and cravings we can understand why our relationships with food can sometimes feel “toxic.”  On a physical level, our relationship with food can certainly be toxic. Inflammation in our bodies is a major…

Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk
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Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk

According to the United Nations (UN), the global population of those aged 60 and up will increase from 962 million in 2017 to 2.1 billion by 2050, and it is predicted that dementia rates will rise in tandem with the aging population.  Dementia is a chronic disease that affects a large and growing number of…

The Role Of Probiotics In Gut Health For Babies And Children

The Role Of Probiotics In Gut Health For Babies And Children

Healthcare professionals are recognizing the important tie between probiotics and gut health. In fact, research regarding probiotics for newborns and children is proving to be quite intriguing. A perfect example is Edward-Elmhurst Health where hospital-specific products are used for some high-risk infants in Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU). However, even over-the-counter probiotics offer benefits in…

Could Prebiotic Snacks Boost Healthy Gut Bacteria In Obesity?

Could Prebiotic Snacks Boost Healthy Gut Bacteria In Obesity?

Our gut contains archaebacteria, viruses, and fungi that are collectively known as the “gut microbiota.” Microbiota affects both our physical and mental health. Unfortunately, diets high in fat and lacking in dietary plant fibers fail to keep our microbiota well-fed. Because a healthy microbiota can help fend off a long list of conditions including cardiovascular…

Poor School Nutrition May Have Caused 20 cm Height Gap Across Nations

Poor School Nutrition May Have Caused 20 cm Height Gap Across Nations

You are what you eat – or so the saying goes. But does that include how tall you become? Even though your genes play a big part in how tall you are, researchers say poor nutrition during school years may have caused a 20cm height gap between countries. (1)  The study by the Imperial College…