Coffee and Longevity

Coffee and Longevity

This story hit the news like wildfire last week.  It was in at least 9 of the professional newsletter I receive plus world news, and other resources. If you missed it here are the details. Medscape.com covered this story well. It said “higher coffee intake is linked to significantly lower risk for death, two large […]

Coffee – Is It Really Good For Us?

Coffee – Is It Really Good For Us?

The previous article needs to be addressed by other theories. Until I find the exact study to learn the details I can’t help but wonder about a few concepts that coffee has been known to contain. “Lower mortality was present regardless of whether people drank regular or decaffeinated coffee, suggesting the association is not tied […]

Health Benefits Of Fermented Foods

Health Benefits Of Fermented Foods

Fermented foods hold many great benefits and has been used in medicine throughout history. Sour milk products and lactic acid fermented foods have been important dietary staples for thousands of years. Early reports show that Chinese workers ate acid-fermented vegetables while building the Great Wall of China. The Japanese have routinely served a small serving […]

Blood Sugar Improvements from Sourdough Bread

Blood Sugar Improvements from Sourdough Bread

Part of the many fermented foods written in the article above, sourdough bread has many health benefits. Terry Graham, a professor in human health and nutritional sciences at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, lead a team of researchers who studied four types of breads to determine which had the most positive health effects when […]

TELOMERE UPDATE, HRT & MORE

TELOMERE UPDATE, HRT & MORE

 TELOMERE UPDATE Welcome to April. I hope the weather in your area is giving thoughts to Spring. I abandoned spring cleaning a long time ago. If you go through your whole home doing deep cleaning then Summer comes along and doors and windows are open and in comes the dirt and dust all over again. […]

INTESTINAL HEALTH CAN LEAD TO POOR HEALTH

INTESTINAL HEALTH CAN LEAD TO POOR HEALTH

Hormones Health & Fitness Total Health Report – March 2017 YOUR INTESTINAL HEALTH CAN LEAD TO POOR HEALTH Digestion begins as soon as food enters our mouth. Chewing slowly is the best way to help the entire process all the way down to the end.  The digestive process involves a series of physical and chemical […]

February Is Much More Than Chocolate and Flowers

February Is Much More Than Chocolate and Flowers

February is known mostly for Valentine’s Day. Giving boxes of chocolate and beautiful flowers to loved ones is common. But it is also heart health month. The health of our hearts also is linked to our brain health. Poor blood flow in the brain can chip away at brain functioning. When thinking skills become increasingly […]

OUR NEED FOR PROTEIN IS IMPORTANT

OUR NEED FOR PROTEIN IS IMPORTANT

A new study from the University of Each Anglia (UEA) (preferably fish and chicken) found that consuming adequate amounts from protein can improve cardiovascular health at rates similar to exercising, cutting back on salt and quitting smoking. “The association we observed were found with intakes equivalent to those found in a 75-gram portion of steak, […]

More On Nuts

More On Nuts

MORE ON NUTS I wrote quite a bit about the benefits of nuts in the past two newsletters. I thought I’d add a little more about this new research.   A large analysis of current research shows that people who eat at least 20 grams of nuts a day have a lower risk of heart […]