"There is reason to think our eating patterns have changed in recent years, as many people have greater access to food and reasons to stay up into the night, even if just to watch TV. And when people are awake, they tend to snack. In a recent study published in the Cell Press journal Cell Metabolism stated that when it comes to weight gain, when you eat might be at least as important as what you eat."
“Every organ has a clock,” said lead researcher, Satchidananda Panda of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. That means there are times when our muscles, livers, intestines, and other organs will work at peak efficiency and other times when they are sleeping (more or less). When mice are restricted to eating for 8 hours,on a high-fat diet per day, they eat just as much as those who can eat in 24 hours, yet they are protected against obesity and other metabolic ills, the new study shows. The research suggests that the health consequences from a poor diet maybe a result from a mismatch between our eating schedules and our body clocks.
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(Medical Xpress)—Dentists warn us that too many sweets can cause cavities. In fact, it's not candy, but bacteria on the tooth surface that cause tooth decay. If you reduce the amount of cavity-causing bacteria, the number of cavities should decrease.
Have you ever been told to shop the edges of the grocery store to help eat healthier? Sure, many whole foods are found in the perimeter, but so are unhealthy options. Here are some tips to for how to use the entire supermarket to your advantage.
Known since ancient times as a 'remedy for everything but death,' an increasingly vast body of scientific research reveals that it is indeed one of nature's most potent and versatile healing agents.
A year ago, we wrote an article about nigella sativa (aka black seed) titled, 'The Remedy For Everything But Death.' It described the research on the many ways in which black seed (nigella sativa) is a potentially life-saving medicinal food, and is one of our most popular articles, with over 225K social media shares.
Opening with, "This humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within the diabetic's pancreas, and yet too few even know it exists," the article summarized the peer-reviewed and published research on 10 of the seed's remarkable health benefits:
By Sina Anvari For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives.
Minneapolis Star Tribune Look to the kitchen cabinet to treat the common cold Minneapolis Star Tribune That's because many studies show that conventional treatments are either not as effective, or have the same effectiveness, as classic home...
If you had told me a week ago that I would cook a batch of fresh green beans for an entire hour and not only would they not be overcooked, but they would be perfectly cooked, I would have given you a quizzical look that said, “really?