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The Truth is out There ... about Food, Disease Prevention and General Wellbeing
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High-Protein, Low-Carb Diets Don't Harm Kidneys - Food Product Design

High-Protein, Low-Carb Diets Don't Harm Kidneys - Food Product Design | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
KYW NewsradioHigh-Protein, Low-Carb Diets Don't Harm KidneysFood Product DesignINDIANAPOLIS—High protein, low-carbohydrate diets don't cause noticeable harm to the kidneys in healthy patients without kidney disease, according to a new study...
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A Watershed Moment: Ecofeminism and Women's Health « THE ...

A Watershed Moment: Ecofeminism and Women's Health « THE ... | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
On this week's episode we hear from Dr. Julia Mason, Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies at Grand Valley State University, as she discusses ecofeminism and women's unique relationship with the environment.
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Have You Tried Maca?

Have You Tried Maca? | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it

The Peruvian export is quietly taking off as a superfood.

 

If you're a juice bar regular, chances are you’ve already had the powdered form of this cruciferous root, and if not, you're about to want to.

 

Maca (lepidium meyenii) grows high in the Andes and is fast becoming a favorite among the health food elite due to the energetic, but natural kick it provides (it’s been called Peruvian ginseng).

 

Read more: Have You Tried Maca? — q.equinox.com — Readability http://bit.ly/KdEX1p


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Sorry Mrs. O, But Jumping Jacks Won't Cut It

Sorry Mrs. O, But Jumping Jacks Won't Cut It | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it

By Michele Simon

 

At a recent summit on childhood obesity, the first lady announced a shift in her well-known Let's Move campaign -- away from food reform and toward an increased focus on exercise. Instead of "forcing [children] to eat their vegetables," she told her audience, "it's getting them to go out there and have fun."

Yes, you heard that right. The first lady actually said that eating vegetables is a chore. And that playing is a preferable focus for her campaign because it's easier.

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Low-carb diets beat low-cal for cutting pounds and cancer risk, study finds

Low-carb diets beat low-cal for cutting pounds and cancer risk, study finds | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Following a low-carb diet, even for only two days a week, was better than following a calorie-restricted diet every day for losing weight and lowering insulin levels, which are both associated with lower risks of breast and other cancers , says...
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Whatever your weight, if you have PCOS you have oxidative stress ...

Oxidative stress, in the body, is much like rust on a car. It chips away at the integrity of body tissues, rendering them unavailable to function as they should. I don't have to tell you that...if you have PCOS and you have brain fog, ...
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Inspired Fit Strong – It's Insulin, Not Cholesterol That You Should ...

Inspired Fit Strong – It's Insulin, Not Cholesterol That You Should ... | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Today I think to cheat on my usual style of writing and experiment with a Q&A. I will be answering the questions and my invisible friend( that could be anybody who insists eating fats, increases cholesterol levels) will ask the questions!
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Fat gene linked to diabetes battle - The Press Association

Fat gene linked to diabetes battle - The Press Association | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Fat gene linked to diabetes battleThe Press AssociationIt also boosts sensitivity to insulin, the vital hormone that regulates blood sugar. However, in most obese people, sugar is blocked from entering fat cells and blood sugar levels rise.
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Maca Effects

Maca Effects | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
The powerful effects of Maca on both body and mind, including libido, antioxidant levels, glucose clearance and other phenomenon.
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Causes of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

Causes of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium | Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing | Scoop.it
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder affecting around 10% of women who are in their reproductive age group (15 – 50 years)..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana (Causes of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) -
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