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  • Kosher Bodybuilding —For Strength, Health, and Longevity

    11/30/2019 8:33:44 AM PST · by rebuildus · 15 replies
    Old School ^ | 11/29/19 | Patrick Rooney
    I’ve been on a long journey to find the optimum diet, particularly for someone who values strength, health AND longevity. I may have finally found it, and it has been right in front of me all along. My company name—Old School—is not just a name to me, as I have said. It is an all-encompassing idea, that references the timeless, natural truths we have lost in pursuit of “science” without reason, or if you will, science without God. I have long pondered the original “Old School” diet, which He presented to Adam and Eve in the Garden… Look, to you...
  • Why It Was Easier to Be Skinny in the 1980s

    11/29/2019 9:11:07 AM PST · by PeteePie · 95 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Olga Khazan
    A study finds that people today who eat and exercise the same amount as people 20 years ago are still fatter. There’s a meme aimed at Millennial catharsis called “Old Economy Steve.” It’s a series of pictures of a late-70s teenager, who presumably is now a middle-aged man, that mocks some of the messages Millennials say they hear from older generations—and shows why they’re deeply janky. Old Economy Steve graduates and gets a job right away. Old Economy Steve “worked his way through college” because tuition was $400. And so forth. We can now add another one to that list:...
  • How to get rid of visceral fat: Following this eating pattern could reduce the belly fat

    11/07/2019 3:46:14 PM PST · by BobL · 173 replies
    (UK) Express ^ | Nov 1, 2019 | Katrina Turrill
    HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: This type of body fat is deemed harmful because of where it’s stored in the body - the abdominal cavity - so what can you do to reduce it? Making changes to diet has been shown to help, and following a particular eating pattern has proven effective. Visceral fat’s location within the abdominal cavity means it surrounds vital organs such as the liver, stomach and intestines. If visceral fat is left to build up here, a person’s risk of developing serious health problems, like type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, is increased. Related...
  • The Unhealthiest Country in the World is...

    10/17/2019 8:20:03 AM PDT · by Valk Rider · 85 replies
    YouTube Video ^ | Oct 17, 2019 | Dr. Berg
    Highest death rate, 100 million Americans have pre-diabetes and diabetes. One of the highest rates of heart disease.
  • Switching to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, fish, and lean meat can ease depression in just..

    10/09/2019 3:15:18 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 23 replies
    DM ^ | 10/9/2019 | connor boyd
    Switching to a healthy diet may help pull people from the depths of depression in less than a month, a study has found. Researchers looked at 76 depressed university students whose daily meals were mostly made up of processed foods, sugar, and saturated fats. They found that giving them more fruit, vegetables, fish, and lean meat triggered significant improvements in their mood after just three weeks. Experts say foods that contain lots of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants nourishes the brain and lowers inflammation and 'internal stress' associated with depression. The research by, Macquarie University in Australia, is the latest in...
  • Stunning Survey Reveals Quarter Of Americans Have Never Eaten Vegetables

    10/08/2019 8:48:54 AM PDT · by mowowie · 124 replies ^ | October 8, 2019 | Ben Renner
    NEW YORK — The most popular vegetable in America is — corn! That’s according to a survey of 2,000 Americans who were asked which vegetables they liked and disliked the most. However, it turns out the most surprising result of the study may be that a staggering number of adults haven’t eaten any vegetables their entire lives....
  • Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice.

    10/01/2019 12:39:39 AM PDT · by BobL · 134 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Sept. 30, 2019 | Gina Kolata
    The evidence is too weak to justify telling individuals to eat less beef and pork, according to new research. The findings “erode public trust,” critics said. Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills. But on Monday, in a remarkable turnabout, an international collaboration of researchers produced a series of analyses concluding that the advice, a bedrock of almost all dietary guidelines, is not backed by good scientific evidence. If there are health benefits from eating...
  • Drinking alcohol is better for you than exercise, recent study says.

    09/22/2019 7:48:41 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 115 replies ^ | September 1, 2019 | Russell
    Dr. Kawas and her team of doctors and professors analyzed data from a long term study conducted at the UC Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders. They dubbed this study the “90+ Study” which has been following people over the age of 90 since 2003. The research covered everything from daily exercise to sleep schedule to diet. As a result, the researches concluded that people who drank two glasses of wine or beer per day saw an 18% drop in their risk of early death. On the other hand, those who exercised 15-45 minutes per day only saw...
  • THIS IS THE BEST DIET TO SAVE THE PLANET (only 11.36 years left)

    09/17/2019 3:47:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 67 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 9/16/19 | KASHMIRA GANDER
    The vegan diet is often lauded as the most environmentally friend way to eat, but scientists have highlighted that cutting down on animal products can also help to protect the planet against climate change. A worldwide move towards plant-focused diets is "essential for meeting climate change mitigation targets," scientists wrote in the journal Global Environmental Change. But how this is achieved depends on the country. The team, from Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, looked at the carbon and water footprints of nine plant-rich diets from 140 countries, and compared them with what is typically eaten. A total of 74 food items...
  • Should dietary guidelines recommend low red meat intake?

    09/14/2019 1:46:59 PM PDT · by mlo · 46 replies
    Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition ^ | 9-5-2019 | Frédéric Leroy & Nathan Cofnas
    Abstract Mainstream dietary recommendations now commonly advise people to minimize the intake of red meat for health and environmental reasons. Most recently, a major report issued by the EAT-Lancet Commission recommended a planetary reference diet mostly based on plants and with no or very low (14 g/d) consumption of red meat. We argue that claims about the health dangers of red meat are not only improbable in the light of our evolutionary history, they are far from being supported by robust scientific evidence.
  • The grandmaster diet: How to lose weight while barely moving

    09/13/2019 8:34:54 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 18 replies
    IT SEEMS ABSURD. How could two humans -- seated for hours, exerting themselves in no greater manner than intermittently extending their arms a foot at a time -- face physical demands? Still, the evidence overwhelms. The 1984 World Chess Championship was called off after five months and 48 games because defending champion Anatoly Karpov had lost 22 pounds. "He looked like death," grandmaster and commentator Maurice Ashley recalls. In 2004, winner Rustam Kasimdzhanov walked away from the six-game world championship having lost 17 pounds. In October 2018, Polar, a U.S.-based company that tracks heart rates, monitored chess players during a...
  • Vegans and vegetarians may have higher stroke risk

    09/05/2019 10:37:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 30 replies
    BBC ^ | 09/05/2019 | By Caroline Parkinson Health editor, BBC News website
    People who eat vegan and vegetarian diets have a lower risk of heart disease and a higher risk of stroke, a major study suggests. They had 10 fewer cases of heart disease and three more strokes per 1,000 people compared with the meat-eaters. The research, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at 48,000 people for up to 18 years. However, it cannot prove whether the effect is down to their diet or some other aspect of their lifestyle. Diet experts said, whatever people's dietary choice, eating a wide range of foods was best for their health. What does this...
  • 11 Health Conditions the Keto Diet May Be Able to Help...

    09/05/2019 5:43:26 AM PDT · by FtrPilot · 101 replies
    Everyday Health ^ | 12/28/2018 | Jessica Migala
    When a diet rises to popularity as fast as the ketogenic diet — a very-low-carbohydrate, high-fat, and moderate-protein diet — it inevitably gains panacea status. (For reference: See the popular movie The Magic Pill on Netflix, which asserts the keto diet can be a powerful cure for health problems.) While clinicians may be using this diet as an adjunct to therapy for particular diseases, it’s certainly not the answer for all situations, and keto can be downright harmful for some people.
  • Keto diet is not good for you long term - expert warns against popular weight loss plan

    09/04/2019 2:10:56 PM PDT · by BobL · 159 replies
    (UK) Express ^ | Sept. 4, 2019 | Emily Hodgkin
    KETO diet methods are becoming increasingly more popular among those looking to lose weight. However, a nutritionist has warned that dieters should avoid the plan long term. Low carb diets have been popular for some time among those who want to lose weight fast. The keto diet is a particularly high fat version. However, an expert has warned that the diet may not be safe longterm. Although, many swear by this method to help them drop the pounds. The keto diet, or ketogenic diet, is a low-carb diet plan. Dieters may only eat low carb foods, such as lean meat...
  • Poor diet can lead to blindness, case study shows

    09/04/2019 10:55:52 AM PDT · by samtheman · 17 replies ^ | September 3, 2019 | University of Bristol
    Clinician scientists from Bristol Medical School and the Bristol Eye Hospital examined the case of a teenage patient who first visited his GP complaining of tiredness. The link between his nutritional status and vision was not picked up until much later, and by then, his visual impairment had become permanent.
  • Clinical trial shows alternate-day fasting a safe alternative to caloric restriction

    08/30/2019 6:34:31 AM PDT · by zeestephen · 92 replies
    Cell Metabolism ^ | 27 August 2019
    The largest clinical study of its kind to look at the effects of strict alternate-day fasting in healthy people has shown a number of health benefits. The participants alternated 36 hours of zero-calorie intake with 12 hours of unlimited eating...Overall, they reached a mean calorie restriction of about 35% and lost an average of 3.5 kg [7.7 lb] during four weeks of ADF.
  • Are there certain foods you can eat to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease?

    08/02/2019 8:47:40 AM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 41 replies
    Medical XPress ^ | August 1, 2019 | Ralph Martins, The Conversation
    We know a healthy diet can protect against conditions like type 2 diabetes, obesity and heart disease. Fortunately, evidence shows that what's good for the body is generally also good for the brain. Oxidative stress As we age, our metabolism becomes less efficient, and is less able to get rid of compounds generated from what's called "oxidative stress". The body's normal chemical reactions can sometimes cause chemical damage, or generate side-products known as free radicals—which in turn cause damage to other chemicals in the body. To neutralise these free radicals, our bodies draw on protective mechanisms, in the form of...
  • Amelia Boone Wants to Change the Way We Talk About Eating Disorders

    07/19/2019 6:07:13 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Runner's World ^ | July 15, 2019 | Cindy Kuzma
    The day before ultrarunner and obstacle course racing superstar Amelia Boone hit “publish” on the blog post that echoed through the endurance-sports world and beyond last week, she almost didn’t go through with it. “I was like, why am I doing this? I’m not recovered,” she told Runner’s World afterward. Even after her message went live, she spent some time second-guessing her motivations. But ultimately, Boone said, the predominant emotion she felt now that her 20-year experience with anorexia has become public knowledge is relief. “It’s honestly like having a hundred-pound weight vest lifted off,” she said. Now, she no...
  • What I Learned Passing a Kidney Stone—Old School Style!

    07/05/2019 12:20:19 PM PDT · by rebuildus · 119 replies
    Old School ^ | 7/5/19 | Patrick Rooney
    What I Learned Passing a Kidney Stone—Old School Style!Passing a kidney stone is a learning experience? EVERYTHING is a learning experience! This is the third time for me—label me a slow learner. The first one I attribute to using a Vitamin C product in excess many years ago. The second one, frankly, I don’t remember the cause. And now this one. You’d think with the amount of pain these tiny (in my case) rocks cause, I’d be done. Hopefully I will be now! I’m going to tell you MY experience here, and MY choice. If you have a kidney stone,...
  • Marianne Williamson is the only candidate to bring up Food Policy

    07/02/2019 10:06:43 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 91 replies
    Food and Wine ^ | Jun 28, 2019 | Adam Campbell-Schmitt
    “We’ve got to get deeper than just these superficial fixes, as important as they are..." “We don’t have a healthcare system in the United States, we have a sickness care system in the United States. We just wait ’til somebody gets sick and then we talk about who’s going to pay for the treatment and how they’re going to be treated. What we need to talk about why so many Americans have unnecessary chronic illnesses, so many more compared to other countries. And that gets back not just into Big Pharma, not just health insurance companies, it has to do...