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  • Ice cream is better for you than granola: surprising snack study

    08/16/2022 9:54:22 PM PDT · by bitt · 64 replies
    nypost ^ | 8/16/2022 | emily lefroy
    Think twice about that granola bar in the morning because, yes you’re reading this correctly, ice cream may be a better option. A new study from Tufts University in Boston has created the “Food Compass,” a “nutrient profiling system” that ranks how healthy foods are by giving options a score. And the system is turning some preconceived notions of health on their head, namely ranking a granola bar lower than a chocolate ice cream cone topped with nuts. Researchers spent three years investigating over 8,000 different types of food and drink, examining 54 different attributes and using “cutting edge science”...
  • Elitists’ Goal: Wipe Out Good Food

    08/09/2022 3:21:36 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 7 replies
    The Burning Platform ^ | 7/27/22 | Administrator
    In recent months, I’ve dedicated many articles to exposing the intentional destruction of our food system. The decision of the Dutch government to impose nitrogen pollution restrictions on farmers is but one example of this. This “green” policy will cut livestock production in the country by 30% in the next year, put farmers out of business, and force them to sell their land. Since The Netherlands is the largest meat exporter in the European Union,1 it will also result in meat shortages around the world. According to Dutch Parliament member Thierry Baudet,2 this “green” policy is really a thinly veiled...
  • Depression linked to consuming an inflammatory diet, increasing risk of frailty

    A new study found a link between depression, diet, and the development of frailty. Frailty, defined as a recognizable state of increased vulnerability resulting from a decline in function across multiple physiological systems, affects 10–15% older adults and often co-occurs with other health conditions, like depression. Diet is thought to be a major contributor to frailty development. While previous studies established a link between an inflammatory diet—including artificial trans fats (like partially hydrogenated oil), refined carbohydrates, and saturated fats—and the risk of development frailty, this is one of the first studies to try to understand the impact of depression on...
  • Mediterranean diet may reduce chance of frailty, according to new study

    06/27/2022 8:06:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 12 replies
    A new study published has found that consuming a Mediterranean-style diet may prevent frailty. Defined as a recognizable state of increased vulnerability resulting from a decline in function across multiple physiological systems, frailty affects 10–15% older adults, and leads to other health issues. Although benefits of a Mediterranean-style diet are well known, its role in the reduction of frailty in older Americans who do not normally consume such a diet was unclear. The study showed that consuming a Mediterranean-style diet may prevent the development of frailty with aging. The study included 2,384 non-frail adults with Mediterranean-style dietary pattern score and...
  • Baby Formula Shortage

    05/19/2022 3:59:21 AM PDT · by foundedonpurpose · 21 replies
    https://www.axios.com/2022/05/12/baby-formula-shortage-prices ^ | Updated 11 hours ago - Health | Herb Scribner
    Why there is a baby formula crisis and what can be done about it Herb Scribner Axios on linkedin Axios on email Empty shelves for baby formula. Photo: Paul Hennessy via Getty Images The ongoing baby formula shortage may not end anytime soon as retailers and manufacturers are now expecting a months-long delay until a full supply of formula hits shelves again. The big picture: The shortage has caused panic among the millions of parents and caregivers in the U.S. who rely on formula to feed their children. "It's really critical for their growth and development that they are able...
  • Protein boosts height growth in girls (More = taller, less = shorter - Does not work with boys)

    Quite a few young men would like to increase their height. However, a study by nutritionists shows that they do not benefit from increased protein intake in terms of their adult height. In contrast, young women often see it as problematic when their height significantly exceeds 1.80 meters. Here, during growth, a protein intake adapted to the recommendations can even cause a reduction of a few centimeters. While an increase in protein intake had no effect on body height in the boys and young men, a clear relationship was found in the girls. According to the scientists' calculations, an average...
  • Eating cranberries every day keeps heart disease away, study says

    03/25/2022 1:56:53 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    Study Finds ^ | 03 23 2022 | John Anderer
    Cranberries are famous for their distinct tart taste. However, new research by a team at King’s College London suggests this delicious fruit should be just as synonymous with healthy hearts. Scientists report eating just 100 grams of cranberries per day contributes to particularly robust cardiac functioning in healthy men. Even better, the cardiac benefits of cranberry consumption appeared almost immediately. A group of 45 healthy men took part in this project. Half the group consumed whole cranberry powder equivalent to 100g of fresh cranberries per day (9 grams of powder), while the second half took a placebo each day. Both...
  • Minnesota Non-Profit Set Up To Feed Children Accused Of Massive Fraud And Misappropriating “Tens Of Millions Of Dollars”

    03/13/2022 6:04:40 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 3-13-2022
    A non-profit organization called “Feeding our Future (FOF)” was stopped in its tracks this week by the FBI after using millions of federal dollars meant for child nutrition to instead buy “numerous vehicles” and 14 properties, according to the Bureau. FBI Special Agent Travis Wilmer wrote in an affidavit this week: “The companies and their owners received tens of millions of dollars in federal funds for use in providing nutritious meals to underprivileged children and adults. Almost none of this money was used to feed children. Instead, the participants in the scheme misappropriated the money and used it to purchase...
  • Top supplements for people 50 plus

    03/03/2022 12:35:41 PM PST · by ckilmer · 90 replies
    Dr Brad Stanfield youtube channel ^ | Sep 17, 2021 | Dr Brad Stanfield
    Dr Brad Stanfield notes that metabolism goes into steep decline after about age 60. Simultaneously age related disease go straight up in the other direction. He therefor surmises that supplements that improve metabolism have the best chance of improving defensive mechanisms against age related diseases. His top five list consists of 1. NR nicotinamide riboside 2. Melatonin 3. Glutathione precurer L cysteine OR NAC 4. Glutathione precurser L serine (which converts to glycine) 5. Hyerleronic Acid. He mentions that L carnitine may have a role in treating non alcholic fatty liver disease. (If you have a big gut--then likely you...
  • How To Remove Graphene Oxide from The Body

    02/17/2022 2:08:24 PM PST · by ransomnote · 71 replies
    dailyexpose.uk ^ | FEBRUARY 16, 2022 | RHODA WILSON
    ransomnote: The Expose is over the target and taking flak, banned and censored - even Paypal turned against them in an effort to deprive them of funding. Please pray that the Expose receive the funds it needs to keep serving the public.Graphene oxide, a substance that is poisonous to humans, has been found in the Covid 19 “vaccines”, in the water supply, in the air we breathe through chemtrails, and is even in our food supply. Graphene oxide interacts and is activated by electromagnetic frequencies (“EMF”), specifically the broader range of frequencies found in 5G which can cause even more...
  • Healthy Diet Changes Could Add 10 Years to Life Expectancy, Study Finds

    02/08/2022 11:42:08 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    UPI ^ | Brian P. Dunleavy | FEB. 8, 2022
    Young adults in the United States can add more than a decade to their life expectancy by changing from a typical Western diet to one that includes more legumes, whole grains and nuts, and less red and processed meat, an analysis published Tuesday by PLOS Medicine found. For older people, the anticipated gains to life expectancy from such dietary changes would be smaller, but still substantial, the researchers said. Young women who changed to an "optimal" diet high in fruit and vegetables and low in red and processed meats beginning at age 20 -- and stuck to it -- would...
  • Just Stay in: More You Eat Home-Cooked Meals, the Better Your Diet

    01/27/2022 10:40:12 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 45 replies
    Study Finds ^ | JANUARY 26, 2022 | Daniel Steingold
    Home is where the heart is — especially the healthy heart. Just by way of cooking your own food, you’re likely enjoying a healthier diet than those who rely on eating out, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Washington interviewed 437 residents of nearby King County, asking them to fill out a questionnaire detailing their eating experiences. They compared this data to a metric devised by the USDA called the Healthy Eating Index. The index, which evaluates one’s compliance with federal guidelines set for a healthy diet, is weighted on a 100-point scale. The study showed that...
  • 'I Can Take Care Of The Kids On My Own,' Says Dad While Feeding Kids Handfuls Of Shredded Cheese For Lunch

    01/04/2022 5:20:18 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | January 3, 2022 | The Babylon Bee
    FT. WORTH, TX—While his wife was in bed with a stomach virus all day, local father Todd Fennick had high praise for his ability to care for their four kids without her. “She needs to stay in bed today, and that’s fine, because I think I’m doing a great job, frankly,” said Fennick as he served his children a lunch consisting of paper plates holding a handful of shredded cheese, a Slim Jim, a dollop of cookie butter, and some packets of crackers that he found in the junk drawer. Four-year-old Padme Fennick, who appeared to be wearing paper towels...
  • Consumption of a pro-inflammatory diet associated with increased odds of frailty in middle-aged and older adults

    12/08/2021 6:24:06 AM PST · by ConservativeMind · 23 replies
    Medical Xpress / The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition ^ | Dec. 7, 2021 | Courtney L Millar et al
    Results of a study indicate that regularly consuming a diet of pro-inflammatory foods (e.g., those rich in simple carbohydrates or in saturated fats) is associated with increased likelihood of developing frailty in middle-aged and older adults. Frailty affects between 10-15 percent of community-living older adults—making it a significant public health issue. Approximately 1 in 6 community-dwelling older adults will develop frailty, a serious condition of impaired function of ability, which carries increased risk of falls, hospitalizations, and mortality. Previous studies linked specific nutrients with frailty or physical function but did not capture an individual's entire diet and its impact on...
  • Fried Chicken And Dementia. Will The Nonsense Ever End?

    12/08/2021 7:32:06 AM PST · by Pining_4_TX · 37 replies
    American Council on Science and Health ^ | 12/06/21 | David Lightsey, MS
    he CNBC headline. “A Harvard nutritionist and brain expert says she avoids these five foods that ‘weaken memory and focus.” She is also the author of “This Is Your Brain on Food,” an Amazon #1 bestseller in obsessive-compulsive disorders. I haven’t read the book, but it would be pointless based on her article, which appeared on many other news outlets. I am well aware of the extensive junk science in the field of nutrition, and her article is just another reflection of it. It is the standard attempt: to extrapolating rodent’s studies to humans; to equate correlations as a cause-and-effect...
  • New Research Finds Eating Lots of Avocados Has Public Health Benefits for Issues Like Obesity

    12/03/2021 11:06:08 AM PST · by Red Badger · 69 replies
    https://scitechdaily.com ^ | Dec 2, 2021 | By UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - SAN DIEGO
    Randomized controlled trial found that families with high avocado consumption self-reported reduced caloric intake and an overall healthier diet. In a novel study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science conducted a randomized controlled trial comparing the potential health effects between families that consumed a low allotment of avocados (three per week) and families that consumed a high allotment (14 per week) over six months. All families were of Mexican descent. They found that the high avocado allotment families self-reported lower caloric consumption, reducing their...
  • Study: High Avocado Consumption Improves Family-Level Nutritional Status

    12/03/2021 12:12:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    SCI NEWS ^ | Dec 2, 2021
    A new clinical trial has demonstrated that a differential allotment of avocados may impact overall self-reported caloric consumption, as well as macro- and micronutrient nutrient intake, including saturated fat and sodium, and food groups, including dairy, refined grains, and red and processed meats. “Based on their nutrient profile, avocados could be a favorable component of a plant-based eating pattern, with half of a medium sized fruit providing up to 20% of the recommended daily fiber, 10% potassium, 5% magnesium, 15% folate, and 7.5 g of monounsaturated fatty acids,” said study first author Dr. Lorena Pacheco, a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard...
  • Researchers discover link between dietary fat and the spread of cancer (Only Palmitic Acid/Fat)

    11/10/2021 5:32:09 PM PST · by ConservativeMind · 26 replies
    Medical XPress / Worldwide Cancer Research / Nature ^ | Nov. 10, 2021 | Salvador Benitah, et al
    The study, published in the journal Nature and part-funded by the UK charity Worldwide Cancer Research, uncovers how palmitic acid alters the cancer genome, increasing the likelihood the cancer will spread. The researchers have started developing therapies that interrupt this process and say a clinical trial could start in the next couple of years. Newly published findings, led by researchers at IRB Barcelona, Spain, reveal that one such fatty acid commonly found in palm oil, called palmitic acid, promotes metastasis in oral carcinomas and melanoma skin cancer in mice. Other fatty acids called oleic acid and linoleic acid—omega-9 and omega-6...
  • 9 Foods To Increase Red Blood Cells – Know The Symptoms Of Low RBC And Heal Yourself!

    11/10/2021 6:45:25 AM PST · by Red Badger · 36 replies
    https://www.thefitglobal.com ^ | November 10, 2021 | Sai Sudha Chintapalli
    Do you experience a weakness all the time or do you sometimes feel a slight dizziness whenever you stand up quickly or change your position quickly? If yes, you could be suffering from a low RBC count but relax! Here is the list of best foods to increase red blood cells in your body. Do you go for a frequent check up every once in a while? A busy life where you strive hard to meet your deadlines and accomplish your daily tasks may bring a lot many changes inside your body So the best measure you can take is...
  • Eating Mushrooms Seems to Lower Depression Risk

    10/25/2021 5:18:08 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Medical News Today ^ | October 21, 2021 | Robby Berman, Fact checked by Alexandra Sanfins, Ph.D.
    A new study from Penn State finds an association between eating mushrooms every day and a lower likelihood of experiencing depression. Mushrooms contain several substances reported to have antidepressant qualities. This research sets the stage for further study regarding a causal link between the consumption of mushrooms and a reduced risk of depression. Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, have been investigating the potential health benefits of eating mushrooms. In May 2021, they published a study that suggested a connection between mushroom consumption and a lower risk of cancer. They also published a study that found...