Author: News Team

Stop Eating These Foods to Avoid Inflammation That Leads to Reduced Brain Volume

Many times, inflammation starts in your gut. Your intestines are a large and complex organ designed to pass nutrients to your body and gather waste to pass from your body. What you eat has a considerable effect on the permeability of your intestinal walls and how much waste or toxins may leak into your body. This leakage is a substantial driving force in the development of chronic inflammation. This study provides more evidence that systemic inflammation may have lifelong effects on your health. The researchers took blood samples from a large, biracial community and analyzed five inflammatory markers at the start...

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Is Soy Healthy or Not?

Many health advocates claim soy must be good for you because Asian people — arguably one of the healthiest populations on the planet — have eaten it a lot, and have some of the lowest rates of heart disease, cancer and dementia worldwide,2 so, it appears, the rest of the world should eat soy protein products, too. However, the type of soy traditionally consumed by Asian people differs from that being heavily marketed in the...

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Sugar Found To Raise Chances of Alzheimer’s

A group of scientists has recently discovered a link between high glucose levels in the brain and symptoms of memory loss, which could lead to Alzheimer’s. According to the scientists, the study has proven a significant link between high levels of glucose in the brain and the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Individuals with brains that were less efficient at breaking down glucose showed worse outward dementia symptoms like memory loss, which is often associated with Alzheimer’s disease.  The researchers also observed areas of the brain that could resist these features, like the cerebellum, which is responsible for movement, muscles, and...

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Low Carb Mag December Issue

We have access to so much – even too much information these day that it can feel overwhelming when we start to research things that interest us – particularly when using the internet. One of the biggest problems we face is that much of it seems contradictory. To the point that it can be hard to know which sources to trust and which to take with a pinch of salt. Now many times that may not matter too much after all getting the length of the Nile or the height of Everest right to the nearest inch does not...

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