Archive for the ‘Prevention’ Category
Celiac disease identifies undigested gluten as a threat. This triggers inflammation in the small intestine, activating an autoimmune disease which attacks the cells directly.
Garlic has been used as a medicinal herb for thousands of years. The sulfuric compounds found in the cloves contain a multitude of therapeutic properties.
Loud noise is the most significant single cause of hearing loss Most young people (and a lot of older people too) don’t realize the impact that a noisy lifestyle has on their hearing. Australian Hearing conducted a survey in 2008 and asked people their attitudes and behaviors when it comes to noise and hearing. It
Ginger is a rhizome, or root, that has used medicinally for nearly 5,000 years and supports healthy aging and prevention of diabetes and
For every year we have type 2 diabetes, we can effectively add a year to our age; a 60-year-old with diabetes for 10 years has the life expectancy of a 70-year-old
Approximately 5%-10% of all breast and ovarian cancer cases are hereditary, meaning blood relatives may share this disease.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. Blocked arteries to the heart causing heart attacks and angina make up 15% of all deaths. Strokes are the second leading cause – about 8% of deaths
The urge to overeat sweet and fatty treats traces to an unexpected part of the brain and its production of a natural, opium-like chemical
Regular consumption of sugary beverages linked to increased genetic risk of obesity Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is linked with a greater genetic susceptibility to high body mass index (BMI) and increased risk of obesity. The study reinforces the view that environmental and genetic factors
I love reading the research around nutrients and one of the reasons I wanted to develop this blog was to become more strategic with my supplement purchases