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As you may know, fish are a vital part of the ecosystem. In addition, they can play a role in a healthy diet. However, overfishing has created a problem worldwide, as many species of fish aren’t given enough time to repopulate. Many people propose fish farming as a solution. However, some are now saying that fish farming creates more problems than it solves. There is
Can a diet with whole grains help to prevent liver cancer? Studies show that this might very well be the case. Recently a US study was published analyzing 125,000 men and women over a 24 year period. The study was looking to see the health effects of diets with whole grain versus diets that lack whole grain. This analysis showed that the men and women who ate the most
What is adenosine triphosphate? What is its role in the nervous system? Find out below. In this article: What Is Adenosine Triphosphate or ATP? How Does ATP Help the Brain, Mind, and Mood? Can Caffeine and Energy Drinks Boost Brain Function? What Do Scientists Mean When They Say People Can Run Low on Adenosine Triphosphate? How Does Low Blood Sugar Relate to
The Lab Test Everyone Flunks! Yes, you too will probably flunk this test unless you’re already taking this supplement for a common deficiency. If I told you could reduce your risk of major cancer by 80 percent by taking one inexpensive pill a week, would you do it? I would think so. There’s more this supplement can do, too: how about lowering your risk of heart attack and
What is functional medicine? While many doctors focus on treating the signs and symptoms of a disease, functional medicine practitioners take a more in-depth look at your symptoms. For example, doctors often treat inflammation by prescribing anti-inflammatory drugs. Functional medicine is different from conventional medicine as it focuses on the root cause of the disease. What
Metformin can prevent pancreatic cancer from spreading, studies show. While it is not a proven cure, research shows that the anti-diabetic drug can stop cancer from relapsing or spreading to other organs in the body. This finding might just have the potential to increase survival rates for pancreatic cancer. Metformin: How it Works against Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells? In
In this article, we focus on one approach of treatment for lymphedema, with an overview of what the condition is all about. The lymphatic system does a lot of work for the body. One of its important functions is to filter toxins and waste. But sometimes, the system gets compromised due to certain conditions. An example of this would be lymphedema. This happens when the lymph
Mediterranean diet meals consist heavily of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables, healthy proteins, and olive oil. Considering all these are good food choices, it comes as no surprise the diet is beneficial to many problems. The Mediterranean diet health benefits include reduced risk of heart disease, breast cancer, and diabetes, among others. This article discusses one
What is methylation? Methylation is the process of taking a methyl group, one carbon and three hydrogens, into your body to support some major body functions, such as DNA methylation, thinking, fighting off toxins, and turning genes on and off. Simply put, it is one of the "chemicals" in the body that needs to be methylated to avoid serious health issues, like diabetes, cancer,
What is gluten? How does gluten affect the body? While being a binder or glue in food such as wheat, rye, barley, and other baked goods, gluten also carries a nature that can bring about "gluten ailments." As we move along, we will have an in-depth understanding of what gluten is exactly. We will also see the importance of a gluten-free diet and the ways it can affect our
Arsenic-based Animal Drugs and Poultry Arsenic is a substance occurring naturally and is commonly found in its organic form throughout the environment, specifically in water, soil, air, and food. New scientific research demonstrates that organic arsenic, typically a less harmful or toxic form of arsenic, and the same type of arsenic contained in 3-Nitro® (roxarsone) - a drug
Smothering Cancer STEM Cells with Metformin, a Common Anti-Diabetic Drug! Traditional cancer research has demonstrated that cancer cells create energy through glycolysis. Glycolysis is a process that creates energy without oxygen. New findings show that certain cancer cells use an oxygen-based method of creating energy. These cancer cells use mitochondria to create