Archives of Internal Medicine published, you will eat 47% more food when you start a meal with with bread or fries. So the tip is eat veggies, like a salad, instead.
According to a study published in the Journal of Nicotine & Tobacco Research, smokers who ate fruits and veggies four or more times a day were more likely to stop smoking in about a year than those who consumed produce less often.
Researchers from NYU School of Medicine found that people with high cholesterol who had elevated levels of taurine, a nutrient found in shellfish and dark meat poultry, were 60% less likely to develop or die from heart disease.
Research from Yale University confirms that the hungrier you are, may make it harder to resist high-calorie foods. In the study, when people’s blood sugar levels were low, they desired junk food more than when levels were normal. When your blood sugar is low all your body cares about it feeding itself to boost those levels.
Brazilian researchers compared men who performed curls using partial range of motion to those who performed a full range of motion. Those who used a full range of motion were about 10% stronger. Full range stress muscle fibers more.
BPA (bisphenol-A) is present in almost all cans, and leaches into foods they contain. High acid foods intensify this reaction, especially soups or sauces that contain tomatoes. Purchase soups or sauces in glass containers to avoid this exposure, and support efforts to ban BPA.
The herb rosemary rivals BHA and BHT in its antioxidant power to preserve meat. Mixing rosemary in food may prevent food poisoning by retarding spoilage. It also helps prevent infection when placed on wounds and is an anti-viral and helps combat colds. Integrate rosemary into your recipes to preserve foods naturally.
To keep metabolism stoked and to avoid binge eating from extreme hunger, eat 3 meals and 3 snacks daily with no more than 3 hours between.(3,3,3 Plan!) Keep portion sizes small, limit sugar, saturated fats, salt and junk food, and include protein with every meal or snack to stabilize insulin response. It is much easier to control intake when hunger is not an issue.
In order for pharmaceutical companies to patent their drugs and protect their research investments with monopoly status, they must prove their product is unique. Since naturally occurring herbs can not be patented, most prescription drugs are attempts to isolate the active ingredient in a herb and reproduce it chemically. The problem is there are many synergistic elements in a herb, and isolating components often creates unwanted side effects. Select natural herbs whenever possible to minimize the side effects of synthetic drugs.
Studies showing increased risk of breast and uterine cancers, and cardiovascular disease from Hormone Replacement therapy were based on the use of synthetically produced hormones, which are not identical to those produced in the body. When bioidentical (natural) plant based hormones are used, these negative side effects are not replicated. Investigate natural hormone replacement to avoid the side effects of synthetic hormone drugs if needed.
*Consult physician before trying a new supplement, food or diet. Especially if you’re on any medications.