Learn the nutrition secrets of the planet’s oldest people with these simple steps to a longer, healthier life.
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The islands of Okinawa, a lush archipelago southwest of the main island of Japan, are home to the largest and healthiest population of centenarians on earth. They suffer significantly fewer heart attacks and 80 percent fewer incidences of breast cancer and prostate cancer, and have lower rates of diabetes and less than half of the ovarian and colon cancer cases that we do. Their secret? A nutrient-dense diet and stress-proof lifestyle. (more…)
You have probably found yourself in this situation frequently. You are at the food market, trying to put together a healthy diet for a week, which requires you to decide just what you’ll be in the mood for a couple of days from now.
The beans look good. There’s a special on lamb chops. And the strawberries are calling your name. Exactly how much, and of what, do you need to buy – and eventually consume – to meet your nutrient requirements? (more…)
With so many varying recommendations on how to approach losing your body fat, many crucial details tend to slip through one ear, and right out of the other. It’s true that you hear so many conflicting ideas about health, diet, fitness, and weight management. Why does so much instructional or informational variation exist? Which parts are factual? What are the concepts, ideas, or truths that can really help you? (more…)
Halloween candy and the Thanksgiving feast are just some of the tasty traditions that make fall holidays fun. But for the 12 million people in the U.S. with food allergies, these treats can mean trouble. (more…)
Foodfacts.com research indicates that, for people who have had a first heart attack, chocolate consumption dramatically reduces the odds of dying from a future heart attack, according to new research out of Stockholm, Sweden. Read further for the right “dose” of chocolate.
Stockholm and Boston-based researchers investigated over a thousand people who had suffered a first heart attack, surveying them about chocolate consumption over the year prior to the heart attack, then followed their course over the next eight years. (more…)