5 Reasons To Eat More Lamb

In the United States, consumption of lamb appears to be pretty low. For example, some reports say that the average American eats less than a pound of lamb per year. On the other hand, Americans eat a lot of beef (some sources say the average American eats more than 80 pounds of beef per year). Here’s why you may want to get more lamb in your diet.

Let's Be Proactive About Iron Deficiency In Our Toddlers!

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), iron deficiency in children under the age of two “can have significant and irreversible effects on brain development.” Furthermore, “This can lead to negative consequences on learning and school performance later in life.”

What Does Diet Have To Do With Dementia?

It has been known for quite some time that there is a strong association between diet and cognitive health. For instance, a pro-inflammatory diet rich in processed, nutrient-void foods may contribute to cognitive decline, and an anti-inflammatory diet rich in whole, nutrient-rich foods may delay cognitive decline. And now, a recent study suggests that it’s not just about what you are eating but how you are pairing certain foods together.

Sushi Lovers, Here Is Some Food For Thought!

As you probably know, most sushi contains raw fish. If prepared properly, sushi is usually safe to eat for most people. I’m sure many of you reading this have had sushi quite regularly. But a new study “...found that since the 1970s, there's been a 283-fold increase in the abundance of a parasitic worm that can be transmitted to people who eat raw or undercooked seafood,” according to one report discussing the study.

How To Live a Healthy Life With Celiac Disease

Some symptoms of celiac disease, such as diarrhea, bloating and gas, may be the same symptoms that someone with IBS and/or chronic stress would experience. So, it’s not uncommon for this condition to be overlooked.

What You Need To Know About Zinc And Your Health

Many people associate zinc with zinc lozenges which are generally used to reduce the impact of the flu and cold. But how much do you really know about this essential mineral? As you may have guessed it is important for a healthy immune system. Specifically, zinc can help you get sick less often or get well quicker.

An Avocado A Day May Help Keep The Cognitive Decline Away!

There are so many reasons why eating this green, creamy goodness may be good for you, and now, recently, a new study found evidence which suggested that eating avocados may be especially good for people who are overweight or obese in regards to their cognitive health.

Why The Elderly Should Be Concerned About Zinc

Roughly one to three million serious infections occur every year in nursing home facilities. These infections include pneumonia and respiratory tract infections. According to a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a simple solution to reducing the rates of infection may be administering zinc supplementation to the elderly in nursing homes who need it.

Be Proactive About G6PD Deficiency- The Most Common Human Enzyme Defect

Less than a year ago, a mother in Sydney, Australia had to rush her five-year-old son to the hospital after he ate a “popular kids snack,” according to this news report. The woman said her son turned yellow (a sign of jaundice) after eating three packs of fava beans. She also said that his urine was dark and that “he could barely wake up.”

Ditch the “Happy Meals” To Keep Your Kids Healthy and Happy

This past September in a town called Holly Springs, North Carolina, a group of third-graders ditched recess and made a more than one mile trek to a local McDonald’s.

Congresswoman Bravely Shares That She Is Living With Alopecia. Let’s Discuss This Autoimmune Condition

Pressley, Massachusette’s first black congresswoman, revealed last month that she has alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss. You can watch the video here, where she shares her condition and proudly shows her bald head.

Man Loses 100 Pounds In a Year By Doing These Two Simple Things

Let's take a look at the story of a man named Jeffrey Hadley. He lost 100 pounds in a year! Hadley did this by adopting two simple rules: no more processed foods and more activity.

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