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What are the best ways to eat more plant-based protein?

By   /  Sun 11 Dhul Qidah 1440AH 14-7-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Last reviewed June 25 June 2019 By Charlotte Lillis Reviewed by Natalie Olsen, RD, LD, ACSM EP-C   Proteins are responsible for the growth and repair of the body’s tissues. They also play an essential role in the production of hormones, enzymes, and red blood cells. Each protein is made up of smaller building blocks called […]

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What Is The Link between gluten & Rheumatoid Arthritis?

By   /  Mon 28 Shawwal 1440AH 1-7-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Last reviewed Thu 20 June 2019By Jon Johnson Reviewed by Nancy Carteron, MD, FACR     Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory condition. Some people with a gluten intolerance may feel that eating gluten causes their symptoms to flare up. Some people find that removing certain foods, such as those that cause inflammation, from their diet can help […]

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Could Processed Foods Explain Why Autism Is On The Rise?

By   /  Mon 28 Shawwal 1440AH 1-7-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Published Monday 24 June 2019 By Ana Sandoiu Fact checked by Jasmin Collier For the first time, scientists have found a molecular connection between a common food preservative, neuronal disruption, and autism spectrum disorder. The findings suggest that there may be a link between the consumption of processed foods during pregnancy and the rise of autism. A […]

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What To Know About Sugar In Fruit

By   /  Sun 27 Shawwal 1440AH 30-6-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  3 Comments

Last reviewed Tue 25 June 2019 By Zawn Villines Reviewed by Natalie Butler, RD, LD   With so many fad diets and sources of nutrition advice, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction — especially when it comes to sugar. However, it is worth noting that the body metabolizes fruit sugar differently than processed […]

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Low fruit & vegetable intake may account for millions of deaths

By   /  Mon 21 Shawwal 1440AH 24-6-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death. Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants. A diet that includes fruits and vegetables can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, and improve digestive health. Previous research — part of the Harvard-based Nurses’ […]

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What is the difference between veganism and vegetarianism?

By   /  Mon 21 Shawwal 1440AH 24-6-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Last reviewed Fri 14 June 2019 By Natalie Butler, RD, LD     Vegans and vegetarians choose not to eat meat. However, veganism is stricter and also prohibits dairy, eggs, honey, and any other items that derive from animal products, such as leather and silk. Both veganism and vegetarianism are growing in popularity. However, some […]

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Food with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently

By   /  Mon 21 Shawwal 1440AH 24-6-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Published Monday 17 June 2019 By Monica Beyer Fact checked by Isabel Godfrey Foods with similar nutrition labels can have very different effects on gut microbiomes, research finds. Foods that have similar nutritional information on their labels can affect the gut microbiome of different people in different ways. A recent study, the results of which feature […]

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Moor Americans Ditch Meat & Stereotype

By   /  Mon 29 Ramadan 1440AH 3-6-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

PHENIX, Va. – To get to Nisani Farm, and the edge of a burgeoning food and health movement, requires going to the end of the road. Literally. It means taking a 90-minute drive south from Richmond, Virginia, to the tiny town of Keysville, then picking up Route 40, a two-lane highway that rolls through the […]

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Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago

By   /  Mon 29 Ramadan 1440AH 3-6-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany , on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence that the cannabis plant “evolved 28 million years ago at a specific area on the Tibetan plateau.” Titled, “Cannabis in Asia: its […]

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HOW PARENTS CAN HELP ANXIOUS CHILDREN WITH THEIR OWN BEHAVIOR

By   /  Tue 9 Ramadan 1440AH 14-5-2019AD  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Difficulty concentrating, a racing heart, a sinking feeling of fear in the pit of your stomach — many adults are familiar with symptoms of anxiety. Today, there seems to be a greater recognition of anxiety disorders than ever before. But for young kids who are struggling, especially those who lack the knowledge to fully understand […]

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