Nutrition

Category Archive

I was amazed to discover the power of what I’d once considered to be simple fruits and nuts.  A few years ago Tufts University researcher, James Joseph, Ph.D. reported that diets containing two percent, six percent, or nine percent walnuts, when given to senior rats, reversed several signs of brain aging, along with age-related movement […]


Topical capsaicin has been found to be efficacious in several types of nerve pain including diabetic neuropathy and HIV neuropathy. Researchers attempted to determine whether topical periarterial capsaicin could ameliorate pain in absence of and during a migraine attack.   23 people with migraine headaches showing pain with pressure on scalp arteries received topical cayenne […]


Fortunately, there are medication alternatives to successfully treating ADHD children that is supported by research evidence.  Children afflicted with this disorder also tend to have more ear infections, asthma, headaches, dry skin, and eczema, compared to other children.    Donald Rudin MD, and Clara Felix, authors of Omega-3 Oils: A Practical Guide (Avery 1996). Both […]


A new study reported by scientists at Texas Agrilife Research Food Institute, found that mango  halted or prevented the growth in laboratory cell cultures of colon and breast cancer.   While mango is not currently perceived as a superfood, this study shows while it may lack the antioxidant potency of other fruit such as pomegranate, […]


Critical Care Journal reported the findings of a study conducted by researchers based at University of Southampton in England.  Researchers found improvements in patients with sepsis, a serious infection of the blood, in patients who received omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oils.   Sepsis occurs in response to an overwhelming inflammatory response to infections, […]


A Journal of the American Medical Association study found that fish oils slowed down DNA shortening (telomere) that is now linked to biological aging. Research has known for quite a while that fish intake is associated with longer survival in patients with coronary heart disease.  The particular way fish oil provides this benefit was not […]


Many diabetes experience severe nerve pain, known as diabetic neuropathy. Approximately 70 percent of all diabetics experience this condition.  It usually affects the feet, but can also impact the hands.  Symptoms including pain, tingling and or a burning sensation in the extremities. This damage is cause by prolonged elevation of the blood sugar level, over […]


Once more, scientists report  that low levels of vitmain D are associated with increased risk of death, all causes and from heart disease. “Our results provide a rationale for future studies to test whether vitamin D supplementation reduces mortality and/or cardiovascular diseases in persons with vitamin D deficiencey, Stefan Pilz from the Medical University of […]



Pomegranates are one of the healthiest foods we can eat, primarily because of the positive impact they have on heart health.   Scientists are now studying pomegranate extract to uncover the many advantages it may have for human health.  Pomegranates contain an array of beneficial phytonutrients such as phenolic compounds and tannins, including punicalagins that […]

Page 28 of 29