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5 Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Raw vegetables are all the rage among many health-conscious people. But cooked vegetables are not always nutritionally inferior.[1]

Many essential nutrients in vegetables are bound inside thick cellular walls. Cooking breaks down these walls and releases the nutrients. This increases their bioavailability. Cooking also softens cellulose fiber, which makes vegetables easier to digest.[2]

Here are five veggies that are actually healthier cooked than raw:

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An Extra Helping of Turkey May Help People With Gluten Issues

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Thanksgiving can be a nightmare for people with celiac disease.

While everybody else looks forward to stuffing themselves, someone with gluten issues must worry about which dishes are safe and which may contain wheat, which causes their digestive system to go haywire.

Now, a new two-part study shows that celiac sufferers not only don’t have to fret about the main dish on Thanksgiving, they may want to go for seconds.

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The Natural Depression Solution That Works Better Than Drugs

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Mental Health by INH Research0 Comments

It’s long been known that probiotics help with digestive troubles. But a new study shows that “good” bacteria offer a surprising bonus: They relieve depression.[1]

Researchers at McMaster University in Canada recruited 44 adults with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and mild to moderate anxiety or depression. IBS is the world’s most common digestive disorder. It causes stomach pain as well as constipation and/or diarrhea.

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Coronavirus: Stop Worrying About Contaminated Surfaces

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

All over the world, people are disinfecting, spraying, and wiping down surfaces with an urgent sense of purpose: They want to kill the coronavirus.

Many of us are cautious about touching things like ATM buttons, door handles, and hand rails. Some of us wear disposable gloves when we go out. Others even wipe down their groceries after bringing them home.

When the pandemic began, these measures seemed like the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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The Supplement Lance Armstrong Used to Cheat May Help Fight COVID-19

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

The last time the supplement EPO (erythropoietin) made headlines was in 2013.

That’s when cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted he cheated by using the performance-enhancing hormone to win all seven of his Tour de France titles.[1]

Now, EPO is in the news again. Researchers say early findings show that it may have the potential to become a treatment for COVID-19.

What’s more, since it is completely natural, it has fewer side effects than many of the drugs now being tested against coronavirus.

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Al Roker’s Cancer Surgery: “I’m Gonna Be OK”

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

Researchers say they have found a new, potential game-changing treatment for men like Al Roker, who have aggressive prostate cancer.

The beloved 66-year-old Today show star is upbeat about his latest health challenge.[1]

“It’s a good news-bad news kind of thing,” Roker said. “Good news is we caught it early. Not great news is that it’s a little aggressive, so I’m going to be taking some time off to take care of this.”

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