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Trump Needs This Diet

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

The White House recently announced that President Trump, like 40% of other Americans, is obese. He weighs 243 pounds. (Photo: Inverse.com)

At age 72, the president faces the same dilemma as other seniors who carry too much weight…

They need to slim down. But a traditional low-calorie diet can be dangerous for them. That’s because along with the fat they also lose muscle and bone.

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One Little Seed Holds the Key to a Thinner Body

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Flaxseeds have been big in the natural health world in recent years. They are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which can prevent heart disease. And they are a great source of fiber and help fight inflammation.[1]

New research shows that flaxseeds may also be a powerful weapon against obesity and diabetes.[2]

The study was published in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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One Vitamin Stops Diabetes

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick1 Comment

Diabetes changes your life.

You have to watch what you eat.

You have to take your medication.

And you have to carefully monitor your blood sugar.

More than 30 million Americans are dealing with this. An additional 84.1 million are prediabetic. That means they will likely face full-blown diabetes in the near future.[i]

But what if stopping diabetes were as simple as taking one vitamin?

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Deep-Fried Death

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Health Warning, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

We’ve always known that fried foods were unhealthy. But we’ve never really known exactly how much damage they did…until now.

A new study quantifies the health damage done by eating fried foods regularly.

Existing evidence makes it clear that fried foods can trigger heart disease and type 2 diabetes. But researchers at the University of Iowa found  a clear link between fried foods and premature death.

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The New Improved Mediterranean Diet

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Many people swear by the Mediterranean diet. And for good reason.

With its emphasis on vegetables, fruit, and healthy fats from olive oil and fish, research has consistently found that it is heart healthy. It also helps people lose weight and prevents diabetes.[1]

What’s more, there’s strong evidence it protects against cancer, depression, and Alzheimer’s.

Now, a new study shows how to make the Mediterranean diet even healthier.

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5 Conditions Cannabis Can Treat

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Pain Relief by Garry Messick0 Comments

Cannabis offers great promise in improving health. But the marketing hype has outpaced the scientific evidence for its effectiveness, according to cancer researcher Dr. David Grimes.

He says that cannabis is effective in helping his patients deal with nausea from chemotherapy. And it works for other, more common conditions as well. “But the reality is that many of the health claims made about cannabis are wrong-headed and devoid of evidence,” Dr.

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