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The Later You Eat, The Fatter You Get

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

For decades, mainstream doctors told us the formula for weight loss was simple…

Eat fewer calories and you’ll lose weight.

As millions of unsuccessful dieters can attest, it doesn’t always work that way.

Now, a new study shows that when you eat may be as important as what you eat.

The researchers recruited 32 participants. All were overweight or obese.[1]

The subjects were outfitted with devices that monitored their activity and sleep.

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High-Fructose Corn Syrup’s Biggest Danger Is Not What You Think

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

We all know that high-fructose corn syrup is bad for us. It’s ultra-sweet, ultra-cheap, and it makes people ultra-fat.

But a new study shows that obesity may not be worst of HFCS’s effects.

The research was done at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian Hospitals.

Scientists genetically manipulated mice so they would develop colon and intestinal tumors. Then, they squirted a daily dose of HFCS into some of the rodents’ mouths.

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One Food Cuts Risk of Age-Related Memory Loss in Half

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Health experts have told us for years that eating a healthy diet can keep your brain strong as you age.

But what exactly does “healthy” mean? The term is vague. Exactly which foods promote cognition?

Now, a new study may have identified the single healthiest food for your brain.

Scientists from the National University of Singapore conducted a six-year study. They looked at more than 600 subjects over the age of 60.

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Why You Should Eat Dessert First

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

The traditional meal is a well-worn ritual… First, you eat a salad or perhaps soup. Then you move to the main course. After that, you have dessert.

It seems to make sense that this meal structure is ideal if you are on a diet. You could fill up with salad. That would help you eat less of the main course. And since dessert comes at the end of the meal, you might be full enough to resist the usual sweet, calorie-laden treat.

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Is Drinking Good for You? It Depends on Your Age

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Studies looking at the health effects of moderate drinking are all over the map.

Some show that a drink or two a day is beneficial, reducing your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Others show that drinking increases cancer risk, and that the heart benefits are minimal and do not outweigh the danger of alcoholism.

Now, new research may have discovered the reason for the disparity.

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One Fruit Controls Diabetes

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

People with blood sugar issues are often told by mainstream doctors not to eat fruit. It’s feared that the sugar content contributes to blood sugar spikes.

But a new study shows that one fruit may actually hold the key to preventing and treating diabetes.

Researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology recruited 32 subjects who were overweight or obese. All had insulin resistance and were prediabetic.

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