1. Spinach may help to improve weight loss efforts
A study has found that a spinach extract that contains green leaf membranes known as thylakoids reduces hedonic hunger by as much as 95%, and improves weight loss by 43%.
Hedonic hunger is when cravings are experienced for unhealthy food such
Researchers have conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies to determine the impact that certain foods have on LDL cholesterol levels. The meta-analysis included data from 37 guidelines, 20 randomized controlled trials, and 108 systematic reviews.
According to a study, diabetics taking statins have a greater risk of experiencing dangerous blood sugar spikes and could require insulin or new meds for managing their diabetes. The study suggests that individuals with type 2 diabetes should consider the benefits of statins against the risk that
A study has shown that the metabolic health of offspring improved if the mother exercises while pregnant, even when the mother is on a high-fat diet or obese. The placenta is induced by the mother’s exercise to secrete the protein SOD3, leading to a reduced diabetes risk for the offspring.
Researchers have found that the course of age-related brain changes can be delayed and mitigated with bilingualism. The brain starts performing worse as we grow older: overall processing speed of information slows down, deterioration of short-term memory, as well as episodic memory, is
Researchers have identified precisely how exercise reduces bowel cancer risk and slows tumor growth. The researchers have demonstrated that physical activity results in interleukin-6 (IL-6), the cancer-fighting protein, being released into the blood which helps in repairing the DNA of damaged
1. Chili peppers may help prevent cancer
Capsaicin inhibits breast cancer cell growth
A team of researchers experimenting with cultivated tumor cells has reported that the growth of breast cancer cells is inhibited by capsaicin, the active ingredient in chili peppers. The experiments were
According to a study, a low-fat vegan diet with no restriction on calorie intake improves joint pain in individuals who are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a common autoimmune disease that usually causes swelling and joint pain, and ultimately permanent damage to the
Research reveals that inadequate sleep in combination with unrestricted food access increases calorie intake and subsequent accumulation of fat, particularly the unhealthy belly fat. Results from the study indicate that inadequate sleep resulted in an increase of 9% in the total area of abdominal
According to a study, the consumption of 2 or more helpings of avocado each week is linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, and replacing avo for some foods that contain fat such as processed meats, cheese or butter is linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease