HOW STRESS AFFECTS YOUR APPETITE
AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT
When you feel stressed it’s a common experience to want to eat a pint of ice cream and equally common to not want to eat anything at all. The stress response is complicated involving many systems of your body. How you react to that response varies from person to person. continue reading….
Breast Cancer and Diet
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, and its incidence has increased by more than 20 percent worldwide since 2008. A study from Spain shows that women on a high-vegetable Mediterranean-type diet had close to one third the rate of breast cancer when compared to a control group that was only given advice to reduce fat intake (AMA Oncol, January 21, 2016, and JAMA Intern Med, Nov 1, 2015;175(11):1752-60). Mediterranean-type diets are high in plants and contain fish but are low in other animal products. continue reading….
Might Turmeric Help Prevent Alzheimer’s?
There are plenty of anti-inflammatory drugs out there that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, but stomach, liver, and kidney toxicity precludes their widespread use. So, maybe using an anti-inflammatory food like the spice, turmeric, found in curry powder, could offer the benefits without the risks? Before even considering putting it to the test, though, one might ask, “Well, do populations that eat a lot of turmeric have a lower prevalence of dementia?” And indeed, those living in rural India who do just that may actually have the lowest reported prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer’s. continue reading…..
Jamie Olivers’ Recipe of the Day –
Sizzling Chicken Fajitas click here!
From 2003 to 2009, 4282 wo