Diet, Food Cravings and Weight Loss

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A Midwestern Doctor Since this is a remarkably challenging topic, I have been working on this article, and this was one of the pieces that to write I also needed to solicit advice from numerous mentors. My goal here is to provide helpful perspectives on this subject you most likely have not come across before. […]

Found: A Protective Probiotic for ALS

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Salle de presse Scientists at the CRCHUM find that a bacterium called Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus HA-114 prevents neurodegeneration in the C. elegans worm used to study amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. … That’s the finding of a new study at Canada’s CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) led by Université de Montréal neuroscience professor Alex Parker and published in the […]

Mental Health Nutrition (Flyer)

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The Weston A. Price Foundation Many people believe that diet has little to do with mental or emotional health. Yet hundreds of research studies prove that nutrient deficiencies and imbalances adversely affect the way we think and feel. After all, the brain and the nervous system are integral parts of our physical bodies and need […]

The Link between Food and Mental Health

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Rebecca A. Clay Can nutrition affect your mental health? A growing research literature suggests the answer could be yes. Western-style dietary habits, in particular, come under special scrutiny in much of this research. … And small dietary changes can make a big difference.  … Such studies are part of the growing evidence base within nutritional […]

Food, Mood, and Brain Health: Implications for the Modern Clinician

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Laura Lachance and Drew Ramsey Improved, innovative strategies are needed for the prevention and promotion of recovery from mental illness as these disorders leading cause of disability worldwide. This article will review the evidence linking dietary pattern to brain-based illnesses and provide an overview of the mechanisms that underlie the association between brain health and […]

Food and Mood: How Do Diet and Nutrition Affect Mental Wellbeing?

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Joseph Firth et al. … In recent years, the relationships bet­ween nutrition and mental health have gained considerable interest. Indeed, epidemiological research has observed that adherence to healthy or Mediterranean dietary patterns—high consumption of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes; moderate consumption of poultry, eggs, and dairy products; and only occasional consumption of red meat—is associated […]

Evidence of Transfer of miRNAs from Diet to the Blood Still Inconclusive

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Fermín Mar-Aguilar et al. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short, non-coding, single-strand RNA molecules that act as regulators of gene expression in plants and animals. In 2012, the first evidence was found that plant miRNAs could enter the bloodstream through the digestive tract. Since then, there has been an ongoing discussion about whether miRNAs from the diet […]

Defeating Type 2 Diabetes

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Brenda Davis … Essentially the product of diet and lifestyle, type 2 diabetes is an insidious disease, often going undetected for many years. Globally, type 2 diabetes accounts for over 90 percent of all diabetes cases. The rise in diabetes runs roughly parallel that of overweight and obesity, with risk doubling in those who are […]