Linoleic Acid: A Toxin Lurking in You

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Joseph Mercola Fats are the primary building block of your cell membranes. This is one of the reasons why eating the right types of fat is so important for your health and longevity While most nutritional experts blame the epidemic of chronic disease on the increase in sugar consumption, the role of sugar is relatively […]

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 […]

Fatty Acids Derived from the Probiotic Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus HA-114 Suppress Age-dependent Neurodegeneration

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Audrey Labarre et al. The human microbiota is believed to influence health. Microbiome dysbiosis may be linked to neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and Huntington’s disease. We report the ability of a probiotic bacterial strain in halting neurode- generation phenotypes. We show that Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus HA-114 is neuroprotective in C. elegans models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis […]

Nutraceutical Approach to Preventing Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Related Complications

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Giuseppe Derosa et al. This review will describe how the use of selected nutraceuticals could be helpful, in addition to pharmacological therapy, in preventing some COVID-19- related complications in infected patients. Even if a specific and effective cure for COVID-19 still has some way to go, selected nutraceuticals could be helpful, in addition to pharmacological […]

Vegetarianism and Nutrient Deficiencies

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Christopher Masterjohn Not all vegetarians develop overt health problems in such a short length of time from abandoning animal foods and some—especially those who eat eggs, milk, or occasional fish and shell sh—may maintain good health for decades. A strictly vegetarian diet, however, clearly lacks nutritional qualities that an omnivorous diet possesses. If the people […]

The Role of Dietary Fat in Child Nutrition and Development: Summary of an ASNA Workshop

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John A. Milner, Richard G. Allison The role of dietary fat in the growth, development and long-term health of children was explored from metabolic, genetic, dietary and behavioral perspectives at a workshop held September 17–18, 1997, at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Bethesda, MD. The workshop focused on metabolic, genetic, behavioral and […]

Modern Baby Books: Full of Bad Advice

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Lisa Bianco-Davis When Weston Price studied healthy traditional societies, he found that they placed a strong emphasis on the nutrition of couples prior to pregnancy and of women during pregnancy and lactation. The foods these societies considered absolutely essential for producing healthy children were seafood ( sh and shell fish, fish organs, fish liver oils […]