Promote bone health and lower osteoporosis risk by incorporating these essential nutrients and minerals into your diet By Virgilio Marin for Prevention While losing bone mass is part of the aging process, some people lose too much bone mass or do not replace lost bone mass fast enough. This condition is called osteoporosis, and it’s more common in postmenopausal women but can also affect older men. Osteoporosis is considered a silent disease because bone loss occurs without any symptoms. You may not know you have the condition until you’ve broken a bone. Fortunately, the…READ MORE
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Study Links Higher Level Of Exercise To 25% To 32% Lower Risk Of All-Cause Mortality
Study Links Higher Level Of Exercise To 25% To 32% Lower Risk Of All-Cause Mortality from Natural Blaze Study links higher level of exercise to 25% to 32% lower risk of all-cause mortality in people with type 2 diabetes New research presented at this year’s Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), held online this year, shows that having a greater exercise capacity is associated with a significantly decreased all-cause mortality risk of between 25-33% in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study was…READ MORE
High Fructose Diet In Pregnancy Impacts Metabolism Of Offspring, Study Finds
High Fructose Diet In Pregnancy Impacts Metabolism Of Offspring, Study Finds from Natural Blaze An increased level of fructose intake during pregnancy can cause significant changes in maternal metabolic function and milk composition and alter the metabolism of their offspring, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, have found. The research, which was led by Dr Clint Gray, a Research Fellow in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, found increasing the fructose in the diets of female guinea pigs led to highly significant and consistent changes in the free…READ MORE
Move it, shake it: Increasing physical activity is linked to longevity regardless of intensity
Move it, shake it: Increasing physical activity is linked to longevity regardless of intensity by: Zoey Sky for Natural News The thought of daily grueling gym sessions may put people off of exercising regularly, but a recent review has revealed that even light exercise offers health benefits. Details of the study were published in the journal BMJ. The article bears good news, especially for people who spend hours at their desks at work and those who are too busy to commit to regular intense workouts. For the review, the researchers studied data from published reports in which wearable trackers…READ MORE
The Forgotten Art Of Squatting: An Antidote For Damage Done To Our Bodies From Sitting?
The Forgotten Art Of Squatting: An Antidote For Damage Done To Our Bodies From Sitting? By Alanna Ketler for Natural Blaze The invention of the chair was really a total game changer in regards to how our bodies function and which parts of the body we are using on a regular basis. The chair took all of that pressure off of our rears and backs, and relieved some of our weight for us. Of course, we always had the option to sit on the ground or perhaps in a tree, but…READ MORE
Gut Health: Does Exercise Change Your Microbiome?
Gut Health: Does Exercise Change Your Microbiome? By Rachael Rigby, Lancaster University and Karen Wright, Lancaster University via Natural Blaze The diverse, non-human life forms that live in our guts – known as our microbiome – are crucial to our health. A disrupted balance of these contribute to a range of disorders and diseases, including obesity, diabetes, and inflammatory bowel disease. It could even affect our mental health. It’s well known that the microbes living in our guts are altered through diet. For example, including dietary fibre and dairy products in our diets encourages the growth of beneficial bacteria. But mounting…READ MORE
Keep your blood pressure under control with these 7 natural treatments
Keep your blood pressure under control with these 7 natural treatments By Zoey Sky for Prevention High blood pressure (hypertension) is a silent killer. This means the condition doesn’t have obvious symptoms and it can even go unnoticed and untreated for many years. To manage your blood pressure, you can make lifestyle changes such as exercising regularly and incorporating healing superfoods like berries and supplements into your diet. Why alternative treatments are better than medication for hypertension Doctors often prescribe medications for high blood pressure, but these drugs are often linked to…READ MORE
Happiness: What It Is, Why It Is Important, and How to Cultivate More of It
Happiness: What It Is, Why It Is Important, and How to Cultivate More of It by Lisa Egan for Ready Nutrition What is happiness? And how can you add more to your life? Here’s what research has to say. What is happiness? Ask several people this question (including yourself), and you will likely get a wide variety of answers. While it plays an important role in our lives, researchers have yet to agree on a definition or framework for happiness because it is hard to define scientifically. In fact, happiness…READ MORE
Hot Tea In The Summer?! Here’s Why You Should Try It!
Hot Tea In The Summer?! Here’s Why You Should Try It! by Sara Tipton for Ready Nutrition Summer is upon us! As I helped to ready the garden this weekend, I actually started to feel warm. When I went inside, I immediately grabbed a glass of ice-cold water. I was craving some herbal tea but didn’t feel like making any because it was so warm. But, as it turns out, hot tea is beneficial even when the weather is warmer! Summer is upon us! As I helped to ready the…READ MORE
Turmeric: 6 Medicinal benefits and home remedies
Turmeric: 6 Medicinal benefits and home remedies By Divina Ramirez for Turmeric.news Turmeric is the gold standard in superfoods due to the range of health benefits it can offer, from improving brain function to lowering the risk of cancer. This aromatic spice owes most of its wonderful medicinal effects to curcumin, the anti-inflammatory compound that gives turmeric its distinct yellow-orange hue. Here are six incredible health benefits of this beloved golden spice. Enhances immunity One of the most popular health benefits linked to turmeric and curcumin is enhanced immunity. Since curcumin has strong antioxidant…READ MORE