Study Finds Link Between Gut Health And Muscle Strength

Study Finds Link Between Gut Health And Muscle Strength from Natural Blaze The microorganisms living in the intestines could help with muscle growth and function, opening new doors to interventions for age-related skeletal muscle loss, an international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found. Through a series of strength and movement-related exercises conducted on mice, the team comprising researchers from Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, France, UK, US, and Australia, found that mice with gut microbes had stronger skeletal muscles that can produce more energy when compared…

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10 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods Your Doctor Hasn’t Told You About

10 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods Your Doctor Hasn’t Told You About by: Off The Grid News Whenever you are sick, your body gets inflamed. Inflammation is a way for the body to heal and protect itself. However, inflammation can also be a negative thing. When it occurs, you are still in perfectly good health and your body tissues are okay. When you have inflammation over a long period of time, it can lead to negative effects. This includes you getting diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity among many others.…

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Prevent and fight cancer with allium and cruciferous vegetables

Prevent and fight cancer with allium and cruciferous vegetables by: Evangelyn Rodriguez for Natural News Whenever studies report about anti-cancer foods, fruits and mainly vegetables top their lists. These fibrous, plant-based foods are rich in chemical compounds that can prevent, halt the progression of, and even fight several diseases. After years of investigating, researchers have finally identified these valuable sources of cancer-fighting chemicals as cruciferous and allium vegetables. What’s even better is that both types of vegetables can easily be included in every meal. The lowdown on allium and cruciferous vegetables Allium vegetables are some of the most recognizable plants…

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How Much Omega-3 Do You Need?

How Much Omega-3 Do You Need? by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Dietary fats are essential to good health. Although it is harmful to eat too many of some, or not enough of others, without healthy fats your body will not work properly.1 Fat is used to keep your skin and hair healthy, absorb certain vitamins and insulate your body to keep you warm. Certain fats are essential since your body cannot make them. Fat is required for brain development as well as controlling inflammation and blood clotting. The most dangerous type…

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Sliced or diced, they’re good for you: 10 Health benefits of beets

Sliced or diced, they’re good for you: 10 Health benefits of beets by: Zoey Sky for Natural News Red beets may be an acquired taste, but there’s no denying that these nutritious root vegetables offer many health benefits. Whether you add them to smoothies or savory dishes, beets offer various benefits, such as improving your digestion and boosting heart health. Beets (Beta vulgaris) are root vegetables that look like turnips. They have rough outer skins that cover their roots, plus long green stems and leaves. Cutting beets produces a red juice that could stain your hand.…

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Celebrate Sexual Ethics. Don’t Apologize for Them

Celebrate Sexual Ethics. Don’t Apologize for Them by ANDREA PALPANT DILLEY for We can take pride and joy in the historic, biblical view of human sexuality. Over the last five years, an increasing number of believers have changed their stance on sexual ethics and slipped from the grounded banks of orthodoxy into the current of the times. Several public figures, in particular, have come out as “affirming” and brought thousands with them. Those of us with a historic, biblical view feel at times defensive or discouraged, and our posture—quite understandably—is…

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Certain Diets Could Change Gut Bacteria To Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Certain Diets Could Change Gut Bacteria To Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk from Natural Blaze Could following a certain type of diet affect the gut microbiome – the good and bad bacteria that live in the gastrointestinal tract – in ways that decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? According to researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine, that is a fair possibility. In a small pilot study, the researchers identified several distinct gut microbiome signatures – the chemicals produced by bacteria – in study participants with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) but not…

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Never Too Late: Seniors Who Rarely Exercise Benefit From Gym As Much As Life-Long Athletes

Never Too Late: Seniors Who Rarely Exercise Benefit From Gym As Much As Life-Long Athletes By John Anderer for Natural Blaze If you’ve been avoiding the gym because you feel like you should have gotten started years ago, a new study conducted in England may be just the extra bit of motivation you’re looking for. Researchers from The University of Birmingham have found that seniors who have never committed to a long-term fitness regimen can still build the same amount of muscle mass as a seasoned athlete around the same age. According to…

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Top anti-inflammatory foods and supplements

Top anti-inflammatory foods and supplements by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Chronic inflammation is a hallmark of virtually all disease, including cancer, obesity and heart disease. While inflammation is a perfectly normal and beneficial process that occurs when your body’s white blood cells and chemicals protect you from foreign invaders like bacteria and viruses, it leads to trouble when the inflammatory response gets out of hand and continues indefinitely. Your diet plays a significant if not primary role in this chain of events and is the perfect place to start to…

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Want to lose belly fat? Eat more of these 27 superfoods

Want to lose belly fat? Eat more of these 27 superfoods by: Zoey Sky  for Natural News It’s not easy to lose weight, and it can be harder if you eat a lot of salty foods that cause water retention. To promote weight loss, eat more of the 27 superfoods listed below. Belly fat or visceral fat can be found inside your abdominal cavity, wrapped around your internal organs. While it can be hard to determine exactly how much belly fat you have, a protruding belly and a large waist are signs that you have too much of it.…

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