Can the Mediterranean Diet Reverse Disease?

Can the Mediterranean Diet Reverse Disease

Mediterranean Diet and Nutrition It makes so much sense: “you are what you eat.” Veterinarians know the irreplaceable link between nutrient intake and. health. Actually, most of our pets eat better than most Americans. Your dog or cat probably eats a balanced formula of protein, carbohydrate, fat, fiber, vitamins and minerals.  The Mediterranean diet may […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Resveratrol

Health benefits of resveratrol

Resveratrol (3,4′,5- trihydroxystilbene) is a plant flavonoid (phytonutrient) found in red and purple grapes, red wine, berries (cranberries, blueberries, mulberries etc), cocoa (dark chocolate), and peanuts. It works as a powerful antioxidant and has been found beneficial in promoting health and longevity by improving several cardio-metabolic biomarkers. An excellent safety profile of resveratrol further supports […]

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7 Hazards of High Fructose Corn Syrup

According to a number of studies, the average American consumes up to 50 grams of high fructose corn syrup in a single day. When you add this to other sugars, you could be taking an astonishing 140 pounds every year. This is alarming considering the myriad health hazards of consuming large amounts of high fructose […]

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Slow the Physical and Mental Aging Process

Slow the physical and mental aging process

When you take a cow hide and tan it, you stiffen the skin into usable leather.  A similar process occurs when we have too much sugar in our bloodstream…we “cook” our internal organs and accelerate the aging process.  Overcooked foods contain advanced glycation end products (AGES) that cause havoc throughout the body. In this article, […]

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9 Reasons to Avoid Inflammation in Your Body

Throughout human history, injuries led to inflammation.  Inflammation is a natural part of the healing process and should subside once healing is complete.  In the 1950s corticosteroids were developed which reduced the inflammation associated with injuries and surgery…but the healing also stopped because these steroids shut down the immune system.  Inflammation is an essential part […]

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How to Fix Your Iodine Deficiency Through Diet

Getting Healthier Iodine Deficiency

The most common micronutrient deficiency in the world is iodine, eventually leading to goiter, or enlarged thyroid gland.  Over 1.5 billion people are earth are affected by iodine deficiency with 650 million suffering from clinical iodine deficiency.  Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of mental retardation in the world, leading to cretinism.  Even in […]

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