Are artificial sweeteners any good for health?

The short answer is no, obviously. Neotame, a "relatively new" sweetener, could damage the intestine by causing damage to healthy bacteria in the gut, according to the study, leading it to become diseased and attack the gut wall. The study by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, found the negative effe...
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Are fish oil supplements doing more harm than good?

About 20% of adults older than age 60 in the United States frequently use these products with the aim of supporting heart health. However, a new study finds regular use of fish oil supplements may increase, not reduce, the risk of first-time stroke and atrial fibrillation among people in good cardiovascular health. Atrial fibrillation, also called ...
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Is walking faster good to control diabetes?

An international team of researchers, including from Imperial College London, wanted to ascertain the optimal walking speed to stave off the disease. They looked at ten studies published between 1999 and 2022, which included follow-up periods of between three and 11 years. Some 508,121 adult patients were included in total, from across the UK, Japa...
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What is the effect of garlic on Liver?

Garlic is a potent food with many beneficial effects for the body because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Many liver diseases such as alcoholic liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver infection, and many other liver diseases are a result of oxidative and/or inflammatory damage. Garlic can potentially protect the ...
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How toxins can drive weight gain?

A new study suggest that Ffragments of bacteria leaking into the body from the gut are damaging fat cells and driving weight gain. [1] Scientists at Nottingham Trent University have found that these microbe fragments, known as endotoxins, are able to enter the blood stream and directly affect how well fat cells function. The researchers said their ...
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What are Probiotics and Prebiotics?

Probiotics are foods or supplements that contain live microorganisms intended to maintain or improve the "good" bacteria (normal microflora) in the body. Prebiotics are foods (typically high-fiber foods) that act as food for human microflora. Prebiotics are used with the intention of improving the balance of these microorganisms. Probiotics are in ...
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Which food contribute to carbon footprint?

Food's carbon footprint, or footprint, is the greenhouse gas emissions produced by growing, processing, transporting, storing, cooking and disposing of the food you eat. In the US, each household produces 48 tons of greenhouse gases. Transport, housing and food have the three largest carbon footprints. Food produces about 8 tons of emissions p...
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What is Naturopathy

​ With the discovery of modern medicine, based on scientific research, people started being vaccinated and cured for several diseases, that only few decades ago were thought to be incurable.  Modern medicine also play a crucial role in first aid, where a fraction of time can separate life from death. The value provided to the community by Medi...
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Optimum Nutrition is the medicine of tomorrow

​ COVID taught us that eating animals and selling their flesh under poor hygiene, can be risky for humans.  Most pandemics originated from animals, where poor hygiene allowed pathogens to spread and attack humans. For example, take the Spanish Flu, and the 14th century plague. They were carried by birds, and rats respectively, resulting in mor...
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Is the Soul the Heart and Mind of the Human Being?

​ Fenugreek is an herb long used in alternative medicine. It's a common ingredient in Indian dishes and often taken as a supplement. This herb may have numerous health benefits. Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a plant that stands around 2–3 feet (60–90 cm) tall. It has green leaves, small white flowers, and pods that contain small, golden-...
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Up to 60,000 cases of depression in UK could be avoided if teenagers stay off cannabis, study says

AI, or Artificial Intelligence is a set of behaviors that machine can have thanks to algorithms and data that help machine to take decisions. Artificial neural networks that mimic the biological networks are developed to support machine learning, and achieve artificial intelligence. Many platforms are available to the data scientist, in order to de...
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Research proves the power of Love

T he world came together last week for the UN general assembly, and climate crisis was high on the agenda. Many of the discussions focused on changing the energy and transport sectors to mitigate potential catastrophe. Climate activist Greta Thunberg traveled to New York on an emissions-free yacht to deliver her speech at the UN climate summit. The...
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Obesity rivals smoking as cause of cancer, UK charity warns

Obesity is rivalling smoking as a cause of cancer, responsible for more cases of bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancer than cigarettes, according to the UK's leading cancer charity. Smoking is still the biggest cause of cancer, but Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has warned that government action to tackle obesity is vital, because it is a significant ...
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Cancer and Gene Therapy

It's a struggle that many people face as the years go by, and now scientists have revealed why people gain weight as they age. Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found that lipid turnover in the fat tissues - the rate at which fat cells are removed and stored - decreases during ageing. This makes it easier to gain weight, even if y...
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What are 3 main threats to our health?

The popular culinary herbs oregano and rosemary are packed with healthful compounds, and now lab tests show they could work in much the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication, scientists report. According to the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, "Bioactive Compounds from Culinary Herbs Inhibit a Molecular Target for Type 2 Diab...
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Why we keep on gaining weight (again)

Caffeine is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the methylxanthine class. It is the world's most widely consumed psychoactive drug. Unlike many other psychoactive substances, it is legal and unregulated in nearly all parts of the world. There are several known mechanisms of action to explain the effects of caffeine. The most prominent is th...
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NHS to ban Homeopathy

Prof. Roy Taylor , Newcastle University ​ A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and estab...
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Walnuts benefits for Heart and Diabetes

Walnuts are rich in fatty acids and vitamins, and are not linked to weight gain, as some people think. Indeed they're a natural prevention to blood circulation, obesity, and blood sugars disorders, including Diabetes. Research confirmed that Walnuts help to prevent heart and blood sugars disorders. This study was a randomized, controlled, single-bl...
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