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GBOMBS | NUTRITION FOR LIFELONG HEALTH | Dr Joel Fuhrman

hi i’m Dr.Joel Fuhrman Welcome to nutrition for lifelong good health. One of the first tips I want to give you today is my acronym GBOMBS and that is G B O M B S. GBOMBS. IT stands for greens beans onions mushrooms berries and seeds because I want you to keep those foods on…


Black Raspberry Supplements Put to the Test

the regulation of dietary supplements in the United States has been described as too little too late dietary supplements may be adulterated with dangerous compounds be contaminated have failed to contain what they say they contain or contain unknown doses of the ingredients listed on the label be sold at toxic dosages or produce harmful…


Why is Nutrition so Commercialized?

“Why is Nutrition So Commercialized?” The prevalence of chronic diseases like diabetes has skyrocketed, as have the number of articles published about diabetes in medical journals. Why does our wealth of academic knowledge not translate more directly into making things better? Maybe it’s our over-attachment to the reductionistic mindset that proved so successful with ACUTE…


Tart Cherries for Insomnia

we know that not sleeping enough is associated with changes in diet people 10d worse but what about the opposite question can food affect sleep we saw from the kiwifruit study that this seemed possible but the mechanism they suggested for the effect that serotonin levels and kiwifruit doesn’t make any sense and serotonin can’t…


How to Reach the Antioxidant RDA

[Music] to get up to our daily minimum of eight to eleven thousand antioxidant units a day all we have to do is eat lots of fruits and vegetables right well let’s see let’s say I ate a whole banana for breakfast in addition to whatever else I ate lunch include the typical American salad…


Caution: Anti-inflammatory Foods in the Third Trimester

the right side of the heart shown here in blue pumps deoxygenated blood from the body to the lungs where can fill up with oxygen and then the left side of the heart shown here in red pumps oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the rest of the body so blood travels from the body…


Amla vs. Diabetes

“Amla vs. Diabetes” Dripping plant extracts on cancer cells in a test tube is a far cry from testing whole foods on whole people. Another amla study published recently, though, tried Indian gooseberries on patients with diabetes. A normal fasting blood sugar is considered under 100. Between 100 and 125 is called pre-diabetes, and over…


Best berries

“Best Berries” A plant-based diet protects against chronic oxidative stress-related diseases, but which plant foods are the best? Berries are the healthiest fruits, and this study analyzed more than a hundred different berries and berry products. Just to give a sense of scale, this is how many antioxidants are in America’s two most popular fruits:…


Treating Parkinson’s Disease With Diet

caffeine consumption both in Asian and Western populations appears to protect against the development of Parkinson’s disease but what if you already have it a new study found that giving folks the equivalent of about two cups of coffee a day worth of caffeine significantly improve symptoms of the disease of course it’s only so…


How Much Fruit is Too Much Fruit?

“How Much Fruit is Too Much?” Previously, I explored how adding blueberries to our meals can actually blunt the detrimental effects of high glycemic foods, but how many berries? The purpose of this study was to determine the minimum level of blueberry consumption at which a consumer may realistically expect to receive antioxidant benefits after…