Tag: fruit

Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection

“Carnitine, Choline, Cancer and Cholesterol: The TMAO Connection” Earlier this month, a research team at the Cleveland Clinic offered a novel explanation as to why meat intake may be related to mortality. “Numerous studies have suggested a decrease in atherosclerotic disease risk — heart disease our #1 killer –” “in vegan and vegetarian individuals compared…


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…


Eating More to Weigh Less

“Eating More to Weigh Less” What happens if you have people add fruit to their regular diet? Three apples or three pears a day as snacks between meals on top of whatever else they were eating. Fruit is low in calories, but not zero, so if you add food to people’s diets, even healthy foods…


40 Year Vegan Dies of a Heart Attack! Why? The Omega-3 and B12 Myth with Dr. Michael Greger

January of last year Dave Thomas founder and spokesperson of Wendy’s hamburger fast food chain died he was 69 years old you know the average life expectancy in the United States is 77 Wendy spokespersons however denied any relationship between the bacon double cheeseburgers another fast food fare he hawked on television and his earlier…


Breast Cancer Awareness: Nutrition, Hydration and Figure-Flattering Bras

HI, EVERYBODY I’M OLGA VILLAVERDE AND I’M AMBER MILT. WELCOME TO THIS SPECIAL EDITION OF THE BALANCING ACT, AS WE FOCUS ON BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. AND DID YOU KNOW THAT ABOUT 1 IN 8 WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATE WILL DEVELOP INVASIVE BREAST CANCER OVER THE COURSE OF HER LIFETIME AND MORE THAN HALF OF…


Treating Asthma with Fruits and Vegetables

“Treating Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables” In the international study of asthma and allergies in childhood of over a million kids, a consistent inverse relationship, meaning a protective relationship, was seen, between prevalence rates of asthma, allergies, and eczema, and the intake of plants, starch, grains, and vegetables. If these findings could be generalized, and…


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…


21 Healthier Food Choices

eating healthy is one of the most common struggles that people have it can be difficult to always make sure you are making the right choices and to combat cravings education about food and nutrition is the biggest combatant in the fight for healthy eating today we’re going to do just that educate you about…


Which Fruits and Vegetables Boost DNA Repair?

“Which Fruits and Vegetables Boost DNA Repair?” In the light of strikingly consistent observations from many population-based studies, there can be little doubt that the habitual consumption of diets high in fruits and vegetables helps to reduce the risk of development of degenerative diseases, including many types of cancers. Not satisfied with just telling people…


Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement From Broccoli

“Prolonged Liver Function Enhancement from Broccoli” This study on cooked meat and the risk of breast cancer in Long Island women added to “the accumulating evidence that consumption of meats cooked by methods that promote carcinogen formation may increase [the] risk of postmenopausal breast cancer.” But, it also offered a clue as to how we…