Salad, soda and socioeconomic status: Mapping a social determinant of health in Seattle

Seattle residents who live in waterfront neighborhoods tend to have healthier diets compared to those who live along Interstate-5 and Aurora Avenue, according to new research on social disparities from the University of Washington School of Public Health. The study used local data to model food consumption patterns by city block. Weekly servings of salad and soda served as proxies […]

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Healthy digestion: With Leek, the intestinal activity to stimulate positive

Leeks: onion plant can contribute to good intestinal health Leek belongs to due to its low calorie content to the “lean” varieties of vegetables. The healthy onion plant contains essential vitamins and minerals. Regular consumption of Leeks can contribute to good intestinal health. A “slim” vegetable Leeks not only contains a lot of fiber and plenty of folate, but it […]

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Healthy digestion: With leeks is stimulated the intestinal activity

Leeks: onion plant can contribute to good intestinal health Leek belongs to due to its low calorie content to the “lean” varieties of vegetables. The healthy onion plant contains essential vitamins and minerals. Regular consumption of Leeks can contribute to good intestinal health. A “slim” vegetable Leeks not only contains a lot of fiber and plenty of folate, but it […]

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High-fat diets appear bad for blood pressure in younger males and females

There’s more evidence that a high-fat diet is bad for both younger males and females, but exactly how it’s harmful may differ between the sexes, scientists report. While they hypothesized that high-fat fare would be harder on males, they found that in just four weeks both young male and female rats experienced comparable increases in blood pressure. “You have a […]

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Malnutrition: causes, symptoms, threats

The contents Causes of undernutrition Symptoms of malnutrition The threat of disease What should be the balanced diet Food is a necessary source of strength and energy. Without minerals, vitamins and other components derived from food, a person will neither health nor health nor mood. Undernutrition can significantly affect the well-being, and symptoms will occur far not at once. Read […]

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Named four products for rejuvenating the body

British scientists have named four products for rejuvenating the body. They contain a chemical that is involved in cell regeneration. According to the study of British doctors, to rejuvenate the body can grapes, blueberries, dark chocolate and red wine. Co-author of scientific work, the scientist Laura Harris, noted that certain chemicals stimulate the main class of genes that inhibit the […]

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How diet impact health and well-being

From the standpoint of heart health, the Tsimane are a model group. A population indigenous to the Bolivian Amazon, the Tsimane demonstrate next to no heart disease. They have minimal hypertension, low prevalence of obesity and and their cholesterol levels are relatively healthy. And those factors don’t seem to change with age. Also minimal is the incidence of Type-2 diabetes. […]

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Himalayan salt or Fleur de Sel: Are the luxury products healthier than table salt?

In supermarkets, the variety of special salts is getting bigger and bigger. But there are actually large differences, or salt is the same salt? FOCUS Online explains what ingredients are incorporated in different types and whether or not there really are healthier options. Sea salt, rock salt, or luxury variants, such as Himalayan salt and black lava salt increases the […]

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Consequences-focused cognitive training may promote healthier habits

Interventions aimed at reducing unhealthy behaviors often focus on retraining people’s mental associations, but a series of studies suggests that showing people the consequences of the behaviors may be more effective. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research specifically focuses on “approach-avoidance” training in which participants learn to approach some […]

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