The Mediterranean-style Diet Found Good For The Brain. (by Raw Antonia) From the article: "A recent study published in Archives of Neurology shows that the Mediterranean diet can work wonders for long term brain health. Researchers found that people on a predominantly Mediterranean-style present a lower risk of neurodegeneration."
Raw Foods - Vegetarianism. An Essential Resource For Living/Raw Foods Lifestyle. Each title deals with an important aspect of the living/rawfoods lifestyle. Permacharts focus on the most important tips, tricks, shortcuts and key concepts. A great way to introduce newcomers to living/raw foods. Learn, reference and review in 5-10 minutes or less. Save time by not flipping through books or watching DVDs. Written by experts in the field, including the world leader, Brian Clement of Hippocrates Health Institute.
Workout Sessions For The Brain: Weekly Fasting Protects Against Brain Diseases. (by Antonia) From the article: "Researchers at the National Institute on Ageing in Baltimore have found that weekly fasting can improve long term brain function and delay the onset of debilitating brain conditions"
Preference For Fat May Have A Genetic Basis. (by Michelle Bosmier) From the article: "New research into the genetic susceptibility to diet-induced obesity shows that a specific variation of the CD36 gene may be responsible for fat preference in 21% of the population"
The Poor Face Challenges Accessing Healthy Food Options. (by Lina Trivedi) From the article: "The disturbing reality of many low income communities and their inability to access fresh produce due to the lack of supermarkets in some communities is unsettling"
Mild Dehydration Has Substantial Adverse Effects, Especially In Women. (by Antonia) From the article: "New research from the University of Connecticut reveals that mild dehydration affects mood, energy levels and mental performance in both men and women"
Raw Foods With Anti-oxidants Can Reduce Risks Of Stroke In Women. (by Lina Trivedi) From the article: "Many studies are conducted that attempt to prove which drugs have what affect on health, especially in relation to heart disease. It is refreshing, in more ways than one, to read about a study that reveals that prevention of a health issue as serious as stroke can be found as close as our kitchen"
Babies Know Best: Solid Foods Keep Them Healthy. (by Michelle Bosmier) From the article: "A recent UK study shows that baby-led weaning promotes healthier food preferences later on in life: babies who are fed solid foods are more likely to prefer nutrient-dense foods, while babies weaned on purees will later go for less healthy, sugary foods"
Boiling Broccoli Destroys Its Cancer-fighting Properties. (by Antonia) From the article: "Researchers at the University of Warwick in the UK found that boiling, shredding and freezing cruciferous vegetables can destroy much of their acclaimed cancer fighting properties"
Study Finds That A Raw Vegetarian Diet Significantly Improves Fibromyalgia Symptoms. (by Diana Bocco) From the article: "A study published in the "BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine" journal showed that raw diets can help ease the symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome."