Few Americans Have Good Cardio Metabolic Health

Cardiometabolic health encompasses a spectrum of conditions and risk factors. Issues in cardiometabolic health are one of the biggest burdens on the health care system and modern society. The progression from a society in which most people were moving throughout the day to one where many people spend an average of 10 hours a day … Read more

The Truth About Low-Fat Versus Full-Fat Dairy

The era of low-fat food fixation is over with more healthcare professionals advising that the healthy fats found in foods such as olive oil, nuts, seeds, and avocados are good for you. But the jury remains out on dairy products. Organizations like the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics still recommend that you stick to skim … Read more

Simple Steps to Lower Cholesterol

High cholesterol can be a daunting diagnosis knowing that the condition can lead to cardiovascular events such as coronary heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. High cholesterol has also been associated with diabetes and high blood pressure, says WebMD. Cholesterol is made in your liver and has many important health functions, such as keeping … Read more

5 surprising side effects of giving up food grains

According to a 2016 BMJ study, giving up on grains completely may raise heart disease risk due to absence of fibre, antioxidants, proteins, B vitamins, iron and other essential nutrients. Photo: iStock KEY HIGHLIGHTS Body weight depends on healthy digestion, blood sugar levels and wellbeing of the digestive tract. Giving up grains, according to a … Read more

How to hack your genes and eat your way younger

G rew up with a grumpy parent? The fear dawns that with every passing year you’re unstoppably trudging towards that testy transformation — your temper shortening in inverse proportion to wrinkle lengthening. With every sarcastic comment muttered to a forgetful waiter, with every “idiot” involuntarily barked at Question Time, the miserable metamorphosis feels pre-ordained. And … Read more

7 Ways to Prevent and Even Reverse Heart Disease With Nutrition

Heart disease, while still the #1 cause of mortality in the developed world, can be prevented and even reversed with nutritional interventions, according to a growing body of scientific research we’re indexing on GreenMedInfo.com Considering that heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the developed world, anything that can prevent or reduce cardiac … Read more