Diet and Migraines
Diabetes: How a prickly pear offers hope to diabetes sufferers A new study offers hope to sufferers of diabetes. A new study offers hope to sufferers of diabetes. Researchers have found that prickly pear cactus pads consumed regularly in Mexico could reduce blood sugar rises after a meal by up to 50 per cent. The study, published in the latest issue of Diabetes Care, looked at the effect of the cactus pear, known locally as nopales, on blood sugar levels when eaten with regular Mexican fodder like burritos and quesadillas.
How to Juice to Get Rid of Migraines
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If You Avoid Eating Glucose You May Actually Live Longer If You Avoid Eating Glucose You May Actually Live Longerby www.SixWise.com Glucose, a type of sugar that your body uses for energy, may be the key to living a long life -- if you avoid it, that is. Researchers from the University of Jena in Germany discovered some very interesting findings about this simple sugar by observing the lifespan of worms. First they blocked the worms' ability to process glucose, which put them into a metabolic state similar to one you would have if you avoided glucose in your diet.
Blood PH Levels and Pain Is Your Blood pH Level Keeping You In Pain? Remember the litmus test from high school chemistry lab? You stuck a small strip of litmus paper into a solution, and if it turned red, it meant the solution was acidic.
The Glycemic Index
What is Acidosis?I know we covered the basics of acidosis in A Different Point of View but I would like to refresh your memory just a bit. So, very briefly, acidosis occurs when your body's pH (potential hydrogen) is out of balance - specifically acidic. Alternative Health and Wellness Articles - Are We Eating Ourselves to Death - Acidosis Part II
In a previous post, we looked at some stretches and other physical measures that can be used to alleviate pain associated with tension-type headaches. In this post, we'll cover what can be done on the dietary front to address a common root cause of headaches. The vast majority of chronic, recurrent headaches - including tension headaches and migraines - are partly due to a build-up of toxins within your nervous system. How To Address Chronic Headaches With Your Food Choices
Maca Gives Potential Relief for Migraine Sufferers Originally published April 27 2010 by William Rudolph (NaturalNews) People who suffer from the debilitating pain of migraine headaches need relief. Could the solution be found in a radish-like root vegetable that grows in an extreme climate where few other plants can survive?
PH Balance: Alternative Health Group BLOOD PH HEALTHFUL RANGE = 7.36 TO 7.46 Blood ph is so important, that the body will sacrifice the calcium in the bones, to maintain the necessary blood ph. An increase or decrease of more than four tenths of a point in blood ph, will cause death. URINARY PH HEALTHFUL RANGE = 5.8 TO 6.8 The warmer the climate, as in southern California, the lower ( more acidic ) the ph will be. The purpose of checking the urine ph, is to find out if your body has a healthful store of minerals, that keep It's internal environment, slightly alkaline. The minerals that contribute to your alkaline reserve are sodium, calcium, potassium, magnesium and iron.
An important step in the prevention of migraines or chronic headaches  is keeping a diary to help identify as many triggers as possible. The most common dietary offenders include nuts, aspartame, monosodium glutamate (MSG), red wine and other alcoholic beverages (hangovers), caffeine intake or withdrawals (tea, chocolate, cocoa products), tyramine (some cheeses), nitrites / nitrates (salami, hot dogs, spinach, radishes, cabbage, lettuce, celery), sulfites, simple sugars / sweets, and a number of nutritional, or "natural" remedies Migraine Headaches: Nutritional causes, therapies, remedies & prevention
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From New World Encyclopedia Watercress is the common name for a fast-growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, herbaceous, perennial plant, Nasturtium officinale (formerly Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum) of the mustard family Brassicaceae, characterized by hollow stems, pinnately compound leaves, and small flowers. The term also is used for a similar and closely related plant, Nasturtium microphyllum (formerly Rorippa microphylla), which is sometimes listed as Nasturtium officinale var. microphyllum and commonly known as onerow yellowcress (USDA 2008; PFAF 2000). N. officinale is sometimes referred to as "green watercress," with N. microphyllum referenced as brown or winter watercress (Bender and Bender 2005). Watercress
Histamine Intolerance and Menstrual Migraine Elimination of Histamines for Migraine?The Headache woke up today. Maybe because I did not medicate as much as I did yesterday when traveling home, maybe because of the plane rides yesterday, maybe because of the change in weather, maybe because I am almost stepped off prednisone - who knows? In order to divert myself I have been researching mast cell biology, histamine and how it works in the body, and H3 histamine antagonists. Light reading, eh?
Mood-Food Relationships - effects, nutrition, body, diet, absorption, carbohydrate, protein, fat, eating, carbohydrates, amino, habits, Effects of Neurotransmitters, Size of Meal Photo by: Kurhan Research on the connection between a person's mood and the food he or she eats has reveled what many people have long believed, that eating a certain food can influence a person's mood—at least temporarily. Research by Judith Wurtman, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has focused on how certain foods alter one's mood by influencing the level of certain brain chemicals called neurotransmitters . While many other factors influence the level of these chemicals, such as hormones , heredity, drugs , and alcohol, three neurotransmitters—dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin —have been studied in relation to food, and this research has shown that neurotransmitters are produced in the brain from components of certain foods. Effects of Neurotransmitters
One of the most maligned vegetables is the Brussels sprout. It, along with broccoli, usually makes peoples list as the vegetable they hate most. However, Brussels sprouts can be very tasty and they do help to lower your cholesterol. The Brussels sprout is known to have been cultivated as far back as Ancient Rome. They were also widely known in what is now Belgium in the 13th century, thus the name Brussels sprouts. Foods That Lower Cholesterol, Vegetables
Migraine Headaches: Nutritional causes, therapies, remedies & prevention
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LA JOLLA, CA – A clinical study of migraine sufferers using a new over-the-counter homeopathic drug administered as a sublingual spray (under the tongue) resulted in approximately 87% of the participants receiving relief in an average of less than 7 minutes. Researchers at Marshall Blum Clinical Specialists conducted the study of the new sublingual spray and noted that there were no reports of adverse side effects. Commenting on the study, Dr. James F. Balch, co-author of the best selling book "Prescription for Nutritional Healing" stated, "In my opinion this new spray is the most effective over-the-counter migraine pain reliever to enter the market for two reasons. First, the solution relieves the headache by relaxing blood vessel dilation without suppressing the brain receptors’ ability to feel pain, thereby avoiding rebound headaches. Nutrition: Migraine Relief Spray Shows Promising Clinical Results
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Hawaii Health Guide - Collard Green Recipes Collard Greens are frequently found in Southern Cooking, as well as in Brazil & Portugal Did you know that one cup of cooked collard greens will provide you with almost as much calcium as a cup of milk? Milk products are often considered the best source of calcium, so you may be surprised to find that while one cup of 2% milk provides 29% of the daily value (297 mg) for calcium, one cup of cooked collard greens contains almost as much: 23% of the daily value (226 mg)! And the collard greens have half the calories of the milk (50 calories compared to 121) with virtually no fat.
Histamine Intolerance - Histamine Intolerance Information Overview: "True" allergic reactions involve histamine, but histamine intolerance is different. Histamine intolerance refers to a reaction to foods that have high levels of naturally occurring histamine; in contrast, during a normal allergic reaction, the body itself produces high levels of histamine in response to a food it perceives as an invader.
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Watercress lowers blood sugar and cholesterol