What's Behind 'Grain Brain': Are Gluten and Carbs Wrecking Our Brains and Our Health? Photo Credit: Gayvoronskaya_Yana/ Shutterstock.com November 20, 2013 | Like this article? Science Says This Supermarket Supplement Prevents Skin Cancer Remember when our national sun protection motto was just Slip, Slop, Slap? The slogan we memorised as kids was then updated in 2007 to include Seek and Slide, highlighting the importance of finding shade and wearing sunglasses to keep our skin safe. Well, it could be time for Sid the Seagull to add another directive—Supplement—because researchers have discovered that nicotinamide (a form of vitamin B3) may help to reduce the incidence of common skin cancers. In a recent clinical trial of 386 Australians, participants who took 500mg of nicotinamide twice daily showed a 23% lower risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancers (particularly basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas) than those who took placebo pills. Importantly, this specific study focused on people prone to common skin cancers and all participants had had two or more such skin cancers in the previous five years. This is all great news, but what the heck is nicotinamide?
My Chez Panisse Experience : Cafe Fernando – Food Blog - berkeley - chez panisse - san francisco - Restaurants June 23rd, 2011 | Category: Restaurants, Travel Two years before opening Chez Panisse, Alice Waters, together with her friend from the Montessori Centre, started a journey from London and ended up in a remote village in Turkey. In the middle of nowhere, they ran out of gas and asked for help from a big-eyed boy. The boy mimed there wasn’t any gas left to pump and when they asked for food, this time he led them to his house. He built a fire out of pine cones, put on a teapot and came back with a tiny piece of cheese, which he then cut into microscopic portions before serving them. Primal Blueprint 101 FAQs, Intro, PB 101 – whatever you want to call it this is a great place to familiarize yourself with the content found on Mark’s Daily Apple. Getting Started This is ground zero.
Paleo Eats: 9/21/12 As a present to myself, I didn’t post my birthday eats. (Thanks for all your kind birthday wishes, by the way!) As I get older and more decrepit, birthdays just aren’t as exciting anymore — especially when I have to trudge off to work at night. Still, my family made me feel special, with hand-drawn cards and hugs when I got home. My hubby got me exactly what I wanted — a new countertop Breville Smart Oven. Bulletproof Diet In order to get the full Bulletproof Diet Infographic, sign up for the Bulletproof Diet Book mailing list to receive recipes, exclusive videos, updates on the book release, and much more! Why do most diet sites focus on how to eat LESS food instead of how to get MORE nutrition? Of course, simply starving yourself results in a loss of weight, but most often it also results in a loss of energy, immunity, mood control, and happiness. Even when starvation isn’t the diet method, common dietary advice calls for food that we now know to be unsuspected culprits in making you feel weak, moody, soft, and fat.
7 Legitimate Weight-Loss Tips We Learned From Extreme Diets We Byrdie editors try dozens of wacky diets, cleanses, and nutrition trends so that you don’t have to. If an eating plan claims to banish belly bulge, skyrocket our metabolisms, or make our bodies burn fat more efficiently, we are on it like cacao nibs in a protein shake. That said, these extreme diets aren’t exactly fun (and they’re not even always safe). We’ve tried relinquishing all acidic foods and eating nothing but fruit, pushing through mood swings and digestive disturbances in the name of optimal nutrition. In the end, we don’t recommend sticking to most of the radical diets we’ve tried in the long-term.
Columns - Food52 Sometimes it's healthy to relinquish control, but not when it comes to the temperature of your eggs. Here's a way to bring eggs to the exact room temperature, no guesswork involved. Read More » 7 eating habits you should drop now In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order for new patterns to stick, we also have to zero in on unhealthy habits that tend to keep them stuck. If you’ve ever uttered the phrase, “I know what I need to do, but I just can’t seem to do it!” my bet is lingering detrimental habits are the culprit. Here are seven that come up often, and why breaking them may just be the final solution to achieving weight-loss results that last! Drinking too often For most of my clients, drinking alcohol has a domino effect. After one drink, their inhibitions are lowered and their appetite spikes.
How ‘certified organic’ went corporate Michael J. Potter is one of the last little big men left in organic food. Eden Foods is one of the last independent organic food producers in an industry dominated by large corporations. Skin Care Buying Guide Join us as we peel back the outer layer to uncover the best natural skin care products to buy this year! Discover the problems with the beauty industry, how to understand labels, our top tips for safe skin care and the products we use. Your skin is your largest organ and deserves extra TLC! One of the things we’ve learnt along the way in our years of being in the natural health profession is that, what you put in your body matters, but so does what you put on your body. The skin is your largest organ and absorbs 60% of what you put on it.