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Fish Oil and Depression By Chris Woolston, M.S. Can omega-3 fatty acids stabilize mood and combat depression? We all have fat on the brain. Amazingly enough, more than half of the brain's dry weight comes from fat. Effects of Fasting Ketosis Understanding ketosis and muscle loss during fasting. The process of ketosis is one of the physiological effects of fasting in which the brain (and some other bodily processes) uses ketones produced from fatty tissues as a fuel instead of the usual glucose. This is called "muscle sparing".

Are You Overeating? A Guide to Serving Sizes When contemplating a suitable serving size, the quantity of food should be based on your age, gender, level of physical activity and body mass index (BMI).The US Department of Agriculture has replaced the food pyramid with a new symbol that dictates the recommended servings for each food group – the dinner plate. As its name would indicate, this is a dish-shaped icon, divided into 4 sections, and labeled with the essential food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, and proteins. Although the dairy group is positioned to the side of the dinner plate, it's still included within the parameters of a well-balanced diet. The Medicinal Wonder of Flaxseed 20th January 2012 By Sayer Ji – Wake Up World Flaxseed has remarkable therapeutic properties, with over 50 potential applications in the prevention and treatment of disease, as documented in the peer-reviewed biomedical literature itself* Flaxseed’s role in breast cancer is one of the more compelling areas of research, considering this is the #1 form of cancer afflicting women today, and that most women still equate “prevention” with subjecting themselves to annual breast screenings involving highly carcinogenic 30 kVp gamma rays — overlooking entirely the role of diet, as well as avoidable chemical exposures. (More on this topic) Given that flaxseed already has an exceptional nutritional profile, there are a broad range of reasons to incorporate it into the diet, even if only as a nourishing food.

Healthcare-Related Search Engines by tedeytan At one stage of search engines’ history, consumer health search engines were considered a true rivals of horizontal search engines. Taking into account the demand for online health information and the online advertising budgets of the pharmaceutical industry and health-care institutions, these search engines had a profitable business model. Moreover, Microsoft acquired one of these specialized search engines for its then newly-horizontal search engine, Bing.

DASH diet: Healthy eating to lower your blood pressure DASH diet: Healthy eating to lower your blood pressure The DASH diet emphasizes portion size, eating a variety of foods and getting the right amount of nutrients. Discover how DASH can improve your health and lower your blood pressure. By Mayo Clinic Staff DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.

The Health Benefits of Water Fasting by Stephen Harrod Buhner By Stephen Harrod Buhner Copyright © 2003 Stephen Harrod Buhner Fasting is an exceptionally ancient, and powerful, approach to healing many common disease conditions. It allows the body to rest, detoxify, and to heal. During fasting the body moves into the same kind of detoxification cycle that it normally enters during sleep. It uses its energy during a fast, not for digesting food, but for cleansing the body of accumulated toxins and healing any parts of it that are ill.

Top 10 Foods Highest in Protein #1: Turkey and Chicken (Turkey Breast)Chicken: Chicken Breast (58g) provides 17g protein. Chicken Leg (69g) provides 18g protein. Chicken Thigh (37g) provides 9g protein.

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