What Criminals and Fish Have to Do With Your Health

By Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D.

Excerpt from DrHyman.com

Well, according to one study, maybe they should be eating more of it.

Researchers gave one group of prisoners recommended daily amounts of vitamins, minerals, and healthy omega-3 fatty acids (as fish oil supplements). Another group of prisoners simply continued to follow their regular prison diet.

The result: There was a 35 percent reduction in violent offenses in the group taking these supplements (British Journal of Psychiatry, July 2002)!

That’s impressive evidence — but what’s the link?

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Tiny Tangerines Fight Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease

By Margie King

Excerpt from Nutrition Examiner

You might think that tangerines are just a great treat but new research shows that they also have potent health effects.  Researchers from The University of Western Ontario have discovered that a substance in tangerines not only helps to prevent obesity, but also protects against type 2 diabetes, and even atherosclerosis, the underlying cause of most heart attacks and strokes. Continue reading “Tiny Tangerines Fight Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease”

Grapefruit molecule may lower bad cholesterol, treat diabetes

By Jonathan Benson, staff writer

Reprint from NaturalNews

Israeli scientists may have discovered an effective new way to treat high cholesterol and diabetes naturally. Dr. Yaakov Nahmias from the Benin School of Engineering and Computer Science at Hebrew University and his colleagues have discovered that naringenin, a molecule in grapefruits that gives the fruit its bitter taste, can help to treat arteriosclerosis, hyper-metabolism, and even diabetes. Continue reading “Grapefruit molecule may lower bad cholesterol, treat diabetes”

Natural Arthritis Relief – Arthritis Water Physical Exercise

Excerpt from Healthy Lifestyle 

Hydrotherapy is frequently regarded as probably the most effective therapy for arthritis. Water offers much more resistance as compared to air and assists in restoring joint discomfort issues. The buoyancy in water supports the weight of the body and reduces pressure on joints. Continue reading “Natural Arthritis Relief – Arthritis Water Physical Exercise”

Holistic/Natural Help for Dealing with Fibromyalgia

Excerpt from Examiner.com

There’s good news for people who live in the Buffalo area and suffer from Fibromyalgia and other pain diseases. The University at Buffalo’s research and behavioral clinic is doing some great work (including counseling patients) with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Chronic Back Pain, Migraine and Tension Headaches, Noncardiac Chest Pain, and Tempomandibular Joint Disorders. Continue reading “Holistic/Natural Help for Dealing with Fibromyalgia”

Can You Achieve Weight Loss with Fast Food?

by Dr. Joseph Mercola

The controversial documentary Super Size Me vividly showed the harmful effects of regularly eating fast food. For four weeks, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock consumed 5,000 calories a day from fast food meals, which caused his health to suffer to the point that his doctor warned him to stop his experiment to avoid more serious consequences. Continue reading “Can You Achieve Weight Loss with Fast Food?”

The Super Fiber that Controls Your Appetite and Blood Sugar

By Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D.

(partial reprint from DrHyman.com)

IMAGINE EATING 12 POUNDS of food a day — and still staying thin and healthy. That may sound crazy, but it’s exactly what our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate for millennia! And they didn’t have any obesity or chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, cancer, or dementia. Continue reading “The Super Fiber that Controls Your Appetite and Blood Sugar”