Month: March 2019

New research in the journal Cell Host & Microbiome suggests that under certain conditions, probiotics can be harmful due to their ability to evolve once in the gut. For some people, probiotics may do more harm than good. Probiotics are live microorganisms that play a key role in intestinal function. They achieve this by helping
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A recent study in mice showed that reheated cooking oil might trigger cell changes that can promote late-stage breast cancer growth. A new study looks at the effect of reused cooking oil on breast cancer metastasis. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign tested “thermally abused frying oil,” which is cooking oil that has
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posted March 30, 2019 by Gina A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers Freestyle™ SmartPoints®. Hi guys! Spring is in the air, can you feel it? Bring on the farmers markets! I will be doing a book signing
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Healthful oils are an important part of every diet. There are many types of oil to choose from, so which are the best ones for cooking, nutrition, and health benefits? Dietary fats play an essential role in the body. The fats in food help the body to absorb vitamins A, D, E, and K. They
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When a person wants to lose weight, trying inappropriate diet and exercise routines is a common mistake. These methods can prevent weight loss or even increase weight. Calories are a unit of measure that show the amount of energy in foods and drinks. The body requires a certain number of calories to function. It will
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One study shows that movement may decrease menstrual discomfort. Here’s why that could be true. There’s something about your period that can turn even the toughest ultrarunner among us into a cliché of a Cathy cartoon: lying on the sofa all day, crying at those ASPCA commercials and eating enough ice cream to trigger your
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A person’s diet can have a significant impact on the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Some foods can improve the condition while others can make it worse or interfere with medications. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the throat. Having hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, can slow down metabolism, cause weight gain, and cause fatigue.
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