Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cows Milk and Milk Alternatives

Soy milk might be the best alternative for cows milk from a nutritional perspective. http://time.com/5125580/soy-milk-healthiest-plant-based/?utm_source=time.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=2018013111am&xid=newsletter-brief

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Breakfast

It is better to eat early in the day than later in the evening. And, as always, it is important as to what you eat. http://time.com/5119297/best-breakfast-for-your-metabolism/?

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Alzheimer’s

There is a link between sugar, diabetes and Alzheimer’s. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/01/the-startling-link-between-sugar-and-alzheimers/551528/

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Weight Gain Changes Metabolism

Weight gain associated with functional changes for 318 genes and increased levels of markers associated with inflammation. Losing the weight reverses these changes. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/25/well/eat/data-dieting-weight-gain-loss-fat-genes.html?

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Obesity Is Contagious

Lifestyles are contagious. Communities tend to set standards and a healthy lifestyle can be the standard just as an unhealthy lifestyle can be the norm. Obesity within families is due less to genetics than following a lifestyle. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/24/well/eat/obesity-contagion-neighbors-weight-military.html?

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Fruit Juices

If you drink juice the sugar is a problem but eating the whole fruit includes fiber, fills you and limits sugar as a problem. http://time.com/5072703/drinking-juice-unhealthy-disadvantages/?utm_source=time.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=2018012412pm&xid=newsletter-brief

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Cancer and Depression

Depression can be associated with cancer. In some cases this is psychological and there may always be an element of that cause but in some cases it may be biochemical. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/18/magazine/it-looked-like-a-familiar-case-of-depression-but-could-it-be-something-else.html?

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A.D.H.D.

There has been a sharp increase in the use of drugs (Adderall, Vyvanse and Ritalin) for A.D.H.D., especially among young women living in the South. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/18/health/adhd-drugs-women.html?

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Inflammation

Some foods promote inflammation and that can lead to a variety of health problems including cancer. https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/1/18/16902784/cancer-diet-inflammation-colorectal

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Mediterranean Diet

The foods and benefits of the Mediterranean Diet are included in this article. http://time.com/5101886/what-can-you-eat-on-the-mediterranean-diet/?utm_source=time.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=2018011712pm&xid=newsletter-brief

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