Monthly Archives: April 2018

Mediterranean Diet

Are the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet from the food alone or the lifestyle or a combination of both? https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/10/22/the-mediterranean-diet-is-it-the-food-or-the-lifestyle/?

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Stimulants and Brain Function

Caffeine and perhaps other stimulants increase capacity for brain function. https://digest.bps.org.uk/2018/04/10/caffeine-causes-widespread-brain-entropy-and-thats-a-good-thing/

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Long Term Use Of Antidepressants

Long term use of antidepressants comes with some problems and the drugs are difficult to discontinue. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/07/health/antidepressants-withdrawal-prozac-cymbalta.html?

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Microbiome and Highly Processed Food

The microbiome does not respond well to additives in Highly processed food. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/06/opinion/sunday/germs-microbes-processed-foods.html?

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gluten

Eliminating exposure to gluten is not easy. https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/04/03/598990638/when-going-gluten-free-is-not-enough-new-tests-detect-hidden-exposure

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Exercise

Walking is exercise and every little bit counts to benefit health. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/28/well/move/walking-exercise-minutes-death-longevity.html?

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Coffee, Acrylamide and Cancer

Roasted coffee beans contain acrylamide and acrylamide in high doses can cause cancer in laboratory rats. Does this means coffee causes cancer? Probably not but stay tuned for any additional evidence that may come available. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/california-ordered-to-add-cancer-warning-to-coffee-but-the-science-doesnt-hold-up/2018/03/30/193ca9e8-345e-11e8-8abc-22a366b72f2d_story.html?

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment