Diet Science

S. Boulardii Hailed as a "Super Probiotic"

Hinzugefügt: 21. Juli 2024

Saccharomyces boulardii is a strain of probiotic yeast that was first isolated from the superfoods mangosteen and lychee fruit in 1923 by the French scientist Henri Boulard (hence the name). Today...

Gut Health Revolution: Apple Cider Vinegar's Role in Weight Loss

Hinzugefügt: 11. Juli 2024

Studies show that obese individuals have more Firmicutes and fewer Bacteroidetes in their gut bacteria compared to those who are not overweight. Research suggests that consuming apple cider vinegar...

A Newly Discovered Dietary Hazard: TMAO

Hinzugefügt: 8. Juli 2024

Trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) is a harmful compound produced by gut bacteria. Elevated TMAO levels can significantly influence the development of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney...

Exploring the Planetary Health Diet

Hinzugefügt: 1. Juli 2024

The term "planetary health" refers to the natural systems that are essential for the health and survival of the human population. A commission of leading scientists from 16 countries have developed...

Heart Matters: Unraveling Diet, Genes, and Cardiovascular Health

Hinzugefügt: 24. Juni 2024

A study examining ancient mummies from various countries revealed that one-third of them had atherosclerosis (plaques in the arteries), a precursor to heart disease, regardless of following...

New Study Explains Why Alzheimer's is Being Called "Type 3 Diabetes"

Hinzugefügt: 17. Juni 2024

A new study shows that a high-fat diet suppresses the expression of a protein called Jak3, which causes a cascade of inflammation that starts in the intestine, moves through the liver and on to the...

Natural Ways to Boost GLP-1 Without the Drugs

Hinzugefügt: 10. Juni 2024

Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) is a hormone naturally produced in the intestines during meals. It helps regulate blood sugar and weight by increasing insulin, slowing stomach emptying, and...

Comprehensive New Study Presents Strongest Evidence Yet Linking Processed Foods with Chronic Disease

Hinzugefügt: 3. Juni 2024

A study published in the British medical journal BMJ pooled data from 14 studies involving nearly 10 million people to look at connections between consumption of ultra-processed foods and various...

Gugulipid (Guggul): A Natural Way to Lower Cholesterol

Hinzugefügt: 27. Mai 2024

Gugulipid, also known as gum guggul, is an extract of the resin from a West Indian tree that has documented cholesterol lowering properties. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the specific...

Plants Over Meat: New Study Reveals What Our Ancestors Really Ate

Hinzugefügt: 21. Mai 2024

In a recent study, researchers found that the diet of some ancient hunter-gatherers primarily ate plant foods, including beans and grains, with only a small percentage of meat in their diet. This...

High on HDL: Elevating Good Cholesterol Naturally

Hinzugefügt: 13. Mai 2024

HDL is an acronym for "high-density lipoproteins"--compounds made in the body that are considered the "good guys" in the cholesterol game. They help to keep the "bad cholesterol" from building up...

Citrus Bergamot: a Cardiovascular Super Hero

Hinzugefügt: 7. Mai 2024

Bergamot, a citrus fruit hailing from the groves of southern Italy’s Calabria region, has been shown in clinical trials to lower bad cholesterol and triglycerides, and increase good...

Study Shows Soybean Oil Consumption Linked to Diabetes and Negative Impact on Brain Health

Hinzugefügt: 29. April 2024

In 2015 a research team at UC Riverside found that soybean oil consumption induces obesity, diabetes, insulin resistance, and fatty liver in mice. Now, a new study by the same team shows that oil...

A Cup of Navy Beans a Day Keeps the Colorectal Cancer Away

Hinzugefügt: 22. April 2024

A recent study conducted at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that patients with a history of colorectal cancer who added a cup of navy beans daily to their regular meals saw...

How Autophagy Keeps You Healthy

Hinzugefügt: 16. April 2024

Autophagy is a natural biochemical self-preservation process whereby the body cleans out damaged cells in order to regenerate newer, healthier cells. There are certain diet and lifestyle factors...

A Cup of Navy Beans a Day Keeps the Colorectal Cancer Away

Hinzugefügt: 9. April 2024

A recent study conducted at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center showed that patients with a history of colorectal cancer who added a cup of navy beans daily to their regular meals saw...

New Study Links Artificially Sweetened Sodas with a 20% Increase in Atrial Fibrillation Risk.

Hinzugefügt: 1. April 2024

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), or an irregular heartbeat, is a condition that can lead to stroke, heart failure, and blood clots. A new study has found that drinking diet sodas puts you at a 20%...

EWG's 2024 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 List is Here!

Hinzugefügt: 24. März 2024

The Environmental Working Group's 2024 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ (aka the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 List) was released on March 20, 2024, and the results are shocking! Listen in this...

Unlocking the Link Between Diet and Chronic Pain: A Call for Healthier Habits

Hinzugefügt: 17. März 2024

A recent study shines light on the profound impact of diet on chronic pain. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the findings of the study, and the strong undercurrent of desire among chronic pain...

Unlocking the Link Between Diet and Chronic Pain: A Call for Healthier Habits

Hinzugefügt: 10. März 2024

A recent study shines light on the profound impact of diet on chronic pain. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the findings of the study, and the strong undercurrent of desire among chronic pain...