Health

Opioids Reduce Longevity

The statistics for life expectancy in the United States are headed in the wrong direction, and have been...

Glycine Quells Oxidative Damage by Inhibiting NOX Superoxide Production and Boosting NADPH

As you probably know, inflammation and oxidative damage are primary drivers of most chronic diseases. What you may not be aware of is the importance of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate hydrogen (NADPH) and NADPH oxidase, typically abbreviated as NOX, in these processes. In a recent paper,1 James DiNicolantonio, who also co-wrote my latest book...

Weekly Health Quiz: Dehydration, Light Bulbs and CBD

1 The following type of blade has been shown to significantly delay browning of produce such as apples and avocado: Serrated blades Steel blades Tanto blade Ceramic blades Ceramic knives are chemically inert, and said to slow the browning process. Ceramic blades are best for slicing fruit, vegetables and boneless meat, but should not be used on frozen...

What Should Your Poop Look Like?

The size, shape and color of your stool give valuable clues as to the state of your health. It's so important, in fact, that in 1997 Stephen Lewis and Ken Heaton with the U.K.'s Bristol Royal Infirmary teaching hospital developed what's now known as the Bristol stool chart. The chart, formally known as the...

FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: Big Food and EU eliminate plastics and waste, rubber and wood found in Tyson nuggets, and portion control still wins the weight loss game

Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup. This week Big Food and EU eliminate plastics and waste, rubber and wood found in Tyson nuggets, and portion control still wins the weight loss...

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