LIVE LONGER AND HEALTHIER.
We as humans can live to 120 yrs old. Yet many of us don’t, often getting sick because we don’t think about eating healthy until after we are sick. Here, we talk about how to stay healthy and use wholesome nutrition to stay healthy, not get sick, and live longer, healthier.
nu·tri·tion·al im·mu·nol·o·gy (noun)
Eating healthy to strengthen the immune system in order to prevent and fight diseases and illnesses.
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Exercise Improves Mental Health
Based on recent research demonstrating effectiveness in treating certain psychiatric illnesses such as depression and anxiety, there is growing interest for exercise as a treatment for these disorders. Estimates of physical exercise in people with psychiatric disorders suggest that these patients are less physically active than the general public. Suggestions for services that incorporate physical […]
High-Intensity Interval Training to Benefit Chronic Diseases
High-intensity interval training, also known as HIIT, was first used in the early twentieth century and popularized later that century to help Olympic athletes improve their results. It is the result of combining high-intensity exercise cycles with low-intensity exercise or rest intervals to do a greater amount of work at a higher intensity during a […]
Kiwifruit to Improve Sleep Quality
Studies have shown that kiwifruit contains a variety of medicinally active substances, including antioxidants and serotonin, which may be helpful in the treatment of sleep disorders. In summary, 2 kiwifruit consumed 1 hour before bedtime every night for 4 weeks increased sleep onset, length, and productivity in adults with self-reported sleep disturbances. Overall, kiwifruit consumption […]
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Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines suspended in 8 European Countries
Covid-19: European countries suspend use of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine after reports of blood clots BMJ 2021; 372 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n699 (Published 11 March 2021)Cite this as: BMJ 2021;372:n699 Denmark has temporarily suspended use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine as a precautionary move after reports of blood clots and one death. However, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the UK’s regulatory body have said that […]
Healthy Food Spotlight
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Polysaccharides – How Mushrooms can Improve Your Immune System
WHAT ARE IMMUNOMODULATING POLYSACCHARIDES? Polysaccharides are present in both the plant and animal kingdoms. They are, at the simplest level, complex carbohydrates made up of monosaccharides joined together by glycosidic bonds. Several major polysaccharides can modulate the immune system. These polysaccharides are often associated with mushrooms. Multiple studies have been done over years, showing that […]
What Fiber Can Do For Your Body – Including Heart Disease, Diabetes & Colon Cancer
WHAT IS FIBER? WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOLUBLE AND INSOLUBLE FIBER? Fiber is mostly made up of carbohydrates. However, unlike the usual carbohydrates found in bread and other foods, our body can’t digest fiber. In spite of this, fiber helps keep our digestive system running smoothly and helps improve overall health. Meat does not […]
Best Ways to Eat Your Veggies
WHICH IS BETTER—RAW OR COOKED VEGETABLES? Some vegetables benefit from cooking—for example, carrots, asparagus and tomatoes benefit from a little heat. Cooking makes it easier for our bodies to absorb the ferulic acid from asparagus, beta-carotene from carrots, and the antioxidant lycopene from tomatoes. However, other nutrients are also decreased.Cooking can damage important enzymes—the potency […]
Soybeans have been part of the human diet for around 5,000 years. Not only is soy cholesterol free, but it also has all the nutrients essential for good health: protein, essential amino acids, carbohydrates, and vitamins. It is high in fiber, low in saturated fat, and rich in minerals like calcium, iron, and phosphorus. It […]
Celebrated through the ages, rose mesmerizes with its elegant beauty and lovely scent, but it is not just beautiful on the outside. Rose also has a high concentration of valuable nutrients and has a long history as a beauty enhancer. It can also enhance stomach function and relieve feminine health problems. Strengthens the Immune System […]
Reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) has been prized and revered for centuries in the Orient. Believed to have mysterious healing powers, reishi mushroom is highly regarded by the Chinese and referred to as a “heavenly herb.” In China, reishi mushroom has been known to promote vitality and longevity. Reishi mushroom contains carbohydrates, amino acids, protein, triterpenes, […]
Psyllium husk contains aucubine, enzymes，fats, and mucilage and is a natural source of dietary fiber. There are 71 g of soluble fiber in 100 g of psyllium husk. When eaten, psyllium husk absorbs water in amounts up to several times its weight and becomes a gelatinous mass that adds water and volume to feces. With […]
Cactus/Cactus Fruit Cactus is an amazingly strong plant that can survive in the harsh desert. The Mexican people view it as beautiful symbol of life and hope, and they use it widely for food and medicine. Cactus is also highly regarded in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Written during the Qing Dynasty, Beng Cao Gang Mu […]
Ashitaba is well known as a longevity herb because of its strong life force-if its leaf is plucked today, a new one will sprout tomorrow. Ashita means tomorrow and ba means leaf in Japanese. Native to Japan’s Hachijo Island, ashitaba has a long history of use as food and medicine by the island’s inhabitants. The […]
The Agaricus blazei Murrill (ABM) is originally from Brazil. It is also known as himematsutake, Mushroom of God, and Mushroom of the Sun. It is an important part of local daily diets in Piedade, a small town in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Those who live in Piedade have uncommonly good healthand experience a lower frequency of […]