November 8, 2023 | Eat to Beat Disease

Dietary Fiber And Its Associations With Depression And Inflammation

Depression affects more than 300 million people worldwide and is a significant contributor to psychological disorders. It is widely acknowledged that dietary fiber is a crucial component of a healthy diet; however, in many countries, dietary fiber intake remains consistently insufficient. Increasing fiber intake can help prevent cardiovascular disease, and recent studies suggest that it […]

November 8, 2023 | Eat to Beat Disease

Extract of Cordyceps – Mycelium

Cordyceps sinensis is a natural substance that has been used as traditional Chinese medicine in East Asian countries. In recent years, with the development of artificial cultivation technology, the artificial breeding of Cordyceps sinensis has become feasible. This development has helped address the issue of reduced supply of Cordyceps sinensis. The biological activity of Cordyceps […]

November 7, 2023 | Eat to Beat Disease

What are the health benefits of ginseng?

A study with 21 men and 69 women found that ginseng is effective in helping individuals with chronic fatigue. In a 2014 study on cancer patients, ginseng was shown to reduce fatigue resulting from cancer treatment and enhance cognitive functions. A report published in 2018 concluded that ginseng’s components have the potential to address cognitive […]

May 21, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

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 […]

May 21, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Tart Cherry Juice Improves Insomnia in Older Adults

A pilot study shows that tart cherry juice (CherryPharm used in the study) has effects that improve insomnia conditions. The study examines 15 older adults with chronic insomnia, who are otherwise healthy. Consuming 8 ounces of tart cherry juice in the morning and night time for 2 weeks had significantly reduced participants’ insomnia severity, compared […]

May 21, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Adjusting Dietary Glycemic Index to Reduce Anxiety

Observational evidence suggests dietary modification may improve symptoms of anxiety. In a study following a teenager with General Anxiety Disorder and Hypoglycemia, addition of protein, fat and fibre had significantly improved their conditions. The symptoms of anxiety have decreased as well as its frequency. Briefly returning to the individual’s original diet, which consisted of refined […]

May 21, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Centella Asiatica for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Centella asiatica is a tropical, herbaceous plant native to Southeast Asia’s low, humid swampy areas. It belongs to the Apiaceae family. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative condition that has an effect on behavioural, social, and economic aspects of the society at large. Cognitive function deficiency in Alzheimer’s disease has been found to arise as […]

May 21, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Carrot Intake to Lower Incidence of Urothelial Cancer

Urothelial cancer is the second most frequent genitourinary tract cancer. Urothelial cancer can occur in either the lower or upper urinary system. However, carrots’ protective effect is related, at least in part, to their high level of carotenoids, which can block oxidative damage to DNA at low concentrations and have been postulated to be anticancer […]

May 21, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Bitter Melon to Prevent Obesity

Momordica charantia, commonly known as bitter melon, is a climber belonging to the Cucurbitaceae family. Bitter melon has been used in the traditional medicine of China, India, and Sri Lanka for a long time to treat a variety of diseases. The anti-obesity benefits of bitter melon’s numerous bioactive components have been shown at the cellular […]

May 21, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Bananas Possibly Reducing the Risk of High Blood Pressure

The banana has a high nutritious value. It includes a special mix of energy, tissue-building elements, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Bananas are high in Vitamin C, which aids in the rebuilding of the immune system. Vitamin C also improves iron absorption and blood production, making bananas an excellent choice for those suffering from anemia or […]

May 21, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Berry Consumption to Lower the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Consumption of fruits and vegetables has been linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Berries are emerging as a dietary source of multiple compounds and nutrients that minimize CVD risk, such as anthocyanins, flavonols, vitamins, and fibre. Berries are rich in moisture and fibre while being low in calories. They are high in […]

April 30, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Walnut Consumption to Lower Depression Scores

It is well known by the Chinese that walnuts are good for the human brain. Over the past decade, a strong correlation was found between the intake of nuts, especially walnuts, and fewer and less severe depressive symptoms in a representative sample of the US population. This relationship was consistent in all genders, but it […]

April 28, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Foods that Benefit Autism

Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on March 30th, 2021 The sulforaphane found in five cents’ worth of broccoli sprouts has been shown to benefit autism in a way no drug ever has in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. You may remember my series of videos, which includes Prevent Cancer from Going on TOR, about target of rapamycin (TOR), […]

April 5, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Osteoporosis – Why Soy is Better than Calcium Pills

SHOULD I BE WORRIED ABOUT OSTEOPOROSIS? Osteoporosis is a disease whereby bones become weak, brittle, and prone to fracture. It is a serious problem, especially for the elderly and women.Women tend to have smaller and thinner bones than men. And when women reach menopause, their levels of estrogen (a hormone in women that protects bones) […]

March 14, 2021 | Eat to Beat Disease

Dr. Li’s tips on Eating to Boost Immunity

One of the most popular resolutions every day is to “get healthy.” Whether this means you want to lose weight, build your immunity, or simply improve your overall health, making smart food choices is at the center of taking back our lives and taking back our health. Dr. William W. Li is a world-renowned speaker, […]

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