Eating barley or foods containing barley significantly reduced levels of two types of “bad cholesterol” associated with cardiovascular risk, a St. Michael’s Hospital research paper has found.
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Why and How to Eat Barley for Blood Sugar Regulation
What if instead of popping a pill for these types of chronic disease, we used food as medicine?
Want to cut your risk of heart disease in half? A new study shows eating the heart healthy foods of the Mediterranean diet is the way to go.
More good news on the benefits of whole grains in our diets… According to a large, long-term study: Eat more whole grains, live longer.
A recent study found a significant relationship between added sugar consumption and increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease. A recent study reported in JAMA Internal Medicine found a significant relationship between added sugar consumption and increased risk death from cardiovascular disease. The new study is significant because previous studies have linked higher intake of added sugar […]
The Mediterranean diet isn’t a “diet” in the traditional sense of the word. It’s a delicious, healthy way of eating. A lifestyle choice. Want to learn more?
A new study highlights the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet.
Blueberries have long been known as a superfood, and now they have another benefit: they may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. The results come from a recent study that followed almost 200,000 people over 14 years. At the start of the study, none of the participants had high blood pressure. The subjects were […]
We know that animal products have a serious environmental impact, but what about the impact on our health? According to a recent, large scale study, men and women who ate more animal protein had a higher mortality rate.
As more and more evidence that salt has ill effects on our bodies emerges, processed food companies are fighting harder than ever to keep their recipes intact.
The biological properties of cocoa are widely misunderstood. A Science News article has recently reported that chocolate needs to be looked at in a new light. According to the article, consumers have treated dark chocolate as a good source of the antioxidant flavonoids that appear to reduce blood pressure and perhaps protect people from dangerous […]