Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food. ...Hippocrates

Low-Glycemic Diet Shows Greater Improvement in Glycemic Control Than High-Fiber Diet

Persons with type 2 diabetes who had a diet high in low-glycemic foods such as nuts, beans and lentils had greater improvement in glycemic control and risk factors for coronary heart disease than persons on a diet with an emphasis on high-cereal fiber, according to a study in the December 17 issue of JAMA.

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Soluble Fiber, Antispasmodics and Peppermint Oil Should Be Used to Treat IBS

Fibre, antispasmodics and peppermint oil are all effective therapies for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and should become first-line treatments, according to a study.

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Caloric Intake Negatively Influences Healthy Adults' Sleep Patterns

Caloric intake negatively influences sleep patterns in healthy adults, according to a new research.

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Teff Grain: a Gluten Free Health Food

What makes teff grain even beneficial to health is the fact that it is a gluten free food. Gluten is a protein that causes allergic reactions to some people.

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Inulin Fiber May Aid in Iron Uptake from Diet

Besides boosting gut and colonic health and helping the body absorb dietary calcium, inulin fiber may help improve iron absoption from dietary sources.

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HERBS AND HEALTH

Health Benefits of Garlic: A Review

Garlic has been widely recognized as an agent for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular and other metabolic diseases, atherosclerosis, hypertension and diabetes. Read more...

NUTRITION IN DEPTH

Nutrition and Cancer: A Review of The Evidence for An Anti-cancer Diet

It has been estimated that 30–40 percent of all cancers can be prevented by lifestyle and dietary measures alone. Read more...
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