Dr. Galland’s Talk on “Planet You” — Video

Dr Leo Galland, a leader of integrative medicine, gave a profound talk “Planet You” recently in New York on the discovery of microbes and the crucial role of microbes in human healing.

He believes that we can learn from the inner ecosystem to better understand our relationship with our outer ecosystem, and this understanding would transform modern medicine.

 

Olive Oil or Seed Oil?

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Don’t know which oil to use when frying food? Believe it or not, the best bet is still olive oil.

Tunisian scientists have found that olive oil is more stable and healthful than seed oils for frying food, as it withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several seed oils to yield more healthful food.

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Beware How Much You Drink

By Austin Perlmutter

When it comes to drinking, too much alcohol wreaks havoc on the body, creating a pro-inflammatory state that burns out the liver and induces dementia.

88,000 Americans die from excessive alcohol use each year. Beyond the expected increase in risk of violence and injuries associated with intoxication, high levels of alcohol over years will damage the heart, liver, brain and blood vessels, as well as increase risk for multiple cancers.

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Walnuts Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Eat more walnuts for your brain’s sake!

A new animal study indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression of, or preventing Alzheimer’s disease.

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Obesity Accelerates Aging of the Liver: UCLA

Obesity has become an epidemic in the West. It’s linked to many chronic diseases. UCLA researchers and a German team went further and found for the first time that obesity greatly accelerates aging of the liver.

This finding could explain the early onset of many age-related diseases, including liver cancer, in obese subjects.

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