Category Archives: eating

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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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.

Research led by Abha Chauhan, head of the Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory at the Continue reading

 

Turmeric and Curcumin

By Jonathan Galland

One natural product that is generating a lot of interest in the research centers is curcumin, the principal component of turmeric.

Turmeric is an outstanding example of the food as medicine concept, that foods can powerfully support the body’s healing processes.

The mellow flavor and bright color of turmeric are a highlight of cooking from India to Nepal to Southeast Asia, and it is a key ingredient in curry powder.

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Killing Yeast with Dr. Anup Kanodia – Part 1

Early in my residency, I saw first hand that the traditional symptom-drug approach rarely worked to help people get truly healthy, feel good and function well on a daily basis.

 

Though my conventional medical school training was invaluable, it was rooted in prescription dispensing. There was little in my original medical training that taught me how to look at the causes of illnesses and Continue reading

 

Actualizing “Food As Medicine”

Food is medicine: It’s easy enough to say. To make it the foundation of a modern medical practice is not quite so simple.

 

Susan Blum, MD, a functional medicine physician in Rye Brook, NY, chose to put nutrition at the center of her practice, and it is paying off in terms of greatly improved outcomes and robust practice success.

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