Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Now!

A new study suggests that people who eat a minimum of 7 servings a day significantly increase life span The study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, tracked the fruit and vegetable consumption of 65,000 adults in the UK between 2001 and 2008. While the participants Read more [...]

Nuts About Nuts: Why Nut Eaters Live Longer Lives

A new study associates peanuts and tree nuts with life extension. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in November, found that rates of mortality decreased with each additional serving of nuts consumed on a daily and weekly basis, with one serving of nuts equaling 1oz. When Read more [...]

The Okinawan Diet – Can You Live to See a Century?

The latest research says the Japanese are more likely to reach 100 years old. A recent article in The Guardian asks why. Just last month, the oldest man in the world, Jiroemon Kimura, passed away near Kyoto at the ripe old age of 116. Its no coincidence that the new record holder, 115 year old Misao Read more [...]

How Your Height and Waist Can Influence Your Health

Waist-to-height ratio 'more accurate than Body Mass Index' to predict life expectancy, by Travis Illian, Ph.D. Keep a close eye on your waist-to-height ratio! According to experts, you should try to keep your waist less than half the length of your height. If you don’t, expect to dramatically shorten Read more [...]

Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss & Health – The China Study, Part 2

Continued from The China Study, Part 1 - The Connection Between Nutrition and Disease, by Christopher Daniels According to its author T. Colin Campbell, in order to fully appreciate the importance of the China Study it is essential to understand the nature of the rural Chinese Diet. In America, Read more [...]

7 Minutes to Stay Fit and Healthy

New exercise science proves you don't need to spend hours in the gym to get in shape,  by Travis Illian, Ph.D. Exercise can be a science and an art. But sometimes we just want someone to tell us what to do and how to do it. A recent article in the New York Times highlighted the fitness benefits of Read more [...]

A Form of Exercise to Fight Hunger

New studies from Japan suggest that vertical exercise movements, like jumping rope, fight feelings of hunger better than other forms of exercise. Researchers studied 15 healthy men with an average age of 24. Their goal was to compare hunger levels while jumping rope, cycling and resting. Their new Read more [...]

The Connection Between Nutrition & Disease

"He who does not know food, how can he understand the diseases of man?" - Hippocrates (460-357bc) The most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted exposes the inescapable fact that large food companies are making billions of dollars while making us all sick. America spends more on health care Read more [...]