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An apple a day can keep obesity away

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk Most foods found in nature have constituents that are not digestible. But that doesn’t mean these ingredients don’t play a role in nutrition and health. In fact, researchers have found that the non-digestible compounds in apples can improve the health of your gastrointestinal tract—which helps fight obesity. The […]

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Double down on fat—and cut diabetes risk by 30 percent

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk The results of a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine plainly show, once again, there’s a much more effective way to ward off diabetes than counting calories. And guess what? It’s packed with fat. This recent study analyzed findings from the ongoing Spanish PREDIMED trial. This trial was designed […]

The widespread vitamin deficiency that puts you on a fast track to memory loss

By Marc S. Micozzi, M.D., Ph.D. Mainstream medicine offers little help when it comes to the prevention and treatment of memory loss and dementia. But — as I often report — research shows the B vitamins as well as vitamins D and E support mental function and memory as you get older. They may even […]

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Has the secret to curing chronic fatigue been hiding in the bottom of a wine barrel?

By Fred Pescatore, M.D. Are you tired? Not feeling as vibrant as you could? You’re not alone. Almost all of my patients say they could use more energy. In fact, fatigue is often their primary complaint. Chronic fatigue is real, potentially debilitating, and has the capacity to destroy everything from careers to relationships. That’s why […]

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No pharmaceutical drug can come CLOSE to these effects

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk According to three new clinical trials, exercise may be the best medicine there is for combatting dementia and Alzheimer’s. All three studies found that engaging in physical activity led to significant improvements in several key areas of cognition: mood, memory, and the ability to think clearly. The first […]

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How getting “down and dirty” may be the secret to ultimate health

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk The subway is known for its colorful characters. And yes, it IS dirty. But it turns out both of those characteristics — which might turn some people off — may actually be the subway’s biggest assets. Because some new research shows riding the subway can expose you to […]

The killer ingredient that got a free pass for decades

by Marc Micozzi, M.D., Ph.D. As you make your grocery list, prepare your dishes, and sit down to a holiday meal this December, make sure to steer clear of the processed carbs and sugar. You should know the government-industrial-medical complex largely gave sugars and carbs a free pass for decades. In fact, when I first […]

Feeling depressed? Fight back with fish

by Fred Pescatore, M.D. One of the many benefits of eating a diet rich in fish is that it can help relieve symptoms of depression. Indeed, in Japan, they eat fish for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No kidding. Even their snack foods have some form of fish in them. And guess what? Japan has a significantly […]

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Cutting edge research helps unlock the “mystery benefits” of the microbiome

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk An interesting new study shows that decreased gut microbial diversity is strongly associated with high body mass index (BMI) and triglyceride levels, as well as a low level of HDL (good) cholesterol. That means you can now add gut bacteria to the list of risk factors for heart […]