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Beat diabetes at breakfast

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk Eggs are one of Nature’s most perfect foods. They’re an inexpensive, low-calorie, high-protein source of a lot of important nutrients. And research shows eating them regularly can do wonders for your health. In fact, the latest study to spotlight eggs’ stellar health benefits showed egg consumption can lower the […]

Support serotonin naturally

by Marc Micozzi, M.D., Ph. D. Antidepressant drugs known as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) only work for about one in seven depressed patients. And that one patient out of seven probably only feels better because of a placebo effect. Plus, a new report shows that the scientific theory on depression, and how SSRIs work in the […]

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Beware of the new Alzheimer’s diet

by Fred Pescatore, M.D. A new day, a new diet. And this time it’s for Alzheimer’s disease… Developed by researchers from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, the latest new diet claims to significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, even for those who do not follow it to the letter. But as usual, the […]

When it comes to brain health, go with your gut

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk The majority of the science for probiotics has focused on gut health. But as the understanding of the gut and the microbiome increases, probiotics are increasingly linked to a range of beneficial effects. From weight management to immune support and allergy response, and from oral health to cholesterol […]

Researchers discover a new diabetes-fighting healthy fat

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk Fat is your friend. And a new study shows that a recently discovered type of fat may actually help reduce your risk of diabetes. Researchers stumbled across this new class of fat by accident while they were looking for what causes insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is a risk […]

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Boost your brain power with this ancient spice

by Marc Micozzi, M.D., Ph. D. In past weekly digests, I’ve mentioned the “joint trio” – a potent trifecta of supplements that are much more effective for safe joint support than all the tired, old glucosamine and chondroitin supplements. And today, I want to shine the spotlight on a starring member of the joint trio–turmeric. […]

Your aging brain: What the “experts” aren’t telling you

By Fred Pescatore, M.D. A ridiculous new medical advisory just crossed my desk. It’s a perfect example of what’s wrong with “the system”– and just how disconnected our policy-makers are from what’s really going on in research … and reality! The report is straight out of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), part of the National […]

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A new autism link you can’t afford not to know about

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk There’s been an alarming rise in autism among our kids. Namely, a 78 percent increase since 2002. Now a new study out of the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College in New York has found that lower-functioning children with autism showed disconcertingly high levels of cortisol. Cortisol is […]

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Four simple activities to keep your brain young

from the OmniVista Health Learning News Desk According to a new study, many key cognitive abilities don’t reach their peak until middle age or even later. For this study, researchers assessed various cognitive skills in 48,500 men and women at different stages of life. They found some aspects of cognition continue to improve with age, […]

The No. 1 cause of diabetes – exposed

by Fred Pescatore, M.D. Sugar kills. I’ve been saying it for years. But now more and more research is proving just how dangerous it really is. Particularly in the form of “added sugar.” Chances are, you’ve been hearing this term everywhere lately. It’s the latest nutritional catch phrase—and even mainstream health “experts” are hopping on […]