Leaky Gut: The Source of Disease

September 14th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Scientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found that bacterial products seep out of the colon, trigger inflammation throughout the body and set into motion the processes of cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, chronic kidney and metabolic diseases, and cancer. “Because the space inside the colon (the lumen) contains the highest concentration of bacteria in Read the entire post…


Your Brain can be Trained to LIKE Healthy Food

September 7th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research by scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and at Massachusetts General Hospital. A brain scan study in adult men and women suggests that it is Read the entire post…


Eat Your Vegetables for Healthy and Attractive Skin

September 1st, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Forget sun beds, sunbathing and fake tanning lotions. The secret to a sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your vegetables everyday, reveals new breakthrough research. A new and innovative study recently published in sheds new light on the importance of skin color as a determiner of facial attractiveness. It also shows that carotenoid coloration has Read the entire post…


Exercise Increases White Matter in the Brain

August 24th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

A new study of 9- and 10-year-olds finds that those who are more aerobically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in the brain than their peers who are less fit. “White matter” describes the bundles of axons that carry nerve signals from one brain region to another. More compact white matter is associated Read the entire post…


Dr. Keith Nemec to Attend an Elite Group of Doctors Research Event at Harvard Medical School

August 18th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Dr. Keith Nemec, clinic director of Total Health Institute, an alternative and integrative healthcare medical facility, will be joining an elite group of 100 top doctors in the world at a private research event where both doctors and PhD researchers will be sharing the latest Anti-Aging research at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. This Read the entire post…


40% of Americans Expected to Develop Type 2 Diabetes

August 17th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Close to half (40%) of the adult population of the USA is expected to develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their lifetime, suggests a major study. The future looks even worse for some ethnic minority groups, with one in two (> 50%) Hispanic men and women and non-Hispanic black women predicted to develop Read the entire post…


Fats are Critical to Cell and Brain Function

August 11th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Consuming fats with high polyunsaturated fatty acid content, in particular those containing omega-3s, is beneficial for the health. But the mechanisms underlying this phenomenon are poorly known. Researchers investigated the effect of lipids bearing polyunsaturated chains when they are integrated into cell membranes. Their work shows that the presence of these lipids makes the membranes Read the entire post…


Hot Peppers Inhibit Intestinal Tumors

August 4th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that dietary capsaicin — the active ingredient in chili peppers — produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors. The current study suggests one potential remedy might Read the entire post…


Total darkness at night key to success of cancer treatment

July 28th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Exposure to light at night, which shuts off nighttime production of the hormone melatonin, renders breast cancer completely resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used breast cancer drug, says a new study by Tulane University School of Medicine cancer researchers. The study is the first to show that melatonin is vital to the success in treating Read the entire post…


Probiotics Decrease Fat Accumulation in the Liver

July 20th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Spanish scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. Researchers have demonstrated that the administration of three probiotic strains diminishes the accumulation of fat in the liver of obese rats. The accumulation of fat in the liver is called steatosis Read the entire post…