Religion/spirituality has positive impact on marital relationships and child development

December 14th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Adolescents who attend religious services with one or both of their parents are more likely to feel greater well-being while married couples who pray for their spouses experience greater relationship commitment, according to research. These were among the findings of studies published in the Journal of Family Psychology looking at how spiritual beliefs or behaviors Read the entire post…


To Get Rid of Stress Just Go to Bed Earlier

December 7th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

When you go to bed, and how long you sleep at a time, might actually make it difficult for you to stop worrying. So say researchers at Binghamton University in the US, who found that people who sleep for shorter periods of time and go to bed very late at night are often overwhelmed with Read the entire post…


Are Mental Disorders Caused By Permanent Stress?

November 30th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Activated through permanent stress, immune cells will have a damaging effect on and cause changes to the brain. This may result in mental disorders. The effects of permanent stress on the immune system are studied by the research group at the LWL university clinic at the Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum (RUB). Stress activates the immune system The Read the entire post…


Diet and Supplementation for Pain

November 23rd, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Pain is a major health concern of many individuals and more than half of Americans suffer from chronic of recurrent pain. Many individuals desire a simple remedy with an easy to grab pain killer. Yet there are numerous natural remedies that have been used for centuries that are just as convenient to use and are Read the entire post…


A Diet Change- You Get Healthy and the Planet Gets Saved

November 16th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

As cities and incomes increase around the world, so does consumption of refined sugars, refined fats, oils and resource- and land-intense agricultural products such as beef. A new study led by University of Minnesota shows how a shift away from this trajectory and toward healthier traditional Mediterranean, pescatarian or vegetarian diets could not only boost Read the entire post…


Diet Factors to Eliminate Toxicity

November 9th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Planning a detoxification program to help control toxicity levels in the body can be daunting and confusing. One must start off slowly with implementing a few herbs such as cilantro, garlic or chlorella. Loosing extra weight can be very helpful to ease detoxing of toxins within the body, as a lot of toxins are stored Read the entire post…


Plant vs Animal Based Diet- Inflammation and Cancer Risk

November 2nd, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

A team of Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland (CHORI) researchers has found that a category of lipids known as sphingolipids may be an important link in the relationship between diet, inflammation and cancer. Researchers provide evidence that a sphingolipid metabolite called sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) found in both animal food products can contribute to inflammation of Read the entire post…


Sunlight Slows Weight Gain and Balances Blood Sugar

October 26th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Exposure to moderate amounts of sunshine may slow the development of obesity and diabetes, a study suggests.The researchers showed that shining UV light at overfed mice slowed their weight gain. The mice displayed fewer of the warning signs linked to diabetes, such as abnormal glucose levels and resistance to insulin. The beneficial effects of UV Read the entire post…


Adrenal function- Diet and Supplementation

October 19th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Chronic fatigue syndrome is not a new disorder and was first termed in the 20th century. It has been thought to redefine chronic fatigue syndrome to myalgic encephalomyelitis or myalgic encephalopathy chronic fatigue syndrome (ME-CFS). Since fatigue is just one symptom of the condition, it would be Read the entire post…


Physical Exercise Protects the Brain from Stress-Induced Depression

October 13th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Physical exercise has many beneficial effects on human health, including the protection from stress-induced depression. In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden show that exercise training induces changes in skeletal muscle that can purge the blood of a substance that accumulates during stress, and is harmful to the brain. The study provides Read the entire post…