Archive for the ‘Healthy Eating’ Category

Preventing Colon Cancer Through Diet

December 26th, 2012 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Colorectal cancer, more commonly known as colon cancer, is the third most common type of cancer in the western hemisphere. In the United States alone, it strikes more than 150,000 men and women every year. Any diagnosis of cancer can have a devastating effect on a patient and their family. Colon cancer is no different. Read the entire post…


Less Than 3% of US Living a Healthy Life

February 12th, 2012 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Less than 3 percent of Americans follow health advice to keep the weight off, exercise regularly, eat five or more servings of fruit and vegetables a day and avoid smoking, according to latest research. Many studies show that people who eat healthily, exercise and do not smoke are far less likely to develop heart disease, Read the entire post…


Eat Less and Prevent Brain Degeneration

November 3rd, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Eating fewer calories may help prevent the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers reported. A study in mice suggests a lower-calorie diet can help trigger the production of a protein that protects the brain from the disease, said researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. In the study, the mice in Read the entire post…


Constant Dieting Can Be Harmful To Your Health

September 1st, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

“For a lot of people, the idea that a diet is something to go on and then off is wrong-headed to begin with,” said Julie Miller Jones a professor of nutrition and food science at the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minn.. Instead of “diet,” she suggested, substitute the word “eating plan.” And Read the entire post…


You Are What You Eat

August 14th, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Carbohydrate rich foods could make you happy, while protein rich foods may help you do well on your test at school, according to research that suggests that what we eat changes how we think and feel. “You can manipulate your mood and your mental acuity just by what you eat and when, and the effects Read the entire post…


Diet and Exercise: The Real Fountains of Youth

August 4th, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

If you want to live long and well there are two things you must do — eat right and exercise. And while there are no guarantees in life, adopting these healthy lifestyles can enhance your chances of vitality as you reach your 60s, 70s, 80s — and beyond, experts say. But a new report by Read the entire post…


Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Major Depression

July 21st, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Omega-3 fatty acids play a critical role in the development and function of the central nervous system. Emerging research is establishing an association between omega-3 fatty acids (alpha-linolenic, eicosapentaenoic, docosahexaenoic) and major depressive disorder. Evidence from epidemiological, laboratory and clinical studies suggest that dietary lipids and other associated nutritional factors may influence vulnerability and outcome Read the entire post…


A Few Extra Pounds Can Kill You

June 9th, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Being overweight can decrease your life span according to new research that proves that a few extra pounds is harmful. Baby boomers who were even just a little overweight were more likely to die prematurely than those who were at a healthy weight, according to researchers. While obesity has been known to contribute to early Read the entire post…


Routine Periodic Fasting Is Good for Your Health

April 18th, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Fasting has long been associated with religious rituals, diets, and political protests. Now new evidence from cardiac researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute demonstrates that routine periodic fasting is also good for your health, and your heart. Research cardiologists at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute are reporting that fasting not only lowers Read the entire post…


Scientists Identify Agent that Regulates Appetite

February 10th, 2011 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Scientists in Japan have identified a molecule responsible for making mammals feel full, a discovery that could lead to new ways to treat obesity in humans. Scientists believe appetite is controlled in a region of the brain called the hypothalamus, and the group of researchers claims to be the first to pinpoint an agent that Read the entire post…