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Superfoods that act as computer scanners to monitor cell health

November 28th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Researchers at the University of Warwick found that the protein, called Nrf2, continually moves in and out of the nuclei of human cells to sense the cell’s health and vitality. When Nrf2 is exposed to threats to the cell’s health it oscillates faster and activates an increase in the cell’s defense mechanism, including raising the Read the entire post…


Saturated Fats Produce Inflammation and Immune Imbalance

November 8th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

New research supports the view that eating large amounts of saturated fat is unhealthy. The Department of Medicine at Imperial College London conducted a study on mice that have an unusually high level of saturated fat circulating in their blood. Results showed that the presence of saturated fat in the blood caused monocytes (a type Read the entire post…


Healthy at 100- Low Levels of Inflammation is the Key

October 4th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Scientists have cracked the secret of why some people live a healthy and physically independent life over the age of 100. For the first time, a team of experts from Newcastle University’s Institute for Ageing and Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, explored which biological and pathological processes may be the most important for successful Read the entire post…


Your reaction to everyday minor stressors will determine your level of inflammation and your development of disease

August 9th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Reacting positively to stressful situations may play a key role in long-term health, according to researchers. In a study measuring adults’ reactions to stress and how it affects their bodies, researchers found that adults who fail to maintain positive moods such as cheerfulness or calm when faced with the minor stressors of everyday life appear Read the entire post…


Exercise Equal to Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer

March 22nd, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

One way many cancers grow is by oxygen starvation, the tumor gains a sort of cloaking device that protects it from the toxic effects of chemotherapy drugs and radiation, which are designed to seek out well-oxygenated tissue. Researchers have long tested various approaches to improving blood flow to the tumor in the hopes of restoring Read the entire post…


Cancer Stem Cells – The Queen Bee

March 15th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Cancer stem cells are what drive cancer growth and spread. To heal cancer you must cause the cancer stem cells to differentiate back into normal cells. This can only be accomplished if the proper internal cellular environment is created.  This environment is affected by both physical and mental/emotional factors.  When chemicals are introduced into the Read the entire post…


The Intestine – Brain Connection

March 8th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

The gut microbiome – comprised of several trillion bacteria living in the digestive tract, is gaining recognition as a contributing factor to diseases not only of the GI system, but cardiovascular, immune, and neurological.  Researcher from the Foundation for Integrated Medicine reports on the relationship between the proteins produced by intestinal bacteria and the human central Read the entire post…


Walnuts Stop Cancer and Reduce Cholesterol

February 22nd, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

An abundant source of antioxidants, walnuts are a good source of protein, fiber, and alpha linoleic acid – a  plant-based omega-3 fatty acid. Researchers from the University of California Davis (California, USA), fed mice either whole walnuts (equivalent of 2.6 ounces for humans), walnut oil or a walnut-like fat for 18 weeks. Both the walnuts Read the entire post…


Mercury and seafood are risk factors for autoimmune disease

February 15th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

One of the greatest risk factors for autoimmunity may be associated with exposure to mercury such as through seafood, a new University of Michigan study says. The findings found that mercury — even at low levels generally considered safe — was associated with autoimmunity. Autoimmune disorders, which cause the body’s immune system to attack healthy Read the entire post…


Nature, religion and art are some of life’s best anti-inflammatories

February 8th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Taking in such beautiful wonders as the Grand Canyon, Sistine Chapel ceiling may give a boost to the body’s defense system, according to new research from UC Berkeley. Researchers have linked positive emotions — especially the awe we feel when touched by the beauty of nature, art and spirituality — with lower levels of pro-inflammatory Read the entire post…