Archive for the ‘Nutritional News’ Category

The Health Benefits of Dandelion

May 9th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Dandelion, to some is a bothersome weed, to others it holds numerous vitamins and minerals that aid in various health challenges.   The dandelion leaves contain vitamin A, also known as beta-caratene.  The flowers of the dandelion contain flavonoids which are antioxidants and aid in disease fighting properties.    Dandelion contains the nutrients of lutein and zeaxanthin Read the entire post…


Healing Your Nervous System with Natural Foods

March 1st, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

With an ever-ageing population it is predicted that by 2030, 20% of people over 65 will have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, the first symptoms of which are depression, irritability, confusion and forgetfulness. In Europe alone 1 million people develop impaired memory every year, more than half of which will be later diagnosed with dementia. About Read the entire post…


Harmful Effects of a High Protein Diet

January 18th, 2015 by Dr. Keith Nemec

High protein diets have gotten a lot of attention in the past decade, especially with the social popularity of the Atkins diet. However, much research shows the harmful effects on the body from consuming a high protein diet. From a recent study published in the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers discovered that the risk of dying Read the entire post…


Diet and Supplementation to Reduce Inflammation

December 21st, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

According to the Surgical Neurology International research group, pain, heat, redness and swelling are the class signs of the inflammatory process. Usually the origin of pain is an inflammatory response. For centuries, natural anti-inflammatory agents have been used to lessen the effects of the inflammatory process often with fewer side effects. The active ingredients of 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…


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…


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…


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…


Health Benefits and Natural Sources of Vitamin E

July 10th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Vitamin E contains eight chemical forms (alpha, beta, gamma, delta-tocopherol, and also alpha, beta, gamma, and delta-tocotrienol). Tocopherol is the only form that is recognized to meet human requirements. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that halts the production of reactive oxygen species formed when fat undergoes oxidation. According to the National Institute of Health, Read the entire post…


The Curious Link Between High Fructose Corn Syrup and Cancer

May 28th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

People concerned with protecting themselves from cancer and other chronic diseases should be well aware of the importance of diet and good nutrition. For example, we should all know by now that sugar, and its abuse, can be directly linked to a number of life threatening disorders such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Read the entire post…