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Skin care starts with nutrition

Posted March 9, 2014

There are 10 human body systems that work simultaneously to maintain our health. The integumentary system is the only system that is located outside of our bodies. This system is our skin. Skin care is a multi-business dollar industry. There are products that claim they will clean, smooth, tighten, lighten, moisturize and reduce acne, aging, swelling, itchy and chapped skin. These products all have a vital purpose and uses, but nutrition is the basic foundation to skin care. There are foods that help the strength of the integumentary system.

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Importance of Food as Key Provider of Vitamins and Nutrients

Posted December 18, 2013

While dietary supplements can help some people meet their nutrition needs, eating a wide variety of nutrient-rich foods is the best way for most people to obtain the nutrients they need to be healthy and reduce their risk of chronic disease, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Micronutrients supplementation and nutritional status in cognitively impaired elderly persons: a two-month open label pilot study

Posted November 18, 2013

Malnutrition is a widespread problem in elderly people and is associated with cognitive decline. However, interventional studies have produced ambiguous results. For this reason, we wanted to determine the effect of micronutrient supplementation on blood and tissue levels and on general nutritional status in persons with mild or moderate cognitive impairment.

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Personalised Nutrition Perceived Positively by Consumers

Posted August 21, 2013

Researchers of the Food4Me project have published findings about a consumer focus-group study to identify motivating factors towards personalised nutrition, which is the practice of designing better, healthier and more individualised diets. The team’s research, published in peer-reviewed journal Appetite, showed that consumers perceive personalised nutrition to benefit their health and fitness. Positive drivers for acceptance included convenience and a payment-based system. But, consumers were concerned about protection of their health data, and trust in regulators and personalised nutrition service providers.

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Impact of nutritional supplementation on immune response, body mass index and bioelectrical impedance in HIV-positive patients starting antiretroviral therapy

Posted August 6, 2013

Challenges to HIV care in resource limited settings (RLS) include malnutrition. Limited evidence supports the benefit of nutritional supplementation when starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in RLS.

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Suppressed nutritional secrets to preventing disease

Posted July 9, 2013

Today we know more about vitamins, minerals and nutrition in general then ever before, but at the same time there are various elements of the media and medical community that want to keep everyone in the dark about the true role and power that vitamins play in our health and life.

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Nutritional Programs for the Elderly

Posted April 4, 2013

This program is designed primarily for people over age 65, an age group that continues to increase in numbers in our society. An important point I would like to state early is that we need to care for ourselves in our younger years so that we can stay healthy in our older ones. Also, our society needs to learn to better care for our elders and to incorporate them into a meaningful life to keep them feeling useful and youthful.

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Early Nutrient Restriction Affects Mammalian Brain Development

Posted March 11, 2013

A new study explains how young brains are protected when nutrition is poor. The findings, published on in Cell Reports, a Cell Press publication, reveal a coping strategy for producing a fully functional, if smaller, brain. The discovery, which was made in larval flies, shows the brain as an incredibly adaptable organ and may have implications for understanding the developing human brain as well, the researchers say.

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Nutritional Program for Anti-Aging

Posted January 14, 2013

In this section, the basic process of physical and mental aging as it relates to many of the chronic degenerative, and sometimes fatal, diseases will be explored. This program can be used in conjunction with other programs, such as Immune Enhancement, Anti-Stress, Cancer Prevention, Sexual Vitality, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, and Skin Enhancement. For example, since this Anti-Aging plan may help to prevent both cellular and DNA changes, reduce the level of mutagenic cells and decrease the impact of environmental chemicals, it may help us prevent the twentieth-century plague of cancer.

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Learning the Egg Nutritional Facts of Life

Posted October 4, 2012

Eggs have received a bad rap over the years in the media and have been condemned for all sorts of unhealthy things. The truth is that eggs are one of the most nutritious foods you can find. They’re full of valuable vitamins and minerals that your body needs.

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