According to a recent observational study, if you want to keep dementia away, you need to focus on lutein, zeaxanthin and beta-cryptoxanthin.
We know that a Mediterranean diet is good for our health. We are also aware that certain products provide us with more health benefits than others. But how exactly do our diet changes influence our health and our life expectancy?
Lifestyle and, nutrition, in particular, can have a significant impact on migraine attacks. Here are some scientific facts about the relation between nutrition and migraine.
It all comes down to aspartame. It is widely used in more than 6.000 foods, starting from sugar-free soft drinks and desserts and ending up with medications, such as cough drops and gummy vitamins to add a touch of sweetness to it. You can recognize aspartame by food additive number E951.
According to a recent study, an abnormal release of glutamate in spaces between neurons, floods gray matter of the brain, setting off a migraine attack with aura.
Did you know that a single generic value of protein on nutrition label is not enough to ensure enough protein in our diet?
Ever heard of a fruitarian diet? It is one of the most restrictive diet choices available, which consists of 55% to 75% of raw fruit, with almost no evidence of health benefits. But fruit is good, you might argue. And you are right if fruit is eaten in moderate amounts. Fruits provide us with fructose, […]
What can be a better motivation to eat healthy than knowing how much minutes exactly certain foods add to or steel from your life and its impact on the environment? A recent study made this knowledge possible! The study evaluated 5.853 foods based on the developed 15 dietary risk factors for health and 18 environmental […]
We are already aware that our diet shapes our gut microbiome, which has a great influence our health. For example, a low variety of foods on the daily basis, leads to a low microbiome diversity that has been linked to overweight, diabetes and dementia. Another example is a western diet that causes high inflammation levels […]
First of all, what is tryptophan and what is so special about it? Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that helps our body make melatonin and serotonin. Melatonin is responsible for our good night sleep, while serotonin regulates our appetite, mood and pain. Moreover, our liver can also use tryptophan to produce vitamin B3, which […]