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Inflammation

Researchers Find Link Between Chronic Inflammation And Prostate Cancer

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Researchers have found a link between chronic inflammation in prostate tissue, which is when the body's immune system is in a constant state of high a...

Dietary Fat and Heart Disease: What's the Real Connection?

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

A review just published in the Annals of Internal Medicine concluded that current evidence does not support limiting saturated fat or increasing polyunsaturated fat for preventing heart disease. But the important message in the study, which I reveal below, gets lost in the oversimplified headline and cheesy photo.

Now Saturated Fat Is Good for You?

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Here's the bottom line: You don't have to limit healthy fat in your diet. What you have to limit are trans fats and sugars. Period. End of story.

Under the Skin: How Childhood Adversity Takes Its Toll

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.12.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

These findings highlight an important and previously unreported link between early misfortune, unhealthy living and serious health risks in early adulthood. It's not to suggest that this is the only mechanism at work, but these hopeful findings identify actual behavioral targets.

Radical Well-Being: Where We Need to Go

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, M.D. and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. As far as our health goes, America is about a little of this and a lot of that. The little is self...

Breakfast: Not Really the Most Important Meal of the Day

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

In the mainstream nutrition world there's one thing you can always count on: If you're told a food -- or nutrition practice -- is good for you today, you'll be told it's bad for you tomorrow. The one exception: breakfast.

The New Psychiatry: Forget Everything You Think You Know About Mental Health

Kelly Brogan, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Brogan, M.D.

Most patients who come to me for treatment of depression and anxiety do so because they want answers.  They want to know WHY they are struggling. The closest they will be offered by their prescribing psychiatrist or primary care doc is some reductionist hand waving about serotonin imbalances. 

Discovered! New Clues To The Causes Of Alzheimer's

Posted 10.28.2013 | Fifty

New genes linked to late-onset Alzheimer's have been discovered, giving scientists clues on how to create better drugs to fight off the disease. Resea...

Fight Inflammation And Fight The Diseases Of Aging

Posted 10.23.2013 | Fifty

The thing that's causing your achy joints and swollen feet on the outside, is also wreaking havoc on your insides. Researchers at the Yale School of M...

Why You Should Try Loving-Kindness Meditation

Kripalu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

As meditation research has become more prevalent, science has become interested in the effects of loving-kindness practice on the mind and the body. As it turns out, LKM offers unique benefits that are subtly different from other kinds of meditation.

What I Learned From Getting Cancer, From Dr. Laura Berman (WATCH)

Posted 09.23.2013 | MarloThomas

When Everyday Health Leader Dr. Laura Berman appeared on Mondays With Marlo, she spoke about her battle against cancer, and the lessons she learned al...

Are Eggs Really Nature's Perfect Food?

JJ Virgin | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Several culprits in eggs potentially contribute to food intolerances. Conventional eggs come from poorly-raised chickens injected with vaccines, treated abysmally, and slaughtered prematurely. Low-quality eggs are the sad aftermath.

Eggs: Healthy or Not?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Eggs: They're just one of those foods. Seems like every other week there's an egg controversy. Are they good for you, bad for you, or somewhere in between?

The Potential Role Of Chronic Inflammation In Diabetes

Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living

Why do people who come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds seem to have a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes? Researchers have identified at l...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

While more scientific evidence is necessary to solidly confirm efficacy of many complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies for RA, there are CAM modalities with preliminary data suggesting its benefits as adjunctive therapies in RA management.

Frankenfoods: Do Americans Have a Right to Know What They're Eating?

Tana Amen | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Tana Amen

Proponents of recent legislation to label GMOs are facing a bruising food fight, given that the biotech and food industries have spent massive amounts of money to combat earlier GMO-labeling proposals.

Just Breathe

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

The numbers of asthma attacks and allergies continue to rise, which shows that these medications are just a Band-Aid for a larger problem. They aren't targeting the root cause of asthma and allergies: inflammation.

Is Gluten-Free the Answer to Clear Skin, Too?

Suki Kramer | Posted 06.16.2013 | Style
Suki Kramer

If you feel like you're already doing everything you can to get clear skin -- eating right and using good-for-you skin care products -- yet... you're still battling blemishes, acne or eczema or other skin issues that just won't die, you could actually have an allergy to gluten.

The Worst Foods For Inflammation

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Read this before you place your next order for Chinese takeout.

What's That Food Doing in There Anyway?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

When we eat highly-processed foods, through a process which is still undefined, they lead to irritation in our bodies, which is termed inflammation. Inflammation is a little difficult to identify, but usually presents itself in various symptoms.

The Diet That Will Slow Aging And Prevent Disease

Posted 01.29.2013 | Fifty

An anti-inflammatory diet may not help you instantly fit into that size zero dress, but it is a healthy, long-term eating plan that slows the process ...

The Global Burden of Disease and 'Big Science'

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

The surprising revelation in a recent report is that the rising burden of disease is similar among all countries regardless of socioeconomic status, and these increases are in cardiovascular, inflammatory, and metabolic diseases, which have historically been considered "Western diseases."

Top 5 Foods To Fight Inflammation

Posted 11.08.2012 | Healthy Living

By Mitzi Dulan for U.S. News Health Inflammation is the body's natural response to infection and injury. It is an important defense mechanism that ...

Being in the Dark Is a Good Thing: Darkness and Disease

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Over the past century there has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of depression, sleep disorders and obesity. New data suggest that at least part of this increase could be due to the ever-growing exposure to light at night.

Boost Your Health With These 11 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Organic Authority.com

On top of their anti-inflammatory properties, these foods also supply us with essential vitamins and minerals that help boost our immune system.