Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation.  Tim de Chant of NOVA writes: “Inflammation is our immune system’s natural response to injuries, infections, or foreign compounds. When triggered, the body pumps various cells and proteins to the site through the blood stream, including cytokines, a […]

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Ketone bodies mimic the life span extending properties of caloric restriction

The extension of life span by caloric restriction has been studied across species from yeast and Caenorhabditis elegans to primates. No generally accepted theory has been proposed to explain these observations. IUBMB Journals: Ketone bodies mimic the life span extending properties of caloric restriction Here, we propose that the life span extension produced by caloric […]

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Inflammation, immune regulation with CBD

Cannabidiol is the most effective natural anti-inflammatory substance known, far greater than vitamin C and vitamin E.
The most important function of CBD within the immune system is to restore natural balance or homeostasis in the whole body.

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Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence by Race/Ethnicity and Sex

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of cardiometabolic risk factors associated with increased risk of multiple chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome overall, by race and sex, and to assess trends in prevalence from 1988 through 2012. Publimed: Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence by Race/Ethnicity […]

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Evidence for sugar addiction

    The experimental question is whether or not sugar can be a substance of abuse and lead to a natural form of addiction. “Food addiction” seems plausible because brain pathways that evolved to respond to natural rewards are also activated by addictive drugs. Sugar is noteworthy as a substance that releases opioids and dopamine […]

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A Global Food Revolution

Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt is a Swedish medical doctor based in Karlstad who specialises in family medicine He is primarily interested in how food and lifestyle can improve a patient’s health and reduce their medication needs. In 2007, Dr. Eenfeldt started the blog “Kostdoktorn” – a Swedish word that means “Diet Doctor”. The goal was to […]

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Difference Between THC and CBD With Respect to Inflammation

1. Inflammation is not controlled with the cannabinoid receptors. 2. THC has only minor effects on inflammation 3. CBD acts on the nucleus changing gene expression suppressing inflammation but promoting ANTI-inflammation. There is no question the THC is helpful for pain and other conditions but alone it may not be effective for chronic inflammatory conditions. […]

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