Diosgenin prevented the atherosclerotic disease progression and concomitant suppression of inflammatory mediators in liver and brain.

PMID: Life Sci. 2018 Mar 1 ;196:28-37. Epub 2018 Jan 13. PMID: 29339101 Abstract Title: Atherogenic diet induced lipid accumulation induced NFκB level in heart, liver and brain of Wistar rat and diosgenin as an anti-inflammatory agent. Abstract: Atherogenic Diet (AD) was given to rats to understand the key role of inflammatory mediators in atherosclerotic … Read moreDiosgenin prevented the atherosclerotic disease progression and concomitant suppression of inflammatory mediators in liver and brain.

Diosgenin protects rats from myocardial inflammatory injury induced by ischemia-reperfusion.

PMID: Med Sci Monit. 2018 Jan 12 ;24:246-253. Epub 2018 Jan 12. PMID: 29329279 Abstract Title: Diosgenin Protects Rats from Myocardial Inflammatory Injury Induced by Ischemia-Reperfusion. Abstract: BACKGROUND Diosgenin, a phytosteroid sapogenin, has anti-inflammatory properties shown to reduce myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury (MIRI). However, the specific mechanism by which this is achieved is not clear. This … Read moreDiosgenin protects rats from myocardial inflammatory injury induced by ischemia-reperfusion.

Airbnb Will Pay 4 People to Live Amongst Locals in a Remote Italian Village for 3 Whole Months

This post was originally published on this site “If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you … Read moreAirbnb Will Pay 4 People to Live Amongst Locals in a Remote Italian Village for 3 Whole Months

How to Make Peanut Butter (+ 3 flavors)

This post was originally published on this siteHave you ever wondered how easy it is to make your own homemade peanut butter? This healthy peanut butter recipe is quick, simple and skips all those fillers found in many store-bought peanut butters. Have you ever made your own homemade peanut butter? You totally should because it’s … Read moreHow to Make Peanut Butter (+ 3 flavors)

Perspectives: Choosing to Die Before Dementia Takes Over

This post was originally published on this site Annie Zwijnenberg died in her sleep at 81 years old, surrounded by her beloved family members and a medical team that had cared for her for some time. But she didn’t die of natural causes. Her doctor administered a lethal injection, several hours after she ingested a … Read morePerspectives: Choosing to Die Before Dementia Takes Over

Researchers Treat HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Without Chemo

HER2-positive breast cancer is a type of aggressive cancer marked by uncontrolled production of breast cells. About 20% of women and men diagnosed with breast cancer have HER2-positive cancer, specifically. (1) How is HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Usually Treated? Currently, oncologists treat HER2-positive breast cancer patients with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or targeted treatments like Herceptin (trastuzumab), … Read moreResearchers Treat HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Without Chemo

Nutrition community to Lancet: EAT this!

Last month, 37 eminent scientists from around the world released a consensus paper for The Lancet—the EAT-Lancet report—that recommends draconian restriction of animal protein with a dual agenda of promoting human health and saving the planet from environmental catastrophe.  I can’t…read more

Just One Elephant Remains in the Knysna Forest

A sobering 15-month study on the declining population of the southernmost herd of African elephants has determined only one elephant, a mature female, is free-roaming in the Knysna forest in South Africa. The analysis—titled And Then There Was One—was recently published in the African Journal of Wildlife Research. For the study, researchers set up camera … Read moreJust One Elephant Remains in the Knysna Forest

Meditation is About Recovering and Starting Again

As part of the “Real Love with Sharon Salzberg” event hosted by Women of Wisdom and Mindful, meditation teacher and author Sharon Salzberg discussed the true meaning of love for ourselves, others and life. The following is an excerpt of her talk.   Real Love with Sharon Salzberg 3:00 The first meditation instruction I ever got was sit down and feel your breath, just feel the natural … Read moreMeditation is About Recovering and Starting Again

Chickpea Casarecce Pasta with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Chimichurri

Post sponsored by Barilla. See below for more details. When it comes to pasta in the winter, I tend towards pasta with cream sauces or loaded up on cheese. It’s a hold-over from all those snowy days in the Midwest. However, now I occasionally opt for something I can throw in the car for a … Read moreChickpea Casarecce Pasta with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Chimichurri

Easy Cauliflower Celeriac Soup with Bacon (Paleo, Keto, Whole30)

Cook Eat Paleo – Paleo, keto, and gluten-free recipes for quick and easy meals. This easy cauliflower celeriac soup recipe is impossibly creamy. You won’t believe it’s paleo, gluten-free, low carb, keto and Whole30 friendly. I was looking to recreate an old cauliflower soup recipe that used cream sauce made with flour. I think this paleo … Read moreEasy Cauliflower Celeriac Soup with Bacon (Paleo, Keto, Whole30)

What’s so Clean about “Clean Meat” Anyway?

This post was originally published on this site You probably already know that the Non-GMO Project requires GMO testing all the way back to animal feed—it’s one component of our program that sets it apart from the new federal GMO labeling law and other GMO avoidance programs that don’t check out what animals eat. This is … Read moreWhat’s so Clean about “Clean Meat” Anyway?

Dried Fruit. Yes, It Is Healthy If You Avoid These 4 Things

This post was originally published on this siteWhen people make the commitment to eliminate processed food and sugar from the diet, dried fruit frequently becomes one of the more popular alternate snacks of choice. While there is some perplexing discussion online about whether dried fruit is healthy or not (seriously?), from an ancestral perspective, it … Read moreDried Fruit. Yes, It Is Healthy If You Avoid These 4 Things

Go Vegan for Someone You Love

This post was originally published on this siteGo Vegan for Someone You Love Jeff Surak Thu, 02/07/2019 – 09:56 Featured Image vegan-for-love.jpg Summary In celebration of Valentine’s Day and American Hearth Month, we’ve put together a day’s worth of recipes to wow family, friends, and significant others. The Physicians Committee has a variety of delicious, … Read moreGo Vegan for Someone You Love