Fried Foods and Diet Soda Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Posted February 10, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Individuals who eat two or more servings of meat a day increase their risk of developing metabolic syndrome by 25 percent compared with those who eat meat twice or less per week, according to a recent study appearing in the journal Circulation. … Read More

Free Exercise and Nutrition Community Programs

Posted February 09, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

What if free exercise classes were offered in public spaces such as parks, beaches and recreation centers? When a city government in Brazil tried such a program, it greatly increased physical activity among community members. A group of health researchers who studied the program believes it could also work in U.S. cities with warm climates. … Read More

Trans Fat Linked to Heart Disease

Posted February 02, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

High consumption of trans fat, found mainly in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils and widely used by the food industry, has been linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). Many cities are considering bans to eliminate its use in restaurants. … Read More

Basil May Slow Aging Process

Posted January 27, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

Basil can slow the aging process, according to research presented at the British Pharmaceutical Conference (BPC) in Manchester. … Read More

Events at Acupuncture & Massage College

Posted January 14, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

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PRESCRIPTION DRUG INJURIES AND DEATHS REACH RECORD LEVELS

Posted January 14, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

A record number of deaths and serious injuries associated with prescription drug usage were reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the first quarter of 2008. Serious injuries associated with prescription medications reached a total of 20,745 new cases; reported deaths totaled 4824 cases. The total was 38 percent higher than the average for the previous four quarters, and the highest for any quarter. … Read More

New Evidence for the Protective Health Effects of Fruits and Vegetables

Posted January 13, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

The age-old refrain, "Eat your vegetables!" gets scientific support as researchers present the latest findings on cancer prevention. New data demonstrates how diets full of raw vegetables -- particularly broccoli sprouts -- and black raspberries could prevent or slow the growth of some common forms of cancer. … Read More

Traditional Chinese Medicine Offers Treatment For Psoriasis

Posted January 12, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Uncategorized

A treatment for plaque-type psoriasis has been discovered in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). An ointment produced from the plant-based powder indigo naturalis, a TCM herb, has been proven to be effective in the treatment of the skin condition. The study appears in the November issue of Archives of Dermatology. … Read More

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