Meat Alternatives and Meat Are Not Nutritionally Equal, Each Lacks Important Metabolites

Market trend analysis shows the global plant-based meat alternative market size is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.4% from 2020 to 2027. The rise is attributed to growing consumer demand for plant-based diets and rising awareness about animal rights and climate change. However, howRead …

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Industry, Academia and Private Clinics Come Together to Provide a Naturopathic Residency Model

naturopathic residency model

Residencies for medical doctors, where clinical experience is deepened and formalized, are paid for by the Federal government. This important component of medical education readies providers for successful employment and careers. At this time, naturopathic doctors (NDs) are not included in government funded free post-graduate residency opportunities. The Institute forRead …

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Omega-3 Rich Diet Reduces Migraine Pain & Medication Reliance

A balance of fatty acids could play a significant role in migraine and headache reduction. While diet is well known as a trigger for headaches, this study published in The BMJ demonstrates the importance of omega-3 fatty acids from foods (supplements were not included in this study) for additional fewerRead …

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Whole Soybeans Reduce Hot Flashes in 84% of Study Subjects

Can eating soybeans reduce hot flashes during menopause? If the diet is rich in whole soy 9not isoflavones), it’s very likely. A new study, published by the North American Menopause Society in the journal Menopause, tested the theory that a plant-based diet rich in non-genetically modified, whole soybeans reduced moderate-to-severeRead …

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Congratulations to Omni Biotic on Winning NutraIngredient’s Probiotic of the Year, 2021

Today’s Practitioner congratulates Omni Biotic for receiving the Nutraingredients USA, Probiotic of the Year, 2021. AllergoSan USA’s Omni-Biotic Stress Release psychobiotic was recognized as Nutraingredients USA Probiotic of the Year. AllergoSan USA and Omni Biotic are hosts of the Microbiome Resource Center on this website (more here). “We congratulate OmniRead …

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Lancet: Half of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Develop One-Or-More Complications

A study in The Lancet shows that one-in-two hospitalized COVID-19 patients develop one-or-more complications. They include renal, complex respiratory, and systemic complications, as well as cardiovascular, neurological, and gastrointestinal and liver complications. Overall, complications occurred in 50% of all participants, including in 44% (21,784 of 50,105) of participants who survived.Read …

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Women Benefit from a Protein Hydrolysate During Carb-Restricted Training, Men Do Not

protein hydrolysate during carbohydrate-restricted training

While most nutrition guidelines for athletes are based on research for men, a recent study shows that consuming protein supplement, specifically protein hydrolysate, during carbohydrate-restricted training is helpful for improving training intensity in women, but not in men. Read on for more on protein hydrolysate during carbohydrate-restricted training. This newRead …

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Two New Sleep Studies Show Damage from Lack of Sleep and Mindfulness Training as a Solution

Insomnia and Disrupted Sleep

Two new studies out recently provide insight into the importance of sleep for mental health and how the practice of mindfulness training provides an alternative approach to treating insomnia. A study from Annals of Behavioral Medicine shows that it takes only three consecutive nights of sleep loss to cause one’sRead …

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Framingham Heart Study Data: Omega-3 Index as Predictive of Early Death and Cigarette Smoking

Low Omega-3 Index as predictive as tobacco use for early death

An inadequate Omega-3 Index may be just as powerful in predicting early death as smoking. It’s a bold statement made in a research paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. This study is based on data from the Framingham Heart Study. The Framingham Heart Study provided unique insightsRead …

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