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ME/CFS Research UK Slams Lancet Psychiatry Report Advocating Exercise for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sufferers

ME/CFS

By PENNY SWIFT ME Research UK has slammed an analytical report published in the latest The Lancet Psychiatry that claims ME/CFS patients have “fear avoidance beliefs” that exercise will exacerbate their symptoms. This, the report maintains, is a major negative factor that perpetuates both fatigue and disability in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) sufferers. In other words, the report is claiming ... Read More »

Monkey Business: Peanuts Rate as a Top Antioxidant

top antioxidant

Researchers at the University of Florida say that peanuts rate high along with many fruits when it comes to their role as an antioxidant, making them a top antioxidant. They are also an excellent choice for people on a low fat high carb diet, because they contain “good” fat. According to Prof. Steve Talcott from the university’s Department of Food ... Read More »

The Real Meal Revolution [Video]

Eating a low-fat diet that is high in carbohydrates will not prevent you from having a heart attack. In fact you are less likely to suffer from heart disease if you eat lots of fat – provided it is the right type of fat. This is the gospel of a team of South Africans headed by sometimes controversial Professor of ... Read More »

Drink Tea to Lose Weight

Tea is fast becoming one of the most popular beverages used to aid weight loss. Produced in a number of different forms, specifically as black, green, white, pu-erh and oolong tea, the type most usually drunk when dieting is sourced from the Chinese Camellia sinensis plant, Camellia sinensis var. sinensis. However, tea made from dandelion roots has also been found ... Read More »

15 of the Best Super Foods you should eat more of

Everyone wants the secret to living a long healthy life. The truth is that super foods are the answer and this is so obvious, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it before. It’s all got to do with lifestyle … and a HUGE part of lifestyle is the food we choose to eat. To help you lead a long, ... Read More »

Keep Yourself Motivated about Diet and Exercise

We all know the deal.  Diet and exercise. Exercising and working out is the “do it yourself deal” that isn’t really ever over. No one can do it for you and if the truth be told there aren’t magic pills or machines that can do it for us, but if you put the work in you get the results. The ... Read More »