Liver Disease, Top Nut and Keeping Your Mind Sharp

Esher, United Kingdom (PressExposure) June 27, 2011 -- "Ever rising obesity rates are bringing yet another unwelcome health issue". Says Kirsten Whittaker, editor of the DHB. "According to a new study, rising rates of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease come as a result of all that extra weight".

If trends go on as they have been, the prevalence of NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease) is projected to rise by 50% by the year 2030. The DHB shows you how you can avoid falling victim to this chronic disease.

According to new research, walnuts are the number one choice for heart health. It seems these tasty treats have more and better quality, antioxidants than any of the other nuts tested in the study. We know that nuts are good for the heart, they not only bring down cholesterol and inflammation they also cut oxidative stress caused by free radicals.

Researchers who have been taking nutritional snapshots of the population for over 30 years have noticed something of interest - as we've come to consume more added sugars as part of our food, our body weights have gone up. The average percentage of added sugars in our diets is pretty shocking, with the DHB showing you how to tell what's an added sugar and what's natural sugar.

Somewhat related to sugar, Doctors know that diabetes is associated with several serious complications and now there's growing evidence that might place cancer on that list. New work has found that women with diabetes had an 8% increased risk of being diagnosed with cancer in general, while diabetic men had a 9% higher risk when rates of prostate cancer were taken out of the equation.

There are so many health benefits to eating a diet rich in fish, veggies and olive oil, including now keeping your mind sharp. The eating plan, so common to Mediterranean cultures, has been already been shown to cut the risk of heart disease, diabetes and some forms of cancer. Now we're seeing that this diet might also have incredible benefits of the mind.

To find out what's involved in a mediterranean style diet as well as top tips for keeping your brain boosted click through and join over 71,000 other DHB subscribers and get 5 free practical natural health reports. Become a free member of the Daily Health Bulletin by going to our website:

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Press Release Submitted On: June 27, 2011 at 10:54 am
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