Energy is more than that jolt you may feel from a cup of coffee or an energy shot. There is physical energy – what you need to get moving and get a job done – and mental energy
Author Archive | Shawn Talbott
Fat is an essential part of a healthy diet. Its essential fatty acids nourish your skin and your brain. Kids need fat to help their brains develop. Consuming fats also helps control your blood sugar. And of course, fats are a great source of energy.
When you are stressed and binging on unhealthy foods, your body’s inflammation level may increase. This signals the brain that you are fatigued and depressed. If you can reduce your inflammation level, you may feel more energized and in a better mood.
I was excited to learn during Palm Oil Nutrition Week that the carotenoids in Malaysian palm fruit oil are one of two nutrients with skin-protecting properties. Dr. Suzana Makpol’s presentation entitled “Tocotrienols in Cellular Ageing Prevention: Evidence from Genes and Proteins Analysis” demonstrated that palm fruit oil’s tocotrienols may play an important role in slowing […]
Traditional breast cancer treatment – surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – is more successful in ridding the body of existing cancerous cells than inhibiting their growth and replication. So I was very interested in recent research from Dr. Paul Sylvester of the University of Louisiana that was presented during Palm Oil Health Week. His data mostly […]
Here’s an excellent presentation from Palm Oil Nutrition Week in Malaysia. Dr. Yuen Kah Hay – Universiti Sains Malaysia – discussed some of the latest research about how palm tocotrienols may protect our nervous system. Some interesting facts that I learned from Dr. Hay’s research review include: • Tocotrienols have a half-life of two to […]