Sunday - Jul 23, 2017

Health

  • Diet of vegetables and wild game found to prevent diabetes and asthma

    Diet of vegetables and wild game found to prevent diabetes and asthma

    by Jhoanna Robinson Professor Tim Spector from King’s College London, author of The Diet Myth, said a hunter-gatherer diet, one which includes seasonal vegetables and wild game, can help replenish our gut bacteria. Spector spent three days consuming this type of diet during his stay with a Tanzanian tribe called the Hadza, who live in

  • Olive oil the healthiest to cook

    Olive oil the healthiest to cook

    by Russel Davis While frying is considered a generally unsafe way to prepare food, a number of studies have demonstrated that frying can be healthy, as long as you use olive oil to do it. According to Rachel Adams, senior lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, cooking with high heat triggers changes in oils that

  • Green beans: Health benefits

    Green beans: Health benefits

    by Megan Ware RDN LD Green beans, string beans, or snap beans are a rich source of vitamins A, C, and K, and of folic acid and fiber. They have similar nutritional benefits to snap peas and okra. Bean farmers harvest green beans while the beans are still in their pod before they have had

  • Top foods to avoid with high blood pressure

    Top foods to avoid with high blood pressure

    by Alex Jordon In America, almost one in three adults are living with high blood pressure, that’s why the topic of dietary recommendations for high blood pressure is becoming more and more popular these days. What causes high blood pressure? Normally not consuming enough vegetables and fruits can result in a high sodium intake and

  • 5 warnings signs of  magnesium deficiency

    5 warnings signs of magnesium deficiency

    by Christine. S Many Americans do not understand the importance of magnesium in the same way they understand calcium or iron, for instance. Nonetheless, adequate magnesium levels are crucial for brain, cardiac and muscle function and it is needed, along with silica and Vitamins D and K to promote bone health. Magnesium deficiency is more

  • Tips to mellow down that burning heartburn pain

    Tips to mellow down that burning heartburn pain

    by Dr. Serge Gregoire Heartburn is described as a burning sensation that can be felt in the chest specifically at the lower sternum. Such pain is caused by a reflux of digestive acid that shoots up and enters the lower esophagus thus resulting in a burning sensation and acute pain. This condition is also called

  • Non GMO vs. organic

    Non GMO vs. organic

    by heHealthFoodGuru When you’re shopping at your favorite health food store and you’re checking each label before you buy it, you will often see the “Non GMO Verified” seal on the label and feel assured you aren’t eating any GMOs. But That Doesn’t Mean You Aren’t Still Eating Toxic Pesticides Before the very first “Non

  • 10 reasons to drink lemon water every morning

    10 reasons to drink lemon water every morning

    by Amy Goodrich If you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, than look no further. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning is a pretty simple routine to get into and will have tremendous effects on your overall health. Since I started this simple and surprisingly healthy

  • Police departments now allow recent potheads to be cops

    Police departments now allow recent potheads to be cops

    by Jack Burns The Free Thought Project interviewed Jamie (last name withheld) who said he’d always wanted to become a police officer since leaving the Marines after the first Gulf War. But, he said, he had one obstacle to overcome before joining the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in North Carolina. He’d smoked weed while in high

  • Castor oil is great for thickening and regrowing hair, eyelashes and eyebrows

    Castor oil is great for thickening and regrowing hair, eyelashes and eyebrows

    by Danna Norek Castor oil is often overlooked for its benefits for the skin and hair because of its extremely thick and sticky consistency.  However, if you’re looking for a cheap, natural remedy for several common skin and hair complaints, then castor oil is definitely worth your time. Castor oil for regrowing and thickening hair,

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