Friday - Sep 22, 2017

Health

  • Watch out for these toxic ingredients in your toothpaste

    Watch out for these toxic ingredients in your toothpaste

    by Kristine Payne Everyone wants to have a clean and healthy smile, and achieving one involves the practice of good oral hygiene. But accomplishing that can be difficult when a good number of commercial toothpastes are made with questionable ingredients. These ingredients can range from endocrine disruptors to carcinogens — all of them have no

  • Traditional Chinese medicine – how to heal the body naturally

    Traditional Chinese medicine – how to heal the body naturally

    by Jonathan Landsman Over the past few decades, the incidence of many chronic degenerative diseases including cancer, autoimmune disorders, diabetes, cardiovascular problems and Alzheimer’s disease have all risen by an alarming rate – and Western medicine offers no cure. And, while conventional medicine continues to ‘treat’ every ill with a pill or surgery – the

  • Omega-3 supplements proven to be powerful medicine

    Omega-3 supplements proven to be powerful medicine

    Fatty acides CXCL-10 reduces inflammation across the body by Isabelle Z. It won’t come as a surprise to most people that Omega-3 fatty acids like those found in fatty fish are good for your health, but a new study revealing just how these important acids fight inflammation shows they might be even more beneficial than

  • What blood pressure is and how to control it yourself

    What blood pressure is and how to control it yourself

    by Ben Fuchs The body is always talking to us. We may not listen, but it’s always reporting back about what’s going on with it, how it’s responding to our actions and what we’re doing wrong and right. If you have a problem dairy, your intestine will signal its distress with cramping, bloating and other

  • Marijuana associated with three-fold risk of death from hypertension

    Marijuana associated with three-fold risk of death from hypertension

    by the European Society of Cardiology Marijuana use is associated with a three-fold risk of death from hypertension, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. “Steps are being taken towards legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in the United States, and rates of recreational marijuana use may increase substantially as a

  • Can’t sleep? 5 simple ways to help you beat insomia

    Can’t sleep? 5 simple ways to help you beat insomia

    by Dr. Serge Gregoire Are you like thousands of people who can’t sleep? Or do you seem to have trouble get a full night of restful sleep and you keep waking up in the middle of the night? Here are some simple tips and tricks to help you beat insomnia and get the sleep you

  • 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

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