Tuesday - Apr 23, 2019

Health

  • Eating apples and pears can reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes

    Eating apples and pears can reduce your risk of Type 2 diabetes

    by Michelle Simmons Type 2 diabetes is on the rise, but this chronic disease can be prevented with the help of dietary and lifestyle changes. A study published in the journal Food & Function suggested that eating apples and pears can cut your risk of this dreaded disease. Researchers at Zhejiang University in China carried

  • A quick and easy guide to understanding antioxidants – and why you benefit from them

    A quick and easy guide to understanding antioxidants – and why you benefit from them

    by Edsel Cook   Antioxidants protect cells and tissues from the harmful effects of toxic molecules called free radicals. In doing so, they help prevent the appearance of serious diseases that are connected to oxidation. Free radicals are oxygen molecules that have been broken down into individual atoms with unpaired electrons. The lack of electrons causes them

  • Too much estrogen linked to cancer and weight gain

    Too much estrogen linked to cancer and weight gain

    by Critical Health News Estrogen can be dangerous stuff. Sure, it’s an important hormone, responsible for the development of the fetus in the womb, the growth of connective tissue and the development of female sexual characteristics. Though it’s the most ancient of all of our hormones (it’s been around for 450 million years), it’s also

  • Adrenal fatigue and cancer: Is there a connection?

    Adrenal fatigue and cancer: Is there a connection?

    by Dr. Veronique Desaulniers The worldwide low thyroid function epidemic is getting more and more press these days. But adrenal fatigue and its connection to major disease like cancer? Not so much. Research says there is definitely a link. What are the Adrenals? The adrenals are glands that rest just above the kidneys. They are

  • 8 signs of sugar addiction… and tips to control your sweet tooth

    8 signs of sugar addiction… and tips to control your sweet tooth

    by Michelle Simmons Human are naturally wired to crave sugar because it plays an important role in survival. During ancient times, sugar was mostly available in the summertime. People during those times would indulge in it to store excess calories in the form of body fat to survive through the cold winter seasons. Today, however,

  • Government shouldn’t force Americans to vaccinate, Rand Paul argues

    Government shouldn’t force Americans to vaccinate, Rand Paul argues

    ‘I still don’t favor giving up on liberty for a false sense of security’ by Adan Salazar Rand Paul blasted government-mandated vaccinations Tuesday, arguing liberty should not be sacrificed for a false sense of security. Speaking at a Senate Health Committee meeting, Paul defended the rights of Americans to opt out of vaccinations due to

  • Essential nutrients you need to live a longer, healthier life

    Essential nutrients you need to live a longer, healthier life

    by Edsel Cook We all want to live as long and healthy as possible, but our diets are not providing enough of the right nutrients that slow down the aging process. Indeed, the unhealthy foods we eat are making us age faster. So, an American study helpfully identified 41 different “longevity vitamins” that can promote