Acupuncture: Promoting Strong Blood Circulation Throughout Your Legs and Feet
June 29, 2010 | Healing
Why should you be concerned with promoting healthy blood circulation throughout your lower extremities? Because solid blood flow to your thighs, legs, and feet can help accomplish all of the following.
Nutritionist Group Criticizes JAMA Vitamin B Study
June 25, 2010 | Antioxidants
UK group, the Health Supplements Information Service (HSIS), has added to criticism of a recent Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) study that found folic acid and vitamin B12 did not benefit heart attack survivors.
Analyzing Food and Beverages With Magnetic Levitation
June 24, 2010 | Nutrition
Scientists are reporting development of a new use for magnetic levitation, or "maglev," the futuristic technology best known for enabling high-speed passenger trains to float above the tracks. In ACS' bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they describe putting maglev to use in an inexpensive sensor for analyzing food, water, and other beverages.
Coffee May Protect Against Head and Neck Cancers
June 23, 2010 | Antioxidants
Data on the effects of coffee on cancer risk have been mixed. However, results of a recent study add to the brewing evidence that drinking coffee protects against cancer, this time against head and neck cancer.
How Bacteria Boost the Immune System
June 16, 2010 | Immunity
Scientists have long known that certain types of bacteria boost the immune system. Now, Loyola University Health System researchers have discovered how bacteria perform this essential task.
Brush Your Teeth To Prevent Heart Disease
June 15, 2010 | OralHealth
People who fail to brush their teeth twice a day are putting themselves at risk of heart disease, research suggests.
Polyphenols in Red Wine and Green Tea Halt Prostate Cancer Growth
June 11, 2010 | Antioxidants
In what could lead to a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer, scientists now know exactly why polyphenols in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth.
Laughter Affects Your Body Like Exercise
June 11, 2010 | Happiness
Repetitive laughter could have the same effects on the body as exercise, according to a new study.
Starvation Mode Doesn't Exist
June 10, 2010 | Nutrition
The theory of Starvation Mode is an idea that fuels Obsessive Compulsive Eating in North America and throughout the world. This is just another example of fear mongering and confusion created by the food, diet and supplement industry that ultimately leads to obsessive compulsive eating.
Hip Exercises Found Effective Curbing Common Knee Pain in Runners
June 7, 2010 | Healing
A twice weekly hip strengthening regimen performed for six weeks proved surprisingly effective at reducing -- and in some cases eliminating -- knee pain referred to as patellofemoral pain (PFP) in female runners.
The Libido Diet
June 4, 2010 | Sex
Is your love life missing the zing? Here are 11 foods that can provide the spark to your lack luster sexual appetite and increase your libido.
How Chilli Promotes Fat Burning
June 4, 2010 | Antioxidants
Capsaicin, the compound gives red chilli pepper its heat, may exert its benefits at the protein level to boost fat burning and energy production, says new research.
Top 5 Vitamins That Protect Against Cancer
June 4, 2010 | Antioxidants
The best way to beat cancer naturally is to adopt a lifestyle to prevent it. Healthy, nutrient-rich food is an essential part of any anti-cancer plan. Here are 5 vitamins that help protect against cancer.
Stimulating Effects of Coffee
May Be An Illusion, Study Finds
June 3, 2010 | Nutrition
The stimulatory effects of caffeine may be nothing more than an illusion, according to new research that shows there is no real benefit to be gained from the habitual morning cup of coffee.
Green Tea May Block Lung Cancer
June 1, 2010 | Antioxidants
Drinking green tea may offer some protection against lung cancer, say experts who studied the disease at a medical university in Taiwan.