Oranges and Lemons Prevent Heart Disease, Liver Disease and Diabetes
August 31, 2016 | Antioxidants | A.McCarthy
Higher intake of citrus fruits like oranges and lemons can help keep you healthy as well as prevent harmful effects of obesity-related heart disease, liver disease and diabetes, a study has found.
The Most Natural Exercise In The World Cuts Cardiovascular Death By 50 Percent
August 30, 2016 | Prevention | M.Chan
Walking is associated with a greater than 50 percent reduction in cardiovascular death in people over the age of 65, says a new study.
Only One Liquid Is Necessary To Control Weight and Reduce Sugar, Sodium and Fat
August 29, 2016 | YourWeight | J.Battaglia
For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, water may be the answer.
Pain From Complex Medical Conditions May Be Relieved With Acupuncture
August 26, 2016 | Alternative | A.McCarthy
It appears that acupuncture may be a viable option for pain management when it comes to complex medical conditions, according to new research published by Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Discarded Coffee Grounds Represent A Natural Source of Antioxidant Nutrients
August 25, 2016 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
The use of leftover coffee grounds as an antioxidant dietary fibre is a low-cost value-added opportunity for an otherwise waste product, say Spanish researchers.
Women Nearly 3 Times Likely To Get Breast Cancer With Common Hormone Replacement Therapies
August 24, 2016 | Cancer | K.Foster
Women who take a common form of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) are nearly three times as likely to get breast cancer, a major study has found.
Scientists Show Men With More Muscle Mass Don't Need More Protein
August 23, 2016 | Nutrition | A.McCarthy
Sports nutrition recommendations may undergo a significant shift after research from the University of Stirling has found individuals with more muscle mass do not need more protein after resistance exercise.
Today's Parents Are Scared Of Everything - Let The Children Be
August 22, 2016 | ChildHealth | M.Torres
Parents today have the highest conditioning of fear in the history of humankind. They are scared of everything and it reflects in their children. They jump at the opportunity to drug them, vaccinate them and intoxicate them with all types of pharmaceuticals for diseases they are told are a threat by scientific doctrines based on fear themselves. The loving care, informed by tradition and human experience, has now become a management plan in crises intervention. They fear for the child's friendships, socialization, education, opportunities, nutrition, health, treatment, but most of all their for their life. The life of the child must not follow any unknown path that the parent perceives as a threat. In short, we have a micromanaged a generation of robots whose fear programming then materializes in their reality.
Standing Up For Your Beliefs In Unanimous Disagreement Is What Changes Your World
August 19, 2016 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
Going with the flow might appear easier than sticking up for yourself when confronted with unanimous disagreement. But as uncomfortable as it may be to walk as the lone dissenter, it not only reinforces core values, it also creates a ripple effect where others take notice.
Do Thinner Friends Help You Lose Weight?
August 18, 2016 | YourWeight | R.Rettner
People who want to lose weight might consider adding a few slender friends to their social networks: A new study shows that having such friends is linked with more successful weight loss.
Could a Nap A Day Save Your Life?
August 17, 2016 | Sleep | J.Gilbert
Napping is not just for dogs and children. Some of the world's most influential thinkers and leaders have catnapped every day. Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, Salvador Dali, John F Kennedy and Calvin Coolidge all found that a short snooze left them refreshed, recharged and ready to work. Science confirms that napping can help beat the post lunch slump and boost cognitive performance, but now there is evidence that a siesta could also save your life.
Why Morning Workouts Provide More Benefits Than Any Other Time of The Day
August 16, 2016 | Fitness | S.Mattool
While the benefits of exercises are known to everyone, many tend to give the morning fitness regime a miss due to the heavy work schedule or late-nights. However, morning workouts have more benefits than any other workout during the day -- from controlling the weight, enhancing the mood and keeping you fit and healthy. Did you know it also helps you find your creative gene?
Same Chemicals Causing Infertility Problems In Humans Now Found In Dogs
August 12, 2016 | Fertility | M.Chan
The same chemicals that disrupt sperm quality in humans are also being discovered in a range of commercially available dog foods--including brands specifically marketed for puppies. Sperm quality in dogs has fallen rapidly over the past three decades, a trend which could help explain the purported decline in human fertility.
Avoiding The Sun's Rays Is A Misinformed Trend Causing Global Rise In Cancers
August 11, 2016 | Sunlight | M.Torres
A causative link between the sun and cancer does not exist and never has. The cancer and sunscreen industries have made it their mission to convince the world that sunlight is a primary cause of skin cancer, when in fact it has been shown to prevent it and many other forms of cancer.
More Than 65 Percent of U.S. Has Unsafe Levels of Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water
August 10, 2016 | Water | M.Torres
Levels of a widely used class of industrial chemicals linked with liver toxicity, developmental problems, tumour growth and hormonal disruptions exceed federally recommended safety levels in public drinking-water supplies for 33 states in the U.S. according to a new study led by researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).
A Greater Emphasis On Nuts To Replace Animal Proteins Reduces Inflammation
August 9, 2016 | Nutrition | K.Foster
The Romans considered many nuts food of the gods. A few decades ago nuts were valued for their protein, vitamins, and minerals. Then in the 1980s they were seen primarily as fat-and-calorie landmines--to be avoided by all except those trying to gain weight. But during the last decade, nuts have been on the rise, thanks to research pointing to their potential heart benefits. A greater intake of nuts, especially in place of animal proteins, could reduce inflammation - a key process in the development of cardiovascular disorders, a study has found.
The Verdict on Coffee
August 5, 2016 | Nutrition | J.Summerly
Nearly eight out of 10 people are coffee drinkers, according to the National Coffee Association's 2016 report. And like anything that's part of our daily ritual, we have burning questions -- like, is coffee good for you or bad for you, or both? USC experts weigh in.
Are Foods Carrying Health Claims Better Than Those Without
August 4, 2016 | Labeling | N.Longo
Foods carrying health claims have only slightly better nutrition profiles than products without, and they often carry a greater percentage of food additives, preservatives and artificial sweeteners.
Learning Nutritional Geometry Will Be The Model Of The Future To Understand Health
August 2, 2016 | Nutrition | A.McCarthy
Considerable research has been aimed at identifying modifiable determinants of chronic diseases. But existing models for measuring health impacts of the human diet are limiting our capacity to solve obesity and its related health problems, claim two of the world's leading nutritional scientists in their newest research.