May 14, 2018

Let’s Eat Better! Foods That Fight Cancer

Cancer is responsible for 1 out of every 4 deaths in the U.S.A. In 1880, when record-keeping began, 1 in 35 people developed cancer in their lifetime. That figure has grown to 1 in every 2 men and 1 in every 3 women. Since the occurrence of cancer increases as we age, most cases affect adults middle-aged or older. One of the best cancer-prevention tools for health is eating the right foods, but finding the motivation to eat right sometimes alludes us until we, or someone we love, is faced with a deadly disease. When this happened to someone dear […]
May 9, 2018

Novel Drug May Help Treat Hair Loss

For people with receding hairlines, help may soon be on the way, as scientists have identified a drug – originally
May 8, 2018

Sage Advice: One Spice’s Long List of Benefits

Soft, fuzzy sage leaves have a rich history and use culinary as well as medicinally. Sage has been used in Europe for centuries as a spice and a medicine. There are many different species of sage, perhaps as many as 900, but Salvia officinalis is most commonly used medicinally, horticulturally, and commercially. Used commonly as a savory culinary spice in everything from sauces to poultry seasoning to modern cocktails, sage also has a rich history of medicinal use. The essential oil in sage contains monoterpenes and tannins which may contribute to the way it can benefit health and the human body, exerting […]
May 8, 2018

Maintaining A Healthy Heart With 3 Key B Vitamins

There’s more to lowering your risk of heart disease than just watching the fat in your diet. There are many good
May 8, 2018

Is Beer A Health Drink?

Alcohol is always a tricky subject to cover. Some people don’t approve of alcohol because it can be addictive, it can impair your judgment, and it can cause health problems. While these arguments are all true, they are all also the result of overdrinking. I want to be very clear that I do not advocate or recommend over-consuming alcohol. Beer Delivers Nutrients Your Heart Needs Heart disease is the number one killer in this country. So any news about things you can do that can help prevent heart disease is important. In two large studies reported on in the Wall Street journal, […]
May 1, 2018

Can Coffee Prevent Colon Cancer Recurrence?

It’s good news for coffee lovers as a recent study has revealed that regular consumption of caffeinated coffee
May 1, 2018

Your Bladder: Keep It Naturally Healthy and Strong

Every now and then a patient will come in with symptoms of a urinary tract infection. They tell me that maybe
May 1, 2018

This Book Challenges Status Quo for Aging

Joe Coughlin, the director of the MIT Age Lab, wants to help companies unlock the world’s fastest-growing, most misunderstood market — aging Boomers. His new book, The Longevity Economy, describes how companies can prepare for the guaranteed — an aging world. By 2050, people over 65 will be more than 16.7% of the world’s population—and more than 25% of the populations of some European and Asian countries. Yet “less than 15 percent of companies have established any sort of strategies focused on older adults.” Meanwhile, older women in particular are projected by economists to have a huge influence on the […]
May 1, 2018

Don’t Waste Time: Treat Your Arthritis Early

Arthritis is a condition which causes pain and inflammation of body joints. Dr Michael Mukasa, an orthopaedic surgeon at Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda (CoRSU), says old age, genetic predisposition, accidents and trauma in the joints put you at risk of arthritis. Early treatment of arthritis prevents further damage of the joints. “Avoid forceful stretching of the joints because ligament structures around the joints get microscopic tearing which may later cause pain in the joints,” says Dr Mukasa. Regular health visits for borne density tests save you the costs involved in treating the disease in the late stage. Jamiru Mpiima, a nutritionist at Family […]
May 1, 2018

What Can Mushroom Supplements Do?

Neither fish nor foul, not animal nor even technically a plant, mushrooms occupy a nether-region of life, with tantalizing health benefits such as better athletic performance and even, perhaps, an answer to cancer. Mushrooms are much more than just stir-fry fodder. Mushroom compounds called polysaccharides have been studied for decades for improving immunity. Beta-glucans in mushrooms have been proposed to act as “biological response modifiers,” based on their effects on the immune system. This means that they don’t so much stimulate the immune system as they simply make it work better. Want more mushroom magic? A few years ago a […]
April 24, 2018

Mistakes? 9 Secrets To a Successful Future

Have you ever felt like the super-successful are just incredibly lucky? Why do some people catch all the breaks, get promoted, seem happier and healthier? What is standing between you and your wildest dreams? The Book of Mistakes will take you on an inspiring journey, following an ancient manuscript with powerful lessons that will transform your life. In this self-help tale, written by accomplished CEO Skip Prichard, you’ll learn the nine mistakes that prevent many from achieving their goals. You’ll learn how to overcome these hurdles and reinvent your life. This success parable is packed with wisdom that will help […]
April 24, 2018

Can Olive Oil Really Lengthen Your Lifespan?

A study reported at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2018 revealed a lower risk of dying from any cause during a 22-year average follow-up period among men and women who consumed greater amounts of plant-sourced monounsaturated fat such as that contained in olive and other vegetable oils, as well as avocados, nuts and seeds. In contrast, having a higher intake of monounsaturated fat from animal sources, including red meat, poultry and full-fat dairy products, was associated with a greater risk of death during follow-up. The study included 29,966 men enrolled in […]
April 24, 2018

Keep Stomach Calm With These Healthy Foods

Eating out and binging on fast food is a common problem, which may upset bowel movements. Keep your digestive system calm by consuming a bit of fennel seeds, ginger, yogurt and papaya, say experts. Nutritionist and dietitian Nmami Agarwal and Mehar Rajput, nutritionist and dietitian at Fitpass, have listed a few digestive saviors: Ginger It’s a wonderful overall healthy herb that aids digestion, reduce inflammation and heartburn. This not only relaxes but also soothes the intestinal track. Have a sip of ginger water with few drops of lemon after every meal and feel the benefit of the wonder herb. Fennel seeds […]