We all know that infections are linked to a whole host of problems, a few of which include: sinus congestion, skin conditions, breathing disorders, sneezing and sniffling. But, few people ever think about whether infections can increase the risk of heart disease. And, indeed, it sounds like something out of a science fiction movie rather […]
According to the second World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research expert report, “[s]alt is a probable cause of stomach cancer,” one of the world’s leading cancer killers. If the report’s estimate of an 8 percent increase in risk for every extra gram of salt a day is correct, then in a country like […]
Exercise is a great way to prevent or lower high blood pressure. Some people even use exercise to get off of hypertension medications.
Our country is under siege from health epidemics. Nearly two in five people are obese. Close to one in ten has Type 2 diabetes. Heart disease is the cause of one in four deaths. But, to most people’s surprise, the root cause of these diseases is usually suboptimal hormone levels. It’s true that diet, exercise and lifestyle […]
We all know that flaxseeds and flaxseed oil are superfoods that are great for us and that we should be making the effort to eat more of them. But, there are more research-based reasons than ever to start eating more flaxseeds this year. Here are 10 of the best ones: Flaxseeds are Rich in Omega […]
If there was one little bit of health advice you thought you could count on, it would most certainly be, “Eat your vegetables!” Veggies are certainly an important part of a nourishing diet (they’re loaded with nutrients that are beneficial to health), but they come with caveats, just like everything else. At least nine different […]