The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Video)

The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Video)

In this featured video, professor Matthew Walker, PhD., founder and director of the University of California Berkeley’s Center for Human Sleep Science and author of the book “Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams,” shares the latest discoveries about sleep and how it impacts virtually every area of our physical and mental […]

80 is the New 60: Staying Healthy in an Aging World

80 is the New 60: Staying Healthy in an Aging World

Globally, aging populations are posing big challenges for healthcare systems; together, new technology and old techniques offer the opportunity to manage them. The new challenge for the 21st Century The Big Q: Can we live better? The Big A: Yes! The booming population of older adults is a testament to the incredible developments in science and technology […]

Ways to Lower Your Resting Heart Rate

Ways to Lower Your Resting Heart Rate

Your resting heart rate is one factor used to identify potential health conditions and gauge the health of your heart; by maintaining your resting rate from 60 beats per minute you lower your risk of cardiovascular disease and improve your overall health The Big Q: What does your resting heart rate say about your level […]

Grape Seed Extract Can Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Grape Seed Extract Can Lower Risk of Heart Disease

One of the Key factors of the French paradox is that along with their high fat, buttery croissants and rich sauces, the typical diet includes wine. And red wine is loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants that may be the reason the French have 50% the incidence of heart disease than Americans. Cheryl Myers, RN explains that […]

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

According to the “Heart of the Matter,” American physiologist Ancel Benjamin Keys can be credited with originating and cementing the saturated fat/cholesterol theory of heart disease. In the 1950’s, Keys produced research that showed perfect correlations between cardiovascular disease and the dietary consumption of fat in several prominent Western countries. But, there was a problem […]

Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

Sitting is Worse for Us Than We Think

You know how achy you can feel getting up from your office chair after a couple of hours. But the impact of long sedentary hours goes far beyond a cranky back. Various studies have linked sitting to a host of chronic conditions, including blood clots, depression, and diabetes.  A 2018 study from the American Cancer Society found that prolonged […]

Increase Your Health Span

Increase Your Health Span

Maybe The Key hindrance to extended health span is the process of atherosclerosis, the hardening of your arteries, the #1 cause of heart disease. Ivor Cummins is a biochemical engineer with a background in medical device engineering and leading teams in complex problem-solving. On his website, TheFatEmperor.com,  he offers guidance on how to decode science […]

Optimistic People Live Longer and Sleep Better

Optimistic People Live Longer and Sleep Better

Optimism is associated with greater physical and mental health, and a Key reason why may be linked to its role in promoting better sleep. In a study of 3,548 people, those who were the most optimistic enjoyed higher quality sleep, hinting at the importance of a positive outlook in getting a good night’s rest. While […]

The Fight Against Malaria Has Been Stalled Due To Lack In Investments

The Fight Against Malaria Has Been Stalled Due To Lack In Investments

The global fight against malaria has stalled and requires massive investment as well as political leadership, the UN health agency warned in a report published Friday. “The world is at a crossroads. Historical progress that has been achieved over the last decade is clearly slowing down,” Pedro Alonso, director of the World Health Organization’s malaria […]

LA, a Major US City, has 1,000’s of People Eating and Defecating in its Streets

LA, a Major US City, has 1,000’s of People Eating and Defecating in its Streets

Homelessness has spiked in the State of California. Los Angeles especially has witnessed a massive increase. Between Ys 2018-2019 LA County’s homeless population grew by 16%. The City of Los Angeles experienced a similar phenom as its population grew at a slightly slower rate. The thousands of new people calling the streets their home has […]

Expose Yourself to Sunlight

Expose Yourself to Sunlight

The human body needs the light from the Sun in order to function well. Studies suggest a correlation between people who work after Midnight or in locations that have no natural light, like dark factories or mine shafts, and mental health issues, like depression, sleep disorders, and other cognitive problems. This is explained by their […]

The Amazing Benefits of Molecular Hydrogen

The Amazing Benefits of Molecular Hydrogen

Molecular hydrogen (H2) is a gas with very unique and selective antioxidant effects that specifically target the most harmful free radicals. It works primarily by improving and optimizing the redox status of the cell when needed. As a result, one sees improvements in superoxide dismutase, catalase and glutathione levels. Not only does hydrogen selectively reduce […]

“The State of US Health”

“The State of US Health”

The Key to good health and long life is to eat Real food and avoid sugar in all forms and at all cost. A new report on “The State of US Health” published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), ranked “dietary risks” as the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the […]

Tomatoes, 1 of the World’s Best Cancer Fighting Foods

Tomatoes, 1 of the World’s Best Cancer Fighting Foods

Tomatoes are an excellent dietary source of lycopene, a phytochemical molecule known as a carotenoid, which is responsible for the vibrant red, orange and yellow colours of a lot of vegetables and fruits. Lycopene is probably the carotenoid which has potentially the most powerful impact on the fight against cancer. Although most studies on the […]

How Dirty Water Up The Nose Can Kill You

How Dirty Water Up The Nose Can Kill You

A brain-eating amoeba killed a man earlier this week. The man’s death came days after visiting a water park in Cumberland County, North Carolina, where he was infected with Naegleria fowleri. In the five decades between 1962 and 2018, only 145 people have been infected by this single-cell organism in the U.S. According to The New York Times, only […]

Study: ‘California Is Being Overrun By Rats’

Study: ‘California Is Being Overrun By Rats’

FLASH: California is home to the nation’s 2nd “rattiest city“, and San Francisco, San Diego and LA are all part of the problem, the study found. Driven by a growing homeless population and government restrictions on select pesticides, rat infestations have spiked in major cities across California, most notably Los Angeles, San Diego and San […]

Olive Oil: 1 of the Best anti-Inflammatory Foods

Olive Oil: 1 of the Best anti-Inflammatory Foods

FLASH: When you buy it, buy EVOO and in a dark bottle. Studies have demonstrated the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of phenolic compounds of EVOO (extra virgin olive oil). One phenolic compound known as oleocanthal found in extra virgin olive oil has been discovered to have powerful natural anti-inflammatory benefits. Oleocanthal exhibits the same anti-inflammatory […]

Minnesota Youth STDs at All-Time High

Minnesota Youth STDs at All-Time High

While pregnancy and birth rates continue to decline for 15 to 19-year-olds, putting them at historic lows, Minnesota youth are contracting sexually transmitted infections (STI) at alarmingly high rates. The 2019 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report from the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Healthy Youth Development – Prevention Research Center (HYD-PRC) attributes the rise in STI rates to a […]

Golf and Charity Combined To Support Those With Muscular Dystrophy

Golf and Charity Combined To Support Those With Muscular Dystrophy

Sailormen Inc., one of the largest domestic franchisees of Popeyes, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) celebrated their 15-year partnership May 2 in Miami Lakes. Supporters raised $681,015 to transform the lives of those with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases that severely weaken muscle strength and mobility. Funds raised during the annual coupon program and subsequent […]

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Letting teenagers know they are being manipulated by food marketers may be a simple way to encourage healthier eating, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Many of the leading chronic diseases threatening human health, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, are the result of poor dietary choices. These […]

Your Liver, Your Health

Your Liver, Your Health

Fact: The human liver weighs about 3 lbs, filters all of the body’s blood daily, and when healthy is the only organ capable of regenerating; the liver performs nearly 500 functions, including regulating cholesterol levels. Our liver weighs about 3 lbs and is located on the right side of of the abdomen. Reddish brown in […]

Sleep Influences Learning, Memory and Overall Health

Sleep Influences Learning, Memory and Overall Health

FLASH: Sleep impacts your ability to learn and your creative capacity. Deep sleep is also crucial for brain detoxification, and can have a significant impact on your risk for Alzheimer’s disease. In the video below, Rhonda Patrick, PhD., a biomedical scientist, interviews professor Matthew Walker, PhD., founder and director of the University of California Berkeley’s […]

Want to Live Longer? Walk Faster!

Want to Live Longer? Walk Faster!

FLASH: A new Australian research study suggests that just speeding up your walking pace could help reduce your risk of death, especially for older adults and seniors. Led by the University of Sydney along with researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Edinburgh, University of Limerick, and University of Ulster, the new study set […]

Older Americans Dying of Heart Attacks is Falling

Older Americans Dying of Heart Attacks is Falling

FlASH: A groundbreaking new study holds heartening news for older Americans. Since the mid-1990’s, the number of seniors who suffered a heart attack or died from one dropped dramatically evidence that campaigns to prevent heart attacks and improve patient care are paying off, Yale University researchers said. The study of more than 4-M Medicare patients […]

An Unhealthy Lifestyle and Your Brain

An Unhealthy Lifestyle and Your Brain

FLASH: aAn unhealthy lifestyle can trigger inflammation throughout your body, which can then accelerate wear-and-tear on your brain, a new study suggests. The Big Q: What happens? The Big A: Faster declines in thinking and memory for those who do not practice healthy habits that counteract inflammation. Long-term inflammation is most often caused by chronic […]

Age Old Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

Age Old Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

FLASH: Fasting is Key to Longevity Note: An important part of this is understanding is the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) a very important pathway responsible for controlling autophagy or how our bodies detox and repair themselves. Intermittent Fasting Fasting is biological stressor that produces many beneficial results, including autophagy. In fact, some of the benefits associated […]

Brain Research Points to the Need for Good Night’s Sleep

Brain Research Points to the Need for Good Night’s Sleep

You, me, we all need a good night’s sleep of at least 7 hours, and anything less can be dangerous, brain researchers say. The Washington Post reported a new line of research suggests poor sleep might increase the risk of Alzheimer’s, another study found staying up all night pushes anxiety to clinical levels, and still another found even modest sleep reductions are linked […]

Believe This: Too Much Fried Chicken Can Kill You

Believe This: Too Much Fried Chicken Can Kill You

Fried chicken, french fries, and chicken-fried steak is surely delicious, but treating yourself to such fried foods regularly could be deadly, a new study warns. Women who eat more than 1 serving a week of fried chicken or fried fish have an increased risk of heart disease and death, researchers report. “Overall, we found that […]

Love: the 4-Letter Word in Medicine

Love: the 4-Letter Word in Medicine

Dr. Dean Ornish, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), is perhaps best known for his pioneering work in how to use food and simple lifestyle strategies to improve health. And for 40 years, Dr. Ornish has directed clinical research showing you can reverse not only Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, but […]

Lack of Good Sleep Can Be Deadly

Lack of Good Sleep Can Be Deadly

The absolute minimum amount of sleep per night you need is 6 hours to help your heart stay healthy, new research suggests. The study found that chronic lack of sleep and poor sleep quality raise the odds of fatty plaque accumulation in arteries, a condition known as atherosclerosis, which increases the odds of heart attack […]

Health 2019: A Good Night’s Sleep

Health 2019: A Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is one of the great mysteries of life, it is not a waste of time. Modern research has shed light on it, showing a good night’s sleep is a Key component of a healthy lifestyle, and that lack of sleep can have far-reaching consequences, affecting everything from mood, creativity and brain detoxification to DNA expression, […]

The Secret to Looking Younger Revealed

The Secret to Looking Younger Revealed

Genetic signatures that may aid our understanding of why some people appear to be considerably younger or older than their chronological age have been discovered by scientists at the Salk Institute The genetic patterns were revealed by analyzing skin cells from people of various ages, after which researchers then applied the results to detect genetic signs […]

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers

Be Thankful Knowing that Wheat, Carbs and Sugar are Brain Killers Celebrate with a low carb, no bread, sugar free Thanksgiving Dinner. There is no conventional treatment for Alzheimer’s, research shows this devastating degenerative neurological disease can be effectively prevented by lowering sugar exposure, increasing exercise and improving the quality of your sleep. “The science is […]

Your Dog May Help You Live Happier Longer

Your Dog May Help You Live Happier Longer

Your Dog May Help You Live Happier Longer The US is home to nearly 70-M pet dogs, and their owners enjoy unconditional love, loyal companionship and often lovably quirky personalities as a result. These intangible benefits of dog ownership are what make them the most popular pet in America Yet, some of the benefits of pet […]

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution Pollution is the “largest environmental cause of disease and premature death in the world today,” according to research published in The Lancet recently. The study revealed that 9-M premature deaths were caused by pollution in Y 2015, which is 16% of deaths worldwide. What’s more, among the pollution-related […]

Alzheimer’s Warning Signs, Do Not Ignore Them!

Alzheimer’s Warning Signs, Do Not Ignore Them!

Alzheimer’s Warning Signs, Do Not Ignore Them! Like any other disease, early detection plays a Key role in getting the right help at the right time for Alzheimer’s disease. To ensure early detection, there are warning signs that we should never ignore. “Although it is unfortunately incurable at the present time, there are strategies you […]

Living in Noisy Neighborhoods Can Cause Heart Attacks

Living in Noisy Neighborhoods Can Cause Heart Attacks

Living in Noisy Neighborhoods Can Cause Heart Attacks Living in noise-saturated neighborhoods may be more than simply annoying, it can increase risk factors for serious health problems including heart attack, heart disease and stroke, according to new research. Chronic noise from traffic and airports appears to trigger the amygdala, a brain region critically involved in […]

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time Some foods are better than others in battling Father Time, especially those that fight inflammation. The following 8 foods have special nutrients that help you turn back the clock, eat them: Fish. Fatty fish, like salmon, tuna, and mackerel, contain large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids that fight many […]

Super Foods Fight Killer Diseases

Super Foods Fight Killer Diseases

Super Foods Fight Killer Diseases The human body likes a challenge, and exercising, intermittent fasting and braving the elements from time to time keeps us younger because we are giving our cells a workout. The same holds true for your gut and digestive system, says Dr. Walter Willet, a professor of nutrition and epidemiology at […]

The Real Danger of Diabetes

The Real Danger of Diabetes

The Real Danger of Diabetes The increased risk of health conditions like cardiovascular disease, cancer and kidney disorders have been linked with diabetes and early death, a new study sheds light on the psych factors that come into play while managing the condition that affects over 30-M Americans. Those psychological factors led Finnish researchers to […]

Too Much Sitting Is Not Good For Good Health and Mobility

Too Much Sitting Is Not Good For Good Health and Mobility

Too Much Sitting Is Not Good For Good Health and Mobility Sitting increases risk of immobility as we age Studies support using a consistent exercise routine to help improve metabolism, reduce your risk of diabetes and certain cancers, help us maintain a healthy weight and improve your cardiovascular health. Further research reveals that even when you engage […]

Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper”

Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper”

Mr. Spock, “Live long and prosper” People in the 21st-Century are taking advantage of the longevity revolution, it is 1 that promises a longer life than their grandparents could have imagined. But, good health and quality of life depends on wise choices. There are some basic guidelines that will keep our brains sharp, our muscles […]

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time”

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time”

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time” The Cannabis stocks are on Fire, read about them here. Below are the Big Q’s and the Big A’s about CBD What do we know about CBD oil? Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 60 naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the Cannabis sativa […]

Fasting: The Way to Good Health

Fasting: The Way to Good Health

Fasting: The Way to Good Health Research from the University of Southern California has found that a 3-day fast can regenerate the entire human immune system. This remarkable and major breakthrough points to a straightforward and low-cost way to improve health and well-being. Fasting, abstaining from all or some foods or drinks for a set […]

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity

Intermittent Fasting Promotes General Health and Longevity There is lots of research showing that fasting has a beneficial impact on longevity, and there are a number of mechanisms contributing to this effect. Normalizing insulin sensitivity is a Key one, but fasting also inhibits the mTOR pathway, which plays an important part in driving the aging […]

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary

‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary Sugar Crash” documents the story of 1 family, including a couple in their 40’s who are not overweight but admit to eating sugary treats on a regular basis ‘Sugar Crash’ the Documentary details the havoc that excess sugar consumption is causing for the people of Ireland, a country that ranks #4 […]

‘Never Say Die’ the End of Aging

‘Never Say Die’ the End of Aging

‘Never Say Die’ the End of Aging “The value is in living well…not living forever.” Aubrey de Grey, 55 anni, is not an ordinary scientist. He has dedicated over a decade to prove to everyone that it is indeed possible to live for over 1,000 years while healthy, happy, and vibrant. Known for his book […]

Eat Heart Healthy Real Food

Eat Heart Healthy Real Food

Eat Heart Healthy Real Food For heart benefits, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, beans and grains remains the way to go, according to a new research review. The review, by an American College of Cardiology (ACC) nutrition committee, examined the evidence on a few diet “hypes.” Among the findings: Omega-3 fats and legumes (including […]

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain

Our Eyes May Be a Window to a Healthy Brain Worsening vision and cognitive function are common among older people, but we have the ability to take control of our health so our eyes and mind stay clear and functioning optimally Diseases that affect blood vessels, veins and arteries have long been implicated in cognitive […]

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away

An Orange a Day Keeps Blindness Away Eating just 1 Orange a day may help stop macular degeneration, a major cause of blindness, according to a new study. Researchers who interviewed more than 2,000 adults 50 anni and above, and followed them over a 15-yr frame, found those who regularly eat Qranges are less likely […]

Good Foods for Good Health

Good Foods for Good Health

Good Foods for Good Health Antioxidants are compounds critical to the production of energy and to maintain health and youth. Doctors who specialize in anti-aging medicine use antioxidants as well as other Key tools like bioidentical hormones to keep their patients healthier longer by preventing free radical damage. The best way to obtain antioxidants is […]

Detox Your Blood, Nourish Your Heart for Optimal Health

Detox Your Blood, Nourish Your Heart for Optimal Health

Detox Your Blood, Nourish Your Heart for Optimal Health Detoxification is a process to remove a large quality of toxins accumulation in the body, with an aim to rejuvenate and optimize the function of body organs. American diet contains high saturated fat, trans fat, and other progressively harmful substances such as sugar, caffeine, pesticides, additive […]

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health

Green Tea for Heart and Brain Health High green tea contain polyphenol antioxidants recognized for their disease prevention and anti-aging properties. Polyphenols can account for up to 30% of the dry leaf weight of green tea. Within the group of polyphenols are flavonoids, which contain catechins. And 1 of the most powerful catechins is epigallocatechin-3-gallate […]

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose! Research has found that people who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may have a lower risk of depression than those who are night owls. This research is the largest and most detailed observational study yet to look at the link between chronotype, an individual’s own […]

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago revealed alcohol may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by disrupting the way amyloid beta is cleared Amyloid beta is a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease that can clump together in the brain, building up into groups of […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The congressional shield for medical marijuana states remains alive, New York announces it will add opioid use as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana, and more. National Senate Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Protections. The Senate Appropriations Committee last Thursday approved an amendment that shields legal medical marijuana operations from federal interference. The […]

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’

Addiction, ‘a Disease of Extreme Behavior’ The strictest definition of addiction refers to a disease resulting from changes in brain chemistry caused by compulsive use of drugs or alcohol. The definition includes excessive use that damages health, relationships, jobs and other parts of normal life. Brain research supports that definition, and some imaging studies have […]

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health

A Diet Rich in Fish Beneficial for Good Heart Health A new advisory, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation supports findings from many other recent studies that show that a diet rich in fish could be beneficial for health. “Since the last advisory on eating fish was issued by the Association in 2002, scientific studies […]

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension

The Growing Interest, Investment in Anti-aging and Life Extension The interest and investment in anti-aging therapies is growing. The goal is not just to live longer, but to be as youthful and healthy as possible for a longer frame. Telomeres were discovered in the 1930’s. Every cell in the human body contains a nucleus, and inside […]

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens Independent studies demonstrate negative effects of BPA and other toxins in the body, but governmental agencies and manufacturers appear unwilling to protect your health So, it is your responsibility to protect yourself from air, water and food contaminants Bisphenol-A (BPA) was 1st created by […]

Obesity is Deadly!

Obesity is Deadly!

Obesity is Deadly! Obesity is a deadly health condition, associated with heart disease, diabetes, depression, cancer and premature death, take good care of yourself. Today it is growing at epidemic proportions and researchers find it may spread through communities. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 30% of adult Americans […]

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease High doses of vitamin D seem to keep arteries more flexible and pliable, potentially warding off future heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, preliminary research suggests. In just 4 months, vitamin D supplements reduced arterial stiffness in a group of 70 young black men and women, […]

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People Major industries have and continue to devoted huge financial resources to shaping scientific debates that may threaten profits. Prime example: Big Tobacco pushing back on how smoking kills people. This corporate strategy of subsidizing scientists, lobbyists and researchers to present results putting the products in the good light […]

Artificial Intelligence, ‘Worst Event in History of Civilization”

Artificial Intelligence, ‘Worst Event in History of Civilization”

Artificial Intelligence, ‘Worst Event in History of Civilization” $MSFT, $TSLA Physicist Stephen Hawking warns that AI (artificial intelligence) could be the “worst event in the history of our civilization.” He urged creators of AI to “employ best practice and effective management.” Mr. Hawking, a British cosmologist who was diagnosed with motor neuron disease aged 21, […]

Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese

Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese

Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese The rate of obesity in the United States has reached a new high, at 39.6% of adults, according to US government data released Friday. Health experts are concerned about obesity because it is associated with a number of life-threatening health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain kinds […]

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease Meditation may help reduce some risk factors for heart disease, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association. The statement, released Thursday, noted that a healthy lifestyle and medicines to control high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other heart threats are the most effective ways to prevent […]

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure Arugula, or rocket, is a very healthy leafy green that helps decrease blood pressure due to the minerals potassium, calcium and magnesium, which help relax your blood vessels and, in turn, help reduce blood pressure Flaxseeds, beets, celery, olive oil and cooked tomatoes also help reduce blood […]

Warning: Irma, Harvey Could Boost Zika Cases

Warning: Irma, Harvey Could Boost Zika Cases

Warning: Irma, Harvey Could Boost Zika Cases Those folks whose who weathered Hurricanes Irma and Harvey now have to worry about bugs, a mosquito expert warns that the standing water left behind is the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. People in the effected regions are advised to drain birdbaths, pots and anything else in their […]

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease $NVS Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of the body and is essential for good health. Our body uses it to make hormones, protect your cell membranes, digest food and manufacture Vitamin D after exposure to the Sun. The liver manufactures […]

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases Inflammation is not just a word in medical circles today, it is a real threat to people’s health. The inflammatory response is nature’s way to help heal the body from illness or injury. But, chronic inflammation is at the root cause of many dreaded diseases, including heart […]

Italian Real Foods Help Combat Cancer and Heart Disease

Italian Real Foods Help Combat Cancer and Heart Disease

Italian Real Foods Help Combat Cancer and Heart Disease Italian Real food staples combat cancer and heart disease. The study published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology is the latest to endorse the health benefits of Italian Real food staples in combating cancer and heart disease. The new research found that tomato extracts from 2 […]

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect There are 2 types of US State Department travel notifications: Travel alerts and Travel warnings. The US Passports & International Division clearly defines the difference between these 2 terms, as follows: Travel warnings: “We issue a Travel Warning when we want you to consider very carefully whether you […]

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right More than 70% of survey respondents from a National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) survey revealed that the loss of their eyesight would have the greatest impact on their day-to-day activities. Further, as rates of chronic diseases like diabetes rise, along with an aging population, rates of blindness and low […]