‘Call of the Forest, The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees’

‘Call of the Forest, The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees’

Many of us have experienced the positive results of immersing ourselves in nature and being enveloped by trees. We experience an immediate relaxation, an ability to forget our problems and often a profound awe at nature’s secrets. The documentary ‘Call Of The Forest, The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees‘ adds to the scientifically supported psychological and […]

I Cannot Write Enough About Brain Food: Dark Chocolate is Tops

I Cannot Write Enough About Brain Food: Dark Chocolate is Tops

FLASH: Dark chocolate, brain food at its best! Dark chocolate is full of neuroprotective flavonoids which benefit the health of the brain by promoting brain plasticity and helping your brain cells live longer. These flavonoids enhance cerebral blood flow which helps to improve attention span, memory, problem solving capabilities and reaction time. The flavonoid epicatechin […]

Health Benefits of Avocados

Health Benefits of Avocados

 On Avocados and Eyesight Avocados are a good source of zeaxanthin and lutein, which help to protect against cataracts and age related macular degeneration. Out of the 20 most commonly consumed fruits, avocados are the highest source of lutein, a natural antioxidant which filters harmful blue light and helps in maintaining healthy eye cells. Avocados […]

Eating Chocolate Can Help You Lose Weight

Eating Chocolate Can Help You Lose Weight

FLASH: I suspect that virtually no 1 needs reason to love chocolate, but if you dom here is 1. According to a new study, the phenolic compounds in cocoa bean shells may help reverse obesity.  The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois, suggests that 3 of the phenolic compounds in the shells […]

Sleeping in a Cool Room is Better for Our Health

Sleeping in a Cool Room is Better for Our Health

The Big A: What the ideal temperature setting is to help you sleep better longer? The temperature in your bedroom can make or break your sleep pattern. Overall, the suggested bedroom temperature should be 60 – 67 degrees Fahrenheit for optimal sleep. When lying in bed trying to sleep, our body temperature decreases to initiate sleep, and the proposed […]

Transform Stressful Thoughts into Healthy Productivity

Transform Stressful Thoughts into Healthy Productivity

Below, some mental health experts share their strategies for shifting our stress, anxieties, worries and concerns into something healthier and more productive. With the fervor of the midterm elections, the barrage of tragic news stories in addition to just, you know, normal life stuff, many of us are feeling more anxious than usual. Though some of us suffer […]

The National Osteoporosis Foundation Launches

The National Osteoporosis Foundation Launches

The National Osteoporosis Foundation is launching the Healthy Bones/Healthy Cities Initiative to provide education and patient management support for family physicians, internal medicine doctors, gynecologists, ER physicians and advanced practice providers to help diagnose and treat osteoporosis. In the US, one in two women and one in four men age 50 and older will break […]

Sterile Injectables Manufacturing Facility In Spain By LSNE

Sterile Injectables Manufacturing Facility In Spain By LSNE

Lyophilization Services of New England (LSNE), a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced today the acquisition of a sterile injectables manufacturing facility located in León, Spain.  The site, LSNE-León, will complement LSNE’s existing full-service manufacturing capabilities and expand its reach into Europe. In addition to adding pre-filled syringe, ophthalmic and sterile bulk lyophilization capabilities, […]

People are Killing Themselves With Worry

People are Killing Themselves With Worry

There are not many of us who can say that they have never worried about something in our lives. We all worry some, as a result, we are all slowly killing ourselves. When we worry about something, we release stress hormones that increase blood flow, increase heart rate, and raise blood pressure. These things are […]

Grounding Has Positive Health Effects

Grounding Has Positive Health Effects

FLASH: Grounding is the practice of placing our bare feet on the ground, where negatively charged electrons in the Earth neutralize free radicals in our body. Grounding, or Earthing, is a scientifically-supported health practice that has been largely ignored by mainstream medicine despite a body of evidence for its effectiveness. Grounding is simply placing our […]

Medical Food Market Analysis

Medical Food Market Analysis

The global medical foods market size is expected to reach USD 27.20 billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of 6.7% from 2019 to 2025 Rising geriatric population and increasing prevalence of chronic diseases are among the key factors driving the market. According to the WHO estimates published in February 2018, the population aged 60 years and above is […]

Animals Health Market Analysis

Animals Health Market Analysis

Market Overview– Developments in the animal farming sector and changing societal attitude toward pet animals have resulted in an increased demand for fast and reliable diagnostic techniques. Molecular diagnostics possess the potential to address this growing demand. As of 2018, more than 60% of the US population owned a pet/companion animal. There is an increasing […]

Good Sleep is Important for Good Health

Good Sleep is Important for Good Health

FLASH: Proper Sleep Is Essential for Good Health When measured subjectively, data from 765,000 Americans showed that increases in nighttime temperatures increased self-reported nights of insufficient sleep. Other research also found that high temperatures affected multiple aspects of sleep, leading to the following: Worse sleep duration Shallow sleep Less sleep calmness Difficulty falling asleep Lower […]

Nuts are Good for Us

Nuts are Good for Us

Ounce for ounce, they are nutrient powerhouses with beneficial fats and plant protein. Many studies recommend eating one and a half ounces of nuts a day. The Big Q: Which are best? The Big A: High levels of nutrients put these varieties at the top of the list, as followsL Pistachios have antioxidants including lutein, […]

Comport IT Healthcare Solutions Explains The Market

Comport IT Healthcare Solutions Explains The Market

In an age of personalized care and mobile integration, facilities increasingly require flexible healthcare IT solutions. Many are turning to Aruba, which provides solutions designed to meet the unique needs of today’s healthcare providers. A top provider of healthcare IT solutions, Comport highlights Aruba solutions as effective tools for improving efficiency, security, and patient satisfaction. The following are among […]

How to Keep Dogs Healthy (With Pictures)

How to Keep Dogs Healthy (With Pictures)

Sunny days, aromatic flowers and warm temperatures are a few of summer’s most adored qualities. Getting outside to enjoy the sunshine isn’t something only humans love – pets often do, too. Whether romping through a local dog park or sniffing around the neighborhood, fresh air and exercise can do wonders for your pet. Pairing exercise […]

Healthy Lifestyle Family Edition

Healthy Lifestyle Family Edition

Living a healthy lifestyle takes effort and diligence, but with common stressors of day-to-day life, health can take a backseat to jobs, social engagements and tempting treats. While adopting more healthful habits may not be top-of-mind for your family, there are some simple and sneaky ways to incorporate them into your family’s routines. 1. Take […]

The Dolder Grand Hotel Zürich, CH

The Dolder Grand Hotel Zürich, CH

The Dolder Grand Hotel (Zürich, CH)  Location: Google maps Hotel website: The Dolder Grand Hotel The Dolder Grand is a city resort that beautifully merges past and future. Perched above Zürich, the fairy tale-like castle building 1st served as a “Curhaus” (a health spa) during the late-19th Century. Today, it honors this history with a state-of-the-art spa, […]

Beat Stress, Improve Health in 5 Mins

Beat Stress, Improve Health in 5 Mins

In today’s world is hard to escape stress of modern living. Beyond affecting mood, it can damage one’s health, from lost sleep and stress-eating to weight gain and heart disease. Fortunately, there are easy steps to take to counter all of the negatives. A simple solution is a 20-min daily break to practice relaxation in […]

CVS Health Plans To Speed Growth

CVS Health Plans To Speed Growth

$CVS Significant Expansion of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) HealthHUBs® strategy will Help Drive Differentiated, Consumer-Centric Health Experience; 1,500 Expected to Open by End of 2021 Strong Execution on Aetna Integration Projected to Drive Approximately $300 – $350 Million of Synergies in 2019; Synergies of Approximately $800 Million Projected in 2020 Reaffirming 2019 Full Year Guidance; Consolidated […]

How Many Cups of Coffee are Too Many ?

How Many Cups of Coffee are Too Many ?

From Cappuccinos to Cold Brew, coffee is a morning must for many Americans. The Big Qs Is it healthy and how much is too much? The Big A: A University of South Australia study suggests a couple of cups to start your day probably will not hurt and may even be good for you. But […]

Turmeric, ‘The Golden Spice’ is 1 of the Most Beneficial Spices in World

Turmeric, ‘The Golden Spice’ is 1 of the Most Beneficial Spices in World

Turmeric, known as ‘The Golden Spice of Life’ is of the most beneficial spices in the culinary world. It is due to the astounding amounts of curcumin it contains, its principal bioactive component. According to a Y 2017 study published in the journal Foods, curcumin contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties since ancient times known to assist […]

Vaccine Dilemma

Vaccine Dilemma

Vaccines protect huge numbers of people, generally children, from serious diseases, but in rare cases, certain vaccines can tragically cause harm. How do those scientists figure out which to value more? Ethical debates and objections to school and other mandates arise because some individuals and communities disagree with the mandates, and/or have religious or philosophical […]

The Vegan Society Grows

The Vegan Society Grows

With 950 million vegans worldwide in 2016, many food chains and restaurants have introduced vegan options to accommodate for the now widely popular eating choice. Veganism is now a trend, so it still remains on the high end of the budget when it comes to dining out. Something that may set a few back on […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: A Democratic presidential contender rolls out a package of veterans’ medical marijuana bills, the Alabama Senate has approved a restrictive medical marijuana bill, edibles are coming to Maryland, and more. National Democratic Presidential Candidate Seth Moulton Files Three Veterans’ Medical Marijuana Bills. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), who recently announced he is seeking the Democratic […]

Coffee & Caffeine, Their Amazing Health Benefits

Coffee & Caffeine, Their Amazing Health Benefits

A study has found that the interaction of an unidentified component of coffee with the caffeine increases blood levels of a crucial growth factor which appears to protect against the process of Alzheimer’s disease. Making use of mice bred for developing Alzheimer’s like symptoms, the researchers provide evidence that caffeinated coffee protects against the disease […]

Health Claims: CBD Oil

Health Claims: CBD Oil

FLASH: A CBD craze is sweeping across America and the World New products are cramming store shelves as the market explodes for what many believe to be a miracle cure-all. Everything from oils to gummies to pills, creams, and ointments are now for sale at supermarkets and specialty chains. You can even get massages infused […]

The What and Why of Yoga

The What and Why of Yoga

Yoga is now hip and modern fitness routine, but it really is an ancient mind and body practice that was developed in India more than 5,000 years ago. Its positive effects encompass our physical, mental and emotional health. So, if you are looking to shed a few pounds or just want to alleviate stress, this […]

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

FLASH: Calorie restriction strategies such as fasting and partial fasting activate powerful metabolic processes that catalyze healing and rejuvenation. Fasting has been part of human history for centuries. It was often done for ritualistic purposes, and is still done to this day. But today we have a large body of science confirming the benefits of […]

Tomatoes, Once Considered Poison, Now a Superfood

Tomatoes, Once Considered Poison, Now a Superfood

Tomatoes once considered poisonous, but now, 200 years later, they rank as the 4th most popular fresh-market vegetable, they delicious versatile and have immense nutritional value and health benefits. Below are some of tomatoes health benefits, as follows: 1.    Cardiovascular Health. Readers Digest reports that eating 7 or more servings of tomatoes: fresh, sun-dried, or cooked […]

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 […]

Life is Better with Butter

Life is Better with Butter

FLASH: “With enough butter, anything is good,” Julia Child Julia Child was the beloved television chef who taught me how to bring French dishes into my American home. Having grown up believing the iconic woman who maintained that “Every woman should have a blowtorch” – words to live by, I might add – the thought […]

CBD Coming as a Food Ingredient?

CBD Coming as a Food Ingredient?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just announced plans to reconsider current regulations prohibiting the use of CBD as a food ingredient. CBD consumption in whatever form may or may not turn out to be 1 of the major lifestyle trends of Y 2019, but numerous health benefits have been claimed for it, […]

Study: Even Moderate Drinking is Not Healthy

Study: Even Moderate Drinking is Not Healthy

FLASH: A new study challenges the idea that a drink or 2 a day could actually be good for you. In a study conducted in China, the researchers found that moderate drinking slightly raised the risk of stroke and high blood pressure. They were not able to figure out whether small amounts of alcohol might […]

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 […]

Holding a Grudge is Bad for Ones Health

Holding a Grudge is Bad for Ones Health

It is easy to hold a grudge, but whether it involves a friend, colleague, a co-worker or loved one, it can fill you with bitterness, keep you stuck in the past and lead to anxiety or depression. That means the grudge holder the is suffering from the situation, and not the subject of your anger […]

A Cup of Warm Water May Be a Life Saver

A Cup of Warm Water May Be a Life Saver

We all love the way it feels when we drink a cold beverage. Many people start the morning with a cold drink, like orange juice, and we end our evenings with nice cool drinks, especially in the Summer. This may assist in our feeling quenched, but studies show that it does not help in maintaining […]

The Health Benefits of Using a Sauna

The Health Benefits of Using a Sauna

Many people refer to the sauna as ‘The Poor Man’s Pharmacy.’ The Big Q: Are there really any health benefits to be had from just sitting in a sauna? The Big A: Yes! Saunas actually go back 3,000 years when Mayans used ‘sweat houses’ for religious ceremonies and to maintain good health. From the Roman […]

Entering the Stress Free Zone

Entering the Stress Free Zone

It’s becoming more and more difficult to exist within society today without dealing with some form of stress on a daily basis. Between family drama, money issues, and demanding businesses and jobs, it makes sense that you may wish that there was truly a body wash that could take it all away and make you […]

Drinking Lots of Soda and Sugar-filled Drinks May Lead to an Early Death

Drinking Lots of Soda and Sugar-filled Drinks May Lead to an Early Death

FLASH: New research associates sugar-sweetened beverages with early mortality; artificially-sweetened beverages are not much safer. Scientists have found even more evidence it’s time to stop the soda, put down the lemonade, and eliminate sugary-sweet coffee in your diet. These sweet drinks taste good, but they may also set drinkers up for early death. A 34 […]

You Too Can Be ‘Golden’

You Too Can Be ‘Golden’

FLASH: Both man and women have used cosmetics to help out Mother Nature since ancient times. The Big Q: Who does not want beautiful, glowing skin that radiates health and perhaps even wealth? The Big A’s: Read on! The Egyptians are credited with inventing the 1st makeup products, using copper and lead ore. That was […]

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Wintertime and cold temperatures keep people inside more than warmer times of the year when the Sun shines daily. Even so, with so many jobs located indoors, many hard workers seldom see the light of day. But vitamin D, much of which is provided by exposure to natural sunlight (specifically UVB radiation), is essential for […]

High Blood Pressure? Take a Nap in the Afternoon

High Blood Pressure? Take a Nap in the Afternoon

FLASH: Do you want a daytime pick-me-up that may also benefit your blood pressure? Then take a Siesta, researchers suggest. “Midday sleep appears to lower blood pressure levels at the same magnitude as other lifestyle changes,” said Dr. Manolis Kallistratos, a cardiologist at Asklepieion General Hospital in Voula, Greece. For each hour you nap, systolic […]

Never Ignore Heart Attack Signals Especially When Traveling

Never Ignore Heart Attack Signals Especially When Traveling

FLASH: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of natural death among people who are traveling Do not ignore heart attack symptoms while travelling, keep emergency numbers at hand. That is the main message of a study presented today at Acute Cardiovascular Care 20191 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. Cardiovascular disease is the leading […]

The Secrets to a Healthy Long Life

The Secrets to a Healthy Long Life

FLASH: The Importance of Fasting for Longevity In his book “Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy and Sleep Well Every Night,” Satchidananda Panda, PhD., cites research showing that 90% of people eat across 12 hours a day or more, and compressing this eating window may in fact be 1 of the most important things […]

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

FLASH: The 2 most important treatment strategies for SAD are optimizing vitamin D level and Sun exposure. In addition to optimizing vitamin D and getting daily light therapy, the following strategies may also be helpful in the treatment of SAD: Exercise:Exercise is a well-recognized tool for improving your mental health. In a Y 2008 interview […]

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 […]

Apple Cider Vinegar, the Ancient Remedy

Apple Cider Vinegar, the Ancient Remedy

Apple cider vinegar aka ACV, has been widely used as a natural home remedy to improve health and hygiene for centuries. It is used to soothe bee stings, treat painful gout, and even cure hiccups. The sour taste of straight apple cider vinegar makes most people pucker. Note: The French word for vinegar means “sour […]

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

Eat Real Food, Exercise, Halt Brain Aging

FLASH: A recent study is the 1st to separately evaluate diet and exercise, and the effect they have on cognitive ability, finding those who improved their diet and continuously walked or cycled for 30 mins 3X a week reversed signs of brain aging. According to a survey by AARP, 93% of Americans believe maintaining brain health […]

Chocolate That is Good for Our Health

Chocolate That is Good for Our Health

FLASH: Chocolate is not only a delight, but a true friend of our health. It may seem too good to be true, but eating chocolate is beneficial to your health as I have written in this column many times before. There is, however, a Key caveat: It needs to be prepared the right way. That’s […]

Loneliness is a Significant Problem in the US

Loneliness is a Significant Problem in the US

Loneliness is a significant problem in the United States but is not an epidemic, according to a new study. The American Enterprise Institute released its “Survey on Community and Society” and found the loneliness epidemic that some have claimed exists in America is overblown. “Loneliness is a significant problem in America, but it may not […]

Some Diet and Fitness Myths

Some Diet and Fitness Myths

The classic Greek and Roman Myths are fanciful stories. But, the problem with diet and fitness myths is that they get passed around and even appear in print and on the Internet, and people start to accept them as truth. And nothing can get in the way of your weight loss and fitness goals more […]

Drinking Champagne Protects the Brain From Dementia

Drinking Champagne Protects the Brain From Dementia

Researchers have found that a compound in grapes used to make Champagne can improve spatial memory. “The results were dramatic,” says a professor at the University of Reading in England and one of the investigators on the study’s research team. “The compounds were found to favorably alter a number of proteins linked to the effective storage […]

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 […]

Fasting is Not Starvation, it is Beneficial to Our Health

Fasting is Not Starvation, it is Beneficial to Our Health

Breaking Down Myths About Fasting “The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting,” co-authored with Jimmy Moore, details how to implement fasting and overcome some of the most common challenges that might arise, including persistent fears and myths associated with extended water fasting. Dr. Fung’s new book is very […]

Research Reveals: Modest Drinking of Coffee and Red Wine Improve Longevity

Research Reveals: Modest Drinking of Coffee and Red Wine Improve Longevity

A study just released by the University of California Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND), dubbed the “90+ Study,” has just concluded that individuals in their 70’s who drink a moderate consumption of either alcohol or coffee live longer than those individuals who abstain. The study also found that individuals that […]

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 Importance of Longevity Nutrients

The Importance of Longevity Nutrients

The levels of vitamins and minerals required to diminish disease may not be the same as the levels required to optimize longevity, and in many cases, the recommended intake for vitamins may be insufficient for longevity Omega-6s and omega-3 fats are Key for healthy aging. As noted by Bruce Ames, PhD, Professor Emeritus of biochemistry and […]

Dog Age Vs Human Age: 7 to 1 is a Myth

Dog Age Vs Human Age: 7 to 1 is a Myth

Pet parents, especially those with older dogs, often don’t realize (or perhaps just do not want to think about) how quickly furry family members age compared to us. Many are surprised to learn their “still acts like a puppy” pet is technically a senior or geriatric dog. There is a general guideline many veterinarians use […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

The battle over medical marijuana in Utah continues, and the battle over medical marijuana in Florida may be ending, and more. Florida Florida Governor-Elect to End Former Governor’s Court Battles Over Medical Marijuana. Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is parting ways with his predecessor, Rick Scott (R), when it comes to medical marijuana. A spokesman […]

Cannot Fall Asleep? Try the Military Method

Cannot Fall Asleep? Try the Military Method

Cannot Fall Asleep? Try the Military Method A sleep-induction method developed by the US military claims to have a 96% success rate after 6 weeks of consistent implementation. The method centers around preparing your mind and body for sleep by deeply relaxing for about 2 mins An estimated 70-M American adults have a sleep disorder, […]

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US

Mindfulness is Becoming Mainstream in the US Breathing exercises, mindfulness meditation and yoga are making their way into schools where they are sometimes offered as an alternative to detentions and punishments. Yoga and meditation are becoming increasingly mainstream according to a new report issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries get a break, New Jersey is set to expand its medical marijuana program, and more. Michigan Michigan Unlicensed Dispensaries Can Stay Open Until Year’s End. Medical marijuana dispensaries will be able to continue operating until at least December 31 as they await state licenses, the Bureau of Medical Marijuana […]

The Whys of Eating Organic Real Foods

The Whys of Eating Organic Real Foods

The Whys of Eating Organic Real Foods First, we define Organic. There really is not an official definition of the term Organic. Organic refers to the way food is grown or processed, not the food itself. Generally, any food can be called Organic if it has been grown or produced using all natural and no […]

Nutritional Ketosis Protects Against Neurological Degeneration

Nutritional Ketosis Protects Against Neurological Degeneration

Nutritional Ketosis Protects Against Neurological Degeneration Most of us know of friends or have loved ones suffering with Alzheimer’s disease and may have personally witnessed the ravages of this neurological disease. The good news is there is strong evidence that nutritional ketosis helps prevent the kind of neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), as […]

The Many Benefits of Travel

The Many Benefits of Travel

The Many Benefits of Travel Travel brings with it many hidden benefits from decreasing stress to making you a more well-rounded person. Below are some reasons why travel is good for you and me! You are less likely to suffer a heart attack According to a paper presented by Finnish researchers at the European Society of Cardiologists […]

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard Smoke masks, eye drops, no outdoor exercise, staying indoors is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state. Experts say an increase in serious health problems are almost inevitable for vulnerable residents as the disasters become more commonplace. Research suggests children, the elderly […]

Have a Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!

Have a Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!

Have a Happy Thanksgiving Holiday! November 22, Thanksgiving Day in the USA is an annual reminder to slow down, take stock and express thanks. Ideally, this practice would be daily, as the emotion of gratitude has been scientifically confirmed to impart some extraordinary health benefits. While the word “gratitude” can be interpreted in a number […]

A Balanced Diet of Real Fool is the Core of Good Nutrition and Heart Health

A Balanced Diet of Real Fool is the Core of Good Nutrition and Heart Health

A Balanced Diet of Real Fool is the Core of Good Nutrition and Heart Health We have all heard the old adage, “an Apple a day keeps the Doctor away.” Proven Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) modalities such as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda all speak of keeping the body’s “vital energies” in proper […]

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness

Social Media Can Increase Loneliness For the billions of young people who seek community and connection on social media, new research warns their search may be in vain. Instead, spending too much time on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram may actually increase the risk of depression and loneliness. So concludes a small analysis that tracked the […]

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 […]

Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef

Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef

Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef Grass fed beef comes from cows that are allowed to graze on pasture and consume their natural diet of grass. This is different from cows raised in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), which are fed a processed diet containing grains and even growth-promoting drugs. Organic grass fed beef production requires […]

Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health

Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health

Lack of Good Sleep Leads to Poor Health Sleep Quality affects Blood Pressure and Risk of Heart Disease Sleep Deprivation Takes a Toll on Mental Health Sleep deprivation is a risk factor for severe Dementia. Research strengthens the link between sleep problems and Heart Disease A noted by author Quanhe Yang, senior scientist in the Division […]

Creatively Include Movement in Your Daily Routine

Creatively Include Movement in Your Daily Routine

Creatively Include Movement in Your Daily Routine Exercise Lengthens Life and Improves Quality of Life Standing and moving helps with weight management and productivity. If you are at a loss as to how to creatively incorporate more movement into your day, there are several ways to accomplish this at home and at work. Discuss the […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Arizona’s attorney general backs away from arguing that hash is not medical marijuana The Indiana legislature balks on medical marijuana Missouri medical marijuana initiatives have raised big bucks Arizona Arizona Attorney General Withdraws Arguments Saying Hash Isn’t Medical Marijuana. Citing fears of unintended consequences for patients, Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) on […]

Improve Your Memory!

Improve Your Memory!

Improve Your Memory! A healthy lifestyle can support brain health and even encourage the brain to grow new neurons, a process known as neuroplasticity. Your brain’s hippocampus, i.e. the memory center, regenerates throughout your entire lifetime, when you give it the right tools Lifestyle factors that may improve memory and promote neurogenesis include exercise, eating […]

Stay Healthy: Eat More Seafood!

Stay Healthy: Eat More Seafood!

Stay Healthy: Eat More Seafood! Whatever your preference, eating more seafood may help you stay healthy as you age, new research suggests. In a study spanning 22 years, researchers found that higher blood levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood were associated with a better chance of healthy aging. The study involved more […]

Stand More, Sit Less: It is Important!

Stand More, Sit Less: It is Important!

Stand More, Sit Less: It is Important! Data indicates moving as little as 10 mins for every hr of sitting may help reduce negative effects. Ideally you should be sitting no more than 3 hrs each day using correct posture to reduce strain on your lower back and neck A recent study in the Annals […]

California Joins FDA, “No CBD in Foods”

California Joins FDA, “No CBD in Foods”

California Joins FDA, “No CBD in Foods” Jerry Brown Signed a Bill That Prohibits the Sale of CBD Cocktails and Beverages Now AB 2914 Killed the CBD cocktail trend in California LA’s ban begins on 1 January. A position adopted by state officials in California has drawn criticism from companies selling cannabidiol (CBD) in conventional […]

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 […]

FLASH: The 1st 1,000-Year-Old Human Might Already Be Alive

FLASH: The 1st 1,000-Year-Old Human Might Already Be Alive

FLASH: The 1st 1,000-Year-Old Human Might Already Be Alive The world’s 1st 1,000-year-old human might already be alive, according to researcher Aubrey de Grey, and AI (artificial intelligence) firm SingularityNET CEO Ben Goertzel agrees, Inverse reported. The belief is based on an assertion AI technology can predict how drugs interact with the body and scientists will […]

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs Anthocyanins Protect Lung Health Flavonoids are a group of polyphenols, phytonutrients found in most fruits and vegetables. There are more than 6,000 unique flavonoids, but as a group, they’re most well-known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and have been found to lower the risk of many chronic conditions […]

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs Anxiety disorders and depressive disorders are 2 of the most common mental disorders of our time. These kind of disorders affect the mood and feelings of the person, and need to be differentiated from usual mood fluctuations. For instance, feelings of sadness or fear are normal reactions to stress. Symptoms of anxiety and […]

Islands of Thailand

Islands of Thailand

Islands of Thailand Relaxing by blue/green water, white sand, in a hammock swaying between palm trees while sea laps at the shore line Each island in Thailand distinct from the next, with its own characteristics, there a many to choose from. Below is a list that you can selects 1 for every occasion, whether you want […]

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It It’s estimated more than 30% of American adults with diabetes don’t realize they are suffering from this potentially deadly disease. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show about 1 American in 7 suffered from diabetes between Ys 2013 and 2016, with the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes at […]

What Has Happened to Our Drinking Water?

What Has Happened to Our Drinking Water?

What Has Happened to Our Drinking Water? There is a known secret that really needs attention in this country. California, Florida, Baltimore, Detroit, Flint are in the news with reports of their drinking water being tainted. Flint brought into focus with”Flint Lives Matter” T’s, alerting the nation, saying: “What about us, our water is really […]

Curcumin Joins an Elite Group in Clinical Trials for Cancer Prevention

Curcumin Joins an Elite Group in Clinical Trials for Cancer Prevention

Curcumin Joins an Elite Group in Clinical Trials for Cancer Prevention Turmeric, a Yellow curry spice used in Indian cuisine, has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic medicine. Curcumin is one of the most well-studied bioactive ingredients in turmeric having over 150 potentially therapeutic activities, including anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and powerful […]

Japan Marks a Record with 70,000 People Over 100

Japan Marks a Record with 70,000 People Over 100

Japan Marks a Record with 70,000 People Over 100 Japan has almost 70,000 centenarians and most of them are women, the health ministry said Friday. As of September, the nation’s centenarian population stood at 69,785, which is a new record high, and women accounted for 88.1 percent of the total. The number of male centenarians rose […]

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