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 […]

Happy People Are Healthy People

Happy People Are Healthy People

Happy People Are Healthy People The effects of mental well-being may be so strong when it comes to physical health that even children who have a more positive outlook may enjoy better health in adulthood, according to Harvard School of Public Health researcher Laura Kubzansky. Certain attributes appear to be particularly beneficial for preventing or […]

The Human Body is Mostly Water!

The Human Body is Mostly Water!

The Human Body is Mostly Water! The human body is amazing, did you know that we’re made of mostly water? Yep, up to 73% of a newborn baby’s weight may be due to water. Remember “a pint’s a pound the world around,” so a 7-pound infant is packing about 5 pounds of  H2O The body […]

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of New Mexico found that medical cannabis provides immediate symptom relief across dozens of health symptoms with relatively minimal negative side effects. In 2 recent studies titled, “Patient-Reported Symptom Relief Following Medical Cannabis Consumption,” and […]

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 […]

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling Staying healthy when traveling can be challenging. While traveling is an exciting because of the exposure to new people and environments, it is also contributes to new breeding grounds for unfamiliar germs and bacteria. The Key to avoiding getting sick while traveling is to combat the factors that cause […]

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks

Alcohol In Any Amounts Poses Serious Health Risks Just 1 drink a day is to much Alcohol consumption is responsible for 2.8-M deaths per year across the globe, with cancer the leading cause of alcohol-related death among people aged 50 years and older, warn researchers, who also emphasize that there is no safe level of […]

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain

Control Your Breathing, Calm Your Brain The way we breathe, fast, slow, shallow or deep is intricately tied to our body as a whole, sending messages that affect y mood, stress and the immune system. Breathing is easily ignored, and revered at the same time. It is instinctual to advise someone to “take a deep breath” […]

“Would you like Fries with that?”

“Would you like Fries with that?”

“Would you like Fries with that?” $MCD Fried Potatoes May Increase Your Risk of Death McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) has sold millions more fries each year with the simple question, “Would you like fries with that?” This simple technique has contributed to ever increasing waistlines for their customers. Now, researchers have found those who eat fried potatoes […]

Sleep: Too Little, Too Much

Sleep: Too Little, Too Much

Sleep: Too Little, Too Much New research has revealed that sleeping less than 6 hours or more than 10 hours a night are both linked with an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome, which can increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Carried out by researchers at SKorea’s Seoul National University College of […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A new bill in Guam would allow home cultivation, Oklahoma officials still have issues with the voter-approved medical marijuana initiative, and more. Guam Guam Bill Would Allow Home Cultivation. Five years after the US territory legalized medical marijuana, access issues have prompted Sen. Louis Muna to file a bill that would allow […]

Make Your Brain ‘Happy’ Eat Real Food

Make Your Brain ‘Happy’ Eat Real Food

Make Your Brain ‘Happy’ Eat Real Food It is being said by the medical experts that by Y 2020, America will have 14-M people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease. Anxiety disorders currently are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40-M adults. Millions suffer from “brain fog,” a term […]

Stress Plays a Key Role in Anxiety

Stress Plays a Key Role in Anxiety

Stress Plays a Key Role in Anxiety Genetics, brain chemistry, personality and life events play a role in the development of anxiety disorders, but stress is 1 of the the Key triggers. Anxiety is a normal response to stress, but in some people the anxiety becomes overwhelming and difficult to cope with. The National Institute […]

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly

Caution: Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Can Be Deadly Studies show that the average US adult spends 9 to 12 hours each day sitting, and a 60-min workout cannot counteract the effects of this level of inactivity. Sitting is not inherently dangerous. The danger is in the amount of time you spend sitting. Brief periods of […]

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood People have been eating fish since the dawn of man. It has been a staple for people in every area where fish can swim and has without a doubt been one of the foods that has kept people alive. Fish is a lean protein, with vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and numerous […]

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health

Selfies May Be Bad for Peoples’ Health Some medical experts are now warning that photo-editing tools that make people look more perfect online than in real life may be a health threat. The wave of altered photos on social media is changing perceptions of beauty, and that can trigger a pre-occupation with appearance that leads […]

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions

Mental Health Issues Cost the US Economy Billions  Mental health days are costing the US economy billions in income growth, and that number is expected to increase dramatically over the next few years, according to a June study published in the Review of Regional Studies. Drawing upon economic and demographic data from between Ys 2008 and 2014, […]

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics Millennials say their finances cause them more stress than politics, work or health, according to a new study. “Politics is a huge stress for people and we know work is a big stress,” says Michael Katchen, CEO and co-founder of Wealthsimple, the online investment management service behind the […]

Poor Health is a Science

Poor Health is a Science

Poor Health is a Science The is lots of research pointing to fake sweeteners as the cause in a a number of health issues, including nerve damage, certain types of cancer, and anxiety/depression. Sweeteners like Splenda or Equal have also been attributed to weight-gain, which seems counterproductive, given that weight loss was the purpose behind […]

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 […]

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