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 […]

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

The findings are scheduled to be presented Saturday at an American Heart Association meeting, in Philadelphia. Grab & Go foods are an easy option for busy lives, but if you opt for ultra-processed foods a lot, you may pick up something you do not want; heart disease. About 55% of Americans’ daily calories come from […]

Frequent Marijuana Smokers 2X Odds for a Stroke

Frequent Marijuana Smokers 2X Odds for a Stroke

Smoking marijuana does not do one’s heart or your brain any favors, 2 new studies shows. Frequent marijuana smokers are more than 2X as likely to suffer a stroke compared with those who do not partake, the 1st study found. They are also more likely to be hospitalized for a dangerously erratic heart rhythm, according […]

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 […]

“America’s Most Trusted Pharmacist”Says…

“America’s Most Trusted Pharmacist”Says…

Industry experts predict that spending on Rx medicines in the United States will reach $610-B by Y 2021. Americans often rush or get rushed into taking drugs too quickly, say physicians who believe in trying lifestyle changes 1st in many health situations. Very often, doctors diagnose their patients in “pre-disease” stages of a condition like […]

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 […]

Living Near the Ocean has Real Health Benefits

Living Near the Ocean has Real Health Benefits

Many people dream of living near the ocean, there is a reason why, as coastal living may be good for mental health, according to a study by researchers from the University of Exeter, England.  The research builds on prior studies linking natural environments to mental health and well-being, and suggests that you may be able […]

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 […]

Updating Bernie Sanders’ Heart Health Issues

Updating Bernie Sanders’ Heart Health Issues

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders , 78 anni, suffered a heart attack earlier this week, his physicians said Friday, describing his heart health issue in more specific terms than disclosed previously. Friday after Senator Sanders left the hospital, his treating physicians cast the events in a more serious light. “After presenting to an outside facility with […]

Insomnia is Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Disease

Insomnia is Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Disease

Mechanisms by which insomnia or poor sleep affects the heart health include hypothalamic-pituitary axis dysregulation, increased sympathetic nervous system activity, abnormal modulation of the autonomic nervous system, increased atherogenesis and increased systemic inflammation Sleep deprivation has the same effect on your immune system as physical stress or illness, which may help explain why lack of sleep […]

Avoiding ‘Inflam-aging’

Avoiding ‘Inflam-aging’

Dampening inflammation is a must for people with chronic inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. But you can be exposed to damaging inflammation without having a specific medical condition. Inflammation prevents the body from adequately reacting to stressors and puts the aging process on an unwanted fast track, increasing the likelihood of problems like heart disease. The […]

The Health Benefits of Laughter Revealed

The Health Benefits of Laughter Revealed

“Laughter is the best medicine”– Bennet Cerf and, Proverbs 17:22 says, “A merry heart is like medicine.” Ellen Jacob, author of ‘You’re the Best Friend Ever’ states: “Whoever said laughter is the best medicine was right — it’s the glue that holds friendships together. To laugh together at life’s ridiculous turn of events makes those […]

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 […]

Why Blood Pressure Matters

Why Blood Pressure Matters

A healthy blood pressure is 1 of the Key measures of a healthy heart, so our blood pressure is vitally important. The Big Q: What is blood pressure? The Big A: Blood pressure is a measure of the force against the walls of the human bodies arteries in response to the pumping of the heart. […]

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

Protect Your Heart and Your Brain

“It’s never too late to improve your brain health,” says Lainey Younkin, MS, RD, LDN, registered dietitian and founder of Lainey Younkin Nutrition. These tips may help improve your physical health, your brain health, and your cognitive abilities, they are as follows. Aim for 150 mins or more of aerobic exercise each week. If you have […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

On Avoiding Getting Sick When Traveling

On Avoiding Getting Sick When Traveling

Staying healthy on the road can presents challenges. While traveling is an exciting venture because of the exposure to new people and environments, it is also these very elements that contribute to new breeding grounds for unfamiliar germs and bacteria. The Key to avoiding getting sick while traveling is to combat the factors that cause […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jay Leno: Cholesterol 911

Jay Leno: Cholesterol 911

Former NBC “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno has opened up about his battle with high cholesterol, a condition which he described as a “time bomb”. “There are a lot of people walking around like that, they’re just time bombs,” Leno said in a new video created in association with Cholesterol 911 to shed light on high […]

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 […]

Stay Warm, Cold Air Can Be Dangerous

Stay Warm, Cold Air Can Be Dangerous

FLASH: Breathing cold air is almost impossible to avoid during Winter months, but there are known health risks everyone should know about before going outdoors in extreme cold. You know the temperature is low if you can see your breath after you exhale. The water vapor in the moist air you inhaled condenses into a […]

Using Yoga to Cool Down

Using Yoga to Cool Down

FLASH: Train Don’t Strain Most people who exercise regularly spend 5 or 10 mins warming up to loosen tight muscles and vitalize the whole body with more O2-rich blood. But it it equally important to allow time to wind back down after pumping yourself up. At the end of a hearty workout the body benefits […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lose That Weight, Keep It Off

Lose That Weight, Keep It Off

When trying to lose weight, even if it’s 10 or 20 lbs getting started is the hardest thing to do. But, for those who are truly obese, with 100’s of pounds to lose before getting to a healthy or ideal weight, the prospects of years of lifestyle changes is daunting.  Facing that kind of challenge, […]

Holidays Raise the Risk of a Heart Attack

Holidays Raise the Risk of a Heart Attack

10:00p on Christmas Eve is when the risk of heart attacks peaks The Holidays and the stress it brings to many can be hard on the Heart. New research from Sweden found the odds of a heart attack spike nearly 40% on Christmas Eve. “Traditional holidays were associated with increased risk of heart attack. The […]

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes A meta-analysis of 30 studies involving more than 10 years of research suggests coffee consumption may cut the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 29% While the results suggest caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee have favorable metabolic effects, Type 2 diabetes risk […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

As We Get Older Let’s Always Eat ‘Super’ Foods

As We Get Older Let’s Always Eat ‘Super’ Foods

As We Get Older Let’s Always Eat ‘Super’ Foods Men and Women alike are susceptible to bone loss, muscle loss, hormonal changes, and the dreaded middle age spread. Older people see and feel these changes in achy joints, vision impairment, heart complications, weight gain, decreased memory retention, and lack of energy, all of which are […]

Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling Staying healthy on the road often presents numerous challenges to all travelers. While traveling is an exciting venture because of the exposure to new people and environments, it is also these elements that contribute to new breeding grounds for unfamiliar germs and bacteria. The Key to avoiding getting sick while […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Anxiety Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Anxiety Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

Anxiety Tied to Higher Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke Adult with mood disorders like anxiety and depression may be more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than people without mental illness, a new study suggests. Researchers enrolled 221,677 people age 45 and older without any history of heart attack or stroke and tracked […]

‘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 […]

Caution: Our Pets Food May Be Killing Them

Caution: Our Pets Food May Be Killing Them

Caution: Our Pets Food May Be Killing Them Celebrity chef Rachael Ray was served with a $5-M lawsuit against her dog food brand, Nutrish, claiming that it contains harmful chemicals. According to reports, the food allegedly contains Glyphosate, a herbicide found in common weed killers like Monsanto’s Roundup. In a separate announcement, the Food and […]

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 […]

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity

When it Comes to Food Always Chose Quality Over Quantity It is very important to know that not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the Key is moderation and choosing wisely. “Very high intake of meat, especially processed red meat, is not good for overall health,” said Dr. Jyrki Virtanen, author […]

It is Quality Over Quantity When Feeding Our Hearts

It is Quality Over Quantity When Feeding Our Hearts

It is Quality Over Quantity When Feeding Our Hearts High-protein diets are around like popcorn, but not all protein is created equal. For heart health, experts say the Key is moderation and choosing wisely. “Very high intake of meat, especially processed red meat, is not good for overall health,” said Dr. Jyrki Virtanen, author of […]

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 […]

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks Knowing the benefits and risks of any activity helps you take advantage of the 1st and avoid the 2nd. Like other forms of exercise, running has the potential to help you maintain a healthy weight, balance your insulin and leptin receptors, relieve stress and boost your self-confidence. Running can […]

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner Ralph Izzo pulls in over $5m dollars a year as the CEO of the Public Service Electric and Gas Company, but his policies are now under the spotlight after the death of black pensioner. New Jersey authorities are investigating the circumstances of the tragic death of an elderly […]

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 […]

Coffee Helps the Heart Grow Stronger

Coffee Helps the Heart Grow Stronger

Coffee Helps the Heart Grow Stronger Drinking 4 cups of coffee a day could help the heart grow stronger and repair itself from damage, study suggests Caffeine may boost processes which are important for repairing heart cells Experts say caffeine protects the hearts of ageing, obese and pre-diabetic mice Researchers hope their findings will improve […]

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium

The Many Benefits of Magnesium Magnesium (Mg) is essential for mitochondrial ATP production. A supplement that is helpful for sleep is magnesium. There are dozens of different types of magnesium supplements. Magnesium threonate has the added benefit of providing some antiretroviral activity, and retroviruses tend to be a challenge inherent with many neurodegenerative diseases. Threonate […]

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease Nitrate-Rich (NO)vegetables boost Heart Health and lower the risk of heart attacks NO is an important biological signaling molecule that supports normal endothelial function and protects our mitochondria. It is also a potent vasodilator helping relax and widen our blood vessels, which improves […]

Subdue Stress Without Rx Drugs

Subdue Stress Without Rx Drugs

Subdue Stress Without Rx Drugs Try them, they work, and with the money you save at the drug store, you can buy Real food and have lots of money to spare. Most of us are keenly aware of the opioid epidemic in the US, but now as the opioid prescriptions decline physicians are Rx’ing benzos […]

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues A major new study reveals that smoking marijuana dramatically increases one’s risk of suffering a heart attack and other cardiovascular events. The study authors, along with Top cardiologists across the country, are calling for more research into the use of medicinal and recreational cannabis in light of […]

The 3 Phases of Deep Breathing to Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Worries and Concerns

The 3 Phases of Deep Breathing to Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Worries and Concerns

The 3 Phases of Deep Breathing to Relieve Stress, Anxiety, Worries and Concerns Our body breathes automatically, it is both an involuntary and a voluntary process. We can alter the speed and the depth of our breathing, as well as choose to breathe through the mouth or nose. These choices lead to physical changes in […]

Valentines Gifts with Good Health in Mind

Valentines Gifts with Good Health in Mind

Valentines Gifts with Good Health in Mind Eating healthy and being physically active can provide The Key to a healthy Heart. So, with that in mind, select a Valentine’s gift that will help your loved one reap the benefits long after the love bug day is over. “While it’s very romantic to present your loved […]

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 […]

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly Influenza, aka flu, is already known to be deadly, but a new study suggests that the risk of heart attack is 6X greater than normal while people are ill with the flu. “I was a little bit surprised by the strength of the association. It’s not every day […]

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, […]

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector

Meditation: The Mind-Body Connector I believe meditation practice can be an important part of health and well-being. Because, not only is a powerful means of relaxing, but also useful for relieving stress, anxiety, managing pain, and preventing disease. There is growing scientific evidence that demonstrates the human mind and body are intricately connected, and wide […]

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health

Taking Sauna’s Regularly Can Improve Health Saunas have been used for thousands of years, for both religious ceremonies and health, in cultures as far apart as Mayan and Finnish. Saunas are small rooms which provide either moist (Turkish-style) or dry heat (traditional Finnish) and allow the body to sweat deeply. In modern Finland, about 33% […]

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 […]