Childhood obesity rates in the U.S. and other western countries are astounding. Around 17% of children aged between two and nineteen are considered obese, while many more are overweight. Since the 1980s the rate of childhood obesity has tripled and the figures continue to rise. Children who are obese are likely to go on […]
There’s more to brushing your teeth than keeping cavities away. Find out the connection between brushing twice a day and heart health.
Chia seeds are a tiny but mighty superfood. Find out the positive affect they can have on many disease states and in keeping the body in homeostasis.
If you are being treated with medication for high blood pressure but not getting good results, here is a recent study that could make all the difference.
It sounds too good to be true, but researchers have found you can combat wrinkles by indulging in chocolate. Here are the awesome details.
Been eating out frequently? If so you may be jeopardizing your longevity. Find out the many health and social benefits to be had by cooking at home.
A daily dose of ginger can naturally reduce muscle pain by up to 25%, according to research by the University of Georgia. Whether you’ve overdone it on the treadmill, spent all day gardening, or simply strained yourself spring cleaning, ginger is a safe and effective way to reduce common muscle aches. How did ginger […]
Replacing other fats in your diet with olive oil could reduce your risk of having a stroke by more than 40% according to a French study, published in the journal Neurology. Olive oil has previously been identified as having many health benefits, such as reducing the risk of many cancers, being effective against HER-2 breast cancer, […]
You may be surprised to discover that stress actually leads to weight gain. Find out how the hormones of stress can pack on the pounds.
A small bag of nuts a day could dramatically lower cholesterol levels, according to a study by the Archives of Internal Medicine. Various types of nuts seem to produce the same effect, although experts warn against salted or sugar coated nuts, which can have negative consequences for health. What does the study show? A series of […]