Disease Prevention

7 natural ways to increase hair growth

7 natural ways to increase hair growth

Baldness and hair loss are common conditions.  As we age our follicle are a little lazy and need a boost. Let’s look at 7 natural ways to increase hair growth: Eggs: Our hair is made up of 70% keratin protein. Eggs are packed with protein and Biotin. The protein in […]

by November 5, 2020
Tips on how to prevent the flu

Tips on how to prevent the flu

Tips on how to prevent the flu Our immune system is our first line of defense against the flu virus. Maintaining a healthy immune system should be a top priority, and becomes even more important during flu season. Adopting good health habits including diet, exercise, adequate sleep and hygiene can […]

by October 19, 2020
Top 10 cancer-fighting foods Credit: Monticello

Top 10 cancer-fighting foods

We are making vital choices that impact our health every time we go grocery shopping. Did you know? According to the American Cancer Society, “About 1,660,290 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2013, and in 2013 about 580,350 Americans are projected to die of cancer, almost 1,600 people […]

by October 15, 2020
Early depression treatment prevents heart problems

Early depression treatment prevents heart problems

Depression is a serious mental illness that can be debilitating. But early depression treatment prevents heart problems. Though depression is a condition in the brain, it can affect many parts of the body. New research shows that treating depression early may even prevent heart problems. Jesse C. Stewart, Ph.D. from […]

by September 23, 2020
Many reasons to eat ginger

Many reasons to eat ginger

Ginger is revered for its many medicinal benefits. It came from Southeast Asia, from where it was traded around the world. It is often added to soups, sauces, and stir-fried vegetables to add a nice spicy kick. Ginger is also often used to make a tea. There are so many […]

by July 29, 2020
Tips to keep your eyes healthy

Tips to keep your eyes healthy

We use our eyes constantly and it is important to keep them in a healthy condition.   Diet plays a big part. Eating foods rich in antioxidants like beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, to name a few, help reduce the risk of age related eye diseases  such […]

by July 13, 2020
Find your diabetes risk score with a simple test

Find your diabetes risk score with a simple test

Diabetes is a group of diseases that affect how your body reacts to blood glucose, also known as blood sugar. Glucose is crucial because it is what gives energy and helps build cells and tissues. It also fuels the brain. If you have diabetes, no matter the type, it means […]

by July 9, 2020
Smart choices for a healthy prostate

Smart choices for a healthy prostate

“Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men.” The prostate is a vital part of the male reproductive system, as it generates and stores semen. As we age, the risk for developing prostate cancer increases, so it is important to maintain a healthy prostate. Adding […]

by July 8, 2020