Disease Prevention

Tips for safer cell phone use

Tips for safer cell phone use

Here are some essential tips on how to reduce cell phone radiation: 1. Use a headset or speaker Headsets emit much less radiation than phones. Choose either wired or wireless. Experts are split on which version is safer. Some wireless headsets emit continuous, low-level radiation, so take yours off your ear when […]

by November 15, 2012
5 foods to prevent your arteries from clogging

5 foods to prevent your arteries from clogging

Do you know what to eat to prevent your arteries from clogging? “As seen on Dr. Mehmet Oz“, we have it all for you. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood rich in oxygen throughout our body. Healthy arteries have smooth inner walls and blood flows through them easily. Some people, however, […]

by November 13, 2012
Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

The flu season is almost here and just in time comes a new interesting study linking the benefits of friendly bacteria “probiotics” and warding off colds. Probiotics are often called “friendly bugs.” Probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.” There is some debate about […]

by October 9, 2012
The antioxidant effects of Omega-3s

The antioxidant effects of Omega-3s

If you research ­fish oil, you are bound to run into two very common myths. Myth 1: Fish oil acts as a very strong blood thinner, so strong that it diminishes that it impairs clotting ability in response to injury or surgery. This myth was dispelled by William Harris, Ph.D., and […]

by September 25, 2012
The relationship of Omega-3 intake and eye health

The relationship of Omega-3 intake and eye health

There is mounting evidence that fish and fish oil consumption are beneficial to eye health. Omega-3 fatty acids from fish are proven essential to human eye health and function. Scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI) within the National Institutes of Health say there is consistent evidence that omega-3s protect against damage to the blood […]

by September 18, 2012
Vital Choice Wild Seafood and Organics Dark Chocolate

Chocolate may reduce risk of stroke

Everyday we seem to read more and more about the many health benefits of  of dark chocolate.  Chocolate can help with weight loss, chocolate can be a brain booster, chocolate can be good for our heart. Enough chocolate?  Not just yet, now we hear that one bar of chocolate a week […]

by September 3, 2012