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New study shows bee venom kills HIV

New study shows bee venom kills HIV

We owe so much to our bees. A recent study shows another reason to thank them. A team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis discovered bee venom contains a toxin called “melittin” may help kill the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). It seems to work by puncturing the protective […]

by October 27, 2013
Health benefits of sleeping

Health benefits of sleeping

Do not ignore the power of a good night’s sleep. Good sleep has become somewhat of a rarity these days. People believe that they can get by without an adequate amount of sleep. A lack of sleep can contribute to health risks in the long run, so it is important […]

by September 23, 2013
5 reasons to re-think using your microwave

5 reasons to re-think using your microwave

Microwave defines functionality at its best. You just put the food in it, program the time needed, and in the blink of an eye you have a meal. Microwaves have become a predominant device in many households, as very few people have time or “take the time” to cook a […]

by September 9, 2013
Is milk good for you?

Is milk good for you?

Cow’s milk has been consumed for thousands of years, and has been touted as a healthy drink for strong bones and teeth, amongst many other benefits. Ever since we were kids, most of our parents made us drink milk at least once a day. As scientists and researchers dig deeper […]

by September 7, 2013
Drinking coffee linked to liver health

Drinking coffee linked to liver health

Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the early morning? America has had a real love affair with coffee for as long as we can remember. It awakens the mind, keeps us alert, and just seems to make our day a little better. Many of us may […]

by September 4, 2013
The dangers of Splenda

The dangers of Splenda

There has been so much controversy surrounding artificial sweeteners and Splenda is no exception. So we have what done some research and have gathered what you need to know about Splenda. What  are the dangers of Splenda? Its slogan “Made from sugar, so it tastes like sugar has changed” after […]

by September 3, 2013
The truth behind the teas your are drinking

The truth behind the teas your are drinking

There’s nothing like a hot cup of tea to get you through a long stressful day or to decompress. It has a way of providing energy, soothing the soul, and refreshing your spirits. Tea has been used for millenniums starting in China as a potent tonic with a huge range […]

by August 29, 2013
Diet soda makes you fat

Diet soda makes you fat

Diet sodas have been marketed as a better drink choice than regular soda. New ads from major soda companies have promoted their efforts to reduce obesity by releasing a product that has much fewer calories than regular soda. These ads also highlight the fact that they have removed sugary drinks […]

by August 25, 2013