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Why home-cooked meals are key to healthier diet

Why home-cooked meals are key to healthier diet

People who eat home-cooked meals frequently consume fewer calories than those who cook less, according to research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Eating meals cooked at home ensures that you know exactly what is in your food. Healthy home-cooked are an important part of a healthy living […]

by November 23, 2014
Good high fat diet may postpone brain aging

Good high fat diet may postpone brain aging

Not all fats are bad. Some fats can actually contribute to healthy living. According to a Danish study, signs of brain aging can be postponed with a high-fat diet. These findings may lead to new ways to treat children with premature aging, and persons with Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer’s. As […]

by November 18, 2014
Pain relieving drugs may contribute to stroke and death

Pain relieving drugs may contribute to stroke and death

Pain relieving drugs may contribute to stroke and death: Common older drugs prescribed for arthritis and pain may increase risk of death from stroke, according to a study published in the November 5, 2014 issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The drugs that the […]

by November 16, 2014
Tea and citrus products may lower ovarian cancer risk

Tea and citrus products may lower ovarian cancer risk

Promising news: Tea and citrus products may lower ovarian cancer risk According to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, “Ovarian cancer is a growth of abnormal malignant cells that begins in the ovaries (women’s reproductive glands that produce ova). Cancer that spreads to the ovaries but originates at another site is not considered […]

by November 10, 2014
Experts reveal the price we pay for not sleeping

Experts reveal the price we pay for not sleeping

Sleep deprivation is an epidemic in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The National Health Interview Survey shows that: “Nearly 30% of adults reported an average of ≤6 hours of sleep per day in 2005-2007. In 2009, only 31% of high school students reported […]

by November 9, 2014
Brain benefits of simply getting up and moving

Brain benefits of simply getting up and moving

When it comes to health, food is usually the main topic of discussion. However, there is another key factor to optimal health: exercise. Daily exercise is a very important when it pertains to brain function and mood lifting. Many people don’t exercise because they are not sure what exercises they […]

by November 7, 2014
BPA exposure in infants may increase later risk of food intolerance

BPA exposure in infants may increase later risk of food intolerance

Scientists may have found one of the reasons why food intolerance has been on the rise lately. New research published in the November 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal shows that there is a link between perinatal exposure to BPA at low doses and risk of food intolerance later in […]

by November 6, 2014
Mediterranean diet may promote kidney health

Mediterranean diet may promote kidney health

The Mediterranean diet is well known as a heart healthy diet. It puts emphasis on fresh and organic foods such as fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, seeds, herbs and spices. Fats are replaced with healthy fats like organic olive oil and red meat is limited to a few times a month. […]

by November 5, 2014