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6 awesome ways to use avocados

6 awesome ways to use avocados

Avocados are known most commonly as the main ingredient in guacamole. They are classified as a fruit and are rich in monounsaturated fat. They are also very high in potassium and can help balance your vitally important potassium-to-sodium ratio. Avocados are fast becoming a super food. Let’s take a look at some […]

by October 26, 2014
Halloween teal pumpkin project protects kids with food allergies

Halloween teal pumpkin project protects kids with food allergies

Halloween is just around the corner, and it can be a “nightmare” for kids with food allergies. Chocolate contains milk, candy bars can contain nuts, and eggs and soy are also common allergen ingredients in Halloween treats, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. The Food & […]

by October 24, 2014
High fat meals could be more harmful to males than females

High fat meals could be more harmful to males than females

Male and female brains are not equal when dealing with high-fat diets. High fat meals could be more harmful to males than females: Debora Clegg, PhD, scientist from Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute and a research team found that male mice fed a high fat diet developed brain inflammation […]

by October 23, 2014
Best exercises to do when you are too tired to exercise

Best exercises to do when you are too tired to exercise

Exercise is a very important factor when it comes to healthy living. However, with the busy lifestyle we all lead, it is difficult to find the time or the energy to work out. Let’s take a look at some exercises you can do when your energy levels are low. 1. […]

by October 22, 2014
Medication frequently, unintentionally given incorrectly to young children

Medication frequently, unintentionally given incorrectly to young children

According to researchers from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 63,000 children under six years old experienced out-of-hospital medication errors every year between 2002-2012. One child is affected every 8 minutes, usually by a parent with good intentions or an unintentional error by a caregiver. The research was published in the journal Pediatrics. […]

by October 21, 2014
Energy drinks may pose risk to public health

Energy drinks may pose risk to public health

Increased consumption of energy drinks may pose risk to public health, especially young people, according to researchers from the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. Their research was published in the open access journal Frontiers of Public Health.                        […]

by October 19, 2014
Turmeric helps regenerate brain stem cells

Turmeric helps regenerate brain stem cells

Turmeric is one the most researched plants in the world.  Its medicinal properties have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. It is armed with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which fight diseases like Alzheimer’s and common cancer. A study published in the journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy […]

by October 17, 2014
Study links sugar to memory problems

Study links sugar to memory problems

Healthy living is about staying up to date on the latest health news. Sugar is well known to be detrimental to health when consumed too often. It is known to cause weight gain, metabolic conditions, and studies show that it can even contribute to cancer. A team of scientists, using […]

by October 16, 2014