Health

Omega-3s may help prevent skin cancer

Omega-3s may help prevent skin cancer

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, “skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 3.5 million skin cancers in over two million people are diagnosed annually.” This is more than prostate, lung, colon, and breast cancers combined. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell […]

by March 20, 2013
4 essential vitamins for kidney health

4 essential vitamins for kidney health

Every organ in our body plays an important part. Our kidneys are one of the most crucial organs of all. They act as a filtration system, getting rid of waste products. To keep our kidneys working well, it is important to adopt the right diet. Here are four essential vitamins […]

by March 18, 2013
Fish oil to help heal bed sores

Fish oil to help heal bed sores

Pressure ulcers or more commonly known as bedsores occur very often in patients who are critically ill and bed-ridden. These sores occur because of the constant pressure on the skin and tissue underneath when in bed or a wheelchair for long periods of time. The cause of pressure ulcers is […]

by March 13, 2013
A natural prescription to alleviate seasonal allergies

A natural prescription to alleviate seasonal allergies

Take a green step and try to alleviate your allergy symptoms the natural way. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates around 36 million people in the United States alone suffer from seasonal allergies, known also by the common name of hay fever and the more technical name allergic rhinitis. Alleviate Seasonal Allergies […]

by March 10, 2013
Foods that fight asthma

Foods that fight asthma

Asthma is  is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by recurring symptoms such as wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.  Although there is no proven diet to cure asthma, there are foods that we can eat to help relieve or reduce symptoms.   Omega-3 fatty acids: Studies at the University of Maryland Medical Center suggest […]

by March 7, 2013
Top foods for diabetes

Top foods for diabetes

Diabetes , is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. If you are diabetic, it means that there is an excessive amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood.  […]

by March 1, 2013
Best foods for heart health

Best foods for heart health

Heart disease remains at the top of the list of America’s most serious health problems. It is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, “Approximately 82 million people in this country suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, causing about 2,200 […]

by February 25, 2013
Best tips on how to practice healthy habits

Best tips on how to practice healthy habits

Practicing good health habits is not an easy task. Try to follow these tips and read what thought leaders do themselves to practice good health habits. Begin each day by allocating time for yourself: Devoting a small block of time to yourself each morning can help set the tone for […]

by February 22, 2013