Health

Can exercise add years to your life?

Can exercise add years to your life?

It is the start of a New Year, which means we need to adopt new and healthy resolutions. One of the most common goals set for the a new year is usually a pledge to go to the gym regularly. We all want a flat stomach and toned up arms […]

by January 17, 2013
Is Vitamin D an anti-cancer agent?

Is Vitamin D an anti-cancer agent?

Connections between vitamin D and reducing cancer are being discovered more and more every year. These connections are particularly strong for colon cancer, breast cancer and leukemia. As researchers found earlier this year, “vitamin D participates in cell growth regulation, apoptosis and cell differentiation. In addition, it has been implicated in […]

by January 15, 2013
Almonds are natural powerhouses

Almonds are natural powerhouses

Almonds are fast becoming a superfood. Many doctors recommend them as a snack of choice. Almonds are excellent sources of calcium, vitamin E, folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Here are at a glance their many health benefits: Brain health: Almonds can help boost our brainpower and stabilize our […]

by January 14, 2013
Top 10 benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Top 10 benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Top 10 benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar. There is a long history of its use in medicine dating back to 400 B.C., when  Hippocrates used it to treat his patients. AVC is considered to be a potent remedy for illnesses and overall health. Apple cider vinegar, known as cider vinegar or […]

by January 13, 2013
Stop a Heart Attack

Stop a heart attack with Cayenne Pepper

Stop a Heart Attack About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. More than half of the deaths due to heart disease in 2009 were in men. Coronary heart disease is the […]

by January 11, 2013
Can omega-3 fatty acids boost memory?

Can omega-3 fatty acids boost memory?

Do you eat fish and take fish oil supplements? There is mounting evidence that diets high in omega-3 fatty acids from fish may protect people from cognitive deficit and dementia. Only recently has the strength of this potential protective power been tested in controlled clinical trials. In observational studies researchers compare people’s […]

by January 8, 2013
Can graviola kill cancer?

Can graviola kill cancer?

Graviola or Soursop fruit seems to be a miraculous fruit. Other common names for it include: guanábana (Spanish), graviola (Portuguese), corossol (French), sorsaka (Papiamento), adunu (Acholi), Brazilian pawpaw, guyabano, guanavana, toge-banreisi, durian benggala, nangka blanda, sirsak, zuurzak and nangka londa. In Malayalam, it is called mullaatha, literally ‘thorny custard apple.” […]

by January 6, 2013
How to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack

How to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack

Do you know the symptoms of a heart attack? Intense pain in the jaw line (Pain in the jaw can wake you from a sound sleep) Nausea and intense sweating Chest discomfort or pain Upper body pain Shortness of breath Lightheadedness Stomach pain Anxiety NOTE: You may never have the […]

by January 2, 2013