Health

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 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
Omega-3s make your heart happy

Omega-3s make your heart happy

In keeping with heart health month, we wanted to bring some promising news to you. Omega-3s are clinically proven to reduce the risk of “sudden cardiac death. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) usually occurs because a person’s heart rhythms go awry, causing the heart to stop pumping. The immediate cause of SCD […]

by February 21, 2013
Sugary drinks can cause weight gain and increase depression risk

Sugary drinks can cause weight gain and increase depression risk

Too much sugar is known for being unhealthy. Sugar suppresses the immune system and promotes disease by its tendencies to make white blood cells ineffective against killing germs in our bodies. Unfortunately in America, sugary beverages like soda account for one in every five calories consumed by the average person. […]

by February 21, 2013
The relationship of heavy foods and acne

The relationship of heavy foods and acne

New research shows that the links between fatty and carb heavy foods and acne may not be a myth. We often hear that some of our favorite comfort foods like burgers, fries, and chocolate can cause acne. We also often hear that this idea is a myth, and that there […]

by February 16, 2013
Top brain foods

Top brain foods

Do you know that you can keep your brain healthy and alert by eating the right foods? Berries: They are packed with antioxidants which protect our brain from age-related diseases. Memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease are attributed to weak neuron signals and communication within the brain. Eating berries can strengthen […]

by February 15, 2013