Health

Exercise can be a memory saver

Exercise can be a memory saver

Out of all the signs of aging, the one people seem to fear the most is the loss of memory and mental sharpness. As brain expert Daniel Amen M.D. says, “brain health is enhanced by good diet as well as physical, mental, and social activities.” We lose gray and white […]

by January 24, 2013
Vitamin D may combat daytime fatigue

Vitamin D may combat daytime fatigue

Sleep deprivation is becoming an epidemic in the United States and across the world. With the “sleep is overrated” culture, working into the late hours of the night is becoming a more common practice. Sleep deprivation affects the quality of your day and leads to fatigue. It can also cause […]

by January 19, 2013
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
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
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