Health

Flu hospitalizations and deaths are increasing

Flu hospitalizations and deaths are increasing

Flu hospitalizations and deaths are increasing, according to a report from federal health officials that was released last Friday. This year’s flu season has been average so far, however more hospitalizations and deaths are now being reported and are increasing. Also, it will still be a few weeks before the […]

by January 31, 2017
Can safe sun exposure boost your immune system?

Can safe sun exposure boost your immune system?

Can safe sun exposure boost your immune system? New research from Georgetown University Medical Center digs deeper into the sun’s health benefits. Sun exposure on your skin is essential to vitamin D production and also produces other benefits not related to vitamin D. Just like plants, we need sun exposure […]

by January 30, 2017
Sleep deprivation is detrimental to the immune system

Sleep deprivation is detrimental to the immune system

Sleep deprivation is detrimental to the immune system, according to new research from UW Medicine Sleep Center at Harborview Medical Center. Sleep deprivation has become an epidemic. The National Health Interview Survey shows that: “Nearly 30% of adults reported an average of ≤6 hours of sleep per day in 2005-2007. […]

by January 28, 2017
Aspartame use in children’s drinks has risen dramatically

Aspartame use in children’s drinks has risen dramatically

Aspartame use in children’s drinks has risen dramatically, according to a report from George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health. There has been so much controversy surrounding artificial sweeteners and Splenda is no exception. Its slogan: “Made from sugar, so it tastes like sugar has changed” after the […]

by January 27, 2017
General Mills is investing in kale chips

General Mills is investing in kale chips

The major food corporation General Mills is investing in kale chips, adding to its growing list of vegetable-based snacks. Rhythm Superfoods is a company dedicated to making healthy alternatives to junk food snacks. They use air-crisping methods to make their popular kale chips. General Mills recently announced that they led […]

by January 26, 2017
Black cumin oil beats common asthma medications

Black cumin oil beats common asthma medications

Black cumin oil beats common asthma medications, according to new research from the journal Phytotherapy Research. Black cumin are the seeds of the flowering plant Nigella Sativa, which has been revered for its medical properties for centuries. The health benefits of black cumin have been confirmed time and time again […]

by January 25, 2017
Super heart healthy turmeric ginger juice

Super heart healthy turmeric ginger juice

This super heart healthy turmeric ginger juice is packed with some of the most potent ingredients in the world for the heart and cardiovascular system. It is safe to say, there is no spice in the world known by scientists that is more powerful for health than turmeric. There are […]

by January 24, 2017
Can marijuana help treat fibromyalgia?

Can marijuana help treat fibromyalgia?

Can marijuana help treat fibromyalgia? Medical marijuana is increasing in popularity as a treatment for many conditions, including eating disorders, cancers, and pain. It is becoming legal in more and more states. With marijuana being more widely accepted in the U.S. for medical treatment, research has also gone up. Fibromyalgia  is […]

by January 23, 2017