Health

Gluten the hidden danger

Gluten the hidden danger

According to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness approximately 1 in every 133 Americans suffers from an autoimmune disorder called celiac disease. This number is based upon a milestone multi-center study of blood samples collected from 13,145 people from February 1996 to May of 2001. This means that there were over 2.1 million […]

by March 6, 2020
The dangers of high fructose corn syrup

The dangers of high fructose corn syrup

There have been many ads and debates in the media about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). While the food industry claims that corn syrup does not cause harm, the statistics tell another story. The average American has increased their HFCS consumption from zero to about 60 pounds per person per […]

by March 5, 2020
Easy daily foot and leg workouts

Easy daily foot and leg workouts

On a daily basis, our feet are forced into shoes, treaded on hard surfaces, and crammed into heels. By not being careful, one may develop conditions such as plantar fasciitis, arch pain, and Achilles tendonitis, just to name a few. The good news is that there are easy ways to […]

by March 4, 2020
Tips on how to prevent the flu

Tips on how to prevent the flu

Tips on how to prevent the flu Our immune system is our first line of defense against the flu virus. Maintaining a healthy immune system should be a top priority, and becomes even more important during flu season. Adopting good health habits including diet, exercise, adequate sleep and hygiene can […]

by March 3, 2020
6 reasons to eat more magnesium-rich foods

6 reasons to eat more magnesium-rich foods

6 reasons to eat more magnesium-rich foods: Magnesium is a mineral that is used in almost every part of the body. According to Medline Plus, “Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune […]

by March 2, 2020
Top 10 eczema foods

Top 10 eczema foods

Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is an inflammation of the skin that causes itching. It is a long-lasting (chronic) condition that is sometimes followed by hay fever or asthma. According to Mayo Clinic, “Eczema may affect any area of your skin, but it typically appears on your arms and behind your […]

by February 29, 2020
Health benefits of walking

Health benefits of walking

Walking is the unsung hero when it comes to its health benefits. It is a great way to slow down your pace for a little bit, uplift your mood and is simply good for you. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of walking. Beat breast cancer: Walking may […]

by February 28, 2020
Garlic may fight antimicrobial resistant urinary tract infections

Garlic may fight antimicrobial resistant urinary tract infections

Garlic has long been known as one of nature’s true medicines. It is a potent immune booster, helps lower cholesterol, aids in the body’s natural detox process, and has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. New research from the Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences in India now shows that garlic may fight […]

by February 27, 2020