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Deadly Bacteria In Drinking Water Additive Leads To Recall

Deadly Bacteria In Drinking Water Additive Leads To Recall

A worldwide recall was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday, Mar. 7 on all containers of Life-Line Water.  Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a potentially deadly bacteria was found by the FDA contaminating... 
The One Thing To Boost Your Metabolism

The One Thing To Boost Your Metabolism

We hear about a lot of ways to boosting your metabolism for weight loss and better health, but what’’s the one thing to do it best?  It’s fasting! Intermittent fasting (IF). Most people relate fasting to... 
Lower Blood Pressure With 30-Minute Workout Instead of Drugs

Lower Blood Pressure With 30-Minute Workout Instead of Drugs

A recent scientific research study was done by the University of Western Australia and published in the American Heart Association’s journal,Hypertension, regarding the correlation between morning exercise and hypertension. Michael... 
Soda Tax Reduces Sugary Drink Consumption By More Than 50% in Berkeley

Soda Tax Reduces Sugary Drink Consumption By More Than 50% in Berkeley

A study which was published in the American Journal of Public Health on February 21, 2019 shows a large reduction of sugary drink consumption by 52% in Berkeley, California, after a levy of the nation’s first soda tax was implemented... 
Apple Watch Fall Detection Saves A Life in Norway

Apple Watch Fall Detection Saves A Life in Norway

Toralv Østvang, a 67 year old man was found ‘bloody and unconscious’ on his bathroom floor by Norwegian emergency personnel. Østvang was wearing the Apple Watch at the time when he apparently went to the... 
Vitamin D Deficiency: Five Food Sources Of The Essential Vitamin To Add To Your Diet

Vitamin D Deficiency: Five Food Sources Of The Essential Vitamin To Add To Your Diet

Do you know how important Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is to your health?  This key vitamin is essential to regulating two important nutrients in your body, calcium and phosphate which are important... 
Mediterranean Diet: Not A Diet But A Lifestyle Of Healthy Choices

Mediterranean Diet: Not A Diet But A Lifestyle Of Healthy Choices

Did you know that the Mediterranean diet is not really a diet but a choice of a healthy living lifestyle by people who live in the 21 countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea? “Even though it’s called the Mediterranean... 
Study Suggests Drinking Orange Juice Reduces Dementia Risk By Almost 50 Percent

Study Suggests Drinking Orange Juice Reduces Dementia Risk By Almost 50 Percent

A new study suggests that if you drink one glass of orange juice on a daily basis it could greatly reduce your risk of acquiring dementia. In this study, over a period of 16 years from 1986 to 2002, 28,000 US men were tracked regarding... 
Too Much Sleep Linked To A Greater Risk Of Disease And Death, Study Finds

Too Much Sleep Linked To A Greater Risk Of Disease And Death, Study Finds

A global study published by the European Heart Journal says that sleeping more than the recommended six to eight hours a night for adults is associated with increases in death and cardiovascular diseases. The global study looked at... 
Intermittent Fasting: No Advantage Over Conventional Weight Loss Diets

Intermittent Fasting: No Advantage Over Conventional Weight Loss Diets

Do trendy intermittent fasting methods known as the 16:8 or 5:2 diet for weight loss really work? You feast for 8 hours and then fast for 16 hours. Or you choose to fast for two days a week and then eat with pleasure and without regrets... 
Is Soy Good or Bad for Your Health?

Is Soy Good or Bad for Your Health?

Soy or soybeans are a legume native to Asia and for thousands of years have been included in Asian diets with evidence showing soybeans were grown as far back as 9,000 BC in China reports Melissa Hargroves a Registered Dietition for... 
Is Sitting As Dangerous As Smoking?

Is Sitting As Dangerous As Smoking?

According to new data from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 25 percent of Americas sit for more than eight hours a day.  Published in JAMA, the study analyzed data recorded in the National Health... 
Medicare Steps Up the Fight Against Diabetes

Medicare Steps Up the Fight Against Diabetes

Woman Performing Blood Test on Herself One in 4 senior adults with Medicare are affected by diabetes and hundreds of thousands are lost every year in spite of the billions of dollars spent treating the disease. We’d have a healthier... 
Coffee is Popular, But Why Do We Like It?

Coffee is Popular, But Why Do We Like It?

The human tongue is home to the taste buds, as you probably well know.  And those taste buds help our brains to detect pleasant flavors and those flavors that may not be so pleasant. Of course, our interpretation of flavors helps... 
Is there A Genetic Link Between Depression and Obesity?

Is there A Genetic Link Between Depression and Obesity?

It may seem pretty obvious that there is a link between obesity and depression but a new study clarifies just how these two are linked. More importantly, the study suggests that not only are they connected, but they actually impact... 
Just One Energy Drink Increases Heart Attack Risk

Just One Energy Drink Increases Heart Attack Risk

The United States National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (the NCCIH) reports that energy drinks are one of the most popular dietary supplements in America.  In fact, they are more commonly used than other types of... 
A Bedtime Snack That Actually Helps Your Muscles While You Sleep

A Bedtime Snack That Actually Helps Your Muscles While You Sleep

According to a study published recently in the peer-reviewed British Journal of Nutrition, there is good news of a late-night snack that’s actually good for you –protein. The study also confirmed if you consume 30 grams of protein... 
93 Percent of Children Breathe Toxic Air

93 Percent of Children Breathe Toxic Air

According to the latest data, approximately 2 billion children around the world breathe toxic, polluted air. A part of you probably thinks that this number is not very big when you think about the total global population, but that... 
New Moms Should Wait At Least A Year Between Pregnancies To Minimize Health Risks, New Study Suggests

New Moms Should Wait At Least A Year Between Pregnancies To Minimize Health Risks, New Study Suggests

Women who wait at least 18 months between pregnancies have lower health risks, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. According to the study authors, this is the “most extensive evaluation of how the role of... 
Does Stress Cause Cognitive Decline?

Does Stress Cause Cognitive Decline?

Everybody has stress, and we have all different ways of dealing with it. Of course, some people are better at handling stress than others.  Regardless, though, a new study warns that any stress you may have could be taking a toll... 
Does Eating Organic Foods Reduce Cancer Risk?

Does Eating Organic Foods Reduce Cancer Risk?

The argument over whether or not organic really is that much better for, may be finally coming to an end.  That’s because a new French study has learned that people who regularly consume organic food are, in fact, less likely to... 
New Alzheimer’s Research Links the Degenerative Disease with Herpes

New Alzheimer’s Research Links the Degenerative Disease with Herpes

The quest to discover the core mechanism of Alzheimer’s disease continues, and with it, we continue to learn more about this mysterious cognitive degenerative condition.  For one, the latest study has found a new link between antiviral... 
Most Common Form of TB Originated Among and Spread By Europeans

Most Common Form of TB Originated Among and Spread By Europeans

Tuberculosis is one of the most common infections you can catch today; at one time in history, it was also one of the most devastating.  While Mycobacterium tuberculosis still takes more lives than any other infectious disease we... 
Let the Sunshine In!  It’s Good For You AND Your Home

Let the Sunshine In!  It’s Good For You AND Your Home

Most people can probably afford to get a little more sunshine: most of us work indoors long hours during the day and then come home and stay in until the next morning when we get up to do it all over again. And even if you do spend...