The Relationship Between Diet, Diabetes & Heart Disease

We know that what we eat can increase or decrease risk factors for heart disease and type II diabetes, but a new study (February, 2016) wanted to find out if people with diabetes had a greater risk of getting heart disease if they ate certain foods. This study followed 726...

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Six Secrets to Sexual Health

We all know that one of the most enjoyable ways to boost health is to have more sex!  Here are six secrets to sexual health that may increase your libido, and make Valentine’s Day become Valentine’s month. 1. Get some sun where the sun don’t shine! Lacking enough of the sunshine...

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Vitamin K: the Unsung Hero

A review of the seldom promoted Vitamin K shows that its benefits for bones, heart and even cancer are undervalued. October 2015 research from Missouri found that Vitamin K has several important functions, some of which are still being discovered. It states, “Vitamin K is an anticancer, bone-forming, anticalcification, and...

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TOP 5 New Year’s Resolutions

Three-quarters of people making resolutions stick to them for a week, but less than half are firmly resolved six months later. It’s difficult to keep up the healthy enthusiasm in the long months after you've eaten the last of the holiday baking, but it is possible. This year, pick JUST...

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Take Probiotics after, not during antibiotic treatment

Take Probiotics after, not during antibiotic treatment A study published in September, 2015 found that the timing of probiotic supplementation may be very important. Researchers from Saudi Arabia and Malaysia confirmed that probiotic supplements contain live microorganisms that offer nutritional and health-promoting benefits if taken in adequate amounts, especially for...

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6 Ways to Deal with Good Stress

Harried getting married? Holiday “comfort and joy” bringing discomfort and anxiety? Thoughts of your promotion making you panic? Good stress, which happens during positive events, can be just as tough to handle as heartache when life takes a tumble. Stress is stress, and your body’s defense mechanisms can’t tell the...

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5 Ways to Fend Off the Flu

You already know to wash your hands often, to take vitamins C and D, to avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, and to get more sleep to stave off sniffles. But what other ways can you protect yourself from catching a cold this autumn? Here are 5 ways you...

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EXTREME MAKEOVER: 12 Quick Steps to Overhaul Your Fridge

You may have heard the saying, “Temptation often comes in through a door that has been deliberately left open.” Before the holiday season begins, take time to purge all of those terribly-tempting-but-not-too-nutritious foods from your fridge — because if you don’t, the fridge door tends to always be open. If...

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The Vitamin that Prevents Strokes

Chinese researchers just released a study that wanted to find out if the well-known vitamin folic acid would help to prevent strokes. The China Stroke Primary Prevention Trial was conducted from 2008 to 2013 in 32 communities in China on 20,702 adults with high blood pressure. All participants were given...

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