Who says bedtime snacks are bad? Here are some late-night snack options for people with diabetes

Late-night snacking is usually frowned upon if you’re aiming to lose weight. But if you have diabetes, having a high-protein, low-fat snack before you go to bed may help stabilize your blood sugar levels overnight. Continue reading

Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth

Everyone wants to have perfect, healthy teeth. Most people seem to think that means they need to buy expensive teeth whitening strips and toxic toothpastes. Continue reading

20 Foods To Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Up to 90% of colon cancer cases can be linked to diet. Let food be your medicine.  Continue reading

More Evidence That a High Fiber Diet Promotes Good Health

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A high-fiber diet can help reduce your risk of premature death from any cause, likely because it helps to reduce your risk of some of the most common chronic diseases such as diabetes, Continue reading

New Scientific Analysis Confirms Saturated Fats Have No Link to Heart Disease

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For decades, saturated fat has been wrongfully blamed for causing heart disease, but over 70 published studies overwhelmingly dispute this Continue reading

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Healthier Brain

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In a recent study, people eating a low-fat diet had a significant decrease in memory and cognitive function over the course of four years Continue reading

Nuts Increase Cognitive Scores among Elderly Women

Researchers from Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have confirmed that eating more nuts every day will increase cognitive skills – at least among elderly women. Continue reading

10 Amazing Diet Secrets to Lower Cholesterol Naturally

Approximately 71 million adults suffer from high cholesterol, and only a third of these have it under control. (1) Considering that the condition significantly increases the risk of heart disease, management of high cholesterol is critically important. Continue reading

How Agricultural Chemicals and Hospital Stays Contribute to Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease currently afflicts about 5.4 million Americans, including one in eight people aged 65 and over

Research suggests zinc deficiency can contribute to Alzheimer’s by promoting accumulation of clumps of defective proteins in your brain, which is one of the hallmarks of the disease Continue reading

The Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral that’s crucial to the body’s function. Magnesium helps keep blood pressure normal, bones strong, and the heart rhythm steady.

Why do people take magnesium?

Experts say that many people in the U.S. aren’t eating enough foods with magnesium. Adults who consume less than Continue reading

Natural Tips for Healthy Nails

A lot of problems can contribute to unattractive nails, from a lack of nutrients to a biting habit. When you chew your nails, you not only make them look bad, you also invite infections. Even if you don’t chew them, poor eating habits rob your body of the nutrients it needs for strong, healthy nails. Brittle, short and dirty nails give the impression that someone has poor hygiene or doesn’t care about their health. If your nails aren’t as long and beautiful as you want them to be, consider changing up your diet or trying some natural remedies to stop biting.

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Vitamin E May Alleviate Symptoms of Liver Disease Brought on by Obesity

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  • Vitamin E may help relieve the majority of symptoms associated with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a common obesity-related fatty liver disease
  • With no known treatment – and often no symptoms until serious damage has    occurred – Continue reading

New Scientific Breakthrough Mimics an Age-Old Remedy for Grey Hair and Baldness: Onion Juice

Days ago it was announced that European researchers had discovered a breakthrough cure for grey and thinning hair: A topical application of a sun-activated compound called PC-KUS (a modified pseudocatalase). However, the researchers may be a few hundred years late with their discovery since onion juice has been used as a remedy for thin and greying hair for ages.

What the researchers found was that grey hair is primarily caused by Continue reading

The Trouble Seniors Face Today with Their Health

Today I’ll finish off this three-part series on the troubles seniors face with nutrition. I’ll be covering what your primary needs are, how your nutrition needs change as you age, and where you can go for assistance.

Seniors have different nutritional needs than other people. Even if you’re in great shape, it’s still important Continue reading

An Ancient Mineral – Shilajit Benefits Range from Increasing Memory to Longevity

Did you know…that an ancient mineral substance preserved in the Himalayan mountain regions of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan offers amazing health benefits for longevity, sensual prowess, memory, and well-being?

Shilajit is a mineral substance that is quite literally “the carbon footprint” of our earth’s ancient ecosystem. Continue reading