Supplements Can’t Replace a Healthy Diet

Recent studies have called into question the value of taking vitamins and nutritional supplements. Some researchers even claim that their findings demonstrate that nutrients in pills can make your health worse. This controversy points to one indisputable truth: Your primary tool for getting optimal nutrition is eating a diet filled with fruits and vegetables. If you eat a junk food diet, supplements can’t offset its negative effects. Continue reading

Europe’s Largest Health Challenge This Century

A new study, landmark in nature, paints a stark picture across the ocean of Europe’s mental and neurological health. Its findings have definite relevance to North America. Researchers have revealed the European continent’s biggest health challenge of the 21st century: battling mental disorders.

Conditions of the brain have become the most pressing concern in Europe. The study also highlights that most mental disorders remain untreated. It is a remarkable burden. The three-year study covered 30 countries, spanning 514 million people. All major mental disorders for children through the elderly were included, as well as several neurological disorders. It is an unprecedented scope.

The study’s key findings were: Continue reading