Lifestyle factors are associated with increasing the risk of stroke, this includes lack of exercise, high alcohol intake, diet, obesity, smoking, drug use, and stress. The CDC and the National Institutes of Health recommend at least 30 minutes of physical activity on most days of the week. But, besides changing lifestyle, what type of foods will help you prevent a stroke?
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How can turmeric help ease the symptoms of the tick- borne illness Lyme disease? The secret is turmeric’s curcumin, a plant chemical that has many healing capabilities, and has been scientifically proven to counter skin rashes, fatigue, bacterial infections and pain in joints and muscle, all of which are symptoms of Lyme disease. So, what does research reveal on turmeric’s healing capabilities, and how it may ease the symptoms of Lyme disease?
Living in an industrialized modern society has many benefits, but there are some health related drawbacks, such as: environmental heavy metal pollution, which can have horrific effects on human health. But, there is no need to panic because nature offers foods that are scientifically proven, to help you with heavy metal detoxing.
Folklore advocates: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and science confirms that there is a lot of truth to that phrase. But, Why exactly should you be eating apples frequently?
If you are trying to cut back on sodium, you are already likely avoiding what you might think are obvious salty choices. But you may be surprised to learn about the top 5 sources of sodium come from.
Have you heard of jackfruit? This member of the mulberry family could be a “miracle” for many around the world.
Why is this common food additive bad for health? New information highlights why you will want to know about titanium dioxide in foods so you can avoid it starting now.
There is much controversy about whether or not you should drink milk. Is drinking milk dangerous?
Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.
VTT technologies is working on developing a way to add more protein to the likes of meatballs and falafels from mealworms and crickets. There has been a push to get the public to embrace the notion of insects for foods and maybe for very good reasons.
Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?
Being healthy and getting your daily required amounts of nutrients aren't just for health enthusiasts and people who want to live longer and be disease-free. Making sure you're keeping your nutrition intake optimal also makes you a more successful businessman.
Do you take in enough magnesium? If not, you should - it may help protect you from certain common diseases.
Researchers have found Guillain-Barre Syndrome is caused by a bacterium which is found in undercooked chicken.
Researchers have found that there is more protein and iron in dry beans that cook quickly than in the varieties that cook slower.
Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough dealing with fatty acid levels for early detection of the risk of psychosis.
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.
Food fortified with folic acid has been found to be associated with lower rates of congenital heart defects, according to new research which has been published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis in the US. Lower your risk today with this easy and tasty diet change.
Most people don’t know jack about jackfruit, but you may want to listen up because it’s quickly becoming known as a low calorie meat alternative for vegetarians and nonvegetarians alike. How can a fruit be considered an alternative for meat?
Are you eating more nuts and seeds lately for heart health? Then you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that certain nuts are also good for your digestive health as well and may protect your colon from health problems.
According to the Mayo Clinic, functional foods are foods that have potentially positive effects on health beyond basic nutrition.