Although doctors continually dish out drugs to prevent heart disease, researchers in England find that they could just as effectively give their patients a particular fruit. Eating one of these fruits daily, their study shows, may protect your heart about as well as a statin drug.
As you age, your body slowly but surely loses the battle to keep its organs from suffering oxidative damage. But in two key areas, your genetic material and your mitochondria (cellular energy producers), researchers have found a supplement that can help the body fight back against the vicissitudes of getting older.
There’s good news for people who want to lose weight but hate feeling deprived. Researchers found that you can indulge in this treat daily and still lose weight. In fact, you can start your day with this delicious, mood-boosting delight.
According to statistics by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 23,000 people each year die from drug-resistant infections.
How do bacteria become drug-resistant? One way is overuse of antibiotics. It’s a growing health risk.
If you’re tired of regaining weight each time you take off pounds, you’re not alone. Almost everyone puts the pounds back on after a diet. But researchers have found ways to improve the odds of getting slender and staying slender.
Burning off more body fat may be as simple as sprinkling a common spice on your dinner. And now scientists are starting to investigate the fat-fighting natural chemicals in this condiment that you can start using today to vanquish fat cells.
Your body needs essential nutrients that come in the form of vitamins and minerals, but do you know how to tell them apart?
Vitamins are organic compounds that can either be fat soluble (easily absorbed by the body) or water soluble (not easily absorbed).
If a painkiller is the first thing you reach for when you come down with a cold, you may be making your cold worse. Research in England shows that one of the most common pills people take for a cold may worsen viral respiratory infections.
Researchers tested 21 plant extracts for evidence of their efficiency in fighting cancer and also in the battle against aging. Of the 21 extracts, three showed considerable potential because of their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity.
Winter is here; and as the days get shorter, our bodies’ natural ability to produce vitamin D decreases. Winter is also the time when seasonal affective disorder (SAD) cases are the greatest.
There is a correlation.