Since your body can’t produce essential omega-3 fatty acids on its own, you need to consume a diet rich in these nutrients that help reduce inflammation, boost circulation and lower bad LDL cholesterol levels. Foods rich in these fatty acids include salmon, mackerel, tuna, walnuts, flaxseeds, olive oil, kidney beans and winter squash. As an […]
Reports that previously indicated non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could help with the symptoms of dementia have been proven inaccurate. In fact… these pills could cause you to LOSE your mind! Patients who use NSAIDs did not have lower rates of cognitive decline or dementia, but actually had a 66 percent higher risk toward developing the […]
The essential component of aspirin is a substance called salicylic acid (SA). It gives the over-the-counter medicine its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving abilities. But can the human body produce SA on its own and safely and naturally ward off everyday aches and pains? Experts think so. The American Chemical Society reported that higher levels of SA […]
Did you know that your chances of experiencing a heart attack increase if you overeat or indulge in a heavy meal? Researchers analyzed 2,000 heart attack survivors and found that 150 people reported eating a large meal up to 26 hours before the attack. To help you eat sensibly and avoid potential heart trouble, look […]
Have you been faced with the markers for heart disease? Some you can’t avoid such as age, family history, gender or race. But try to work on risk factors you CAN change such as smoking habits… high cholesterol levels… lack of exercise… added pounds… and unbalanced blood sugar levels. Also look into packing your diet […]
According to the London Sleep Centre, about 6 percent to 8 percent of males over age 50 suffer from sleep apnea, while about 4 percent of females over 50 suffer from the disorder. The American Sleep Apnea Association defines obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as a disorder that results in the soft tissues in the back […]
Are you looking to increase your body’s heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids? A new study suggests a glass or two of red wine may boost your levels of these “good” fats. Researchers from Catholic University in Italy discovered that patients who consumed wine in moderation had higher concentrations of omega-3s compared to those who preferred other […]
Feeling stressed out lately? Lucky for you relief may be as easy as looking in your kitchen. Studies indicate that some citrus fruits emit fragrances that can help ward off depression and stress.
There are many plastic products on the market that can emit a strong odor… such as water containers, shower liners and curtains, mattress covers and vinyl items. And that smell that overpowers you is due to the polyvinyl chloride (PVC) releasing poisonous chemicals like mercury, dioxins and phthalates.
If you frequently experience digestive problems like constipation, gas, bloating, indigestion and persistent fatigue, there’s a chance that the undigested foods in your colon have attracted parasites…