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The Physical and Mental Benefits of Blue Health

By |2019-09-08T10:47:37+00:00September 8th, 2019|Lifestyle|

The Italian island of Sardinia; The Okinawa islands of Japan; Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; the isolated Greek island of Icaria; Loma Linda, California. All these areas are known as Blue Zones, places where life expectancy is incredibly long. For decades, scientists have studied the diets and lifestyles of the [...]

Don’t Let the 24/7 News Cycle Make You Sick

By |2018-12-22T14:24:49+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Lifestyle|

At this writing, the 2018 mid-term elections – and the quarrels and disputes that followed for weeks afterward -- have come and gone. And the Kavanaugh hearings have come and gone, thank heaven. But all you have to do is tune into or log onto a newscast and you’ll find [...]

Low-Dose Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease – A Waste of Time?

By |2018-10-07T10:30:17+00:00October 7th, 2018|Lifestyle|

A nationwide survey of people aged 45 to 75 found almost half the respondents were taking aspirin to ward off heart problems, even though they had no history of cardiovascular disease. Vast numbers of doctors still urge this strategy on their patients. And after all, who wouldn't want to lower [...]

Common Food Additive May Give You Diabetes or Colon Problems

By |2018-09-08T06:22:23+00:00September 9th, 2018|Lifestyle|

Many researchers are now focusing on a food additive that is also used in paint, plastics, and batteries. I’d never heard of it – or at least I never gave it a thought. But it’s shaping up as a serious health danger. Two of the main problems linked to this [...]

Is Living Alone the Next National Health Crisis?

By |2018-07-28T10:20:59+00:00July 29th, 2018|Lifestyle|

When you wake up in the morning or when you come home at night, is there anybody with you? Is anyone waiting to greet you? Chances are the answer is no, because single-person households are the fastest-growing category in the United States. More than 34% of us live alone, compared [...]

You’d Never Think This Might Cause a Heart Attack

By |2018-03-25T10:49:28+00:00March 25th, 2018|Lifestyle|

In spite of advances in prevention and a wealth of fancy, high-tech procedures, heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the US. Yet some of the factors that increase your risk of sudden death from a heart attack are not very well-known. These dangers are a surprise [...]

Trouble Sleeping? This Fruit Juice Can Help

By |2018-01-07T12:47:45+00:00January 7th, 2018|Lifestyle|

If you have problems sleeping at night, and find yourself tossing and turning in bed, you may be alone in your bedroom, but you’re not alone in your frustration. About 60 million Americans suffer insomnia. And it gets worse as you age. For reasons that researchers have not pinned down, [...]

A New Tool to Fight off Colds and Flu

By |2017-12-29T13:38:05+00:00November 30th, 2017|Lifestyle|

The winter season brings with it a host of nasty infections – most notably colds, sore throats and flu. Many also find their arthritic joints become more painful in cold weather. Lots of people will stock up on tissues, cold medications and anti-inflammatory drugs. Yet there is a little-known plant [...]

An Easy Way To Lose a Few Pounds (No Food Involved)

By |2017-12-29T13:21:21+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Lifestyle|

One of the easiest, most useful ways to help you lose weight is something you’ve probably never heard about or thought of before. Timing. A growing number of studies show that while the types of foods you eat affect how much you weigh and how much body fat you carry [...]

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