Why Belly Fat is Deadly Fat

By |May 30th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Don’t be surprised if your next physical includes a tape measure around your waist in addition to a check of your height and weight. That’s right, assessing potential health risks is not only about how much you weigh but where you carry those pounds, especially if you have a “spare tire.” Recent guidelines from the [...]

The Blood Pressure Problem Many Doctors Miss

By |May 23rd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

You know that high blood pressure can be a threat to your health – endangering your heart, arteries and your brain. High blood pressure can increase your risk of a heart attack, stroke and even Alzheimer’s disease. But there’s another blood pressure problem that often gets overlooked, and it can be just as dangerous: Blood [...]

Making Sense of the Crowded Milk Market

By |May 16th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

Whether you must avoid cow milk or simply choose to, the market featuring milk alternatives is becoming more crowded every year. Since these milk alternatives claim a variety of health benefits it’s hard to figure out which is best for you. Let’s take a closer look at what the science says… Where money, health, and [...]

Muscling Your Way into Vibrant “Old” Age

By |May 9th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Today there are so many wonderful examples of people who have remained physically strong, energetic and mentally sharp into their 80’s, 90’s and beyond. Whether it’s due to great genes, a healthy lifestyle—or both—these people look and act years younger than their true age. Now, the latest research is pinpointing at least one thing that [...]

Stemming the Spread of Superbugs Starts at Home

By |May 2nd, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

By now you're probably aware of the dangers of the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Increasingly, infections that can't be killed off with drugs are making people seriously ill and proving deadly. Over 160,000 Americans die of multi-drug-resistant infection every year, and that number is growing. As researchers seek out ways to stop the spread of [...]

Earwax May Hold the Key for Revealing Your Diabetes Status at Home

By |April 25th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Since the pandemic began many are reluctant to visit healthcare facilities. It has become all the more important to create easy-to-use, low-cost home diagnostic tests for common conditions such as diabetes. So, it's timely that researchers have come up with a new test that could transform the way people with high blood sugar—and many other [...]

The Simple Secret to Controlling High Blood Pressure

By |April 18th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. From diet to exercise, we’ve explored almost every way to manage hypertension naturally. But I recently came upon new science from the American Heart Association (AHA) that was intriguing.1 According to research presented at the 2019 American Heart Association's annual meeting, more [...]

Are Humans an Endangered Species?

By |April 11th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Some scientists now call the human race an endangered species, facing its toughest challenge in history. Birth rates are at an all-time low. Male live births are in decline. In the U.S., the birth rate is only 1.8. (It takes 2.1 for the population of any given area to remain stable.) In Hong Kong and [...]

How Bad is Sugar for Your Health? Worse than You Thought – a LOT Worse!

By |April 4th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

I’m no fan of sugar. I’ve been writing about the ill effects of sugar on the body for years. But the latest research delving into sugar’s influence on your health still has me stunned. There’s just about no part of the human anatomy that sugar doesn’t harm. Let’s take a closer look at the new [...]

Food Dyes are FDA Approved, But are They Safe?

By |March 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When you think of a way to describe food, the senses that first come to mind are usually taste and smell. But according to some experts, your food’s appearance is just as important. In fact, a number of studies show that consumers want the color of their food to match its flavor. That’s why you’d [...]

The Tiny Seed with Big Health Benefits

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

The tiny flax plant, with its slender stem and pale blue flowers, has benefited humans since the Stone Age. From textiles and oils to grains and medicines, flax has played a significant role in human life throughout history. But it’s the health benefits of the plant’s tiny seed that have eclipsed its other uses. Not [...]

The Best Way to Find Joy During a COVID-19 Lockdown

By |March 14th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

After more than a year in various stages of COVID-19 restrictions, many folks are struggling in more ways than one. If you’re looking to find more joy in your current circumstances, a new study offers a scientifically proven solution to feel happier. It starts with opening your front door to the great outdoors... The mental [...]

Eat Fruits and Vegetables for Better Health — But Not These!

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Nutrition|

An overwhelming number of studies show that fruits and vegetables improve your health. With one important exception! The best types for your well-being are fresh fruits and vegetables. With an emphasis on the fresh. Because if you eat canned items, you not only lose out on important nutrients – destroyed during processing – you end [...]

Can You Pass the Stair Test?

By |February 28th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

It’s a phrase that’s become almost cliché: take the stairs instead of the elevator. Why? To improve the health of your heart, of course. Now, there’s another reason. A new study suggests that how fast you climb stairs can reveal the current state of your heart health and whether or not you’re in danger of [...]

Patients Show Doctors How to Reverse Type-2 Diabetes

By |February 21st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

A "grassroots revolution" is changing the medical approach to dealing with diabetes in the United Kingdom. Fed up with the failure of the traditional high-carbohydrate, low-fat advice, patients are turning toward low-carbohydrate diets with amazing results. Some have even reversed their type-2 diabetes, much to the surprise of their doctors. One surprised doctor is now [...]

Can You Spot the Difference Between 
COVID-19 and the Flu?

By |February 14th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

During the winter season it's common to get a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, muscle aches, coughs and more. Usually, it’s a cold or the flu, and nothing to be concerned about. But these days, symptoms like these could indicate a COVID-19 infection. How can you tell? How would even a doctor know without [...]

Natural Ways to Avoid Inflammatory 
Bowel Disease

By |February 7th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

Medical researchers who study inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) have found that these illnesses inflict their pain and discomfort on around three million Americans. “IBD” is an umbrella term applied broadly to a whole range of gastrointestinal upsets. Although the “experts” like to say IBD consists of either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, my somewhat cynical [...]

What Does Your Resting 
Heart Rate Tell You?

By |January 31st, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

With fitness trackers all the rage, you might be one of thousands of people who regularly track your steps and your heart rate. Generally speaking, when experts talk about heart rate they use the term “resting heart rate” (RHR). A resting heart rate is a measure of the number of heartbeats when you’re not moving [...]

Once a “Forbidden Fruit,” 
Now It’s a Champ at Keeping You Healthy

By |January 24th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

When it comes to being both tasty and great for your health, berries edge out most other fruit as well as many vegetables. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries – they all practically rank as medicines. Eat them daily and live long. But there’s another berry that was once forbidden in the United States that packs a [...]

How to Counteract the Health
 Dangers of Sitting

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: Natural Health|

I don’t have to tell you that sitting all day is bad for your health. Past research revealed sitting for prolonged periods can lead to cardiovascular disease and diabetes as well as increased risk of death from all causes.1 People who work in occupations where they have to stand a great deal of the time [...]

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