Do you dread stuffed up sinuses every winter?

Don’t forget about the time-proven, tasty Chicken Soup remedy! It’s not a myth; chicken soup can help you breathe better. Hot liquids temporarily clear your sinuses Chicken soup may reduce inflammation in your nose and throat And there is an added bonus, chicken soup is good for your waist line; most homemade chicken soups are Read More

High Fat Foods Damage Body Cells, Contribute to Obesity and Can Lead to Metabolic Syndrome, Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease

A recent University of Michigan Health System study highlights the dangers of a high fat diet. High-fat foods can contribute to obesity, which increases the risk for developing type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Free fatty acids from foods are stored in body fat and are also linked to the onset and progression of inflammation Read More

Lack of Sleep Can Cause Serious Health Conditions

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has identified that many U.S workers, approximately 41 million, are not getting the recommended amount of sleep. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults sleep seven to nine hours a night. Dr. Sara Luckhaupt, lead author of a new study, reported that night shift workers and those Read More

Can Omega Fatty Acids Significantly Lower a Woman’s Risk of Developing Heart Disease

Research suggests that eating fish rich in Omega-3 can lower a woman’s risk of developing heart disease, including; hypertension, stroke and heart disease. A recent study conducted on women of childbearing age found that those who never ate fish had 50% more cardiovascular problems than women who did and a 90% higher risk when compared Read More

Heart Disease Risk Factors and Warning Signs are Different for Men and Women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in the United States Although the U.S Centers for Disease Control have indicated that nearly the same number of men and women die from heart attacks and other heart disease each year, most Americans perceive heart problems as a man’s disease. A recent Read More

There is no cure for Chron’s Disease but Supplementation can Reduce Symptoms

Chron’s Disease is a chronic bowel disorder that causes inflammation in the gastrointestinal system from the mouth to the anus. There are five different types of Chron’s disease that affect different areas of the body and each sufferer in a unique way. This disease can lead to vitamin deficiencies, severe stomach pains, diarrhea, and fever. Read More

Positivity Can Benefit the Health of your Health and Overall Well Being

Ladies: Stop Talking Yourself Down, It Can Damage Your Health A recent study published in the journal Psychology of Women Quarterly shows that 93% of college-age women take part in what is being called “fat talk,” meaning that they make negative comments about the way their body looks. Making negative comments about oneself is not Read More

Arthritis Affects More Than 50 Million Americans

May is Arthritis Awareness Month There are over 100 different kinds of arthritis that affect all different parts of the body and can cause a variety of health issues. Three well- known types are Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Juvenile Arthritis and each can cause pain, fatigue and inflammation.  There are many diseases that do not Read More

High Homocysteine Levels Put You at Risk for Heart and Blood Vessel Disease, Stroke and Memory Loss

Can vitamin B supplementation reduce homocysteine levels, reduce your risk for blood clots and hardening arteries as well as a number of other benefits! Homocysteine is a common amino acid and a protein building block that is usually obtained by eating meat. Although it is needed by the body, high homocysteine levels have been linked Read More

CELEBRATE THE OLDER GENERATIONS: May is Older Americans Month

In 1963 President Kennedy declared May to be “Senior Citizens Month,” since then communities across the United States have been celebrating our older generations. In 1980 President Carter renamed the celebration, “Older Americans Month,” the name and tradition has grown every year since. With age comes knowledge; older generations bring with them the wisdom, experience, Read More