Just like your nails, your hair is a window to your overall health and well-being. So what can you do to prevent baldness? Well, it all starts with what's on your plate.
While some foods can shore up your locks, others can wreak havoc. Keep reading for the foods you should avoid for healthier hair.
Four foods to avoid to prevent baldness
#1: Foods high in saturated fats
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Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, is a devastating disease that robs victims of their memories and makes them shells of their former selves.
Even though scientists have been looking for a cure for Alzheimer's disease for many decades, they still haven't had much success. However, research shows that ordinary foods can offer protection.
Here are five common foods that can... ››› Read more
Here's an interesting fact: The first adverse reaction to cow's milk was detailed 2,000 years ago, described as skin and gastrointestinal symptoms after consumption by Hippocrates.
Today, cow's milk is one of the most common causes of food allergy in early childhood - probably because it's one of the first foods introduced into an infant's diet - which has led people of all ages to seek out da... ››› Read more
As a diabetic, you know that one of the most challenging complications of your disease is blood vessel damage, which can lead to poor blood circulation in your legs and feet.
When your legs and feet are deprived of oxygen-rich blood, a condition called diabetic foot disease can develop, causing foot ulcers that heal very slowly or not at all. The disease can even lead to gangrene and amputation... ››› Read more
Weight-loss teas are on everyone's lips right now, which may have you wondering if these so-called miraculous drinks that are filled with unpronounceable ingredients are backed by any scientific evidence. We hate to break it to you, but all the talk about weight-loss teas is just that: Talk.
Truth is, no tea will lead to significant weight loss. However, some common, straight-off-the-shelf tea... ››› Read more
Generally speaking, we associated vitamin D3 with bone health. As it turns out, this vitamin may also help prevent cardiovascular disease and reverse previous damage, says a new study from Ohio University in the United States.
The study found that vitamin D3, which your body makes when your skin is exposed to the sun, can repair damage to the cardiovascular system caused by heath conditions suc... ››› Read more
You head to the gym as often as you can and cut all the calories possible, but you still can't seem to build up muscle. You may be wondering how this is even possible, and we'll tell you how: You aren't eating the right foods.
It doesn't matter how often you exercise and how many calories you cut - if you aren't eating the right foods every day, it's impossible to lose those extra kilos and ad... ››› Read more
Despite the fact that most of us spend lots of money buying vitamin and mineral supplements, up to one in two older adults may be lacking in at least one of the nutrients we need to maintain good health as we age, a new study published in Nutrients shows.
According to the study, one in every two people age 65 and over may lack vitamin D and 25% may be deficient in vitamin B12. Vitamin D is nece... ››› Read more
Chowing down on sugary drinks, white bread and red meat might increase your risk of colon cancer in the long term. This is according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology.
These foods trigger inflammation in your body, and the inflammation that they cause is linked to a higher risk of developing colon cancer, the study showed. Keep reading for the full findings.
Harvard study... ››› Read more
There's a definitive relationship between diabetes mellitus and stress. If you have the blood sugar disease, when stress becomes too much it can affect your physical, emotional and mental well-being, as well as your health.
It doesn't matter what you're stressing over - finances, work, family or coping with a recent diabetes mellitus diagnosis. When your mind is elsewhere, you might drink more ... ››› Read more
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