There's another kind of fat you should be concerned about if you love your food. The kind that builds up in the liver.
You can't see it, but non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), can lead to liver scarring and possibly even cancer.
Sugar is the number one, closely followed by refined carbs, like pasta, bread, cakes and the like.
While it's a good idea to ditch the... ››› Read more
If you're feeling like you're losing the battle against your blood sugar spikes, you'll be pleased to know that you can add a simple vitamin to your daily regimen instead, to get them back on the narrow path.
This is a sigh of relief for those people who have been holding out, trying to avoid having to start taking diabetes drugs, or having to increase their dosages if they're already on them. ... ››› Read more
About one in ten people suffer from continuous sounds of ringing, buzzing, hissing or clicking in the ears, called Tinnitus. If you're one of them, you know there's no “mute” button.
And, there's no mistaking, it can be absolutely disabling for sufferers.
The good news is there are natural remedies that could silence the orchestra in your ears and finally bring you that much-wanted peac... ››› Read more
Did you know that you're four times more likely to die post heart attack if you're depressed?
According to research, up to one in five people with cardiovascular disease will develop depression, and people who suffer from depression are about 65% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease.
So which condition comes first - cardiovascular disease or depression? Keep reading to understand t... ››› Read more
In order to test your blood sugar levels at home, you need to prick your finger to obtain a drop of blood. While some people say it hurts but they've gotten used to it, others say they find it almost painless.
It's up to you to decide whether or not you find testing your blood sugar levels painful. But here are three methods to avoid sore fingers... Three methods to make testing your blood suga... ››› Read more
A new study published in the journal Gut reveals that colon cancer patients who consume higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, mainly from oily fish, have a better chance of survival.
The study looked at almost 1,700 American adults with colon cancer who benefited from this healthy fat. Read on for the full story... Study links high omega-3 consumption to better odds of surviving colon cancer
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Believe it or not, but a shocking 40% of Americans get only six hours of sleep or less per night, according to a recent Gallup poll…
A cranky attitude and groggy mornings aren't the only side effects of insufficient sleep, either - skimping on shut-eye can also lead to weight gain (yikes!). A Columbia University study in fact found that people who get less than seven hours of sleep per night ... ››› Read more
Autoimmune disease isn't something you should take lightly. The condition, which entails your body's very own immune system attacking and destroying all of your healthy tissue “by mistake”, is a leading cause of death and disability.
With over a whopping 23.5 million people in the United States alone suffering from autoimmune disorder, it's safe to say that the condition is far more common ... ››› Read more
Have you read any health news lately? If you have, you've probably come across a story about the importance of vitamin D and its incredible health benefits. So why is it that populations all around the globe are suffering from vitamin D deficiency?
In the past, you might not have thought of getting enough of the sunshine vitamin as anything serious. If this is the case, you couldn't have been m... ››› Read more
You already know that too many hours lounging on chairs and couches can be bad for your heart. As it turns out, all that sitting might be bad for your brain too.
In fact, too much sitting could even lead to mental decline and dementia, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS One.
The new study found that too much sitting was tied to an unhealthy ‘thinning' of tissue in a key... ››› Read more
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