Forget blood pressure medications like beta-blockers, renin inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers...
A new study led by Dr Mark Filipovic, a researcher at the University of Zurich and Cantonal Hospital of Baden in Switzerland, has found that a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may also help young adults keep their bloo... ››› more
When it comes to keeping your gut healthy and happy, your daily routine is key.
Here are six tips you should be following every day to keep your gut health balanced!
Six essential daily tips for a healthy gut
#1: Start your day by drinking warm water
In Ayurveda – an ancient Eastern mind-body medical system – it’s said that drinking warm water on an empty stomach helps power up... ››› more
The marijuana plant contains a group of compounds called cannabinoids, which past animal studies suggest may prevent a number of health conditions. These include high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack and atherosclerosis.
Now, researchers from the University of Nottingham School of Medicine in Nottingham in the UK have found that cannabinoids may have the very same effects in humans!
Stud... ››› more
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in America. Luckily, though, deaths due to the disease have begun to drop in recent years. Plus, thanks to science, we now know how to prevent cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and strokes.
One thing we know for sure is that following a heart-healthy eating plan (and exercising regularly) can significantly improve your heart health and hel... ››› more
Seniors and disabled people alike have trouble getting around. Thankfully, Swedish scientists say that they've created a special type of fabric that may one day help such people move around!
The fabric, which incorporates robotic techniques, will provide people with mobility problems with muscle power, the scientists say. Here's everything you need to know about this fantastic new invention.
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If you have a thyroid condition, you may be wondering if leafy green vegetables are your enemy. Because, as you've heard, you should never eat raw cruciferous vegetables if you have hypothyroidism, and they can cause goiters.
Newsflash! Some leafy greens, such as kale, spinach and broccoli, are actually excellent for your thyroid health. In fact, they can help to boost your glutathione (a stron... ››› more
You limit your intake of saturated fats, trans fats and dietary cholesterol, you eat lots of fibre-rich fruits and vegetables, you choose high-protein plant foods over meat and you take plant sterol supplements.
Is there anything else you could possibly be doing nutritionally to lower your cholesterol the natural way? Actually, yes, according to a fresh Chinese meta-analysis...
According to ... ››› more
These days, gut health and probiotics are both hot topics in the media - and for good reason. Your gut health is essential to just about every aspect of your health, and probiotics play a major role in your digestive health and keeping your gut microbiota balanced.
If you're currently taking a probiotic supplement to support or heal your gut, you're probably wondering if you're doing it right. ... ››› more
Do you suffer from frequent headaches or allergies? How about fatigue or skin rashes? And autoimmunity?
If you answered, “yes, yes, yes!” then I'm sure you're desperately seeking ways to put these miserable conditions to an end. Luckily, you've come to the right place - I'm about to tell you exactly what's causing these symptoms plus how you can solve the root problem.
You've probably he... ››› more
If you love a tipple with your dinner every evening, you may be worried that your drinking habits are negatively affecting your health. In that case, you're wrong!
According to a recent study published in the journal Vaccine conducted by researchers at the University of California School of Medicine, a drink a day may help strengthen your immune system and improve your body's ability to combat ... ››› more
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