Losing weight is never easy, as anyone who has ever tried to can attest. The amount of discipline, willpower and motivation it requires is truly something. However, there may be something that is even harder to do than losing the weight – keeping it off in the long term. Researchers on diet and obesity have been long searching for answers […]
According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), an estimated 43% of Americans consume calcium supplements daily without...
Those of us who have suffered from any kind of back pain before know how consuming the pain can be. It can be very debilitating and...
Over 300,000 people in the US each year have to get emergency care for kidney stones. If you’ve ever had a kidney stone, you...
Water is essential to life. Everybody knows that humans can survive for quite awhile without food, as long as they have water. Dehydration brings death pretty quickly. That’s at the crucial level. But on an everyday basis, your body uses water to do some amazing things that we never think about. Here are some of them: 1. Water energizes you […]
Avocados may be the ultimate healthy food. They are not only creamy and delicious, they are easy to pack anywhere, filling, and inexpensive. Here are some reasons you need to start eating them everyday. 1. They will help you to stay slim. Yes, they may be packed with fats, but, avocados are actually quite low in calories. one medium avocado […]
Prostate cancer is a rising problem in America. It is estimated that there will be 180,000 new diagnoses of this cancer in the United States this year, and almost 15% of these patients will die. But if you or a loved one have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you may want to hold off on starting any type of aggressive […]
Most of us try on a day to day basis to live in the best and most healthful way we know how. Of course, this “know-how” can change over time as we learn and discover more. People are constantly making discoveries that things they used to think were healthy, are actually bad for you. Here are some household, everyday things […]
Colon cancer is on the rise, and it is important that you detect it early, because if detected late, chances of survival become much slimmer. However, many of the symptoms of colon cancer can seem random or unrelated, so people may not pay much attention to them. If you have any of the following symptoms, do consult with a medical […]
High blood pressure and heart attacks go hand in hand, or so we used to think. Having chronic high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to serious health issues such as heart disease, heart attack, stroke and even kidney disease. Heart disease patients are frequently advised on all kinds of ways to lower their blood pressure such as dietary […]