Stop Diabetes with 10% Weight Loss

A study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, showed people with prediabetes – i.e. fasting blood sugar levels between 100 and 125 mg/dl – who lose 10% of body weight can delay the onset of type-2 diabetes by more than three years. (See: How to Avoid Diabetes and Reverse Diabetes Type 2) Earlier studies revealed […]

Organic Produce Healthier, Less Toxic

Organic produce consumers are winning the debate! According to a review of 343 scientific studies recently published in the British Journal of Nutrition, organic produce is richer in beneficial antioxidants and other health promoting plant based nutrients, while conventionally grown produce contains more carcinogens, heavy metals and other harmful toxic chemicals. Think about it. Why would […]

Use Music to Uplift Your Spirit

Three hundred years ago, British playwright William Congreve coined the phrase, “Music hath the charm to soothe a savage breast.” Most people misquote Congreve, but “breast” or “beast” the idea is the same. Music affects how you feel, for better or worse. So ask yourself are you “singing the blues” or “whistling a happy tune?” […]

Less Salt Dramatically Reduces Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths

About ten years ago, the government in Great Britain established a nationwide program to encourage food companies to gradually decrease sodium levels in canned and packaged foods. What were the results? According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, deaths from heart disease and stroke have been drastically reduced. After analyzing the […]

Nearly One Out of Ten Americans Have Diabetes

Since 1988 the percentage of Americans suffering from diabetes has doubled. Over 21 million adults in the US had confirmed diabetes in 2010. In a report published in the April 15 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the percentage of American adults […]

Fish Oil for a Good Night’s Sleep

Are you not getting the sleep you want and need? Then the good news is, eating more fish or taking good quality fish oil supplements may be the answer to your problem! That’s what researchers at the University of Oxford discovered in a recent clinical study. Published in the Journal of Sleep Research, their findings […]

Drink Less Coffee, Live longer

Are you drinking too much coffee? You are if it’s more than four cups a day! A recent study suggests that if you’re under the age of 55 drinking more than four cups of joe daily could lead to an early death. That’s depressing news for the Starbuck’s crowd. According to the National Coffee Association, […]

High Blood Pressure Deadly Threat for Women

High blood pressure may be more lethal for women, according to a new study published in the journal Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease. Researchers at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina have found women suffering hypertension to be at a much higher risk of cardiovascular problems than men. Up till now, scientists […]

Nature’s UV Sun Protection

Can a healthy diet help protect skin from the sun? The answer is a big yes! That doesn’t mean a good sunscreen shouldn’t be used when out in the sun. But it does mean eating healthy food supports skin’s ability to protect itself from harmful UV sun rays. Foods rich in antioxidants help the body […]

Diet or Exercise to Lose Weight?

Everyone knows that in order to lose weight and keep it off you need to eat a healthy diet and exercise on a regular basis. The two go together like Brangelina! But research shows that many people devote most of their time to one at the expense of the other. Seldom do diet and exercise […]