Monday , November 19 2018

Recent Posts

Chocolate may cut risk of irregular heartbeat by a fifth

Succumbed to that bar of chocolate? New research suggests that you shouldn’t feel too guilty. Eaten in moderation, chocolate could reduce your risk of irregular heartbeat by a fifth From an analysis of more than 55,000 adults from Denmark, researchers found that eating between 2 and 6 ounces of chocolate ...

Read More »

Eating more fiber may lower risk of osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects millions of people both worldwide and across the United States. New research shows that a diet rich in fiber may lower the risk of developing painful knee osteoarthritis.   Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis, affecting more than 30 million U.S. adults. Worldwide, it is ...

Read More »

Seven tips to get rid of vaginal odor

Many women are self-conscious about the scent of their vaginas. The vagina, just like the mouth, the skin, and other areas of the body, has a unique fragrance. Diet, health, and other factors can affect the natural fragrance, which should still not smell foul. It’s neither safe nor healthy to ...

Read More »

Avoid fruit juice up to the age of 1 year, say the AAP

Parents should avoid offering fruit juice to infants under the age of 1 year, unless advised by a doctor, as it provides “no nutritional benefit” and may harm their health. This is the according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Previous guidelines on fruit juice consumption from ...

Read More »

How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day?

The number of calories you need to eat each day depends on several factors, including your age, size, height, sex, lifestyle, and overall general health. As an example, a physically active 6ft 2in male, aged 22 years, requires considerably more calories than a 5ft 2ins sedentary woman in her 70s. ...

Read More »

How Much Sugar Is In Your Food And Drink? (with video)

In our modern and fast-paced lives, it can be difficult to keep a healthy balance of nutrients in our food. Sugar is one of these nutrients, and the cells in our body would die without it. Consuming too much sugar, however, raises the risk of several problems, including poor dental ...

Read More »

The health benefits of popular foods

Though the field of medicine continues to advance and branch out in so many ways, nutritionists and health experts continue to praise the benefits of certain foods. In fact, eating healthfully has been shown to reduce the risk of obesity, cardiovascular illnesses and even certain types of cancer.1 However, understanding ...

Read More »