In addition to consuming oversize portions that quickly exceed a prudent calorie intake, eating too much fast food appears to dramatically raise the risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease...
If minor aches and pains are an issue for you, try ginger, a natural anti-inflammatory agent that is useful for relieving symptoms associated with arthritis, bursitis, motion sickness, nausea and ..
Summer is near, so you know what that means! Vacation time with the family (smile). Whether you plan on taking an international flight or a road trip somewhere, dealing with different ages and persona..
If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, probiotics may turn out to be your best friend. A study in mice at the University of Michigan has found that probiotics can reverse the effect of st..
Small wonder that antibiotics are becoming less potent: a new government survey has estimated that 50 percent of all prescriptions for oral antibiotics were unnecessary and that in 2010, the year stud..
They have become common in our homes, but scientists have warned that expensive antibacterial washes are no better at cleaning hands than ordinary soap and they may even encourage superbugs. Americ..
If avocados are a regular part of your diet, you may be in good company, nutritionally speaking. A new analysis of data gathered from a national nutrition survey suggests that eating avocados is linke..
Eating well in your 50s and 60s can set the stage for healthy aging. Researchers from France, the Harvard School of Public Health and Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital looked at health and diet da..
A team of British researchers appears to have figured out how exercise slows the aging process. The mechanism involves the newly identified hormone irisin, which is released from muscles afte..
It’s important to get your sleep. A good 7-8 hours helps you feel your best, protects you against diabetes, wards off heart disease and even burns calories. But how much sleep do you really need? ..