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2000 Steps Each Day May Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Walking 2,000 more steps each day reduces cardiovascular risk   People with impaired glucose tolerance can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease by 8% simply by walking an additional 2,000 steps a day, a large international study says. Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), a precursor to type … [Read more...]

The Health Benefits of Chocolate

What are the health benefits of chocolate?   Next time you eat a piece of chocolate, you should not have to feel overly guilty about it. Despite its bad reputation for causing weight gain, there are a number of health benefits associated with this delicious treat. Chocolate is made from … [Read more...]

Are e-Cigarettes Really Safer?

e-cigarettes may not significantly reduce risk for heart disease   Nicotine, the major addictive substance in cigarette smoke, contributes to smokers' higher risk of developing atherosclerosis, the primary cause of heart attacks, according to research presented at the American Society for Cell … [Read more...]

Pet Dogs May Protect Against Asthma

Dogs in the house protect against asthma, infection   There have been several studies suggesting that when exposed to a dog regularly in early infancy, children's risk for developing allergies and asthma decreases. And now, researchers point to changes in gut microbes as the mechanism behind … [Read more...]

The Health Benefits of Avocados

What are the health benefits of avocados?   Avocados may be fatty, but that doesn't mean that they are bad for your health. n fact, this fruit is a nutritional powerhouse providing numerous potential health benefits. Its creamy texture and rich taste make it a common ingredient in many dishes. … [Read more...]

Amino Acids Part 1 – The Basics Of Amino Acids

Amino acids are broken into two groups. The first group is called the essential amino acids. They are essential to the human body because the only way to get these amino acids is through your diet. The second group is called nonessential amino acids. These amino acids can by synthesized in the body … [Read more...]

Monolaurin and Your Immune System

Boosting Your Immune System with Monolaurin   Coconut oil is rich in saturated fats, including a substance known as lauric acid. Sourced from lauric acid, a natural remedy known as monolaurin is often touted as a natural solution for stimulating your immune system and staving off disease. Found … [Read more...]

Herbs for Hot Flushes

Feeling Flushed? Herbs to the Rescue   According to a 2010 study published in Menopause, The Journal of The North American Menopause Society, the severity of menopausal hot flashes may be decreased with the use of St. John’s wort. This herb joins a growing number of plant-based alternative … [Read more...]

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