Put that apple down and review its pesticide count on this iPhone app before taking a bite. Did you know that there are 42 different pesticides residues on conventional apples!
A new study suggests that older adults who eat diets rich in fruits, leafy greens and fish oil, have a lower risk of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among older U.S. adults. It suggested that individual nutrients, including antioxidants lutein, vitamin C and vitamin E
Researchers in Canada are reporting evidence that eggs – often frowned upon for their high cholesterol content – may reduce another heart disease risk factor – high blood pressure. They describe identification of egg proteins that act like a popular group of prescription medications in lowering blood […]
Canadian scientists investigated dietary factors in relation to heart disease. They discovered diets high in vegetables, nuts, and those that follow a Mediterranean diet were strongly associated with lower heart disease risk. People should focus on consuming a…
Vermont is the healthiest U.S. state, while Louisiana is the least healthy, according to the 19th annual America’s Health Rankings report, issued by the United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association, and the Partnership for Prevention advocacy group. The rankings are based on 22 health measures [...]
It is well known among the medical and health community that to much sodium in your diet can lead to strokes, heart attacks and other health problems. However the food industry doesn’t care. They have fully acknowledges that sodium levels are too high in there products, but are not making any plans on changing [...]
Research conducted at the University Medical Center in Amsterdam concluded that adults with symptoms of depression are more likely to gain abdominal fat. The study recorded depression and abdominal fat at the beginning and again after five years. The major contributing factors were chronic stress and depression that [...]
Most people diet to trim there waistlines but others are a members of the US-based Calorie Restriction Society. They diet strictly to enhance longevity and avoid age-related disease. Inspired by animal experiments showing that underfeeding enhances vitality and prolongs life by 30 percent or more, they are slashing kilojoule intake in hopes [...]