February is heart health month

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States with roughly 600,000 deaths each year. ...


Know the difference between the flu and a cold

The common cold and the flu virus have very common symptoms and knowing the difference between the two could potentially save a life. ...


High levels of sugar (fructose) may adversely affect the function of your brain

Research done at UCLA suggests that diets high in fructose slows down the brain obstructing learning and memory. According to Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, omega-3 fatty acids added to meals can help minimize the damage do ...


The top 5 reasons doctors recommend dietary supplements

As insurance costs soar and quality health care climbs out of reach for many, the demand for alternative care is likely to increase dramatically in the next five to 10 years. About 38% of adults in the U.S. already use complementary and alternative medicine, and 12% of children do the same ...


Facts on celiac disease from Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic researchers released results from a study on celiac disease, an often-undiagnosed gastrointestinal disorder associated with gluten consumption. Symptoms of celiac disease include diarrhea, weight loss, anemia, infertility, premature osteoporosis and other conditions. ...

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People use massage therapy for a variety of purposes, from supporting natural healing of various health conditions to general wellness. There are more than 80 types of massage therapy.



Eat your fruits and vegetables

Studies have shown that a diet rich in vegetables and fruit may reduce the risk for heart disease, certain types of cancer, obesity and type 2 diabetes. Fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat, sodium, calories and none have cholesterol. Even though both fruits and vegetables are ...

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