Iron is a vital mineral primarily found in red blood cells, and has many physiological roles to play in the human body. However, taking the right amount of iron is the key to its benefits. According to an international study published in the Public Library of Science Medicine, excess iron intake may increase the risk of health … Continue reading Iron prevents anemia, but excess iron may be linked to health problems like diabetes, liver disease and heart problems
This overview explores the causes and treatments of different types of anemia, including iron-deficiency anemia, aplastic anemia, sickle cell anemia, pernicious anemia and more. Anemia Definition: What Is Anemia? Anemia is a condition that develops when your red blood cell count or hemoglobin is less than normal. As the most common blood disorder, anemia is … Continue reading All About Anemia: Different Types, Causes, Complications, and Treatments
Simple blood tests can both determine if you have anemia and what the cause may be, which helps determine treatment options. When your doctor suspects that you have anemia, a condition caused by the blood’s inability to deliver enough oxygen to the body, the first step is usually a diagnostic test. Blood tests can tell … Continue reading How Anemia Is Diagnosed
Even people, who are aware of their bodies and make healthy choices with food and beverages, may find themselves in an iron-deficient anemic state. At times, simply knowing which foods are high in iron may not be enough to prevent becoming anemic. Understanding which habits support, and which may inhibit, the body’s absorption of iron … Continue reading Anemia sufferers – Improve your absorption of iron
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) refuse to conduct any study comparing the unvaccinated child to his/her peers. While HHS is legally obligated to conduct safety studies every two years and report to Congress in accordance with the 1986 National Childhood Vaccine … Continue reading Ten year study shows that UNVACCINATED are far healthier than their vaccinated peers who suffer from more respiratory infections, asthma, allergies, etc.
Lead exposure may be driving cases of heart disease in the United States, a study published in the Lancet said. The study, which analyzed data on 14,000 adults, noted that the heavy metal contributed to as many as 412,000 premature deaths each year in the United States – a number estimated to be 10 times larger than the figures mentioned in … Continue reading Report: Lead exposure linked to uptick in annual heart disease deaths in the US
Panax ginseng, commonly known as Asian ginseng or Korean ginseng, is one of the most widely used and extensively studied species of ginseng. Sometimes referred to as the “true ginseng,” Asian ginseng has been a staple herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is still used today to boost immunity, increase strength and blood volume, lower blood … Continue reading The therapeutic effects of ginseng against Alzheimer’s disease
Being constantly tired is such a common condition that it spawned the acronym TATT: “Tired All The Time.” It’s normal to feel tired after a strenuous exercise or a busy day at work. But sometimes, fatigue can be persistent and begin to affect your performance throughout the day. Fortunately, there are natural ways to restore your energy levels … Continue reading Are you constantly tired? Eating well and improving sleep quality will give you an energy boost
Nuts are delicious superfoods and popular guilt-free snacks. They are also rich in protein and dietary fiber. According to an animal study, consuming nuts, specifically walnuts, promotes gut health. The study was published in the journal Nutrients and was conducted by scientists from Texas A&M University and the University of Connecticut Health. There are many different types of nuts, and all of them offer … Continue reading Nutty and nutritious: Which type of nuts are best for your gut health?
Mainstream cancer treatments like chemotherapeutic drugs and radiation therapies can do immense and sometimes irreparable damage to cells, tissues, muscles and the like. But cancer treatments shouldn’t end there. In a recent article published online, registered dietitian Rachael Link emphasized that eating nutritious fruits during and post-treatment can help cancer patients regain their strength and rehabilitate faster in general. … Continue reading Healing foods: Top 12 superfruits to eat during and after cancer treatment