Stay hydrated and boost your fiber intake: 10 Ways to reset your diet

Going on vacation or spending time with your family during the holidays can be an indulgent time for most people. And while there’s nothing wrong with enjoying an occasional treat or two, binge-eating can sometimes undo the progress you’ve made while following a balanced diet. If you’re feeling a little bloated after the holidays or … Continue reading Stay hydrated and boost your fiber intake: 10 Ways to reset your diet

20-year sedentary lifestyle linked to TWICE the risk of premature DEATH: Being physically active is key to a longer life

It’s easy to fall into the habit of skipping exercise because you’re busy with work or chores. Yet according to a study, having a sedentary lifestyle for at least 20 years is linked to twice the risk of premature death, especially compared to those who exercise regularly. Results from the Trøndelag Health Study (the HUNT study) was … Continue reading 20-year sedentary lifestyle linked to TWICE the risk of premature DEATH: Being physically active is key to a longer life

Reduce your colorectal cancer risk by up to 39% with 60 minutes of daily physical exercise

A recent study in the British Journal of Cancer revealed that people with at least 60 minutes of physical activity from adolescence could potentially reduce their risk for colorectal cancer by more than a third. The report, led by researchers from the University of Sao Paolo, is the first to analyze the direct link between physical activity during adolescence and … Continue reading Reduce your colorectal cancer risk by up to 39% with 60 minutes of daily physical exercise

Studies look at the potential of natural remedies for treating coronavirus

If you’ve been wondering if there’s a natural way to deal with coronavirus, you’re not alone – it’s a question that researchers have been trying to answer for many years. The novel coronavirus has been spreading across the globe, with an ever-growing number of people falling ill. Symptoms include a sore throat, cough and runny nose, possibly with … Continue reading Studies look at the potential of natural remedies for treating coronavirus

Which antioxidants can be used to protect brain function?

Antioxidants are compounds found in plants, especially those used as food by humans. These compounds play an important role inside the body as they prevent or slow the damage caused by free radicals to cells. Free radicals are byproducts of metabolism, specifically the breakdown of food into energy. If the body is unable to remove these unstable molecules, … Continue reading Which antioxidants can be used to protect brain function?

Phenolic-enriched raspberry extract can decrease weight gain – even when eating a high-fat diet

There are many health benefits associated with eating raspberries (Rubus idaeus). These brightly colored fruits from the rose family are rich in essential nutrients and compounds that boost brain, heart and eye health and help with various health problems, such as diabetes, cancer and digestive issues. Notable micronutrients that can be found in raspberries include vitamins B9 (folate), … Continue reading Phenolic-enriched raspberry extract can decrease weight gain – even when eating a high-fat diet

Relieve anxiety with these 5 herbal supplements

It’s normal to feel anxious about certain moments in everyday life, such as the first day of school or a job interview. However, when you begin to worry to the point that you’re panicking, or if it is affecting your health and quality of life, you may have an anxiety disorder.Conventional medicine has treatments for anxiety; however, these … Continue reading Relieve anxiety with these 5 herbal supplements

Survival medicine: Relieve dry skin with this red clover salve

The red clover plant is a wild herb with a variety of medicinal uses. Naturally rich in antioxidants and other nutrients, it is often used to make a cleansing herbal tea or mixed with lemonade to help flush out toxins from the body. But aside from its ability to detoxify the body, red clover is also known for its skin-soothing … Continue reading Survival medicine: Relieve dry skin with this red clover salve

Exploring the potential of magnetic hyperthermia to kill cancer cells

In this study, Bulgarian researchers investigated the potential of mixed ferrite nanoparticles with the structural formula Me1?xZnxFe2O4 (Me = Co, Ni, Cu, Mn) for cancer therapy. Their results were published in The European Physical Journal B. Magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) can be delivered close to tumor cells and activated using alternating magnetic fields. This new type of therapy, … Continue reading Exploring the potential of magnetic hyperthermia to kill cancer cells

Does rheumatoid arthritis cause hair loss?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a type of systemic autoimmune disease characterized by the body’s immune system mistakenly attacking the joints. This leads to joint pain, inflammation and reduced joint mobility. However, because RA is a systemic disease, it does not only affect the joints. If left untreated, it can also affect other systems in the … Continue reading Does rheumatoid arthritis cause hair loss?