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Mediterranean diet

Mediterranean diet helps prevent cancer, nutrition science study finds

 Everyone may have heard, at some point, a friendly suggestion to “eat your vegetables.” It turns out, that is actually sound advice, when it is part of the Mediterranean Diet (MD), according to research. In a study that appears in Current Nutrition Reports, authors used available information from various studies to provide an overview of the link […]

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Lack of Movement Following a Car Accident Can Make Injuries Worse

It would seem that common sense would say if you are injured just lay still and rest. Now to a point, this is the case. Your body does need rest in order to bounce back and it certainly needs some tender loving care and understanding during this recovery phase. Especially when it comes to neck […]

parkinson's disease

Excessive calcium in your cells may increase your risk of developing Parkinson’s

Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali, Charles M. Schulz, Linda Ronstadt and Billy Graham have one thing in common. They have Parkinson’s disease. The disorder also afflicts one of every 350 adults in the U.K., or an estimated 145,000 people. The sad part is, the solution to Parkinson’s remains elusive. The neurodegenerative disease causes a decline in a person’s […]


Miracles of Asparagus

Throughout history, people have been searching for the fountain of youth. Far and wide they’ve traveled, seeking that magical spring flowing from the ground that will preserve good health. This source of youth is no myth, and it does come from the earth . . . it just happens to be readily available at the […]

fast food

Immune systems go haywire when mice are fed fast food, causing an “explosion” of inflammation

Fast food is unhealthy; it’s loaded with salt, sugar and fat — and a whole lot of calories. It’s often pretty low in essential nutrients, as well. It’s well documented that fast food should be consumed in moderation, if at all. Indeed, most people know that takeaway meals aren’t ideal, but a recent study has […]

stir frying

Does stir-frying veggies destroy their nutrition? Not according to the latest scientific analysis

Remember when your mother told you to finish your vegetables and warned you against stir-frying your food to preserve its nutrients? “It will destroy the healthy ingredients in vegetables that keep you strong,” she cautioned. So you dutifully ate boiled or non-fried food, even if it meant enduring its bland taste. Now that stir-fried food […]


Boost your metabolism AND the microbiota in your colon with a small amount of prebiotics

Prebiotics are specialized plant fibers that are most known for nourishing gut bacteria. These can be found in cereals, grains, firm bananas, and legumes — most of which we’re told to eat plenty of on a daily basis. In fact, as a team of investigators from Kobe University has discovered, even small amounts of prebiotics can be highly […]


Why everyone could use a bit more flax in their diet

Flax is a humble but powerful seed as shown through it’s relatively modest status in the health world, even though it has been heralded as a key component in the Budwig Diet and many other life-saving protocols. It’s a tough job to stand up to the new kids on the block like hemp seed, but flax holds it’s […]


Bee propolis: One of nature’s most effective antibiotics

Though not as well-known as honey or pollen, bee propolis is a bee-derived product that has its own plethora of health benefits. Various cultures have recognized the amazing medicinal properties of this resinous combination of saliva, beeswax, and sap. From being used as an abscess treatment by the Greeks to the Assyrians applying it onto wounds to fight infections, bee […]


Many cases of “dementia” are actually side effects of prescription drugs or vaccines, according to research

The “quick facts” provided by the Alzheimer’s Association are pretty concerning: More than five million people in America are living with Alzheimer’s, and that number is projected to reach 16 million by the year 2050. As the sixth leading cause of death in our nation, it kills more Americans than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined. Someone […]