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More Proof Links Brain and Heart Health

In 1948, a long-term project began that has since become the longest-running study of heart disease. The participants in the Framingham Heart Study didn’t realize that they were taking part…

Does Aloe Vera Really Lower Cholesterol?

The only way aloe vera usually makes it into our homes is in a bottle of sunburn relief gel or cream or as a growing, potted plant. Alternative medicine has…

Kellogg Being Sued Over Disingenuous Marketing

Four customers in New York state are bringing a class action lawsuit against the cereal giant Kellogg Company over “fraud, intentional and negligent misrepresentation, breach of express and implied warranties…

Changing Microbiome Can Help Aging

The microbiome of bacteria living in the human gut has a profound impact on health. However, this aspect of health that still confuses scientists. In most adults, bacteria outnumber human…

Is the F-Factor Diet Fad or Fantastic?

As anyone who frequently reads our blog knows, we’re not the biggest fans of diets. They’re restrictive, hard to maintain and sometimes unhealthy. Nutritionists are moving further and further from…

Jumping out of Bed Might Not Be Healthy

There is some good news for those of us that don’t bounce out of bed the minute the alarm goes off. The people who never hesitate to sit up and…

Puzzles May Help Your Brain Stay Young

Puzzles are great fun and a nice part of any day. You can use them to wake your brain up in the morning or to wind down in the evening.…

Is it Bad to Skip Breakfast?

We have been told, by parents, diet books and breakfast food manufacturers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s one of the dietary statements that most…

Mindfulness Helps Break Habits

Mindfulness is frequently the butt of jokes. Many interpret mindfulness as navel-gazing and believe it’s a mix of breathing and yogis. However, using the techniques of mindfulness, you can see…

Does Coffee Impact Your Blood Sugar?

Coffee is how many of us start the morning or fortify ourselves to walk out of the house. In fact, 64% of Americans drink coffee daily. And the older we…