Healthy Living

The Egg is the Best Part

 October 14, 2019

Most of us regard the chicken as a mainstay of our diet, but it used to be different in the 1920s.  Chickens were primarily raised for their eggs and not their meat.  The chicken meat was expensive and not considered very tasty.  It was also available only seasonally, as chickens were slaughtered in the fall […]

Hospital Hand Sanitizers

 October 13, 2019

Rachael Rettner is a Senior Writer for Live Science who has written information about the hospital superbug.  All employees around the world working in hospitals are slathering on hand sanitizer to prevent the spread of any infections. There is now one type of bacteria in hospitals that appears to be very resistant to alcohol-based hand […]

Accumulation of Sugar

 October 7, 2019

If you listen to the sugar industry, their product is harmless and may even be an important part of a healthy diet. They recommend getting 25% of your daily calories from sugar. Research shows that people who get 25% or more of their calories from sugar triple their risk of death from heart disease compared […]

Salt Intake

 October 6, 2019

According to an article written by Steven Reinberg of the HealthDay Reporter, processed foods and restaurant meals account for most of our sodium intake in the U.S. diet. In reviewing the salt intake of about 450 U.S. adults, only 10% of salt or sodium in their diet came from food that was prepared by them […]

Laughter Yoga For Seniors

 October 1, 2019

There is a rise in life expectancy due to advances in medical science and the population of senior citizens is likely to triple by the year 2020.  The family structure is crumbling and youngsters are steering away from parents, leaving them alone either in aged care facilities or old-age homes.  This leaves them prone to […]

Aged Cheese & Cancer Prevention

 September 14, 2019

There is a new study on a simple way to help reduce the risk of liver cancer that was reviewed by Honor Whiteman. This simple step could also extend lifespan by consuming mushrooms, soy, whole grains, aged cheese and other foods that are rich in spermidine. Mice that are fed an oral supplement of spermidine […]

Breakfast & Weight Loss

 September 7, 2019

Serena Gordon, a HealthDay Reporter, investigates the theory that breakfast is the key to weight loss, but now believes that isn’t true.  We’ve all believed that breakfast was the most important meal of the day, especially if you are trying to maintain a healthy weight. Her new research suggests this is not true. When we […]

Sleepless Nights – Painful Days

 September 5, 2019

Alan Mozes composed an article for HealthDay Reporter explaining why sleepless nights can mean more painful days for you.  Your lack of a good nights sleep may be the reason you are aching all over the next morning. There is new research that finds the sleep loss you have may deliver a double whammy to […]

Pass the Guacamole, Please!

 September 2, 2019

Guacamole is more than an orgasmic dip for tortilla chips. The popular and versatile Mexican dish also provides extraordinary health benefits because of its main ingredient — avocados. As a matter of fact, most nutrition experts consider avocados a miracle food or superfood. Top Benefits of Guacamole According to science, below are five reasons to […]

Warding Off a UTI

 August 27, 2019

What can we do to ward off a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?  Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer for Live Science published an article weighing the effects of drinking an extra six glasses of water a day to accomplish this. The study found that of the women who frequently get UTIs they could cut their risk in […]