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Healthy Living

Relation of Stress and Heart Attack

 December 4, 2018

Have you ever really sat down and thought about what is real stress and how much do you have? What are the degrees of stress that you experience? Has it become a habit that we create stress in our lives? One of the most dangerous health hazards we can endure in our lives is stress. […]

Dental Implant Reduces Infection Risk

 November 30, 2018

I recently read an interesting article written by Catharine Paddock, PhD on a dental implant that has a slow-release drug reservoir that reduces infection risk. In a laboratory test, the reservoir slowly released a strong antimicrobial agent and showed that the new implant could prevent and eliminate bacterial biofilms, which is a major cause of […]

Friendship Not Money

 November 16, 2018

It seems that people nowadays, in their quest for happiness, are putting all their efforts into material possessions, rather than what really matters most. Money can buy a lot of “things” but what about love, good health and good relationships? Aren’t those more important for our mental health? A study was conducted entitled the new […]

FDA Milk Prohibition

 November 9, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives warnings about consuming raw milk, but the wholesome and natural food has a loyal and growing following. Until the 19th century “pasteurization” did not exist. It actually allows the proliferation of the milk coming from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) that can be produced in filthy conditions, […]

Identifying Bacteria in Blood Samples

 November 7, 2018

A desktop diagnosis tool that detects the presence of harmful bacteria in a blood sample in a matter of hours instead of days has been developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego. This was made possible by a combination of proprietary chemistry, innovative electrical engineering and high-end imaging and analysis techniques powered […]

Omega-3’s Return on Investment

 October 31, 2018

According to a recent European study, young people have an inexpensive and bullet shot at preventing the development of high blood pressure by increasing their intake of omega-3 fatty acid, a high-octane nutrient. This study was presented at the American Heart Association’s 2016 Scientific Session. This study involved measuring the amount of omega-3 fatty acids […]

Hot vs. Iced Coffee: Is One Better Than the Other?

 October 26, 2018

Did you know over half of Americans say they prefer hot coffee? Only 9 percent favor iced, and 19 percent say it depends on the season. But what if the temperature of your coffee plays a role in its nutritional profile? In this blog post, we will determine whether iced or hot brewed coffee is […]

Relationship of Brown Toast & Potatoes to Cancer

 October 24, 2018

According to the U.K. government scientists, you should cook your toast and potatoes to a golden color, not browned, in order to reduce the intake of a chemical that may increase the chance of having cancer.  Acrylamide is a natural byproduct of the cooking process and not deliberately added to food. Acrylamide is formed when […]

An Antidote to Aging

 October 19, 2018

I recently read an article touching on the subject of coffee being the latest antidote to aging, written by Alice Park and appearing in the Time publication. Other articles are reflecting some similar details but this one delved more fully into the issue. They are finding growing evidence that the daily jolt of java might […]

Body Scan Meditation & Cancer

 October 17, 2018

Many people turn to stress-reduction techniques like relaxation breathing, guided imagery, meditation, aromatherapy and the body scan meditation practice, because having to deal with cancer is so stressful. Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) and body scan meditation is recommended to be done together by therapists, wellness counselors and stress reduction teachers to help keep muscle tension […]