Parkinson's disease affects the brain but has roots that reach into the gut.
Scientists have identified a specific strain of probiotic (healthy gut bacteria) that may prevent and reverse the clumping of proteins in the brain associated with Parkinson’s.
January 20, 2020
Drinking tea is an activity that has been linked to longevity and health.
Researchers have concluded people who drink tea at least three times a week live longer and healthier lives than those who drink less or not at all.
January 13, 2020
In addition to adding spice to your food, chili peppers can also provide protection for your heart.
Researchers in Italy who have determined the risk of dying from a heart attack is cut by 40 percent among those who consume chili peppers on a regular basis.
January 06, 2020
Losing weight and keeping it off can help reduce the risk of breast cancer in post menopausal women.
A study of more than 180,000 postmenopausal women over the age of 50 showed those who lost weight had lower rates of breast cancer than women whose weight remained the same; and the more weight lost the greater the reduction in risk.
December 30, 2019
Using artificial sweeteners may leave you with more than a bitter aftertaste.
Researchers at the University of South Australia have concluded those who use artificial sweeteners are more likely to gain weight and it may contribute to an elevated risk for type 2 diabetes.
December 23, 2019
The keto diet has many benefits and now you can add another one based on the latest research.
Scientists discovered mice fed a ketogenic diet were better equipped to fight the flu virus than mice given a diet high in carbohydrates.
December 16, 2019
Treating ADHD symptoms do not have to include prescription drugs for some as this research shows.
Children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may benefit from eating more fish or taking fish oil supplements because scientists have discovered omega-3 fatty acids are as effective as prescription drugs when it comes to attention issues for children with low levels of omega-3.
November 22, 2019
An avocado a day is an effective way to reduce LDL cholesterol and could keep you from turning to statin drugs.
Scientists at Penn State conducted a randomized, controlled study and found daily avocado intake was associated with lower levels of small, dense LDL particles and oxidized LDL.
November 18, 2019