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Are You Sitting Too Much? If So, This Video Will Be Very Informative!

Sitting Down

Most health experts usually center being healthy on four major factors: diet, exercise, not smoking, and not drinking. However, there are certain lifestyle activities that might be better or worse for one’s individual health, despite the fact doctors don’t place much importance on them. The Inquisitr reported on one of these unique point, in which… Read more »

Amazing Health Benefits Of Drinking Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate

Hot chocolate is the perfect companion for those cold winter nights (and mornings and afternoons) when all you need is a little snuggle and warmth. But this delicious chocolaty brew not only packs the good stuff, it also has some pretty amazing benefits as well. Cocoa powder is a great source of flavanoids which are… Read more »

7 Natural Means Of Preventing Heart Attacks

Heart Attack Prevention

When it comes to heart attacks and many other health issues, prevention is by far better than cure. Most heart attacks are the result of coronary heart disease, a condition that clogs coronary arteries with fatty, calcified plaques. And though the step-by-step process that leads to a heart attack is not fully understood, major risk… Read more »

Recommended Strategies For Better And Healthier Sleep

Sleep Better

Sleep needs are different for everyone. Sleeping influences our health and lifestyle. It’s important to examine lifestyle factors that affect the quantity and quality of your sleep in order to determine how much sleep you actually need. Sleep loss can pose some serious and deadly consequences. Each year, nearly 100,000 automobile crashes are a result… Read more »

E-Cigarettes Are ‘Gateway Drug’ For Teens, New Study Suggests

E-Cigarettes Are 'Gateway Drug' Study Suggests

E-cigarettes may be the ultimate gateway drug, according to the findings of a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, at least when it comes to getting a teenager hooked on regular smoking. (Electronic cigarettes are battery-powered devices that vaporize liquid nicotine.) The study appeared Monday and found that “e-cigarettes are doing more to promote… Read more »

Low-Fat Diet Could Help Women Survive Breast Cancer

A new study reveals that in addition to the other health benefits of a low fat diet, reducing the fat may also help women survive breast cancer.

A new study that was presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium shows that women who have a low fat diet may have a better shot at beating breast cancer and extending their lives than women on conventional American diets. The Women’s Intervention Nutrition Study was conducted by researchers from Los Angeles Biomedical Research… Read more »

Phthalates: Avoid Exposure To This ‘Everywhere Chemical’ [ Video]

Phthalates Chemicals Are Toxic

Phthalates are a group of chemicals made by humans that are associated with a variety of serious health issues. This family of compounds is sometimes referred to as everywhere chemicals since they are used in making numerous products people use every day. However, phthalates pose a significant health danger to all humans, especially females and… Read more »

Sugar Spikes Profits For Most Powerful Companies On Earth [Video]

Sugar Spikes Profits

Sugar spikes the profits of the most familiar and powerful companies in the world. The trillion-dollar food industry in North America goes to great lengths to try and figure out what makes people crave their product. Eventually, they figure out the exact amount of ingredients to add to their goods, referred to as the bliss… Read more »

Reversing Alzheimer’s? A New Study Offers Hope

Vitamin D, DHA, Coconut Oil, Exercise, and a Healthy Diet could reverse alzheimer's symptoms says new study.

Alzheimer’s Disease can be devastating for the 5 million Americans affected by the debilitating disease and their families who struggle with providing their care, but a new study from researchers at UCLA may offer some hope. Researchers at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) lead by Dr. Dale Bredesen, who is currently the director of… Read more »

Low Sperm Count Is Key ‘Sickness’ Marker Says New Study

semen

According to a new study, poor sperm quality is a key indicator of other health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, and skin and glandular disorders. The low or poor sperm quality probably isn’t actually the cause of these health problems, but rather, a significant effect. Researchers say that semen (sperm) quality in men… Read more »

U.S. Health Rankings Report Shows Quality Of American Life In Peril

Health Rankings 2014 Report

Each year, United Health Foundation provides a report of the United States’ health rankings. The primary objective of the yearly report is to encourage action to improve public health. The not-for-profit, private foundation released their 2014 Annual report on Wednesday. For 25 years, United Health Foundation has been tracking the health of Americans. Their passion… Read more »

HIV Is Evolving, Ability To Cause AIDS Is Weakening

Scanning Electron Micrograph of HIV-1

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, is evolving rapidly and this is weakening its ability to cause Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, AIDS, according to a new University of Oxford-led study. The study concluded that the decreasing virulence of HIV could lead to the end of the AIDS pandemic. According to the study titled, “Impact of HLA-driven HIV… Read more »

84 Percent Of Vegetarians Become Meat Eaters Again, Study Finds

Vegetarians Not Up For The Challenge

Know any vegetarians? If so, you won’t for long. According to a new study from the Humane Research Council (HRC), those who identify with the strict, no-meat diet usually don’t have the stomach to stay at it. In fact, the HRC study finds that a staggering 84 percent of people who at one point identify… Read more »