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Is Your Health Worth 42 Minutes of Your Day?

ThinkstockPhotos-479418082If you’re a postmenopausal gal, you’ve likely put on a few pounds as a result.  If you’re like most women your age, you probably gained it around your belly, hips, and thighs, maybe even your breasts, where women carry most of their fat cells.  You don’t like the way the excess fat makes you look, but to me, the more important issue is the health issues READ MORE

Chamomile Tea Linked to Longevity

ThinkstockPhotos-484545828Love chamomile tea? You’ll probably love it even more after hearing about the results of this study. Why? Because a recent investigation conducted by the University of Texas showed that chamomile may actually help extend life. The results of the study were published in the journal The Gerontologist. Chamomile Tea Linked to a 29% Decreased Risk of Death Chamomile is one of the most popular herbs on the planet. And for READ MORE

Coffee Can Cure Colon Cancer Symptoms

ThinkstockPhotos-71261775 It's good news for coffee lovers as a recent study has revealed that regular consumption of caffeinated coffee can help in preventing the return of colon cancer after treatment and can even improve the chances of cure. Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have revealed that the patients treated with surgery and chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer have had the greatest benefit from the consumption of READ MORE

Do You Have Trouble Swallowing?

ThinkstockPhotos-95505269Sometimes I’ll see patients with the complaint that they’re having trouble swallowing, or a sensation that food is getting stuck in their throat and doesn’t go down easily.  The medical term for this is a hard word to pronounce –dysphagia (dis-faj-ah) – and could stem from a number of causes.  If you experience difficult swallowing, here’s what you should know about it. Dysphagia – What Trouble Swallowing Could READ MORE

Fight Tooth Decay Using This Natural Nutrient

ThinkstockPhotos-126975893When I was a kid, black licorice was one of my favorite treats to sneak.  It was different from most of the other sugary treats, as it wasn’t so sweet and it had a completely unique flavor.  Well, guess what? I just learned that a compound present in natural licorice root is now getting a lot of respect from medical and dental researchers.  If you’re concerned about READ MORE

6 Perfect Reasons To Eat Pineapple

I was sitting in my friend’s lush, tropical-style garden recently, admiring her beautiful collection of flowering bromeliads. These are very exotic looking plants with spiky leaves and red, pink or golden elongated flowers reaching out from the middle. They are native to the tropics of Central and South America and West Africa. In a colorfully glazed pot there was a miniature ornamental pineapple. I READ MORE

Obesity Cure Simply Too Simple

Are you a Feaster, Emotional Eater or Constant Craver? If so, you are among an increasing number of obese people struggling with weight issues and the confusion caused by a wealth of diet and exercise advice, Robert Matthews writes. Obesity: huge problem, simple solution – eat less, exercise more. That's it. But with more than half of the UAE population now struggling with weight issues, that message from health officials clearly is READ MORE

Harmful Trans Fat Ingredients Lurk In Supermarket Foods

A new analysis by Environmental Working Group has found that harmful artificial trans fatty acids lurk in more than 27 percent of more than 84,000 processed foods common in American supermarkets.  Another 10 percent contain ingredients likely to contain trans fat. EWG analysts used information from EWG’s Food Scores database and mobile app to determine which foods contained partially hydrogenated oils and other ingredients that harbor trans fat. The interactive, READ MORE

Fast Food the Healthy Way

Are you religious in your workouts?  Do you find your bland, post workout re-fuels to be lacking in satisfaction? Well, I have READ MORE

Science’s Promising New Hope Against Skin Aging

If you’re over 50, you may be seeing more skin aging than you want to.  You look into expensive creams and treatments that, although they may help, don’t really offer a lasting effect.  But take heart.  In about 2 years, a brand product to fight skin aging could be available commercially.  Let me tell you about it… Scientists Find a New Method To Block Skin Aging Many READ MORE
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Reduces inflammation process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
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Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
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Enhancers encourage vibrant skin and hair and improve mood and mental agility.
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Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.