When we think of improving our health and extending our lifetime, we usually think of losing or keeping weight off as an essential first step. But research continues to support the theory that your weight should not be your #1 concern. What should be? Your waistline and belly size in particular. Prior research has already demonstrated that, more than weight, the size of your belly is the number one risk factor for having your first heart attack and/or stroke.
Simply put, bees play a vital role in the lifecycle of most plants and flowers. Without bees, these plants would simply have no way to reproduce. In fact, bees are responsible for pollinating nearly 85% of all food crops for humans, as well as livestock. Without bees, it’s arguable that humans would not even be alive today.
A fan of feta cheese? Feta cheese is one of the most unique cheeses you can find.
Good quality feta cheese is usually made from sheep’s milk and sometimes goat’s milk, which is much better for your health. What you may not know, however, is that feta cheese can be as good for you as it is delicious.
This is an incredible healthy recipe for brunch, dinner and/or breakfast. It’s easy to make and it tastes AMAZING!
A recent meta-analysis shocked many experts when it concluded that antidepressants don’t work. In fact, the effectiveness of antidepressants could be explained by the placebo effect.
The FDA has approved an Indiana company’s genetically altered salmon. It might be available at restaurants next year, but you may not know you are eating it.
This genetically modified salmon, known as AquAdvantage Salmon, is grown in indoor tanks in Indiana. This salmon can grow at a much faster rate and requires 25 percent less feed. According to the company, this type of salmon will be able to protect native fish populations and marine ecosystems as it’s produced indoors. The salmon has been legal for sale in Canada.
Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche (ROG: SIX) bilked US federal and state governments out of $1.5 billion by misrepresenting clinical studies. The company falsely claimed that its popular influenza medicine Tamiflu was effective at containing potential pandemics, according to a unsealed whistleblower lawsuit.
Elderberry syrup is one of the most effective tools in my medicine cabinet for keeping my family healthy. Elderberry syrup has proven to be among the most effective for battling viruses. Elderberry possesses an especially high rate of efficacy. Elderberries have been used for centuries to treat colds, influenza, and wounds.
The popular rub that parents use on their children’s chests to help with cough and congestion can cause babies and young children to have respiratory distress, said US researchers. They looked into the product after a young child was sent to the emergency room after having some Vicks put on her top lip just under her nose.
Another great cure for a common cold that is right in your cupboard is black pepper! We don’t normally think of it as a medicinal substance but rather as a basic seasoning. But did you know that it possesses powerful cold-fighting properties? Not only is it great for the immune system, but it can do many beneficial things for your body.