Omega Confusion

Although animal studies have demonstrated that dietary omega-3s lessen insulin resistance, human studies have yet to show consistent results. But before deciding whether omega-3s benefit human health or not, it’s important to understand some of Read More

Is Weight Lifting Good for your Heart?

Much of the research on strength training has focused on bone health, physical function and quality of life in older adults. When it comes to reducing the risk for cardiovascular disease, most people think of Read More

Surprising Alzheimer’s Link Explained

A good night’s sleep refreshes body and mind, but a poor night’s sleep can do just the opposite. A study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Radboud University Medical Centre in the Read More

Taking Care of Your Hormones

As women, hormonal fluctuations throughout our life cycles are natural and important for our health and well-being. Hormonal fluctuations that cause pain and illness, however, are not. A widespread misconception among women and traditional medical practitioners Read More

Feeding Your Heart

The dangers of heart disease rank with some of the most life-threatening illnesses, such as diabetes and cancer. We all know what a crucial muscle our heart is—and we all are aware of the dire Read More

Diabetes Still Runs Rampant

Back in 2010, diabetes mellitus was a hot topic among practitioners and the public. Estimates were released that ascribed mind-numbing numbers to prevalence and costs of future care. Currently, other diseases have captured our attention, Read More

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