Disease Health Studies Natural Remedies 

Why Being Optimistic Could Save Your Life

In the realm of medicine, observational studies show how one condition can be correlated to another condition. One of the more encouraging observational studies to make the news is how optimism can actually have a beneficial boost on your health. At least that’s what’s been shown by more than a handful of studies. What researchers have been able to determine is those who are optimistic generally have better health than those who aren’t. In particular they’ve been able to notice that their hearts and their immune systems work in an…

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Wellness 

Can You Train Your Brain to Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

You might not know this, but a growing body of research has shown if your mind is healthy, then your heart is also healthy. The exact mechanism these researchers have associated with increased heart health? Optimism. There have already been numerous studies that show how you can train your brain for positive affects on your health. It’s been noted by several  studies that being thankful can help you sleep better as well as help you deal with stress better. But now researchers have been able to show how optimism likely…

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Wellness 

Your Drinking Water is Intentionally Contaminated with this Dangerous Chemical

If you live in the United States then the odds are supremely high that your water has been purposefully contaminated. “By what?” you might ask. Fluoride. Despite what you might be led to believe, fluoride is not needed for healthy teeth. In fact, there are studies that show fluoride can actually damage teeth, as well as working to damage other parts of the body. Fluoride is the byproduct of the manufacture of certain fertilizers. According to Fluoride Alert, the leading fluoride advocacy group, this is how we get fluoride: The…

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Disease Health Studies Healthy Foods Natural Remedies 

Evidence Shows This Common Beverage Can Help Fight Cancer

What you may or may not know is what you drink can have a pretty significant affect on your health. What researchers have found is there’s a particular drink, an ancient beverage, that’s quite adept at helping improve health in a really big way. The beverage in question is green tea. The reason green tea is receiving so much love from researchers is because of a group of flavonoids called catechins. In particular is the catechin known as Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG). EGCG is an antioxidant, and as you know antioxidants have…

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Diet Healthy Foods 

5 Surprising Benefits of Green Tea

For hundreds of years cultures in Asia have been drinking green-tea. It was long used ceremonially and for dinner parties, and it’s unlikely these people groups knew just how powerful green tea really was. Fortunately, with recent research, we’ve been able to uncover what makes green tea one of the most potent health super-foods to “come on the scene” in some time. The reason green-tea is such a wonderful health food is because it contains certain flavonoids known as catechins. One in particular is an antioxidant Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG). This…

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Wellness 

The Most Important Hormone? Some Doctors Say Yes

What many people don’t realize is a deficiency in hormone levels can have catastrophic results on your health. One of the most important hormones of all is pregnenolone. It’s sometimes referred to as “the memory hormone,” but it really might be known better as “the master hormone” What pregnenolone is known to do is  enhance memory and help to create clearer thinking. It also works with the body to improve one’s ability to focus and concentrate. At higher doses it might even be able to: Lighten fatigue Ease the path out of…

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Health Studies Natural Remedies 

The Hidden and Deadly Dangers of America’s Most Common Pain Killer

Odds are you have some of this in a medicine cabinet at this very moment. And whether you realize it or not, every dose you take, or hand out to loved ones, could be potentially life threatening. The drug in question is acetaminophen. You might know it by its brand name of Tylenol. Whatever you call it, this drug is one of the most problematic in the world. Mainly because of its pervasiveness as well as the wealth of misinformation surrounding it. The reason acetaminophen is so dangerous is because…

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Prescription Drugs 

This Common Painkiller Has an Unseen and Deadly Risk You Need to Know About

Whether you were aware or not, America’s deadliest non-prescription drug is also its most common. The drug in question is known by its brand name of Tylenol. But the real problem is the constituent generic drug known as acetaminophen. It’s believed that every single year 100,000 people are checked into a hospital to help deal with an overdose on acetaminophen. More to the point, 500 people die every single year from an over dose on acetaminophen. So what’s the problem, why is Tylenol so bad for us? The problem lies in…

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Disease 

What Scientists Got Wrong about Red Meat’s Affect On Your Health

For some time scientists have been saying if your diet is high in red meat the chances are high you’re going to get sick and die. The verbiage wasn’t quite that simple, but it’s pretty much the basic gyst of things. According to many reports, the associations between red meat and cancer were consistent. But then scientists went back to look at the data and came away with a different set of conclusions. Red meat actually isn’t harmful. According to the Mayo clinic: “Red meat. About 100 grams (roughly the…

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Buyer Beware! Supplements from Well-Known Stores Found to be Fake!

The New York Attorney General has sent “cease-and-desist” letters to GNC, Target, Walgreens, and Walmart, demanding that they remove certain herbal supplements from NY stores. The letters cite independent tests that showed the supplements do not contain the plant materials that are listed on their labels. According to the tests, only 21% of the tested material contained DNA from plants matching the labels. The products contained, instead, worthless or potentially harmful contaminants, such as rice powder and house plant DNA. The AG hired Dr. James A. Schulte II of Clarkson…

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