Not long ago, when the topic of fasting would come up most people would think of fasting for religious purposes or think of incredible people throughout history like Gandhi, whose longest fast lasted 21 days!
It’s likely that you’ve seen Dr. Oz on his TV show, or previously on The Oprah Winfrey Show where he gained popularity talking about the latest diet trends and how to stay healthy. But recently, Dr. Oz sadly announced that his 81-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s disease.
Americans consume way more sodium than is recommended and necessary for healthy living! I have said this before, and it is a fact worth repeating.
Forty-year-old Lori Tipton said ecstacy saved her life. For those of you who are not familiar, ecstasy, also known as “molly”, is a popular club drug. It is an illegal, synthetic drug.
One of the great benefits of exercise is that it may help reduce blood pressure. Many Americans exercise in order to reap this benefit.
For the most part, the following tragic story is really about bad timing and bad luck. Recently, a 76-year-old woman bled to death after a rooster pecked at her leg and punctured a varicose vein.
The news about the risks and dangers of vaping keep getting more frequent and alarming! Instead of being a good way to help people quit smoking, or at the very least a “safer” alternative to smoking, vaping is turning out to be a veritable public health hazard.
Tummy issues. We all experience them whether they are due to fat, indigestion, heartburn, menstrual pain, bloating or constipation.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that every day, 29 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver. This equates to one death every 50 minutes!
Fat has always been a tricky topic of discussion. For example, if you take a trip down America’s dietary guideline history, you will see that for a certain period of time, consuming fat was not recommended.
Most Americans are concerned with developing high blood pressure, also called hypertension. And there are legitimate reasons for concern, especially because reportedly 75 million (one in three) American adults have this condition. Hypertension increases our risk of developing heart disease and stroke - two of the leading causes of deaths among Americans.
According to a recent Newsweek report, a teenage boy went blind after eating a diet of only fries, chips, white bread, sausages and ham. These foods comprised his entire diet since elementary school. He was described as a “fussy eater” and had no visible signs of malnourishment! In fact, he looked well.
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