World’s Smelliest Fruit Packs a Lot of Health Benefits

It is usually cause for concern when security identifies an abandoned bag at the airport. And recently, a bag without an owner was found in the baggage claim area of an airport in Tel Aviv, Israel. It didn’t contain any weapons, bombs or items that could hurt people. What it did contain was a type of fruit that has a strong scent. Because the scent of this fruit is so strong, it is not allowed in some hotels in Thailand, Japan and Hong Kong and is banned on the Singapore Rapid Mass Transit.

A Meat-Free Ground Beef? See If This Plant-Based Alternative is For You

We are in the thick of summer, which means grilling and barbeques are pretty popular these days. If you’re a meat eater, you may be consuming a lot of red meat as of lately. It’s hard to resist that juicy, mouthwatering burger.

Choline. The Weight Loss Nutrient You May Be Missing

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) did not recognize choline as an essential nutrient until 1998. But there’s no denying choline’s important role in keeping us healthy. This nutrient is involved in a large number of very important physiological functions which affect various organs such as the brain, heart and liver. Simply put, the body needs choline to function normally and optimally. 

How to Fight Fat If You’re Low in This Fat Cell Hormone - Adiponectin

I recently came across some funny quotes about hormones. “I’m pretty sure they call it PMS because that’s way easier to say than estrogen produced manic depressive bipolar disorder prone to psychopathic rage.”

Learn About Collard Greens - The Veggie Fuzzy Zoeller Told Tiger Woods Not to Serve

Back in 1997 when Tiger Woods was just 21-years-old, he won the Masters Tournament. It was a big deal! Woods was the youngest player ever to win the Masters. He also made history as the first African-American to win this major golf tournament.

Here’s What You Need to Know Before Taking Antibiotics Your Dentist Gives You

Antibiotics are great and have saved many lives. But they should only be taken if absolutely necessary. And the bad news is that they are sometimes prescribed unnecessarily.

Want to Improve Your Health Past 60? Take a Cruise!

Did you just do a double take after reading this title? If you did, it would be totally understandable.

Let’s Get Hip to Proper Supplementation and Avoid Hip Fractures

Learning what nutrients you need and the amounts can be overwhelming and confusing. To give you some basics, there are six essential nutrients you need to stay healthy. These nutrients are water, carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals. In addition, there are 16 essential minerals and 13 essential vitamins we all need for our bodies to function properly and stay healthy.

Four Blood Pressure-Lowering Beverages for Summer

I frequently take my own blood pressure readings at home, because I am getting older and I have a family history of hypertension. If you have high blood pressure (hypertension), which half of all adults in the United States do (according to the American Heart Association), monitoring your blood pressure at home is a great way to be proactive about lowering your blood pressure if you need to. If you know where you stand, that’s half the battle.

Exercise May Help You Overcome Fertility Issues

It can be a physically and emotionally taxing as well as an expensive journey for women who are struggling with infertility and doing everything in their power to get pregnant. I’m talking about women who choose the route of undergoing fertility treatments.

Chlorine Does Not Kill This Resilient Parasite That May Be Lurking in Your Pool

There may be something in your swimming pool. And I’m not talking about inflatable pool toys and floats. It may be a parasite called Cryptosporidium. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report warning people about Cryptosporidiosis outbreaks.

Looks Like When We Eat Is Just as Important as What We Eat

There is an old adage that you should follow: “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.”

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