The Diet-Cancer Link - Evidence Keeps Mounting

We’ve published numerous articles over the past several years about the impact diet and nutrition can have on reducing the risk of developing diseases, including certain cancers. There are links between diet and cancers such as lymphoma, brain, prostate and breast cancer (among other types of cancer). This supports the claim that what you eat has a direct impact on every aspect of your health, including your body’s ability to resist certain cancers.

Horseradish Packs a Lot of Heat and Health Benefits

Horseradish is not exactly what I would call your “everyday condiment.” In fact, most people consume it pretty rarely - perhaps in a Bloody Mary or paired with a reuben sandwich.

Yet Another Reason to Pile Your Plate With Broccoli

We all need the nutrients found in broccoli for proper body functioning and our wellbeing. Broccoli contains nutrients, such as fiber, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin A and folate. These nutrients are necessary to help our bodies fight off diseases such as depression, dementia, heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Alfalfa Sprouts Aren’t For Everyone, But They May Be Right For You

If you are like me, you don’t have alfalfa in the produce drawer of your refrigerator. But that is about to change, because I discovered the potential health benefits of this plant.

Hibiscus Tea May Lower Your Blood Pressure...Among Many Other Things

Popular sparkling water brand LaCroix recently debuted a new flavor: hibiscus. And according to one report, some people were pretty disappointed and hoping for a flavor more on the lines of watermelon or strawberry lemonade.

What’s the Low Down on Blood Oranges? Some Bloody Good Stuff!

Lately, my husband has been bringing home lots of blood oranges. In the past, he would bring home regular oranges such as Valencia or Navel oranges. And when I inquired why the change, his response was simply that blood oranges are good for my health. So I decided to give them a try. And let’s just say, I’m glad I did! Now when I visit my local farmers’ market, I purchase blood oranges.

Parents - Do Not Let Your Stress Cause You To Feed Your Child a Junk Food Diet

Stress can be one of the biggest hurdles when it comes to successfully maintaining our health.

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer. How Much is Too Much?

George Bernard Shaw, a famous Irish playwright, author and political activist born in 1856 once said, "The average age of a meat-eater is 63. I am on the verge of 85 and still at work as hard as ever. I have lived quite long enough and am trying to die; but I simply cannot do it. A single beef-steak; would finish me; but I cannot bring myself to swallow it. I am oppressed with a dread of living forever. That is the only disadvantage of vegetarianism."

There’s a Sex Drought in America. Learn How You Can Be Proactive

Apparently, Americans aren’t having much sex! One report even refers to the lack of sex in the U.S. as the “Great American Sex Drought.”

Who Doesn’t Love Rice? But is Rice Milk Right for You?

If you are lactose intolerant, which reportedly about 30 million of American adults have some degree of by age 20, then regular cow’s milk may not be the beverage for you. Some of you may also be vegan or simply prefer a dairy-free diet.

High School Principal Dies While Donating Bone Marrow. What is Bone Marrow & How Did This Happen?

A 44-year-old high school principal and father to a six-year-old recently died after donating bone marrow. His name was Derrick Nelson, and his fiancé said he suffered complications after the donation, according to this CNN report. Reportedly, in the United States each year nearly 17,500 people (between the ages of 0-74) are diagnosed with a serious disease in which a bone marrow transplant or an umbilical cord blood transplant is needed.

Yes, There is a Tapeworm Diet. No, You Should Not Try It!

Have you ever heard about the Victorian Tapeworm Diet? This diet involves swallowing a parasite (a potentially disease-causing organism). It reportedly gained popularity in the early 1900s among Victorian women who were put under immense pressure to be thin, wear tight corsets and “look perfect.”

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