Reportedly, there are around 3.5 million people in the United States diagnosed with schizophrenia. It is one of the leading causes of disability. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that people with schizophrenia pose a high risk for suicide. Approximately one-third will attempt suicide and, eventually, about 1 out of 10 will take their own lives.
A human adult is supposed to have a total of 32 teeth. But as you age, or have mishaps, you may lose teeth and wear dentures to make up for that loss.
Most of us know that eating healthy helps prevent developing a variety of diseases, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes. What you may not know is that what you eat may significantly affect your mood. Moreover, what is recommended that you eat in order to prevent mental distress may change as you age.
Some people may not like to cook cabbage because of the unpleasant smell. The smell is pretty strong and gets stronger the longer you cook it. However, as you will see, the benefits outweigh the smell, so it is important to learn more about this nutrient packed vegetable and consider adding it to your diet.
Nearly half of all American adults - 117 million people - have chronic diseases which are related to poor diet and physical inactivity. And one of these diseases is heart failure.
If you feel tired and sluggish, irritable, as if you lack the ability to concentrate or maybe even depressed, don’t simply attribute not feeling like your best self to stress and not getting enough sleep. Yes, you may need a vacation, but the truth is your body may not be getting the amount of nutrients it needs from your diet.
Spices and herbs are great flavoring agents you can easily use in a variety of ways to prepare healthy meals. The tastier you make your healthy meals, the more likely you will eat them and continue cooking healthy meals.
Eating quickly may not only cause an upset stomach. It may also increase your risk for developing some life-threatening diseases.
Fennel is one of those “fancy foods” I was intimidated to cook. I usually limit eating it to when I go out to eat at a nice restaurant. This aromatic herb looks like a ‘tribrid’ between an onion, celery and carrot tops.
Cranberries are native to North America. They were reportedly called “crane berries” by pilgrims because of the cranberry flower’s resemblance to the head and bill of a crane. Pilgrims and other early settlers ate cranberries to help fight off scurvy. Native Americans are reported to have used cranberries for a variety of reasons, including for wound medicine and dye.
With the holidays quickly approaching, I can already smell the cinnamon in the air. Many of us have this aromatic spice in our spice cabinet but rarely use it until holiday festivities begin.
Recently, I decided to make banana bread and the recipe called for walnuts. So I went to my local market to purchase some, and ended up bringing home more than I needed for the recipe. I was always aware of the health benefits of nuts, in general, but never really explored the benefits of walnuts. As a result, I did some research.
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