I first started smoking cigarettes at the age of 13, and I was able to do it without my parents knowing. I took frequent showers, never smoked in the house and always made sure that I had enough cologne on hand to mask the smell.
Corn is America’s crop, with more than 80 million acres of the gold stuff dotted all over our nation’s landscape. It has become a visual staple of picnic tables, movie night and supper time for decades now. Not to mention, the role corn played in the lives of Native Americans and the survival of settlers.
It’s hard to believe that July, 18th, 2018 would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Undoubtedly the most famous anti-apartheid activist in the world, Mandela served 27 years in South Africa’s prison system and later in 1994 became the country’s first black president. He is the definition of a fighter and survivor.
There’s no doubt that breastfeeding is good for your baby. “Among the known health benefits are nutritionally balanced meals, some protection against common childhood infections, and better survival during a baby's first year, including a lower risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome,” reports the National Institutes of Health.
When couples are having difficulty conceiving – which is a growing problem around the world – most people assume the woman has the fertility problem. In reality, at least 40 percent of the time, the challenge to conceiving is directly related to the man.
Depending on the type of surgery you have, your doctor may require you take a blood test, certain x-rays or an EKG (electrocardiogram). However, a nutrient test is usually not on the list of required tests pre-surgery. This is a test the pH professional healthcare team and many other medical experts highly recommend you take. Read why.
Large jury awards for damages allegedly caused by products we may use frequently are not new. Take, for example, this story of a widow who successfully sued a tobacco company and received over $20 billion after her husband died of lung cancer from chain-smoking cigarettes. And today, a jury in St. Louis awarded nearly $5 billion to 22 women who sued Johnson & Johnson. They alleged “their ovarian cancer was caused by using its powder as a part of their daily feminine hygiene routine.”
If you’re like most women, you’re probably religious about getting your annual physical. You’re probably also very good about making sure to get a mammogram, colonoscopy or a dental exam on a regular basis. If you do, then my hat goes off to you for being so proactive about protecting your health.
In some parts of Mongolia, people eat pine nuts like popcorn and potato chips. And this is not only because they are delicious due to their sweet, nutty and buttery taste. It is also because nutrient-dense pine nuts help balance out some Mongolians’ meat and dairy heavy diets.
Have you ever heard someone refer to another person as “skinny fat?” If you are not familiar with this oxymoron, skinny fat essentially means that a person looks skinny but actually has a body with little muscle and a high amount of fat.
Mental health has been a major topic of discussion lately, especially with the shocking deaths by suicide of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain.
How many of you have seen a huge, gorgeous home and thought that it may be the root of many of our health problems?
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