Sushi Lovers, Here Is Some Food For Thought!

As you probably know, most sushi contains raw fish. If prepared properly, sushi is usually safe to eat for most people. I’m sure many of you reading this have had sushi quite regularly. But a new study “...found that since the 1970s, there's been a 283-fold increase in the abundance of a parasitic worm that can be transmitted to people who eat raw or undercooked seafood,” according to one report discussing the study.

How To Live a Healthy Life With Celiac Disease

Some symptoms of celiac disease, such as diarrhea, bloating and gas, may be the same symptoms that someone with IBS and/or chronic stress would experience. So, it’s not uncommon for this condition to be overlooked.

What You Need To Know About Zinc And Your Health

Many people associate zinc with zinc lozenges which are generally used to reduce the impact of the flu and cold. But how much do you really know about this essential mineral? As you may have guessed it is important for a healthy immune system. Specifically, zinc can help you get sick less often or get well quicker.

An Avocado A Day May Help Keep The Cognitive Decline Away!

There are so many reasons why eating this green, creamy goodness may be good for you, and now, recently, a new study found evidence which suggested that eating avocados may be especially good for people who are overweight or obese in regards to their cognitive health.

Why The Elderly Should Be Concerned About Zinc

Roughly one to three million serious infections occur every year in nursing home facilities. These infections include pneumonia and respiratory tract infections. According to a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a simple solution to reducing the rates of infection may be administering zinc supplementation to the elderly in nursing homes who need it.

Be Proactive About G6PD Deficiency- The Most Common Human Enzyme Defect

Less than a year ago, a mother in Sydney, Australia had to rush her five-year-old son to the hospital after he ate a “popular kids snack,” according to this news report. The woman said her son turned yellow (a sign of jaundice) after eating three packs of fava beans. She also said that his urine was dark and that “he could barely wake up.”

Ditch the “Happy Meals” To Keep Your Kids Healthy and Happy

This past September in a town called Holly Springs, North Carolina, a group of third-graders ditched recess and made a more than one mile trek to a local McDonald’s.

Congresswoman Bravely Shares That She Is Living With Alopecia. Let’s Discuss This Autoimmune Condition

Pressley, Massachusette’s first black congresswoman, revealed last month that she has alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss. You can watch the video here, where she shares her condition and proudly shows her bald head.

Man Loses 100 Pounds In a Year By Doing These Two Simple Things

Let's take a look at the story of a man named Jeffrey Hadley. He lost 100 pounds in a year! Hadley did this by adopting two simple rules: no more processed foods and more activity.

Think Dining Out is Pricey? What About the Expense Of Your Health?

Eating is said to be one of America’s greatest pastimes. But imagine a world without restaurants and drive- thrus. Yes, life would be less convenient. But the truth is that we’d all probably be much healthier.

Let’s Put Scurvy Where It Belongs - In the Past!

App developer and Silicon Valley star Sam Altman worked himself so hard he gave himself scurvy.

Don't Be a Control Freak When It Comes To Feeding Your Baby

Recently, an absolutely hilarious and adorable video of a 9-month-old baby eating her first ice cream went viral. As soon as she has her first taste, her eyes bug out and with both hands she grabs the ice cream cone her dad is holding for her in an attempt to get as much of the cold, sweet stuff many of us go crazy for.

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