A Soda Addict Loses More Than 100 Pounds in a Year! Here’s How She Did It and How You Can Be Proactive

A 24-year-old woman in New Mexico named Vivian McCall lost an incredible amount of weight in just one year. She lost 125 pounds! McCall focused on ditching her most offensive habits - one of them being eight cans of soda a day!

Young Soccer Player Dies of Encephalitis. How We Can Be Proactive

There is not really any information on how Stanton got encephalitis. According to one report, he started experiencing severe headaches. From there, things really took a turn for the worse. He was taken to the hospital where they confirmed that he had an infection in his brain. He eventually fell into a coma, and doctors confirmed he had some brain damage. His sister said that doctors gave him a 40 percent chance of waking up from the coma.

It May Be Easier To Lose Weight If Your Partner Joins You In The Process!

There really is something to be said about “a buddy system,” even if one person in the system doesn’t necessarily need to lose weight. For example, recent research has provided evidence suggesting that heart attack survivors are more successful at losing weight if their partners participate by adopting healthier habits and changing their diet.

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend, But Watch The Salt!

You might be thinking: Well, it’s just one holiday. But please hear me out. The truth is there are always holidays, parties and celebrations throughout the year and many opportunities to drink too much alcohol and not eat the healthiest.

Vitamin C - The Nutrient That May Help You Muscle Your Way Through Life

Another powerful tool in preserving and taking care of our bodies as we age is making sure we receive adequate amounts of all the essential vitamins and minerals. Take, for example, a recent study regarding vitamin C.

Hurricane Laura Deaths Bring Light to Major Issue - Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Hurricane Laura has brought devastation to parts of the US Gulf Coast, such as Louisiana and Texas. Homes have been destroyed, many are without power and running water and, of course, dealing with a natural disaster during a pandemic is no easy feat. According to some recent reports, the death toll is now up to 16. The cause of death for many of the people affected by this tragic event may come as a surprise to you: carbon monoxide poisoning.

Tale of the 24-Year-Old Burger & Why You May Want to Steer Clear of Processed Foods

According to recent research from the CDC, more than one in three Americans eat fast food in a given day. And since the pandemic hit, people have been turning to processed foods for comfort, convenience and a longer shelf life (a bag of chips or a frozen pizza is certainly going to have a longer life in your kitchen than fresh fruits and veggies). And speaking of shelf life, recently a grandmother went viral for sharing with the world her shoe box time capsule labeled “hamburger.”

In Shocking News, Actor Chadwick Boseman Dies From Colon Cancer. We Must Be Proactive.

How could this have happened to someone so young, so accomplished and someone who appeared to be in great physical shape? Recent research has shown that rates of colorectal cancer (which is cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum) have been on the rise and continue to rise in younger populations.

“The Mozart Effect” Holds Promise for Reducing Epileptic Seizures

Fast forward thirty years, and The Mozart Effect is again getting attention, but this time as a promising supplemental therapeutic option for reducing the frequency of seizures in patients with epilepsy.

Is Honey The New “Antibiotic?”

We have to think about other respiratory tract infections, especially with cold and flu season quickly approaching. And, there is some evidence that honey may help with upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs)

Every Day Should Be National Dog Day...For Our Health

In my opinion, every day is a day to celebrate these amazing creatures. Not only are they cute, but they can potentially benefit your health in so many ways. For one, dogs are great companions. Reportedly, dog adoptions and sales have dramatically increased since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States.

Some Things to “Weigh” If You Wish To Be Pregnant

Gaining excessive amounts of weight during pregnancy can increase the risk of complications and issues such as gestational diabetes. Some studies have even provided evidence showing that there is a connection between gaining a lot of weight during pregnancy and having an overweight child.

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