To eat red meat or not to eat red meat? That is the question, and it seems like the question that will never have a definitive answer! Whether you’re a meat-eater or not, you’ve probably heard or read that regularly consuming red meat may increase your chance of developing heart disease.
Black veganism. To some, this may sound like an oxymoron. Why? Well many people may assume that a black/African American vegan is actually very rare.
Part of what I love most about my job is that I get to learn about different health issues and educate the public about them. The pH Labs team and I really pride ourselves on creating a safe online community where members can share their health obstacles and receive feedback on how they can be proactive about them.
Recently, Oprah Winfrey shared on Instagram her experience with a health scare that really caught my attention. The social media post says that one day back in August, Oprah left a meeting feeling fatigued. During her ride home, she started to feel a bit of pain in her kidney.
The beauty of the Internet is that we have access to all sorts of information, including information about health-related issues. The problem is that sometimes people do not always get their information from credible sources. As a result, misinformation can result.
Elderly Man Had Urine Sucked Out of Bladder On International Flight?! An Unexpected “Air Disaster” That Brings Attention to Bladder Care3 months ago
The following story really caught my attention. Not only is this story just shocking in itself, but it also brings up an issue we really don’t talk a lot about - bladder care and health.
Now that we are in full blown holiday mode and the new year is quickly approaching, overindulgence in unhealthy foods and maybe adult beverages is likely taking hold. We tell ourselves that we’ll “get back on the wagon” in the new year, but why wait? Or at the very least start incorporating some simple healthy habits right now.
From Thanksgiving until the New Year, temptations to eat things we normally would never have in our homes, let alone consume, confront us. It’s almost as if the world were conspiring to undo all we have accomplished by making unhealthy fats, sodium and empty calories as attractive as possible. And many of us will fall prey to the “come on, it's the holidays” argument.
When we think of a child suffering from malnutrition, we usually have the image of a child who has stunted growth or is significantly underweight. We usually don’t think of average weight children as suffering from malnutrition – and even less so if they are overweight or obese. After all, these latter groups are clearly getting enough calories (and perhaps too many given the ongoing childhood obesity epidemic).
There’s So Much Confusion About Cannabis, Grandmas Are Being Arrested! Let’s Clear The Smoke (Pun Intended)4 months ago
Let’s talk about cannabis!Reportedly, Americans are more interested in CBD (cannabidiol, a chemical found in cannabis plants) than any other health topic. And there is so much confusion surrounding cannabis that people are getting arrested for perfectly legal activity.
I recently came across a story of a little boy named Haiden Day. As a baby, Haiden was diagnosed with a disease which many of us may not have heard about - Dravet syndrome. This is a rare but severe form of epilepsy which begins in the first year of life. Epilepsy is a general term used for a brain disorder that causes seizures.
I don’t play favorites with my nutrients (all vitamins and minerals are equally important to our health and wellbeing in their own unique ways), but vitamin C really stands out to me for a number of reasons.
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