It’s a logical question to ask if you’re enjoying a glass after a long day at work: Is wine healthy? Research has shown that drinking wine every day—following some important guidelines, of course—may provide adults with multiple health benefits. First, it’s important to keep in mind that the American Heart
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If you want to lower LDL naturally, the answer may lie in your spice rack. Turmeric is the Indian spice that gives curry its golden color. While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind for cholesterol health—recent research indicates it is one of the best natural
Niacin is one of the easiest and most effective ways to maintain healthy cholesterol levels naturally. Unfortunately, many people stop using it because of some of the common niacin side effects you’ll discover below.
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A common misconception about trying to eat food that is more nutritious is that improving your diet has to cost more. “Healthy food is not necessarily expensive,” says Parke Wilde, PhD, an associate professor at Tufts’ Friedman School who previously worked for the USDA’s Economic Research Service.
One type of algae, spirulina, has been a superfood since the 15th century due to its tremendous nutritional value. Spirulina benefits include improved brain function, decreased allergies, and improved free radical protection.
A good deal of research has been done to try to pinpoint who is at greatest risk for getting Alzheimer’s disease. Simply getting older raises your risk, but age alone does not mean a slow decline toward dementia. Beyond age, there are certain factors that may further increase risk. Most
The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet has been named the best overall diet of the year by a panel of experts who evaluated and ranked 35 different eating plans for the magazine U.S. News & World Report. This is the DASH Diet’s fifth year in a row as
As we age, our risk for certain medical conditions becomes higher. For women, menopause may be an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
The list of statins’ side effects—memory loss, muscle pain, fatigue, diabetes—is ever growing. In today’s News Bulletin, learn how to lower LDL cholesterol naturally using heart-healthy foods and supplements.
The many health benefits of avocado include better nutrient absorption, healthy aging (DNA protection), decreased risk of cancer and more. It should certainly be on everyone’s personal top five “super food” list!