Eating Nuts Associated with Lower Risk of Heart Disease

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Regularly eating nuts as part of a healthy diet offers many benefits, and recent research shows that a lower risk of heart disease could be among them. Heart disease is [. . . more]

“What’s New in Sex?”

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The title for this article is a line of dialogue spoken by actress Marlo Thomas, who portrayed Rachel’s mother Sandra Green on TV show “Friends”. In this episode, Rachel’s mother [. . . more]

Reducing Salt in Your Diet Has Many Benefits

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Table salt consists of two elements, sodium and chloride, and both are essential for normal physiological functions. Sodium plays key roles in maintaining the water balance in our bodies and [. . . more]

Natural Alternatives to Drugs for Healthy Joints

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Joint pain can occur when the soft tissues that support the joint become damaged, either through injury, or everyday wear and tear. Repetitive motion/strain damages the slippery cartilage that caps [. . . more]

Exercise Can Help You Quit Smoking

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A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology in December 2017 suggests that even moderate intensity exercise reduces the severity of nicotine withdrawal symptoms in smokers. Researchers at St. George’s [. . . more]

Obesity Increases Risk of Developing Dementia

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According to recent research, having a higher BMI (Body Mass Index) may increase the risk of developing dementia later in life. The study, published in the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Journal [. . . more]

Sleep Apnea Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common but serious chronic condition associated with snoring that increases your risk for cardiovascular conditions and other illnesses and is a major cause of [. . . more]

Fish-Derived Omega-3 Best for Breast Cancer Prevention

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A new study reveals that omega-3s derived from fish are better than plant-based omega-3s for preventing the development of breast cancer. Researchers at the University of Guelph discovered that omega-3 [. . . more]

Alcohol Linked to Greater Risk of Cancer

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For those who enjoy it, drinking alcohol can be a way to relax and socialize. Over the years, research has highlighted a few health benefits associated with “moderate drinking”, meaning [. . . more]