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These common food combinations could be making you sick

digestion, proteinIt is very common to eat several different food groups together when we eat our meals.

Most of us are trying to make an effort to balance our diet by including protein, fruits and vegetables, and grains and other good starches. However, striking the right balance can be tricky.

There are certain foods that digest very differently and … Read More

How often do you really need to see your doctor for a checkup?

doctors, healthMore isn’t always better – and going to see the doctor isn’t any different.

Maybe you feel you need to go and sit it out in the waiting room to see your doctor twice a year, just to make sure you’re okay. But new research shows this might not be necessary.

There are a couple of guidelines and … Read More

Why it’s so important to keep your cholesterol in check

CANCER, CHOLESTEROLHow healthy is your cholesterol? Along with the damage potential it has on your cardiovascular system, new research has found that cholesterol may play a role in a cellular pathway linked to cancer.

Cholesterol has been associated with cancer in previous research; one 2014 study from the United Kingdom linked women with high cholesterol to increased risk of … Read More

850 American lives saved because of this…

health, pollutionDo you enjoy a morning stroll with paths lined with greenery? Trees are beautiful to look at and offer shade, but you may want to start giving them more credit. A new study reports that trees are saving lives.

I recently told you about the dangers of air pollution, and how this can poorly affect your health. … Read More

Your odds of suffering a stroke…

PREVENTION, STROKEChances are, you know someone who has suffered a stroke. It’s that common. But why? And isn’t there something we can do to prevent it from happening?

There is.

Every year in the United States, nearly 800,000 people have a stroke and 600,000 of them experience them for the first time. Nevertheless, new research reveals that the past … Read More

New research says do this to get a good night’s sleep

insomnia, sleep, stressDid you know that how you cope with life stress and the general hubbub of modern society may increase your risk for insomnia?

I’ve found myself snacking at night more often than usual, and not on the right foods. Even when you know better, you can slip up and compromise your sleep in the process.

New research by … Read More

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