Tag Archives: illness

Chewing your food helps protect against illness: Study

By: Emily Lunardo | Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 06:00 AM
Chewing your food helps protect against illness: Study

With food becoming streamlined and faster to consume, it’s common to find food blended into smoothie form, claiming it “releases all the nutrients.” Well, that may be true—in a recent study, researchers found that mastication, otherwise known as chewing your… Read More

How to boost your immune system to prevent illness

By: Bel Marra Health | Saturday, October 08, 2016 - 11:00 AM
how to boost your immune system to prevent illness

Unfortunately, summer can’t last forever, and that means the arrival of the cold and flu season. As early as October, you’ll start noticing more people around you sniffling, sneezing, and coughing. No one enjoys being sick, so it’s important to… Read More

8 million childhood deaths caused by preventable illnesses

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 11:30 AM
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Worldwide nearly eight million childhood and teen deaths occur by preventable illnesses. Analysis revealed that six million deaths occurred for preventable and treatable conditions such as diarrhea, malaria, and respiratory tract infections. Authors of the Global Burden of Disease Pediatrics… Read More

Warmer winter means less illness

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, December 07, 2015 - 09:45 AM
Warmer winter means less illness

Environment Canada is calling for a warmer winter, which translates to less illness for the population. Above seasonal temperatures could mean Canadians will be less sick because the flu is more likely to spread in colder temperatures. Dr. Wajid Ahmed,… Read More

New: Weather Forecasts for a Virus?

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, January 07, 2013 - 10:24 AM

This idea really appears to take social media to a whole new level. It isn’t an uncommon activities for almost everyone’s daily routine to wake up and check out the weather forecast so as to better plan for the events… Read More