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Intermittent Fasting Might Give Significant Health Benefits

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Obesity is a huge public health concern in the U.S. and many other countries. In recent years, one form of dieting that has garnered much interest is intermittent fasting. It can help overweight people lose extra pounds. However, a new research claims that the benefits of this type of dieting are not restricted to only […]

Mediterranean Diet Promotes Better Gut Health by Increasing Good Bacteria

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

It’s no secret that Mediterranean diet is regarded among the most healthful diets. Innumerable studies have suggested it promotes hearth health. A recently-published study claims Mediterranean diet is good for our gut health also. Mediterranean diet mainly comprises of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, poultry, fish, and nuts. The intake of red meat is limited. However, […]

5 Healthy Lifestyle Factors That Help You Live Longer

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

All those who are approaching 50 years, and others too, would benefit a great deal from adopting healthy lifestyle factors like exercising on a regular basis, sticking to a balanced, healthy diet, abstaining from smoking, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking alcohol in moderate amounts. According to a new study, men and women who are […]

Kefir Might Help Keep Hypertension Away

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Kefir is a healthful and tasty drink made of fermented milk. Several health benefits are attributed to it and now in a new study, researchers explain how this drink could help keep cardiovascular issues at arm’s length. Kefir is a probiotic drink and as such promotes healthier gut microbiome as well as digestion. However, the […]

Two Studies Reveal How Dark Chocolate Might Improve Immunity, Brain Health

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Two recently published studies show the mechanisms by which dark chocolate might be beneficial for our brain as well as immune system. Several previous studies have stated that chocolate is good for us when consumed in moderation. It is widely accepted that dark chocolate is healthier. The flavonoids, which are antioxidants, levels are higher in […]

Certain Common Drugs Might Increase Dementia Risk

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

According to a new study, some anticholinergic drugs when used for long-term might increase the risk of developing dementia. The researchers who did this study has declared their study is the most detailed and biggest ever to probe how prolonged use of anticholinergic drugs affects the risk of developing dementia. Anticholinergics are so called because […]

Can Baking Soda Help Treat Arthritis

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Almost everybody is familiar with baking soda, also referred as sodium bicarbonate. It is used for making cakes, but it has medicinal effects also. It is a popular home remedy for acid reflux, among other health conditions. Half a teaspoon of it can do the trick when you are experiencing heartburn. However, a new study […]

Alcohol Increases the Risk of Diseases by Changing Oral Microbiota

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Consuming alcohol can increase risk of several health conditions, like heart disease. However, how alcohol induces changes in the body that in turn makes us more susceptible to several health conditions is not so well know. A new study looks into this and suggests that drinking alcohol might lead to alterations to the bacteria population […]

Alcohol Intake Might Increase Risk of Premenstrual Syndrome

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Premenstrual syndrome affects many women. What causes it is something that’s still in the dark, as are the factors that can increase the risk. However, latest research hints at alcohol as a risk factor. If you experience changes in your appetite and/or mood swings before menstrual periods, you might be having premenstrual syndrome. Another extremely […]

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Greater Risk of Diabetes Type 2

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Deficiency of Vitamin D is linked to increased diabetes risk, according to a new study. The researchers noted that people with lower than normal levels of Vitamin D were more likely to develop diabetes type 2. Previous studies exist that suggests a connection between vitamin D deficiency and greater risk of diabetes type 2. However, […]

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