Tag Archives: Healthy Living

Eating more plant foods may lower heart disease risk

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Eating plant-rich diet promotes heart health and lower heart disease risk at any age, according to two recent studies published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.  Analyzing different measures of healthy plant food consumption, both studies reported that people from young adults to postmenopausal women had fewer heart attacks and were less likely to develop cardiovascular disease […]

Nutrition recommendations for athletes

Guest blog Most athletes apply a lot of energy and effort during training and tuning their body. Athletes do this to make themselves ready for the game at hand. This article will give you recommendations on which kind of foods you will take to work on your body physic. It is essential to know which […]

Extra-virgin olive oil protects against Alzheimer’s and preserves memory

The Mediterranean diet is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at Temple University (LKSOM) have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil. In a study published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, the researchers show that the consumption of extra-virgin […]

Dietary Ginger May Work Against Cancer Growth

Ginger has been credited with therapeutic and preventive powers in a long history of herbal medical application.  Loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds, the herb is claimed to be among the healthiest spices on the plant.  Modern research has just provided one more reason for you to add this herb into diet. It seems that […]

HIIT Training Keeps You Young, healthy living

Guest Blog Can Exercise Reverse the Signs of Aging? You might be surprised to hear that certain types of exercise can also help reverse some signs of aging. Most people know that a healthy lifestyle isn’t just about how we choose to fuel our bodies, it’s also about how we use our bodies. As people get […]

Avoid inflammatory foods to lower heart disease and stroke risk

Chronic inflammation has been shown to increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.  Plenty of researches have shown that inflammatory biomarkers, such as interleukins, chemokines and adhesion molecules, are associated with early and late stages of atherosclerosis.  For example, a study by a group of US researchers published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology […]

7 Dishes to Make A Student Smarter and More Attentive

Guest post Student years can turn out to be overwhelming because the number of tasks and knowledge to gather is enormous. And you might start thinking about how you can focus better, find your flow, and be more attentive. You might start wondering if you can become smarter because this will help you face study […]

Exercise just ten minutes a day makes a difference in cardiovascular health

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One hallmark of modern technology is the creation of sedentary lifestyle since we no longer need to hunt for food in the forest like our ancestors did. Many of us sit in front of the computer all day working and typing away. Coincidentally, occurrence of metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases has […]

Think artificial sweeteners can help you lose weight? Not really.

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Artificial sweeteners are a class of natural or synthetic compounds that are capable of interacting with sweet sensors on your tongue causing the sensing of sweet taste.  These compounds are used extensively as sugar substitutes in food and beverages to reduce the caloric content in these products and have long been promoted as aids to […]

Daily ginger consumption eases muscle pain by 25 percent

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exercising has a variety of benefits, including weight loss, stronger bones and muscles, stronger mental health and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and some cancers. However, exercising has some common adverse effects as well, which include muscle pain and soreness. While ginger had […]