Omega 3’s Lower Blood Pressure in Young Adults

New research using the Omega 3 Index blood test shows that higher levels of these fatty acids in the body is correlated with lower blood pressure in healthy young adults. The findings suggest that Omega-3 supplements can support long-term positive health outcomes, including healthy aging, in young adults. The research will be published next month in… Read more »

Top Five Foods to Improve Prostate Health

As men age, it is important that they maintain their prostate health. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. The prostate is a gland that surrounds the bladder and urethra. It is roughly the size of a walnut and grows throughout a man’s life, sometimes becoming enlarged. Maintaining good nutrition can help… Read more »

What Can Whey Protein Do For You?

Whether you’re trying to lose a few pounds, boost your immunity, or even prevent cancer, whey protein might be the answer.  Myriads of recent studies are confirming the many health benefits of whey protein. Here are five things whey protein can do for you: Lose Fat, but Keep Muscle– A team of researchers in Minnesota conducted… Read more »

What is the MIND Diet?

When you hear the word, diet, you probably immediately think of people wanting to lose weight. However, different diets can be used to achieve different results. If brain health and Alzheimer’s disease prevention are important to you, you might consider trying the MIND diet, which has been linked to slower cognitive decline. What is the… Read more »

Eat These Foods to Alleviate Pain Naturally

More than 116 million Americans suffer from chronic pain.  Many of those take prescription medications that can be addictive and sometimes come with unpleasant side effects.  More often than not, the medications are merely masking the pain, rather than eliminating the true cause of pain.  But you can alleviate pain naturally.  Certain foods can ease… Read more »

IBS Relief Using Probiotics

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal condition in North America with an estimated 30 to 50 million sufferers. Yet it remains one of the most difficult to treat. The chronic and often debilitating symptoms of IBS include abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and/or diarrhea. Treating IBS can be a difficult process for doctors… Read more »

Avoid These Six Foods if You Suffer from IBS

When you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), eating can be difficult.  IBS is also not a “one size fits all” disorder, so there are no hard and fast rules about foods you should or shouldn’t eat.  In general, eating a variety of healthy, low-fat foods in moderation is recommended.  However, there may be certain… Read more »

The Buzz on Honey for Allergy Relief

Have you heard the buzz about local honey as a treatment for seasonal allergies? The idea behind honey treating allergies is similar to that of a person getting allergy shots. But while allergy shots have been proven effective, the use of honey has not. When a person eats local honey, they are thought to be ingesting… Read more »

National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is an educational campaign focusing on the significance of physical fitness as well as eating nourishing meals. Taking charge of your health contributes to overall wellbeing; as well as losing weight or staying at your ideal weight, which reduces risks of chronic illness such as heart disease and diabetes. Here are some… Read more »

Healthy Lunch Break Alternatives

You likely get a lunch break each day. In today’s fast paced world, many of us don’t actually use that break. We have deadlines looming, or we want to get home earlier, so we just push through and don’t take the break we deserve and our bodies desperately need. But we all need to pause… Read more »