Heart and Cardiovascular
From the annals of food cures comes a new study that has uncovered something interesting inside apple peels. It seems it isn't only the juicy innards that rank among the world's healing foods, but also the skin of the apple. This bit of health advice centers on ursolic acid.
If all doctors followed the latest cholesterol treatment guidelines, and all their patients took their prescribed statin medication, there would be 3.5 million more diabetics in America.
Most of us living here in South Florida share a morning ritual. We check the traffic before leaving the house. If you don’t, you may get stuck in a construction zone.
Dr. Bruce Fife blows away the confusion surrounding cholesterol levels, vegetable oils, and coconut oil. He discusses the common misunderstanding about cholesterol levels and explains how cholesterol ratios not levels are the most important factor.
Just a couple of years ago, homocysteine became a household word. Homocysteine is an amino acid that your body uses as part of its metabolism. It’s a byproduct your body makes when it breaks down proteins.
Our diet has changed radically over the past century and has become a significant cause of disease and illness as animal based foods account for a quarter of our calories.
For years, you've heard that eating salt is bad for you. But you should probably take this rule -- excuse the pun -- with a grain salt.
I said it before, and I’ll say it again: Nuts are part of a healthy diet.
I know you may have been told to avoid them because being high in fat they might cause YOU to get fat. But it’s simply NOT true…well, at least the part about getting fat at any rate.
It’s confession time.
I enjoy a good boiled egg from time to time.
Phew! There, I’ve said it.