Low carbohydrate diets are nothing new. The Atkins diet, the South Beach Diet, the Dukan diet, and many others have been popular, and controversial, for decades. Advocates and health experts have debated their benefits and risks from the beginning. And while it’s generally agreed that most of us would be well served to restrict the…
Most people underestimate just how close to injury they can be at any given time. Some go to great lengths to eat healthy and exercise on a daily basis, only to slip and fall on their way home and end up out of work for weeks, or even months, as a result. Others regularly participate…
Who is using social media when it comes to health? A PricewaterhouseCoopers report on social media and health care indicates that 42 percent of individuals viewing health information on social media look at health-related consumer reviews.
You’ve heard the promises. Weight loss quick and without exercise. Some of these diets may take pounds off, but chances are they won’t keep the weight off. Another problem with fad diets is that they can harm your health by requiring you to avoid certain types of foods. The result? An insufficient intake of vital nutrients.
One day a top 20 collegiate athlete, next day a man on an operating table near death. Think he was feeling down? Sure for a while, and then he had a look around. Today his mission is to share his optimistic story of hope and life.
We know what chronic stress does to the heart, but what happens to six of our bodily systems when exposed to chronic stress? It affects these systems as much as it does the heart!
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, can disrupt the lives of adults who have the disorder. Low self-esteem, poor work execution, and troubled relationships may be manifestations of the disorder. Did you know that all adults who have ADHD had it as children? Find out other amazing facts with these five major myths of adult ADHD.
Since there are so many fibromyalgia symptoms and combinations of symptoms, it can be a very difficult condition to diagnose. Partly due to this misunderstood fact, myths have filled in the void of knowledge.
Autism Speaks has taken the word “cure” out of its mission statement. The new mission focuses on the advance of research concerning causes and therapies for autism instead of finding a cure for autism.
Each year, The Environmental Working Group updates it’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™. The guide tests 48 fruits and vegetables and ranks them according to their level of pesticide contamination. The 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residue are named the year’s Dirty Dozen™. Should you avoid these products? See for yourself.