Crash dieting is hard on the heart

Over the past month, many have been trying again to lose weight, a slow and discipline process. Unfortunately, to speed things up, some people resort to short-cuts such as crash diets, which provide as...

Obesity Increases Risk of Dementia

Being overweight could eventually contribute to dementia. That is one of the key results of a recent global, longitudinal study published in the journal, Alzheimers and Dementia. Those who have a high body mass...

New nutritional solutions for gut diseases

Colon cancer, Crohn’s, and other gut diseases affect many people, but new research offers prevention and treatment hope. The results published in the journal Nature Communications, discovered a new link between inflammation and a...

Gut Bacteria Linked to Age-Related Diseases

We have highlighted before the growing evidence of the health benefits of healthy gut bacteria. Now, a new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Immunology, demonstrated that chronic inflammation in the elderly —...

Garlic Can Fight Chronic Infections

Garlic has long been touted as a way to ward off some sicknesses and infections. While some of this may be mythical than real, increasing evidence confirms that garlic does have certain anti-bacterial properties....