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Steroid Drugs Are Far More Dangerous Than Your Doctor Thinks

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Pain Relief by Ambar Jones0 Comments

Millions of Americans go to the doctor every year for back pain, a cough, allergy symptoms, or some other routine kind of inflammation… And they come home with a week’s worth of prednisone or another steroid drug.

Harmless, right?

A major new study finds these frequently prescribed medications are far more dangerous than previously believed.

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This Vitamin Protects You from Polluted Air, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Air pollution is one of the world’s biggest killers, causing more than 7 million deaths a year.1

It causes heart attacks, strokes, lung cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). All told, air pollution kills one in eight people, according to the World Health Organization.

Now, a new study shows there is a simple way to protect yourself.

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Study Reveals Best Exercise for Your Brain

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

We all know that we lose mental sharpness as we age. Our memory and thinking skills decline, learning becomes more difficult, and our ability to solve problems slows down.

In fact, our brains actually shrink as we get older. At birth, your brain weighs about 400 grams. It grows to about 1,450 grams by age 25. Then it is all downhill.

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Why Eating Organic Helps You Sleep Better

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

Health Watch readers know we’re big fans of eating organic. We’ve told you about research showing chemical-free food is more nutritious, fights cancer, and lowers the risk of Parkinson’s and autism.

Now, a new study finds another reason to go organic… Insecticides on conventionally raised fruits and vegetables can keep you awake at night.1

Researchers from the University at Buffalo looked at the effects on the human body of two chemical insecticides: carbaryl and carbofuran.

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6 Food Cravings That Can Signal a Nutrient Deficiency

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Have you started craving chocolate so much that you dream of visiting the Hershey factory? Do you consider salt one of the major food groups? Or maybe you can’t stay away from the sweet stuff.

It might not be your willpower that is collapsing. Food cravings can be triggered by nutrient deficiencies. Research by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has found that the urge to eat certain foods may be a symptom of a specific vitamin or mineral shortage.

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