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Your Pets Boost Your ‘Good’ Bacteria

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health

Probiotics are one of the best things you can put into your body. Studies show that getting “good” bacteria into your gut helps not only your digestive system, but also supports your immunity and overall health.

Most of us think we need to eat probiotic-rich foods or take a supplement to get these benefits. But research shows there’s a weird alternative that can help…

Get a dog or cat.… Read More

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Do This When You Walk to Burn More Fat

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Longevity, Weight Loss

If you walk for exercise, a Harvard professor has some simple advice to dramatically increase the health benefits…

Try “interval walking.”

Compared to regular walking, 30 minutes of interval walking four days a week has been found to greatly improve aerobic fitness, lower blood pressure, reduce weight, increase leg strength, and improve overall health.1

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Why You Probably Don’t Need Daily Aspirin for Your Heart

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular

Millions of people take a daily low-dose aspirin to prevent a heart attack. But a major new study shows it does more harm than good for most of them.

University of Florida researchers tracked more than 33,000 people diagnosed with atherosclerosis. This is hardening of the arteries. It can lead to a blood clot, which in turn can cause a heart attack or stroke.… Read More

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How Chocolate Boosts Heart Health

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity

A new Harvard study has found that eating chocolate helps prevent atrial fibrillation (AF). This is a common—and dangerous—condition in which the heart beats irregularly.

A quarter of Americans will develop AF at some point in their lives. It can lead to a heart attack, stroke, heart failure, and blood clots.

Researchers tracked more than 55,000 people for over 13 years.… Read More

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The Ancient Asian Cancer Remedy

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Featured Article, General Health

There are over 400 healing compounds in licorice. Natural healers in China, India, and the Middle East have used it for centuries to fight disease.

The root is used to relieve stomach disorders, respiratory ailments, pre-menstrual syndrome, peptic ulcers, and menopausal symptoms. It even helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels and promotes detoxification.1

Now, an exhaustive review of university studies finds that if you could eat only one food to prevent cancer…it might be licorice.… Read More

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Eat This to Reduce Arthritis Pain

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Featured Article, General Health, Pain Relief

Chronic pain is the most common health complaint in the U.S. More than 100 million Americans suffer from it.1

And one condition causes more pain in more people than any other by far. It’s osteoarthritis. More than 30 million Americans adults have it.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is associated with aging. It’s often called “wear and tear” arthritis. The most common symptoms are pain and stiffness in the hips, knees, or lower back, particularly first thing in the morning.… Read More