August is National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, “I did not know that” you say? Well now you do, and you can tell your friends and family and spread the news.We as adults can easily tell if we are starting to have difficulties with our vision. We may begin to notice that the words […]
The 20th century was a time that brought great change in the world. Things were nothing then like what we take for granted today. During the American civil war more soldiers died from infection than died from bullets. Merely a small cut could cause an infection that would kill you.
HGH (human growth hormone) is a hormone that is produced in the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is a small, pea sized gland in the base of the brain. HGH is produced to promote growth during childhood, and to maintain the body’s’ tissues and organs throughout your adult life.
Life expectancy is no exact science. There is no guarantee for anything; there is only a chance for it. Some persons for no known reasons reach well into old age, topping 90 and even 100 yrs old. Most of us cannot expect to reach this level of “ripeness”, however with proper diet, exercise and a […]
It wasn’t so long ago that fats were thought of as completely terrible for you to eat and that avoiding fats in your food entirely was the best way to live. In modern times this has adjusted to be focused more on the truth: There are fats that are good for you eat, and fats […]
Everyone is on a diet. That usually means that we are staying away from our favorite foods. As a consequence, we hate every minute of it and we give up too soon to have any long-term effects. It is just too hard to live like that. Some foods, like almonds, are on everyone’s no-no list […]
Protect your eyes, God only gave you two of them, we’ve all heard that one before right? Well it’s true of course, we only have two and we should take every precaution to protect them, whether it’s wearing sunglasses when outside or wearing safety glasses to protect them from flying debris when we are working […]
Statins, such as popular Crestor, are well known drugs for lowering cholesterol. But, it became quite obvious that the drug has side effects, and they are not in the range of “upset stomach” or “nausea”. Some people who were taking statins developed diabetes. So, would you take statins to prevent heart attack caused by your […]
This is not another research about the benefits of chocolate, although those are always popular. Scientists found that some foods contain ingredients that are very similar in their composition to the drugs containing valproic acid, commonly used by people with mood swings as mood stabilizers. One of those foods is, no surprise there, chocolate. But […]
According to the World Health Organization Factsheet, cancer is a main cause of death worldwide, killing 7.6 million people in 2008. The biggest killers were lung, breast, stomach, liver and colon cancer. While cancers can attack anyone, regardless of economic status, race or ethnicity, about 70 percents of cancer deaths in 2008 were in the […]