Monthly Archives: August 2015

  • antibiotics

Antibiotics linked to increased risk of Type 2 diabetes

By |August 31st, 2015|

The more antibiotic prescriptions an individual has each year, the greater their risk for type 2 diabetes … according to a new study by Dutch researchers.

Here we go again – more bad rap about antibiotics use.  New research suggests that taking antibiotics might increase the risk […]

  • low libido

LOW libido? 11 prescription medications that can lower your sex drive

By |August 28th, 2015|

Who doesn’t suffer from low libido from time to time?  With our busy schedules, and dealing with family, children, business/work, extracurricular activities, workouts, shopping and what-else-have-you, it’s not hard to imagine that your romantic life is going to suffer […]

  • coconut oil

Coconut Oil • 6 Amazing Health Benefits of this SuperFood

By |August 27th, 2015|

No doubt about it.  The amazing Coconut fruit and its awesomely wondrous oil by-product are here to stay.  As you may have noticed, coconut oil has experienced an explosive increase in sales in the past several years.  Around two years ago, […]

  • stress

14 ways to minimize stress and lower your blood pressure

By |August 26th, 2015|

Let’s face it.  Many of us live hectic, manic, stress-filled lives.  From the moment we wake up, it’s one thing after another – we’re into our morning routines and then quickly out the door to face a new […]

  • coke

What happens to your body 1 hour after you drink a COKE?

By |August 25th, 2015|

Many health-conscious people are becoming aware of the harm carbonated sodas are to the human body.  Personally, I used to drink “diet” zero-calorie substitutes, but even those are harmful due to the chemically-synthesized artificial sweeteners they contain, such […]

  • cholesterol

12 foods that naturally lower your cholesterol

By |August 24th, 2015|

Oh that dreaded topic from your blood panel workup – the total cholesterol figure, and the associated HDL/LDL breakdowns.  Certainly many of us wished that our total cholesterol figure was lower, without having to resort to taking popular statin medications known […]

  • olive oil

8 health benefits of Olive Oil • an amazing SuperFood

By |August 23rd, 2015|

Olive oil is how we refer to the oil obtained from the fruit of olive trees.  People have been eating olive oil for thousands of years and it is now more popular than ever, thanks to its many proven […]

  • body mass index

Underweight? Overweight? Obese? Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) today!

By |August 21st, 2015|

? The Obesity Epidemic
As most of us are aware, the obesity problem in America (and many other countries as well) is truly a problem of ‘epic proportions’ (no pun intended).  To understand the true size of the American obesity […]

  • memory

7 great ways to improve your memory

By |August 21st, 2015|

Here are some great tips on how to improve your memory – and this applies to peeps of ALL ages … not just the older generation.  For both young and old alike, I find that these tips can […]

  • hospitals

Top 10 Hospitals in the United States

By |August 20th, 2015|

Each year, U.S. News puts out the list of ‘best hospitals”, and Massachusetts General Hospital, which was No. 2 last year, reclaimed the No. 1 spot.  The Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital and the UCLA Medical Center follow at No. 2 […]