Monthly Archives: March 2016

  • aspartame

Avoid potentially harmful artificial sweeteners such as Splenda

By |March 31st, 2016|

It’s earned a reputation for being somehow safer than other artificial sweeteners like aspartame, which is why PepsiCo ditched aspartame in its Diet Pepsi in 2015 and replaced it with Splenda.

Splenda became one of the top-selling artificial sweeteners […]

  • chili peppers

Hot remedy – chili peppers shown to treat allergic symptoms

By |March 29th, 2016|

Rhinitis means inflammation of the nose.  It affects 30% to 40% of the general population.  There are many forms of rhinitis: rhinosinusitis (or simply sinusitis), allergic rhinitis and non-allergic rhinitis.

Non-allergic rhinitis is diagnosed in patients who have negative tests for allergies – and also do not […]

  • multiple sclerosis

What Vitamin D can effect in Multiple Sclerosis

By |March 29th, 2016|

People with the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) suffer from vitamin D deficiency. Low level of vitamin D is related to development of MS disease. MS patients with low level of vitamin D are prone to more disability and a […]

  • low libido

11 prescription medications that can lower your sex drive

By |March 28th, 2016|

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 […]

  • walking

5 excellent health benefits from walking

By |March 24th, 2016|

Physical activity has shown to be associated with reduced risks of coronary heart disease and stroke.  Studies have also suggested that physical activity is associated with heart failure development.  So the next time you have a check-up, don’t […]

  • quinoa

10 healthful benefits of Quinoa

By |March 23rd, 2016|

What is all the hype and hysteria about a grain that is so difficult to pronounce?  When I first came across Quinoa, I, like probably many others, thought it was supposed to be pronounced “kee•noah”.  Little did I […]

The many benefits of doing yoga regularly

By |March 22nd, 2016|

A review published in the journal “Aging & Mental Health” showed that yoga is very beneficial for your physical and mental health.

Researchers scrutinized 15 studies—12 of them randomized controlled trials (high quality studies) —from the past two decades that […]

  • carbohydrates

Carbohydrates could increase your chances for depression

By |March 21st, 2016|

Refined carbohydrates, such as those found in white bread, white rice, candy and most sweetened junk foods, may harm more than the waistlines of older women.  Increased consumption of carbohydrates has been known to have a measurable negative effect […]

9 important benefits of garlic for improving your health

By |March 18th, 2016|

Garlic has been used throughout history virtually all over the world as a medicine. Its use predates written history. Sanskrit records document the use of garlic remedies to approximately 5,000 years ago, while the Chinese have been using […]

  • broccoli

5 good reasons to eat Broccoli

By |March 17th, 2016|

In 1992, a researcher at Johns Hopkins University announced the discovery of a compound found in broccoli that not only prevented the development of tumors by 60 percent in the studied group, it also reduced the size of […]