Mediterranean diet promotes longevity by protecting seniors from frailty and protecting cognition

The Mediterranean diet keeps you young, and, surprisingly, it does it, in part, by keeping the bacteria in your gut young.

Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation guidelines no longer recommend Aspirin for prevention of heart and cardiovascular disease

5.3 million Canadian adults take Aspirin to prevent heart disease. Most of them, according to new Heart and Stroke Foundation guidelines published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, should stop.

lavender improves anxiety

15% of people worldwide suffer from anxiety. But help may be a beautiful flower away.

blueberry prevents depression in adolescents

Blueberries may be blue, but you don’t have to be. The blue berry may be the answer for adolescents who are suffering from the blues. Could blueberries really be an antidepressant berry?

blueberry and grape polyphenols improve cognition, memory and attention in students

Looking for a brain boost next time you write an exam? The correct answer might be a supplement made from blueberries and grapes.

raspberries improve glucose and inflammation in diabetics

You hear lots about the health benefits of berries like blueberries, but the other berries often get neglected. Finally, some attention is being paid to the delicious raspberry. And the beneficiary of this good news is people with diabetes.

herbs more effective than drugs for Lyme disease

Maybe. It is possible that herbs offer a better answer than drugs to the rising problem of Lyme disease.

tea reduces risk of depression for seniors

Depression becomes an especially pronounced problem for seniors. About 7% of older adults suffer from depression. But something as simple, inexpensive, pleasant and healthy as tea may contribute to the solution.

vegetarian and vegan diets better and safer for weight loss than high protein diets

If you’re serious about getting to your healthy weight, then let the real science separate the diet fact from the diet fiction.

milk increases risk of breast cancer

Still think milk is nature’s perfect food? It’s not if you don’t want breast cancer.

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