chocolate prevents arterial fibrillation

Tons of research has shown that dark chocolate is good for your heart. But now there’s a new reason to eat chocolate for heart health.

olive oil prevents and treats diabetes

A little known feature of type 2 diabetes is that it is largely caused by consuming too much of the wrong kind of fats. So, what’s the right kind of fats?

Bad fats, like saturated fats, lead to diabetes because when they are incorporated into the cell membranes, the cell membranes become insensitive to insulin. But what’s the right kind of fat?

acupuncture is better than drugs for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Of the many disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common, affecting as many as 15% of all people.

What’s the most effective way of treating it, though, the western pharmaceutical way or the natural eastern way?

iron deficiency causes depression in pregnant women

It is well known that iron deficiency can affect your mood and worsen depression, and lots of studies have looked at iron deficiency and pregnancy. But no one has ever looked for a possible link between iron deficiency and depression during pregnancy. Until now.

protein pump inhibitors for ulcers increase risk of Alzheimer's disease

One of the most popular drugs out there could be doing something to you you never imagined while you take it to fix your ulcer.

vitamin D during pregnancy improves bone health in babies born in winter

Expecting a baby this winter? Taking vitamin D may not always help, but it will help now.

antioxidant quercetin prevents free radical damage from exercise

Athletes are hard on their bodies, so their bodies are always looking for help. Here’s help.

BRCA gene does not affect breast cancer survival

Advice that has become routine at many cancer centers may have led women to have both of their breasts removed unnecessarily.

vitamin D, multivitamin and omega-3 essential fatty acids prevent diabetes

Between 1999 and 2009, there was an unbelievable 70% increase in the number of people suffering from diabetes in Canada. But now Canadian researchers have discovered a new way to put a stop to this disturbing epidemic.

green leafy vegetables prevent cognitive decline and keep your brain young

If you want to keep your mind young and sharp, it turns out that, in a world of complicated brain training apps and dangerous drugs, the best advice is the advice your parents gave you all along. And the benefit is massive.

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