walnuts benefit heart and intestinal bacteria

What is loaded in fat but is not fattening? What is delicious and really good for you? The answer is . . . .

pomegranate polyphenols help cognitive recovery after stroke

Is it possible that a simple supplement from a powerful fruit could help restore cognitive power after a stroke?

exercise and cardiovascular fitness reduce risk of dementia and Alzheimer's

You know that exercise is good for cardiovascular health. But new research is revealing an impressive link between cardiovascular exercise and keeping your brain young.

strawberry is healthy for heart, cognition, osteoarthrits and diabetes

Berries get a lot of attention for their health benefits. But, most of the spotlight goes to berries like blueberries and cranberries. We rarely hear about the health benefits of strawberries. But, that’s changing. Strawberries are sneaking into the spotlight.

ginkgo improves cognitive and behavioural symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia

The other day, we wrote about bacopa, one of the most exciting new supplements for memory and Alzheimer’s. But the best, and best researched, herb for memory and Alzheimer’s is still Ginkgo biloba.

opioids increase risk of falling and of dying from your injury

More and more people are being prescribed opioids for pain management. But there are man downsides to taking them, including, it turns out, falling down.

bacopa improves memory in people with Alzheimer's

If you’d heard of this herb, you’d remember. Because it makes you remember.

vitamin C increases bone mineral density and reduces risk of osteoporosis

This morning I took a gram of vitamin C to prevent a cold I felt coming on. Who knew I was building my bones?

giving antacids or antibiotics to babies increases risk of childhood allergies and asthma

Fussy babies who spit up frequently are often given antacids like Zantac or Pepcid, and it is very common to give babies antibiotics. But, though both practices are common and thought of as harmless, are they really?

Mediterranean diet reduces risk of breast cancer

This healthy diet can actually improve your chances of never getting breast cancer.

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