Olive oil has been a mainstay of the Mediterranean diet for thousands of years and is well known as a heart healthy fat. One study suggests that consuming olive oil may also help prevent strokes in older people.
The 2019 Guidelines on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease issued by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association contains recommendations on aspirin that may shock people who have followed routine medical advice for decades
Apples of course have a reputation for keeping the doctor away and now science finds that both apples and pears may keep strokes away. In the first study of the color of produce, Dutch researchers found that the white flesh of fruits and vegetables may protect against stroke. Other colors, not so much.
It's that time of year, when "pumpkin spice" becomes ubiquitous for everything from coffee to the candle burning on your bedside table. Let's take a closer look at the warmly aromatic spice blend that has become synonymous with fall
If your breath isn't as fresh as you'd like, natural compounds like green tea, tulsi, turmeric and more can banish bad breath from your life, often working as well as regular mouthwash without the side effects
Garlic is a potent vegetable that works to relax blood vessels in a number of ways, making it one of the best natural remedies for high blood pressure
Air pollution is known bad news for human health, with a particular link to death in babies and children. Previous studies have focused on the bane of particulate matter in children's health, but two investigations establish a direct association between ambient air pollution and pneumonia and death in children
Your brain is "command central" for nearly all your body's normal waking functions. Protect it from the damaging effects of our chemical world, as well as the ravages of time, by strategic supplementation with these top six naturally neuroprotective substances
Millions take aspirin each day -- presumably to prevent cardioavascular disease -- but how many are aware of its true risks (which include deadly bleeding events) and of the natural, evidence-based alternatives that exist that are much safer?
Millions take calcium supplements to "protect their bones" completely unaware that this popular ritual is greatly increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke.
Presently, there are no pharmaceutical interventions that effectively slow, and certainly not reverse, age-related cerebrovascular pathologies linked to conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and stroke. A new study on turmeric extract, however, indicates that a natural curative agent already exists and is close to the everyday consumer as their spice rack.
The psychological side effects of acetaminophen, aka Tylenol, continue to mount, with research showing users are more likely to make risky decisions. When coupled with past research linking this supposedly safe pain reliever to blunted empathy and emotions, the widespread social effects on society could be immense
Once marketed by Bayer as "The wonder drug that works wonders," aspirin's profound toxicity and potentially deadly side effects can no longer be hidden from the public.
If you are at risk for Type 2 diabetes or have prediabetes, here are five natural remedies that you can start now to help regain control of your health
Hoping to improve your immune system? Look no further than these seven foods and supplements, which have been clinically proven to enhance immunity, improving your response to a variety of illnesses and infections. By adding them to your daily meals or weekly regimen, you can easily and affordably strengthen your immune response
It is a little known and under-appreciated fact that all humans are born with a serious, life-threatening genetic defect: namely, the inability to manufacture Vitamin C. Vitamin C, in fact, has significant value in disease prevention and treatment, according to research gathered from the National Library of Medicine
To date, the U.S. has experienced unprecedented outbreaks of e-cigarette or vaping-associated lung injury and new research has linked synthetic vitamin E, a thickening agent added to vaping products, to lung injuries
Do you suffer from frequent or intense migraines? A new study on medical marijuana use shows that inhaling cannabis may be a safe way to get fewer and less painful headaches
I don’t know what’s worse: a product full of GMOs and chemically-derived additives that proudly lauds its healthfulness and humanitarian benefits, or, a manufacturer that blatantly hides the fact they are using GMO ingredients by keeping them off the label?
We normally don't think much about it, but sulfur is a hugely important nutrient for the body, and when we lack this critical substance, we may be paying for it with the health of our hearts
You know chocolate tastes great. But now science has delivered the best news yet: Dark chocolate may just be nature’s perfect superfood
Nature has safe nontoxic answers to the crisis of over-reliance and addiction to pain medications with their known harmful effects
The WHO serves its corporate masters and essentially is destroying, not improving, the health of world
Our modern world is a difficult place to maintain a healthful balance. Ginger is, hands down, one of the most broadly therapeutic and familiar plant allies available to us to prevent and even reverse a wide range of ailments, with the science supporting its safety and efficacy one of the most robust.