According to the ancient Greeks, the apple represented abundance and fertility. Brides ate an apple on the wedding night to ensure sexual desire and fertility. You might think that’s all a silly superstition. Science might disagree.
Green tea may well be the healthiest drink on the planet. Now researchers have discovered one of its active compounds disrupts cancer cell metabolism.
When the wintry flu season strikes do you crave a comforting cup of hot cocoa? It could be your body’s innate wisdom at work.
One simple lifestyle modification -- the cessation of smoking -- has been found to dramatically reverse biological skin age in a study of Italian women
Looking for a way to increase the results of your exercise routine? Here's the latest science on how natural supplements can safely improve your workout
There are many things that drive cancer. Poor diet, chemical and radiation exposures, and certain infections, figure prominently in the process. Stress, however, is a major contributing factor that is often ignored
The best brain booster of them all is the herb Ginkgo Biloba. Ginkgo helps healthy people keep their cognitive powers, and it helps people with Alzheimer's to fight for them
Cholesterol-lowering drugs have been known to hit men 'below the belt' for years, contributing both to erectile dysfunction and low testosterone. Now, new research reveals they actually damage men's testicles and sperm.
Attention chocolate lovers. Here’s another good reason to indulge your chocolate addiction every day WITHOUT the guilt.
A new observational study confirms that chocolate has fat-busting properties, making it both a delicious and highly medicinal treat.
Valentine's Day, the holiday traditionally associated with love, is most notably celebrated with chocolate. For the true chocoholic, just thinking about chocolate can evoke pleasure, though the body's physical response is likely due to one or more of the cacao bean's more than 380 known chemicals
Are you buying placebos at your local pharmacy? Do you know about these unhealthy placebos that only make you "feel better?"
There's a growing list of research touting chocolate's antioxidant content, favorable action against disease-inducing oxidative stress and overall health benefits. One study highlights chocolate's potential to reduce the risk for high blood pressure, which can be good news amid near-epidemic levels of this condition worldwide
We’ve all heard this from a despairing dieter: “Just thinking about dessert (or pasta or bread or chocolate) makes me fat!” You may have said it yourself. But could it actually be true?
Do you have histamine intolerance symptoms? The GAPS Protocol may be the detoxification, supplement and lifestyle program and diet you may need.
Did you stop drinking chocolate milk sometime around middle school? Well, here's a reason for grownups to indulge in this childhood treat. Chocolate milk is heart healthy.
Chocolate is clearly one of the most enjoyed foods on the planet, and has one of the oldest documented histories of use going back to 1100 BC. And yet, many still harbor guilt about consuming it because they associate it with "candy," having never been exposed to the growing body of research indicating it may actually be closer to a "medicine."
Research has concluded that a healthy diet rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory natural substances can increase longevity and improve the aging process
A study published in the May, 2015 issue of the Archives of Medical Research indicates that it can help patients with ulcerative colitis
Chocolate 'makes you fat' and 'clogs your arteries,' right? Not so, according to a new study using 3 ounces of dark chocolate a day for one week.
Ask most women and they'll tell you that a good dose of chocolate really takes the edge off. It’s not a joke. Science confirms that eating dark chocolate helps relieve emotional stress and also lowers blood pressure.
With the cholesterol-lowering class of drugs known as statins being widely promoted for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, despite their having over 300 documented adverse health effects (including heart failure!), how does chocolate sound as a viable, heart-friendly alternative?
You know chocolate tastes great. But now science has delivered the best news yet: Dark chocolate may just be nature’s perfect superfood
Yes, dark chocolate is heart healthy. But it can also improve your exercise performance.