13 Tips to Reduce Stress and Improve Your Health

13 Tips to Reduce Stress and Improve Your Health

The negative effects of stress on both mental and physical health are well documented. A 2011 study published in the Journal of Aging Research examined long-term patterns of stressful life events and their impact on mortality and found that, compared to the low-stress group, both the moderate and the high-stress ..Continue Reading

Non-Alcoholic Red Wine May Lower Your Blood Pressure

Non-Alcoholic Red Wine May Lower Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a major risk factor for several diseases and has been linked to an earlier death. One in three Americans have it and most have trouble controlling it. A recent study may offer another tool in the fight against this deadly disease. The term “blood pressure” ..Continue Reading

Lying May Be Bad For Your Health

Lying May Be Bad For Your Health

Being a liar may not put your pants on fire, but a new study suggests that it could be bad for your health. Prior studies on the topic of lying have suggested that people lie on an average of 11 times per week with anywhere from one to two lies ..Continue Reading

Berries Slow Brain Aging

Berries Slow Brain Aging

Strawberries and blueberries are rich in powerful substances called flavonoids.  Flavonoids are believed to deliver tremendous health benefits, and are said to have antioxidant properties that help the body fight attacks from harmful chemicals that could cause cellular damage.  Specific types of flavonoids call anthrocyanidins give fruit and vegetables their ..Continue Reading

New Study Shows Grape Seed Extract Kills Head and Neck Cancer Cells

New Study Shows Grape Seed Extract Kills Head and Neck Cancer Cells

Head and neck cancer, the 6th most common malignancy among men worldwide, kills close to 12,000 Americans every year.  Those who survive have a high chance of recurrence, and only about ½ of them are still alive 5 years after the diagnosis.  Important risk factors include the use of tobacco, alcohol, ..Continue Reading

8 Painless Ways To Add A Serving of Healthy To The Thanksgiving Day Meal

8 Painless Ways To Add A Serving of Healthy To The Thanksgiving Day Meal

Every year, millions of Americans participate in the ritual of the Thanksgiving Day festivities.  People schlep cross-country to visit family for that yearly meal, which generally consists of the large bird as the center piece along with any number of carbohydrate and fat filled accompaniments. A typical Thanksgiving Day meal can ..Continue Reading

Achieving Your Goals With Your Accountability Buddy

Achieving Your Goals With Your Accountability Buddy

With just under two months left in 2011, you may falsely believe that the goals you had set at the start of the year are destined for another New Year’s Resolutions’ grave. But you are so wrong! I know a secret weapon that can help you accomplish those goals at ..Continue Reading