Articles by Derek Noland


How a Low-Fat Diet Affects Your Brain

New research is indicating that a low-fat diet combined with limited caloric intake may protect aging brains, with benefits being potentially better than exercise.

3 Surprising Things That May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Efforts

Here are three topics that may be harming your weight loss progress, as well as some methods that anyone can employ for a long-term approach to establishing and maintaining a healthy weight.

A New Reason to Start Eating More High-Fat Fish

With recent research citing an association between eating fish and the prevention of multiple sclerosis (MS), there’s even more reason to include fish in your diet.

Afflicted by Heart Disease? This Vitamin May Extend Your Life

Heart disease is remains major public health concern, but recent research indicates that getting the proper amount of vitamin D may reduce risk of early death.

Ladies: This is the Best Way to Protect Against Heart Failure

A new study found walking significantly decreased the risk of heart failure in postmenopausal women regardless of their age, demographic characteristics, body mass index (BMI) or general baseline health.

3 Medications That Could Increase Your Risk for Dementia

Research has shown that some over-the-counter medication and some prescription medication may increase the risk of dementia.

A New Link Between Sugar and Cancer

As new research on the dangers of excess sugar consumption continues to build up, there is now more reason than ever to suspect that sugar could actually promote cancer.

More Bad News for Monsanto’s Roundup Weed-Killer

Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide may not be classified as a known carcinogen, yet, but there are plenty of causes for concern regarding its widespread use.

Consumer Alert: Dangerous Pesticide Found in Many Wines

Monsanto's pesticide in our wine? Trust us... we hate this news as much as you do.

7 Different Types of Plastic and Which Are Most Toxic

Rather than risk your health by consuming products from unsafe plastic containers and bottles, take a moment to review the list below and make sure that you’re practicing safe habits.