Articles by Mary West Contributing Writer
- Mary West is a natural health enthusiast, as she believes this area can profoundly enhance wellness. She is the creator of a natural healing website where she focuses on solutions to health problems that work without side effects. You can visit her site and learn more at AlternativeMedicineTruth.com. Ms. West is also the author of Fight Cancer Through Powerful Natural Strategies
Israeli scientists have officially found that eating red and processed meats is linked to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The recent research from neuroscientist Kelly Lambert indicates that hands-on activities like knitting, painting, woodworking and yard work promote mental health. Researchers found a diet high in fat and cholesterol reduces numbers of artery-protecting immune cells by changing them into inflammatory agents. For the third year in a row, strawberries top the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Dirty Dozen list of fruits and vegetables with the highest levels of pesticide residues. Researchers found that people with tooth decay and gum disease may have an increased risk of diabetes. Recent studies have found that lentils can help diminish high blood pressure and reverse age-related decline in blood vessel health. So here's a simple and delicious lentil soup recipe that's sure to be a hit. Scientists found including nuts in the diet could make a big difference in colon cancer survival — the food halved the risk of recurrence and death. According to Canadian researchers, lentils can substantially relieve high blood pressure and reverse the decline in blood vessel health that comes with age. Researchers found eating a diet high in diverse types of fiber led to improved blood glucose, better lipid levels and more weight loss in people with type 2 diabetes. Common pills that people take regularly for a variety of maladies could be fueling antibiotic resistance by changing the bacteria in the gut.