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.

Study Finds a High-Salt Diet May Cause Dementia

This is the first discovery to show a link between excess salt consumption and neurovascular and cognitive impairments.

Tamiflu Side Effects: Reports of Hallucinations Abound

Many people with the flu have reached for Tamiflu; however, reports of serious neuropsychiatric side effects, such as hallucinations, are raising concerns about its safety.

Reading May Be the Key to Living Longer

Science has found one more healthful lifestyle practice that can prolong your life, as reading books regularly has been found to boast longevity benefits.

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

A study in Spain found that men who adhered to the Mediterranean diet had a reduced risk of aggressive prostate cancer (PC) compared to those who followed the Prudent or Western diets.

Consumer Watchdog: Don’t Trust All “Extra Virgin” Claims on Olive Oil

Research shows extra virgin olive oil is linked to various health benefits, but according to a consumer watchdog group review, the “extra virgin” label can’t always be trusted.

Recipe: Simply Delicious BBQ Salmon

Looking for a fresh take on preparing fish? This salmon recipe is one of our favorite dishes, and it's super easy to prepare!

Leaving the House Everyday Linked to Longer Life for Seniors

A new study discovered that older adults who leave their home every day are likely to live longer than those who don’t — regardless of their health or mobility issues.

Weekly Fish Consumption Tied to Better Sleep and Higher IQ

A new study from the University of Pennsylvania has found that children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have a higher IQ.

Woman Recovers From Stage 3 Myeloma With Curcumin

Just how powerful are curcumin’s health benefits? It appears to have helped heal a woman of stage 3 myeloma, which indicates it might offer hope to patients with incurable cancer.

Daily Serving of Green Leafy Vegetables May Take 11 Years Off Brain Age

Scientists have found eating green leafy vegetables daily may slow the rate of cognitive decline to the extent that you could have the mental skills of someone 11 years younger.