Articles by Kevin P. Donoghue CEO, Vitamin Research Products
- Kevin P. Donoghue is the Chief Executive Officer of Vitamin Research Products. He is also the publisher of Breathe Better for Life
, a guide to better breathing for COPD patients, smokers and others who suffer from chronic shortness of breath. Kevin has 20 years publishing experience, the majority spent providing critical information to help people live better, healthier and more secure lives. For tips, tools and strategies to address your most pressing health concerns and make a positive difference in your life, visit PeakHealthAdvocate.com.
In the rush to get up and out the door each morning, for goodness sake, don’t skip breakfast! Researchers at Harvard University recently found that skipping breakfast could increase your risk of heart attack by 27 percent. Many of the health-related impacts of aging are not readily apparent to us when we look in the mirror. Though we can tell our hair is graying and/or thinning, or that we have wrinkles and discoloration of our skin that wasn’t there when we were young, these are primarily cosmetic changes in our appearance. Did you know that a 2008 study estimated that nearly half of American adults will develop osteoarthritis in at least one knee in their lifetime? That’s surely an eye-opener for those of us in our 40s and 50s who experience soreness and stiffness in knee joints from time to time. [ad#banner]Muscle soreness and fatigue are two common symptoms associated with beginning a new exercise program. The sudden ramp up in physical activity places unexpected stress on our muscles and joints, which in turn leads to pronounced soreness. [ad#banner]You know the old adage, “An apple a day helps keep the doctor away,” right? Well, when it comes to your health, it appears there’s a fruit that could be even better at keeping you out of your doctor’s office. A recent study in the journal Phytotherapy Research reported that the herbal extract fenugreek boosted libido in 82% of men who consumed the dietary supplement in the six-week study. [ad#banner]Feeling drained by mid-day? Researchers who study breathing exercises believe they have found a quick and and easy solution. [ad#banner]When it comes to dietary supplements, there is plenty of skepticism and misinformation out there. So we wanted to help clear the air by providing you with five simple truths