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.

Statins May Increase Risk of Incurable Motor Neuron Disease

A new study examined the side effects of statins and found users are nine to 100 times more likely to suffer from MND symptoms.

Summertime Recipe: Refreshing Salmon Berry Salad

According to the AHA, we should aim to eat oily fish twice a week, so here's a scrumptious salmon berry salad recipe to help get your summer started.

Landmark Lawsuit Claims Monsanto Hid Cancer Risk of Glyphosate for Decades

4,000 other plaintiffs are suing Monsanto as well, claiming exposure to glyphosate led to the development of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) in themselves or their loved ones.

Eat Fish Twice a Week for a Healthy Heart

A recent scientific advisory reaffirmed the AHA's recommendation of eating fish twice a week to lower the risk of heart attacks, ischemic strokes, coronary heart disease and heart failure.

5 Remarkable Health Benefits of Following the Mediterranean Diet

Researchers are continuing to find more health benefits of the Mediterranean diet (MD), as well as gain greater understanding about the ones already discovered.

Walnuts Improve Gut Microbiome and Overall Health

A new study found the factor that underlies the health benefits of eating nuts might involve the way they affect the microbiome, which is the community of trillions of bacteria in the gut.

The Truth About Eggs and Heart Disease (Hint: It’s Egg-cellent News!)

Australian researchers found eating up to 12 eggs per week doesn’t raise the risk of cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes.

8 Globally Banned Foods and Ingredients You Can Still Find on U.S. Grocery Shelves

Because the FDA is slow to remove foods and components of foods that are harmful to health from the market, many Americans aren’t aware that some of the products they consume regularly may have toxic effects.

6 Noteworthy Reasons Why You Should Eat More Garlic

Garlic if of considerable value for remediating and preventing disease. Here are some reasons why you should eat more of it.

Consumer Alert: Common Heartburn Drugs Now Linked to… Pneumonia?

A new study from the University of Exeter shows a link between pneumonia in seniors and a common class of medications for heartburn and ulcers called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).