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Does a High Fat Diet Increase Spread of Cancer?

According to research, unhealthy fats may cause cancer cells to multiply at an accelerated rate. But it's important to know which types of fat to avoid.


This Diet May Save Your Eyesight

Researchers have found that following the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk by one-third of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness. The high fruit content of the diet was determined to be especially helpful.


7 Different Coughs and What They Could Mean

A cough is your body’s way of clearing breathing passages, and it often signifies an underlying disease is present. Here are some conditions that produce coughs, the difference in their manifestations and natural approaches for their remediation.


The Truth About Statin Drugs and the Alternatives That Really Work

While Big Pharma likes to call statin side effects rare, many statin users suffer painful side effects that take them by surprise. Now, as more and more dangerous side effects are linked to statin use, many physicians and experts are beginning to question whether or not these side effects are as rare as they were portrayed by the...


A New and Nutty Way to Reduce Inflammation

In the 1980s, nuts were vilified because their high fat content was thought to promote weight gain. Now, after the past decade of research, scientists have found that these tasty, crunchy morsels are valuable for reducing the condition that leads to chronic disease.


What One Beverage Swap a Day Can Do for Your Health

A new study finds replacing just one sugary drink with water per day can result in significant wellness benefits. It’s a modest goal to which anyone can aspire.


Diet High in Oily Fish Slashes Risk of Death from Cancer

A new study shows that eating oily fish might slash the risk of death from bowel cancer and suggests consuming a few mere mouthfuls per day can make a difference.


4 Tips to Lower Chronic Pain Now

Here are four ways you can naturally reduce overall inflammation in your body and thus reduce chronic pain.


4 Healthy Diet Tricks We Can Learn From the Olympians

It’s hard to watch the Olympic games without becoming swept up in the excitement and inspired by the athlete’s dedication. If all that good energy gets you thinking about upping your fitness routine, here’s a new take: instead of adding mileage to your current run, or tacking on an extra day at the...


Study Finds Friendships Are as Important as Diet and Exercise

Having a supportive network is profoundly important. The quantity and quality of social ties can even influence wellness just as much as diet and exercise.