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Can a Smell Test Predict Your Alzheimer’s Risk?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was some sort of early-warning system in place that could identify your risk of developing cognitive disorders? It turns out that a series of simple odor tests may point to early signs of Alzheimer’s.


The Stinking Rose May Be Your Heart’s Best Friend

Researchers have learned that one botanical confers benefit across a number of different cardiovascular risk factors. We are talking about garlic.


Daytime Sleepiness Linked to Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

Do you tend to experience daytime sleepiness or require afternoon naps? If so, you may be at a higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels. And it greatly increases your risk of...


Aged Garlic Extract Slashes Plaque Buildup

Today, heart disease is the biggest killer in the U.S. It’s responsible for one in four deaths every year. So taking care of your arteries and preventing dangerous plaque buildup is a number one concern. Of course, exercise and a healthy diet should be at the top of your list. But there’s also another...


Ladies: This Food May Eliminate Your Next Urinary Tract Infection

Research shows that garlic can successfully eradicate many urinary tract infections (UTI) that are resistant to treatment with antibiotics.


Five Foods that Boost Testosterone Levels

Testosterone is considered a “male” hormone, but both men and women have it. The hormone plays an important role in muscle development, bone growth, and of course, sexual function. Increasing your testosterone is one of the most important things you can do to keep your sex life functioning as you age. Here are five...


Breaking: Why You Need to Know Where Your Store-Bought Garlic is From

You have good reasons to ask where your garlic has been grown.


6 Common “Kitchen Scraps” That Allow You to Regrow Vegetables

Save some green and regrow these vegetables and herbs from your food scraps.


Roasted Garlic and White Bean Dip

Dips are popular to serve at parties with chips and vegetables. But oftentimes those dips are loaded with calories and unhealthy fats. For a heart healthy alternative, make your own dip with a bean base. Beans are high in soluble fiber, which lowers your LDL cholesterol level by preventing its absorption in the gut....


6 Natural Remedies That Reduce Pain and Improve Quality of Life

You don't have to rely on pain medications, there are natural ways of managing your pain.