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Major cholesterol benefits discovered in this controversial oil

corn-oil-to-lower-cholesterol-naturallyIf your doctor has raised concerns about your cholesterol, they probably also recommended foods to enjoy and foods to stay away from. Oil, in particular, is often talked about with regard to people with high cholesterol.

What oil should you eat? What oil should you stay away from? Should you even consume oil at all? These are all … Read More

Is Oregano Oil An Effective Remedy Against The Cold And Flu?

Herbal MedicineAs flu season rolls around, people begin worrying about how to keep themselves, and their families, healthy. One popular natural remedy at this time of year is oregano oil, used to fight cold and flu symptoms. But can its effectiveness be proven by science?

Oregano Oil: Science Behind The Alternate Remedy

As the name suggests, oregano oil is … Read More

Are These “Heart Healthy” Cooking Oils Just Hype?

119260486In an attempt to lead a healthy lifestyle, many people attempt to move away from unhealthy saturated sources of fat, and to enrich their diet with heart healthy forms of fatty acids instead. Certain fats are essential for healthy living, contributing to proper brain function, the production of hormones, and the construction of health cells. The body cannot … Read More

How Olive Oil Helps Aging Skin

117487646You probably know olive oil can be good for your health — and good for your pasta — but olive oil may also be good for your skin. This is especially true if you have extremely dry skin or are allergic to topical creams and lotions.

While it may have gotten somewhat of a bad reputation for not … Read More

The Truth About Skin Irritation and Toilet Paper

ObesityIf you’re ever noticed that you have skin irritation in your most sensitive areas following a trip to the bathroom, your toilet paper may be the culprit!

Skin Irritation and Toilet Paper

Pruritus (itching of the skin) is a common problem that many people experience at some point in their life.  Skin irritation, including a rash, may accompany … Read More

Essential Oils for Your Aging Skin?

 damageIf you happen to glance and the mirror and see dull, aging skin you may want to consider using essential oils to help repair the damage that you see.  Even if you don’t see dull skin or wrinkles today, you may want to consider using essential oils as a preventative measure from damage that can be caused to … Read More

Is Your Toilet Carrying Disease?

immune systemMany people would rather wait it out then have to face the dreaded public toilet, but are they really as scary as they are made out to be? Most people spend as little time as they can in any kind of public restroom, from the ones at your doctor’s office, to the one in the shopping mall, but … Read More

Choosing the Best Cooking Oils

The type of oil you cook with can go a long way towards protecting your circulatory system and preventing heart damage. Some contain saturated fat and some contain unsaturated fat. You want the ones highest in the latter, which is very healthy. Here are the oils you can trust beyond others to be exceptionally good for you.

1. … Read More

Popular health foods you should avoid…

avoid these health foodsDark chocolate, avocados, bananas, hot chilies…What you eat plays a large role in your sexual health. A healthy diet, along with certain food aphrodisiacs like the ones I mentioned here, can increase libido, promote blood flow and provide us with energy to get down to business.

However, diet can also put a damper on our sex life – … Read More

Is your energy bar barring you from good health?

Energy bar for good healthOur busy lives take energy! We need energy to work, we need energy to perform activities, heck we even need energy for socializing. As you can seem a lot of our energy becomes depleted by outside sources.

Sometimes, we don’t have the time to sit down and have a nutritious meal and so we reach for an energy … Read More

7 Reasons you should eat more raisins

health benefits of raisinsBest part of your trail mix? Is it the nuts, seeds, shredded coconut (unsweetened, please!) or those plump juicy raisins?

We know the unsalted nuts, seeds and coconut are great for our health, but those delicious bites of chewy goodness – raisins – pack quite a nutritional punch as well. So don’t be shy about your love for … Read More

New MIND diet reduces risk of Alzheimer’s by 53 percent

MIND diet to reduce Alzheimer’s diseaseAs we age, the threat of developing Alzheimer’s disease increases. Although the cause of Alzheimer’s disease is still unknown, researchers are working diligently to uncover more information to combat this life-changing illness.

What we do know is there are effective means to help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. And there is something you do every day that … Read More

Detox your liver with these 6 foods

foods to detox your liverWhat performs 500 different functions, weighs about three pounds, can regenerate itself and ensure the body is toxic-free? Your liver! This highly important, but often overlooked organ is a powerhouse when it comes to the human body. With such a vital role, making sure it stays healthy will help put you on a path to a long and … Read More

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