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Obesity ‘To Be Linked to More Female Cancers’ Than Smoking

Obesity ‘To Be Linked to More Female Cancers’ Than Smoking

September 24, 2018

If the numbers continue at the same rate they are now, obesity will overtake smoking as the No. 1 cause of female cancers by 2043, BBC reports. The numbers are especially grim because, like smoking, obesity is something you can avoid. Researchers...

Join Me Live on Facebook Wednesday and Ask All Your Keto Questions

Join Me Live on Facebook Wednesday and Ask All Your Keto Questions

September 24, 2018

Do you have questions about the keto diet? Is there something you want to know about which foods are included and which ones are not? Are you afraid you’ll be relegated to eating nothing but bacon the rest of your life if you decide to...

Scientists Make a Smartphone App Test That Diagnoses Urinary Tract Infections in One Hour

Scientists Make a Smartphone App Test That Diagnoses Urinary Tract Infections in One Hour

September 24, 2018

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the bane of many folks, to the point that if you’re someone who seems to come down with UTIs regularly, you would do just about anything to make them go away. The thing is, you can’t always tell...

Alcohol Responsible for 1 in 20 Deaths Worldwide: WHO

Alcohol Responsible for 1 in 20 Deaths Worldwide: WHO

September 24, 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its global status report on alcohol and health for 2018, and their findings conclude that more than 1 in 20 deaths worldwide can be attributed to alcohol. Most of these deaths were among men, WHO said...

Don’t Be ‘Fat Confused’ — My New Book Explains All About Fats, What’s Good, What’s Not and How to Tell the Difference

Don’t Be ‘Fat Confused’ — My New Book Explains All About Fats, What’s Good, What’s Not and How to Tell the Difference

September 24, 2018

For decades, saturated fats have been mistakenly blamed for causing high cholesterol levels and clogged arteries, while vegetable oils were anointed as the only fats you should consume. If you’ve been centering your diet on this misinformation...

Household Cleaning Products Can Make Children Gain WEIGHT by Altering Their Gut Bacteria

Household Cleaning Products Can Make Children Gain WEIGHT by Altering Their Gut Bacteria

September 23, 2018

There’s probably not a household anywhere that doesn’t have a stack of cleaning products in a cupboard somewhere — from detergents to disinfectants, they’re all there, just waiting for your next cleaning project. But if you...

Experts Say High Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

Experts Say High Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

September 23, 2018

If you’ve been told by your doctor that your cholesterol levels are too high, and you need to give up fats and go on a statin, STAT, then you may want to know about a new expert medical literature review that challenges the idea that high...

People Like You More Than You Know

People Like You More Than You Know

September 22, 2018

If you think nobody likes you, think again: Research shows that many of us fail to realize just how much even strangers appreciate our company. We all can underestimate what others think of us, Scientific American says, and one reason is because...

Hardwired for Laziness? Tests Show Human Brain Must Work Hard to Avoid Sloth

Hardwired for Laziness? Tests Show Human Brain Must Work Hard to Avoid Sloth

September 22, 2018

If you can’t seem to motivate yourself to get off the couch and get moving, it may be that you just need to retrain your brain into thinking yourself out of your seat. In a EurekAlert! news release, researchers at University of British...

Young Children’s Oral Bacteria May Predict Obesity

Young Children’s Oral Bacteria May Predict Obesity

September 21, 2018

One more time, microbiota have been connected to the health — or non-health — of the rest of your body. In this case, researchers have discovered that the oral bacteria in a toddler’s mouth could be an early indicator for obesity,...

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