A healthy immune system fights off assaults to your body from a wide range of enemies, including everything from virus and bacteria to cancer. These articles will give you insight into how you can boost your immune system and help fight off illness.

Naltrexone: Real Medicine for Problem Drinking

In the US, 7% of the population 18 and older has a drinking problem. Fully a quarter of the population reports drinking heavily, or drinking more than they want. The damage that alcohol and other drugs can do to lives is immeasurable. And that’s just thinking about direct impact. Don’t forget the toll abuse takes […]

Resveratrol: Anti-aging supplement

When you’re young, nothing seems to matter. When your body is still young and fresh, it can compensate for almost anything. The older you get, though, the more help your body needs. Indeed, there are some medical researchers who classify aging as a disease—the one main disease that all others spring from. Now, I wouldn’t […]

Tick-Borne Diseases

This is one of my favorite times of year—when the snow and ice recedes, the birds sing, grasses grow, and we can get back outside. It’s so much easier to be healthy and active when the outdoors so convincingly calls. However, there are a couple of drawbacks to the season—and one in particular has me […]

Early Disease Detection Tests

There’s a brand-new electronic “nose”—a diagnostic machine that measures chemicals, associated with various illnesses, in your breath. And, although it isn’t approved for clinical use yet, this little device should prove to be a boon for diagnosis, helping us spot a plethora of diseases long before we even start to suffer symptoms. So, until this […]

Probiotic Flush Benefits

Everyone should be taking probiotics daily. In our modern diets, the foods that naturally contain the beneficial bacteria your gut needs—fermented foods like sauerkraut, yogurt, and kimchi—are truly good for you, and they help. But your stomach acids kill most of the beneficial bacteria before they can get to your small intestines, where they do […]

Family and Friends Prolong Life

Recent research put a tangible value on close friends and family. Having a network of family and friends prolongs your life because it counters destructive forces such as stress while giving your body a rush of life-giving hormones. This presents a great opportunity for those who feel lonely or to those who want to help people who are lonely. Please read on to learn how the companionship of friends and family help make you a happier and healthier person.

12 Healthy Habits to Adopt for 2017

Today, I want to share 12 simple, life-changing habits for maximum health…and happiness. Habits get a bad rap—we often think of the bad ones out there. But the truth is, habits form the backbone of about 95% of what we do every day—the good and the bad. And that’s why it’s so important to fill […]

BRAT Diet: not enough food for nausea

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Everyone knows how to fix up an upset stomach—nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gastroenteritis—just do what grandma always said. Give your tummy a rest with a bland diet called BRAT: Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. It wasn’t just grandma who told you that. Most physicians agreed with her, and the BRAT diet was pretty much a given. […]

The Truth of Feed A Cold, Starve a Fever

If you grew up under any sort of adult supervision, there’s a good chance you’ve heard this gem once or twice: “Feed a cold, starve a fever.” Most likely, no one ever explained where the theory came from, or why it would work. As you grew older, chances are high that you questioned this little […]

Saffron’s Health Benefits

What’s the most expensive food in the world? More costly than gold, and much tastier? The fabled spice—saffron. Step aside, caviar and truffles. At $2,700 per ounce, saffron makes you second-class culinary treats. And take this—saffron is prized not just as a delicious spice, or as a gorgeous dye (in Buddhist robes, for example—a single […]

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