Do Multivitamins protect your Health even with a lousy Diet?

Do Multivitamins protect your Health even with a lousy Diet?

  Do you swallow a daily multivitamin, hoping to make up for a less-than-ideal diet? Sorry, but this strategy won’t stave off disease, according to a study in the June 21, 2017, JAMA Cardiology. Previous research has also failed to find convincing evidence that a daily multivitamin lowers the risk of heart disease or cancer. … Continue reading »

Understanding Obesity

Understanding Obesity

We start off by defining what obesity is. It’s defined clinically as an accumulation of body fat. Accumulation of fat to the level where it starts to endanger health. This is obviously a serious health problem, also a serious social and economic problem as well. But to understand how common obesity is, and to understand … Continue reading »

Introduce more Energy into your Life

Introduce more Energy into your Life

  Practice shows, that people tend to complain about being tired and suffer from chronic fatigue more and younger than ever before. Are you familiar with the afternoon slump?  Do you leave work and feel burned out? Do you have difficulties to master the energy to engage with family, children and friends or have the … Continue reading »

5 Ways to Ward off Cancer

5 Ways to Ward off Cancer

Harvard Health Letter There’s no guarantee you can prevent cancer, but you can reduce the risk of developing it by making lifestyle changes. Cancer is a complex group of diseases, each characterized by the uncontrolled growth of previously normal cells. While cancer is complex, reducing your risk for it isn’t nearly as complicated: it boils down to … Continue reading »

Cancer & Diet

Cancer & Diet

This Forum will explore what we know, and don’t know, about links between diet and cancer. Included in the discussion will be the World Health Organization’s classification of processed meat as a “Group 1” carcinogen; the latest on what is known about fats and cancer; and the just-released Dietary Guidelines for Americans as they pertain … Continue reading »

Controlling your weight is key to lowering stroke risk

Controlling your weight is key to lowering stroke risk

Controlling your weight is an important way to lower stroke risk. Excess pounds strain the entire circulatory system and can lead to other health conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and obstructive sleep apnea. But losing as little as 5% to 10% of your starting weight can lower your blood pressure and other … Continue reading »

Can High Cholesterol Hurt your Sex Life?

Can High Cholesterol Hurt your Sex Life?

According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), 55.5% of all adults over the age of 35, have raised Blood Cholesterol level. So it is not surprising that I get a lot of questions about it. So today let’s have a look at some true and false statements about Blood Cholesterol. High Blood Cholesterol can hurt … Continue reading »

Buying organic?

Buying organic?

You don’t need to overspend on all organic fruits and veggies. Focus on the produce where it matters most. Organic produce includes plants that are grown without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers and herbicides. But these special growing conditions make the food more expensive than conventional varieties. If you’re weighing whether or not to invest in organic … Continue reading »