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10 Top Benefits of Adding Olive Oil to Your Diet

By Julia   Olive oil is not just a dietary staple in the Mediterranean region. It also enjoys an honorable reputation in the United States. As a food ingredient, olives themselves are made up of 18 to 28 percent oil. About 75 percent of it is heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acid or MUFA.

Best Homemade Natural Painkillers

  We are fortunate to have access to several kinds of over-the-counter pain relievers, because daily life comes with bumps, bruises, and aches. Sometimes chronic conditions like arthritis, sciatica, or spinal stenosis can be behind the pain. Our first instinct is usually to reach for some ac

The Conversation : This overdose-reversal medicine could reduce opioid deaths – so why don’t more people carry it?

Prodita Sabarini Forty-seven thousand Americans died of opioid-related overdoses in 2017 – similar to the number of deaths from car accidents and gun violence. That number could have been much lower had more people received naloxone, a medication that reverses opioid-related overdose. Nalox

J&J recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder as FDA finds asbestos in sample

  J&J shares fell more than 6% to close at $127.70. The move marks the first time the company has recalled its iconic baby powder for possible asbestos contamination, and the first time U.S. regulators have announced a finding of asbestos in the product. Asbestos is a known carcinogen th

Want to live longer? These are the best things to eat

The food and drink choices we make have a huge impact on our health. Some nourish your body with cancer-fighting anti-oxidants while others contain harmful chemicals. Read on to see which are the best and worst for a longer life. leafy greensWe all remember being told to eat our greens as childre

New guidelines: Healthy lifestyle, managing risks are key to preventing heart attack, stroke

Living a healthy lifestyle by getting plenty of exercise and eating a nutritious diet are the keys to preventing heart disease, according to new guidelines released Sunday. The guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology were presented Sunday at an ACC annu

Avoid daily aspirin unless your doctor prescribes it, new guidelines advise

For decades, a daily dose of aspirin was considered an easy way to prevent a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular event. Then came a string of recent studies challenging that assumption. With this latest research in mind, a new set of guidelines to help people stay heart-healthy is advising

20 Delicious High-Protein Foods to Eat

Written by Kris Gunnars Protein makes up the building blocks of organs, muscles, skin, hormones and pretty much everything that matters in your body. For this reason, you should eat high-quality protein at every meal.Studies show that this improves health in various ways, such as helping you lose

10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric and Curcumin

Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high-quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. Here are the top 10 evidence-based health benefits of turmeric. 1. Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties T


Rosemary is an herb. Oil is extracted from the leaf and used to make medicine. Rosemary is used for digestion problems, including heartburn, intestinal gas (flatulence), and loss of appetite. It is also used for liver and gallbladder complaints, gout, cough, headache, high blood pressure, low blo

What Happens If You Eat Ginger Every Day

If you’re going to get hooked on any spice, make it ginger. Of course, there are tons of great spices that offer significant health benefits, but it’s tough to top ginger for the sheer number of positive attributes. And unlike other popular daily supplements, it tastes great, too. (We&

Genetic tests: Experts urge caution over home testing

  People should not make health decisions based on genetic tests they do at home, experts have warned.The University of Southampton team, writing in the British Medical Journal, warn results can be unreliable.The geneticists said the tests could be wrongly reassuring - or lead to unnecessary

Fat found in overweight people's lungs

Fatty tissue has been found in the lungs of overweight and obese people for the first time.Australian researchers analysed lung samples from 52 people and found the amount of fat increased in line with body mass index.They said their findings could explain why being overweight or obese increased ast

Singapore to become first country to ban ads for very sugary drinks

Singapore - Singapore will become the first country in the world to ban ads for the unhealthiest sugary drinks in its latest move to combat rising diabetes rates, the health ministry said Thursday. Products deemed “less healthy” must now display labels grading their nutritional and suga

Olive health facts

Here are some interesting olive health facts:  - Olives eliminate excess cholesterol in the blood.  - Olives control blood pressure.  - Olives are a source of dietary fibre as an alternative to fruits and vegetables.  - Olives are a great source of Vitamin E  - Oli

Benefits of dates

  A product of the date palm and cultivated since approximately 6000 B.C, the date fruit is one of the sweetest fruits around and also happens to come in many different varieties. Although dates can be eaten fresh, the fruit is very often dried, resembling raisins or plums. But whether fresh

7 Health Benefits of Apples

By Ruben Castaneda Consider the versatility and variety of apples. Along with blueberries, grapes, oranges and other selections, apples are widely considered a "super fruit" because they’re so healthy. Apples are a staple of healthy fall foods. "Apples provide an array of health benefits and

Why tomato puree might improve male fertility

  Lycopene - a nutrient found in tomatoes - may boost sperm quality, a study has suggested.Healthy men who took the equivalent of two tablespoons of (concentrated) tomato puree a day as a supplement were found to have better quality sperm.Male infertility affects up to half of couples who cann