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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Loud Sleep Snoring Indicates Bigger Health Risks

Sleep snoring is generally ignored or taken just matter-of -factly, and oftentimes made the butt of jokes within family circles. That's how lightly this phenomenon is being treated.

But the findings of a new study will make us take a more serious attitude toward this. The new study reveals that loud sleep snoring is an indication of grave health problems that can lead to heart disease, diabetes, and untimely death. This is because loud snoring can dramatically increase the accumulation of risk factors, referred to as metabolic syndrome, which ends up to the aforementioned conditions.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Caricature? or True State of Mainstream Medicine?

Let's take a break from the serious stuff!

Does the cartoon scene below ring a bell?

The vicious cycle of prescription medicine. True or not?

Watercress Recipes: A Big Boon To Breast Cancer Management

Women who have a predisposition for breast cancer, especially those who have been victims and managed to survive, are advised to eat watercress as frequently as possible.

Watercress recipes should come in very handy in preparing a menu so that there will be a variety of watercress dishes to choose from all the time. [Search for Watercress Recipes]

Monday, January 17, 2011

Latest On Smoking Risk: Quick Genetic Damage Within Minutes

Here's the latest on the dangers of cigarette smoking.

In a peer-reviewed study which appeared in the Chemical Research in Toxicology Journal, US scientists disclosed that DNA damage occurs almost immediately with the first few cigarette puffs. The surprisingly fast effect was likened to directly injecting the injurious substance into the bloodstream.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Krill Oil Fish Oil Evaluation

Why should fish oil consumers take a second look at krill oil?

Well, the relatively newer krill oil, found in microscopic and small shrimps [1-5 cm in length], is also a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids just like the fish oils.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

A Banana A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

An apple A banana a day keeps the doctor away!

Recent researches on banana would seem to indicate that it's time that the maxim "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" should now be replaced by "A banana a day keeps the doctor away."

Now, don't get me wrong. Apples can give you a lot of health benefits, but researches seem to point out that we can get a lot more from the lowly bananas. Compared to apples, bananas have four times more protein, twice more carbohydrate, three times more phosphorus, five times more vitamin A and iron, and twice more other vitamins and minerals.