Researchers are crediting the gut microbiota, a community of microorganisms in the body’s digestive tract, with the ability to help prevent such serious conditions as diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and bowel disease. Now, new research points to the possibility that beneficial gut bacteria may help combat cardiovascular disease as well. In fact, when it comes to protecting your heart, the maintenance of healthy gut bacteria could be one of the most underrated and overlooked factors for cardiovascular health.
During a stroke, areas of the brain are damaged when deprived of oxygen- rich blood. Here, dark gray patches show scientists what parts of the brain are being "choked" by a stroke. Credit: Cameron Rink, PhD, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Dr. Cameron Rink is pointing at a picture of a brain in the middle of a stroke. Dark feathery arteries branch across grayish brain tissue, some of which has faded into black around the obstructed blood vessels, looking like a city block that's lost power while the rest glows on.
Do you know which foods are “healthy?” If you said no, or you only have a vague idea, then you have something in common with the majority of people who responded to a recent survey by the International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC). 
Approximately 8 in 10 respondents to the IFIC’s annual Food and Health Survey said they have conflicting information when it comes to foods that are healthy to eat and those that should be avoided. More than half of those surveyed said the lack of clear information makes them second-guess their food choices.
A (now) former McDonald's employee shared some disturbing images of the inside of a moldy ice cream machine in one of the hamburger giant's restaurants.
An 18-year-old named Nick was a McDonald's employee in LaPlace, Louisiana, until he shared some gross images of unsanitary practices inside the fast food restaurant. His employment came to an end after that.
According to BuzzFeed, Nick was recently instructed by a manager to refill the ice cream machine when he spilled some of the dessert. While cleaning up his mess, Nick discovered a moldy tray inside the machine.
Cantaloupes aren’t a fruit typically associated with health, which is a shame.
These sweet, succulent melons are absolutely loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, yet contain very few calories. A generous helping of cantaloupes a day is enough to fill the body with vitamins A and C, potassium, fiber, and much more.
Cantaloupes can lead to a healthier, happier you, and here’s how:
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Or An Easy and Natural Method of Curing Most Diseases by John Wesley, M.A.
John Wesley (1703-1791) was not only the founder of Methodism but also wrote widely in other areas of concern. Wesley realized that medicine in England was available just to the wealthy. His aim in Primitive Physick was to bring practical medical advice to workers and others who could not afford private doctors.
Wesley first published his book anonymously in 1747. Not until 1760 did he place his name on it.
In the end, we are responsible for our time and the direction of our efforts. Getting these inline with what really makes us happy and fulfilled are very important for becoming the person we want to be.
“On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have become.” — Anonymous
Sometimes, to become successful and get closer to the person we can become, we don’t need to add more things — we need to give up on some of them.
Blue yard signs bearing the words "Yes on 14-55: Our Water, Our Future" dotted lawns throughout Hood River County, Oregon, in the run-up to the primary election held on May 17.
(NaturalNews) Nearly two years ago, CDC senior scientist Dr. William Thompson admitted publicly that he and colleagues omitted vital information from a 2004 report which indicated that African-American males who received the MMR vaccine before reaching three years old were more at risk for developing autism.