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Warning: American Diabetes Association diet plans threaten the health of diabetics

Abby Campbell, December 6, 2015
As of 2014, 29.1 million people (9.3% of the population) have diabetes in the United States while 86 million people (27.5% of the population) have prediabetes.

Best organic coconut water brands for healthy living

Abby Campbell, December 2, 2015
Have you ever picked up a fresh coconut at your local grocery store and shaken it? If you have, you’ve probably heard liquid sloshing inside which is coconut water. Coconuts are different from any other fruit because they contain a large amount of water that have tons of health benefits.

Light Therapy Can Help Seasonal Affective Disorder and Major Depression

Dr. Mercola, December 03, 2015
For those of us living in the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice and least amount of daylight is fast approaching, as is the risk of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

How Improper Sterilization of Endoscopes Could Put Your Health at Risk

Dr. Mercola, December 06, 2015
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. According to the latest data1 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 135,000 people were diagnosed with the disease in 2012, and more than 51,500 died from it that same year.

Can a Handful of Walnuts Keep the Doctor Away?

Dr. Mercola, December 07, 2015
One of the basic tenets of optimal health is to eat real food. Nuts certainly fit into this category and, as a bonus, are a convenient, ready-to-eat snack that you can carry in a purse or backpack or stash in a desk drawer at work.

If you’re over 60, drink up: alcohol associated with better memory

Brian Downer, PhD, October 22, 2014
Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Kentucky, and University of Maryland found that for people 60 and older who do not have dementia, light alcohol consumption during late life is associated with higher episodic memory — the ability to recall memories of events.

Skirt size increase linked to 33 percent greater postmenopausal breast cancer risk

EurekAlert, 24-SEP-2014,
Overall weight gain during adulthood is known to be a risk factor for breast cancer, but a thickening waist seems to be particularly harmful, indicating the importance of staving off a midriff bulge, the research shows.