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Too Much Kale?

No list of super foods seems to be complete without the inclusion of the dark leafy green kale. Touted for its remarkable list of nutritional advantages, kale is recommended for everything from stir fry to smoothies to chips. But, in the case of kale, does the old adage of there being no such thing of as too much of a good thing hold true for kale or can too much kale hold risk for consumers? Benefits of Kale Kale is rich in antioxidants and packed with a long list … [Read more...]

Diabetes Rates Continue To Rise

Despite ever increasing knowledge and research on the risks of both processed, sugar-laden foods and a sedentary lifestyle, diabetes rates continue to rise. A new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that though treatments for diabetes are improving, the incidences of diabetes onset are still continuing to climb. According to the study, forty percent of Americans will experience the onset of diabetes during their lives. The … [Read more...]

Reducing Toxins and Their Impact in Your Home

Study after study reveals the risks that various toxins found within the walls of the home can have on health. Cancers, lung problems, allergies, and more have all been linked with the exposure to toxins people face each day. While it is not possible to completely remove the presence of toxins in people’s lives, it is possible to reduce exposure and impact with a few simple steps. Switch to Green Cleaners. Strong chemicals can do an effective job getting the dirt off … [Read more...]

How Ice Water Is Being Used To Fight Disease

It is not uncommon to hear health professionals recommend more water for better health. But typically when you hear about the importance of getting plenty of water, the advice is for drinking the water. A trend now sweeping the country involves not drinking the water, but having ice water dumped on a person to help do fight against disease. The trend, started months ago, involves willingly having a bucket of ice water dumped over one’s head in order to raise money and … [Read more...]

The Health Secret Already on Your Shelves

The findings of yet another study have been released showing more benefits to taking that daily aspirin. Once thought of as merely a remedy for the aches and pains of everyday life, scientists are continually finding more health benefits to taking a daily dose of aspirin. So, is a potent health secret already sitting on the shelves of your medicine cabinet? When it comes to digestive tract cancers a new study says the answer just may be yes. According to a recently … [Read more...]