Our bodies in space: Zero gravity weighs heavy on your health

Author: Ashley Strickland, Rachel Crane, and Claudia Morales Published: May 20, 2016 Abstract: Experts ensured that astronauts could walk on the moon and live for more than a year in the International Space Station (ISS), 220 miles above the Earth’s surface. With the goal, however, to lessen the effects of space on man’s health and…

The Whole Grain Scam: How to Make Grains Fit to Eat

The Whole Grain Scam: How to Make Grains Fit to Eat Patty Donovan, RN Writer, Natural News Abstract This write-up claimed that whole grains could harm one’s health. Since the fibers from untreated whole grains are harmful, they can boost digestive problems, if you are in a Standard American Diet (SAD). SAD means your diet…

Short Gap between Pregnancies Tied to Autism Risk?

Author: Maureen Salamon Published: April 7, 2016 Abstract: In this report by HealthDay, a new large research review suggests that short gaps between pregnancies may increase the risk of autism in children. Likewise, after examining current researches involving over 1.1 million children, scientists discovered longer pregnancy gaps of over five years might increase the risks…

The 8-Week Transition Diet

Blog from http://www.beachbody.com/beachbodyblog/nutrition/8-week-transition-diet   Abstract Consistent with the goals of the company he serves, Steve Edwards (a firm’s Vice-President for Fitness and Nutrition), blogs about an 8-week transition diet. With the aim to help readers pursue a healthy diet plan, Steve shares what health buffs must do in eight weeks. He highlights the most important thing…

Medical Marijuana, for Babies and Their Desperate Parents

Author: Oren Liebermann (CNN Haifa, Israel) Published: May 16, 2016 Abstract: This report centered on the case of Lavie Parush a two-year old with epilepsy and cerebral palsy. His family asked from the Ministry of Health a license to use medical cannabis to lessen his seizures. Lavie had daily attacks before his parents learned of…

Ten Reasons Why You Should Travel to the Philippines

Blog from http://www.justonewayticket.com/2012/12/05/why-you-should-travel-philippines/   Abstract Sabrina “Sab” Iovino is a travel blogger open in saying she loves the Philippines and the Filipino people. Hoping to convince other travelers, she enumerates 10 good reasons to visit the “Pearl of the Orient Seas.” For Sab, what make the country incomparable to other nations are its people, nature (both…

Daily Chocolate Intake Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease

Author: Honor Whiteman (Published April 29, 2016) Abstract: Too many sweets in your diet can lead to serious health conditions. Concerns such as tooth decay and, worse, obesity may occur because of their high fat and sugar content. Yet the latest study published in the British Journal of Nutrition (BJN) tries to bend this belief….

Inulin: Friend or Foe?

Inulin: Friend or Foe? Patty Donovan, RN Natural News Abstract Due to a dreadful experience with inulin, the author wrote an article on it. Her story started when she began her “healthy living” program. She ate “real” foods and even changed her yogurt sweetened by Splenda with an organic product. After two weeks, though, she…

Moringa Oleifera: The Miracle Tree

Moringa Oleifera: The Miracle Tree Patty Donovan, RN Writer, Natural News Abstract Natives of East Africa call the Moringa oleifera tree “Mother’s best friend.” Yet the people of Northern India and other parts of Africa call it “horseradish tree,” “ben oil tree,” “drumstick tree,” and sometimes, “clarifier tree.” Its young pods (green) contain essential amino…

Cholesterol Levels Linked to Brain Deposits That Cause Alzheimer’s

Cholesterol Levels Linked to Brain Deposits That Cause Alzheimer’s Catharine Paddock, PhD Writer, Medical News Today Abstract A research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology shows that high “good” and low “bad” cholesterols are great for the heart and brain. “Good” cholesterols are high-density lipoproteins (HDL) while “bad” cholesterols are…