Most of us use toothpaste several times a day, every day of our lives. But have you ever stopped to wonder what is actually in these dental pastes that have become a routine part of our health regimens?
Doctors today assert that they practice "scientific medicine," and patients think the treatments they receive are "scientifically proven." However, this ideal is a clever and profitable marketing ruse, not fact.
Our culture has developed this fantasy that people can eat anything they want, do no exercise, and any health complications will be resolved with a few pills or injections. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Cutting processed foods and refined sugars out of your diet is arguably the most important dietary change you can make to improve health and lose weight. But will one slice of birthday cake cut your life short?
Several studies have found that the attitude toward vitamins and other nutritional supplements is Don't ask, don't tell. How do you know when interactions among drugs and supplements will be beneficial?
With so many "functional" beverages out there, one wonder if they provide actual health benefits or are just trendy. With fermented beverages like kombucha, the good news is that many live up to the hype.
Harvard Medical School researchers, based on prospective data from the National Health Interview Survey, found that moderate drinkers had 62 percent the cardiovascular death rate of lifetime abstainers.