Say goodbye to yeast infections

Vaginal yeast infections are among the most common reasons women seek medical attention. Properly termed candidal vaginitis, the condition is caused by an overgrowth of a species of fungus called candida albicans in and around the genitals. (While men can and do have genital yeast infections, it is far more common and troublesome in women.) [...]

Say goodbye to yeast infections 2019-01-09T14:48:18+00:00

Cutting Cholesterol: Top 4 Options

We all need cholesterol for our bodies to function properly. But some of us produce too much cholesterol, which can increase the risk of heart disease. Though dietary changes are certainly one approach to help lower cholesterol levels, more intervention may be necessary. According to scientific research, four natural substances stand out as safe and [...]

Cutting Cholesterol: Top 4 Options 2015-09-09T13:52:17+00:00

Remedy beats pneumonia bacteria

According to a recent study, garlic may be one of nature’s best defences against bacterial pneumonia. Researchers at the Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute studied the effects of a garlic extract on strains of pneumonia-causing bacteria. The test results showed garlic extract to be highly potent. The garlic was able to completely inhibit the [...]

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A Healthy Heart: Top 3 Supplements

Heart disease includes a number of separate but often related conditions, such as angina, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and atherosclerosis. As the number one cause of death in North America, heart disease (cardiovascular disease) is strongly linked to diet and lifestyle choices, though genetic predisposition can be a factor. A number [...]

A Healthy Heart: Top 3 Supplements 2015-09-09T13:52:20+00:00

Garlic group of foods protect prostate

Eating more garlic and onions can cut a man’s risk of developing prostate cancer in half, say Chinese researchers. Scientists believe the sulphur compounds in these foods account for the protective effects. The researchers questioned 709 men on the frequency of their intake of 122 food items. The results showed that those who ate more [...]

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Nutrition Notes: The Goods on Garlic

Whether you’re a garlic lover or not, you can’t dispute that fact that this “fragrant” little bulb has a lot to offer in the way of health benefits! One of the most widely cited health benefits attributed to garlic is that it can lower blood cholesterol. According to a report in the Annals of Internal [...]

Nutrition Notes: The Goods on Garlic 2015-09-09T13:52:23+00:00

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