What is Homocysteine and why should some of us act to reduce our levels? Since its discovery in 1932, homocysteine’s journey into mainstream medicine has been rocky. For the first 36 years after its discovery little was understood about it. Then in 1968 a Harvard researcher named Dr. Kilmer McCully noticed that children with genetically […]
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You have many options when it comes to selecting fats and oils for cooking. But it’s not just a matter of choosing oils that are healthy, it’s whether they stay healthy after having been cooked with. The Stability of Cooking Oils When you’re cooking at a high heat, you want to use oils that are […]
What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About! Heart disease remains one of the top two killers in the UK today. Every year, more than 160,000 people die from cardiovascular disease – that’s more than 435 living, breathing human lives lost every single day! Stated differently, that’s 18 deaths every hour of every day, 365 days […]
Green Tea Green tea literally blasts away flab! Researchers attribute the fat-burning properties of green tea to catechins, specifically EGCG — the name of a group of antioxidative compounds that blast adipose tissue by revving the metabolism, increasing the release of fat from fat cells (particularly in the belly), and then speeding up the liver’s […]
Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the UK. While diet and exercise are key to heart health, a cardiologist is spreading the word about another vital step to protect your child’s heart. Protecting your child’s heart is all about diet and exercise Heart disease is a leading cause of death among men […]
Fever, vomiting and other signs your child is too sick for school Between colds, coughs and stomach bugs, kids get sick frequently. So when symptoms like a runny nose or stomach pain hit, it may be difficult to decide when you should keep your child home from daycare or school. Sometimes it’s obvious when kids […]
Flu is spreads quickly in the winter months but what should you do if you think your child has it? First recognize flu symptoms in your child and know when to call the doctor or when to take your child to the hospital. In most cases can be treated with rest and fluids, but some […]
The do’s and don’ts of this important conversation How to talk to your child about weight Increasing weight in children leads to increased risk for diabetes, heart disease and even cancer. With childhood obesity rates rising, these health risks are affecting children at a much younger age. “Obesity is one of the biggest health concerns […]
Onions and Garlic Both of these can be added to virtually any savoury dish to make it taste better and prevent cancer. Allicin and allyl sulphides are the active compounds in garlic and onion which take credit for its superstar status. These compounds bind with toxic chemicals so they can be excreted from the body, […]