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How You May Be Eating a Lot More Sugar Than You Think

Simple Way to Cut Back on SugarWhen I was a kid, my mom would always tell me that if I ate too much sugar, I’d get worms. In my little mind, Halloween candy, birthday cake, and other treats were packed with little worms, and if I ate just the right amount, a big worm would form and that would be it for me. While the other kids were stuffing their faces with sweets, I was scared of worms.

But her method worked, even if it was a bit of a fib. I didn’t overeat as a kid, so I never really … Read More

Pomegranate Derivative May Slow Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

World Alzheimer’s Day and Natural TreatmentsThis coming Sunday, September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. Alzheimer’s disease organizations around the world will concentrate their efforts on drawing attention to Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia to affect seniors, impairing victims’ mental functioning.

With an aging population, Alzheimer’s disease is becoming especially prevalent. In fact, a new case is diagnosed every 68 seconds in America alone! If the current rates continue, it is believed that the number of seniors with Alzheimer’s will quadruple to 16 million by 2050!

Presently, there are 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s … Read More

How to Control Your After-Dinner Cravings

Control Your After-Dinner CravingsI am always so perplexed with the weight loss diet industry that pollutes the minds of many Americans today. Obesity affects more than two-thirds of adults in the U.S., and yet the weight loss diet industry was worth $60.5 billion last year. How are so many people overweight with so much being spent on the latest weight loss trends? What’s not working?

Well, food cravings are the dieter’s worst enemy and the snack food industry made approximately $40.0 billion last year alone. Junk food is an addiction, and what began with occasional snacking can become … Read More

Top Natural Treatments for Anxiety

Treatments for AnxietyAs I discussed yesterday, living with an anxiety disorder can be extremely difficult. It makes daily functioning a struggle for those suffering through it and is typically best treated by a doctor.

But everyone can experience bouts of anxiety from time to time. They can last a few days or a few weeks, but when these periods hit, the easiest of tasks can seem extremely difficult. It may be hard to see that there is a way you can treat and defeat anxiety, but there is—in fact, there are several natural ways that can help … Read More

Top Signs You May Have a Severe Anxiety Disorder

Top Signs You May Have a Severe Anxiety DisorderEvery once in a while, people go through bouts of anxiety. I’m no different, and I’m sure you aren’t either. But what’s “normal” when it comes to anxiety? When is it a problem, and how can you tell if you have an anxiety disorder?

It’s completely normal to experience anxiety in certain situations. Perhaps you’re in a tough spot financially, worrying about a deadline at work, or are having trouble sleeping because of some periodic personal turmoil. But when anxiety and worrying become so frequent and powerful that they take over your life, they become … Read More

Anti-Inflammatories Effective Treatment for Diabetes?

Benefits for Diabetes PatientsStatins have long been recognized as a way to fight the effects of high cholesterol. But according to a new study from Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark, statins may also aid patients with diabetes.

The drugs have long been used to lower blood pressure and prevent the risk of heart attack and stroke, but the researchers in Denmark have also found that statins may help to protect against the damage caused to small blood vessels by diabetes, which in turn can lead to amputations and blindness.

Since statins are suspected of raising glucose levels in … Read More

Five Early Signs of Prostate Cancer

Five Signs You Could Get Prostate CancerIf you’re older than 60, pay close attention: while only one in 10,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer by age 40, one in 14 will be diagnosed between the ages of 60 and 69. In fact, you could have it right now and not even know. But don’t worry, there are early signs and symptoms you can watch for that could mean you have prostate cancer.

But before I continue, I want you to be aware that by no means do these symptoms or conditions mean that you definitely have or will get … Read More

Top Seven Natural Remedies for Arthritis Pain Relief

Seven Natural Remedies for Arthritis Pain ReliefSeptember is National Arthritis Awareness Month. The Arthritis Foundation will spend this month drawing attention to arthritis to help the more than 50 million Americans who live with the condition, including many well-known names, such as actors Kathleen Turner and David Prowse (Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy) and more.

The Arthritis Foundation will hold events throughout September to raise awareness surrounding the disease that affects the joints, leading to swelling and pain. Arthritis can affect everyone, regardless of age and walk of life. In fact, more than two-thirds of the people suffering … Read More