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March 4, 2024

Genetically Modified Ingredients in Most US Cheeses
Beyond the creamy texture and rich flavors lies a tale of genetic modification and corporate influence. Find out why the cheese you love may not be as natural as you think, and how ancient practices are being overshadowed by modern science.

A New Discovery on What's Causing Itchiness
The discovery may hold the key to relieving itchiness for millions of people who experience this skin condition, which ranges from mild to severe. Other options may take advantage of this discovery.

What Are the Health Benefits of Aronia (Chokeberries)?
Aronia berries, aka chokeberries, are merging into mainstream as a bona fide health food. The brightly hued berries native to North America sustained northern Native Americans such as the Potawatomi for hundreds of years due to cancer-fighting antioxidants called anthocyanins and other potent phytonutrients.

March 3, 2024

Unlocking Personalized Health: Navigating the Unique Terrain of Nutritional Individuality
Imagine a world where your diet is finely tuned to your body's specific needs. Learn how recent advances in genome sequencing are revolutionizing the way we think about food, nutrition and our health, offering personalized strategies for disease prevention and optimal well-being.

The Underappreciated Role of Carbon Dioxide in Health
Explore the profound impact that carbon dioxide has on mitochondrial energy production and cellular health. Unravel the simple biohack that mimics higher altitudes and enhances your body's CO2 levels for potential longevity benefits.

Discoveries May Unlock the Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Autism
You wouldn't let someone open your electrical box and mess with the wiring. Yet millions are neglecting this vitamin - and it could throw the internal wiring in your brain out of whack, triggering mood, anxiety and memory problems.

March 2, 2024

Shocking Finding: Life Expectancy Continues to Plummet
As the dust settles on a global health emergency, a more insidious threat looms large, quietly erasing years of life and widening the gap between genders. Young adults, once the picture of health, now bear the brunt of a crisis that questions the very fabric of public health strategies and pandemic management.

Tasty and Healthy Bright Green Drink With No Powdery Aftertaste
This light, tasty and healthy green drink may be just what you're looking for in your diet. Low in calories and high in fiber, it's a great way to boost your nutrition but with a few caveats.

How Music Helps Unlock Memories and Improve Quality of Life for Dementia Patients
Got a loved one with dementia? If you do them a big favor with this, they might discover the words to thank you. But if not, their expressions of enthusiasm, joy, peace and calm should be enough to know. And that's worth savoring.

March 1, 2024

The $7 Trillion Investment Proposal Set to Transform Everything
It's unprecedented, but surely life-changing. This proposed investment is more than the entire federal budget, twice the UK's annual GPD, or enough to pay for more than two years of universal health care in the US. Pushing aside intense criticism, this CEO is already deep in talks.

Could Your Blood Sugar Levels Be Hindering Your Exercise Performance?
High blood sugar levels may undermine your fitness gains, essentially sabotaging your workouts - even if you don't have Type 2 diabetes. Dietary and lifestyle changes can help.

Study Reveals Previously Unknown Mechanism Behind Acupuncture’s Ability to Reduce Pain
Americans use 80% of all the opioids sold worldwide, but what if there were a treatment for pain that could take their place? And, what if it could address the root cause of the problem rather than cover it up? This analysis of 17,900 study participants reveals an alternative that may be worth trying for long-lasting pain relief.