Current Health News

July 15, 2019 - Issue 4718


Collagen benefits skin and joints, study confirms

Collagen benefits skin and joints, study confirms

July 15, 2019

When taken by mouth, this special collagen provides your skin and tissues with structural scaffolding for improved elasticity and hydration. Plus, it may reduce joint pain and stiffness, improve blood pressure, glucose tolerance and wound healing, strengthen bones and reduce cardiovascular damage.

Intermittent fasting may prevent diabetes

intermittent fasting may prevent diabetes

July 15, 2019

Intermittent fasting helps reduce adipose tissue in your liver and pancreas. Research demonstrates fasting may improve insulin sensitivity, which is linked to diabetes. There are several ways to fast so you may enjoy these benefits.

The military is eyeing the advantages of keto

keto benefits

July 15, 2019

Several branches of the military are working toward changing the dietary guidelines, at least where it concerns troops and other service members. The change would require military personnel to adopt the ketogenic approach to eating with the goal of improving performance. Interestingly, this approach is the complete opposite of national dietary guidelines.

Weekly health quiz — Pathogens, dementia and bathing

week 87 health quiz

July 15, 2019

Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on Mercola.com last week.