Current Health News

December 9, 2019 - Issue 4865


Reconsider Lettuce Use in Light of Recurring Contamination

Reconsider Lettuce Use in Light of Recurring Contamination

December 9, 2019

With yet another dangerous E. coli outbreak - this one sending at least 39 people to the hospital - it's time to evaluate if lettuce is worth eating. Authorities claim they don't know what's causing the contamination, but after three years in a row, the culprit is pretty clear.

Will Eating Keto Help Prevent Flu?

eating keto

December 9, 2019

Following a ketogenic nutrition plan has long-term health benefits. As flu season approaches, consider the effect it may have on your immune system and your ability to prevent or fight flu. Evidence shows the benefits are greater when combined with this style of eating.

Optimal Levels of Selenium Help Prevent Osteoporosis

selenium helps prevent osteoporosis

December 9, 2019

Selenium is an essential micronutrient important to maintaining bone mineral density in men and women, thus helping prevent osteoporosis. It also plays a role in heart health, fertility and thyroid function. Here is how to support optimal levels.

Weekly Health Quiz: Mitochondria, Sweeteners and SAD

week 107 health quiz

December 9, 2019

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