If you’re like most people, you know your key health numbers such as blood pressure, weight, cholesterol and even A1C. But there are two other numbers that you may not be as familiar with even though they are equally important for keeping you healthy.
When Celia Marsh, 42 of Wiltshire, England, went to Pret a Manger for a quick bite to eat, she didn’t know that she’d be paying for it with her life.
On October 15th, 2018, Microsoft co-founder, technologist, philanthropist, billionaire (which he became at 37-years-old) Paul Allen lost his battle to cancer at the age of 65. The type of cancer Allen fought was lymphoma - not really a cancer you hear about as often as other cancers like lung or breast.
As information about health and nutrition is becoming more abundant and substantiated, so are the drastic shifts in economic prosperity for some of America’s oldest industries. Take, for example, the dairy industry.
Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt is arguably the fastest man in the world. But perhaps what is even more impressive is that Bolt was able to earn this title with a major physical setback.
New studies show that fish, raw or cooked, may have a plethora of health benefits for mothers and their babies. However, particularly with eating raw fish, there are some risks a pregnant woman might want to consider.
It is estimated that more than two billion people globally have one or more nutrient deficiencies. A nutrient deficiency occurs when we fail to get adequate amounts of the six basic nutrients we need to remain healthy. And as I always like to reiterate, our bodies need a balanced amount of these nutrients to stay healthy.
Al Roker recently underwent emergency carpal tunnel surgery in preparation for his Broadway debut in “Waitress.” Roker has been grappling with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) for the past several months and was in dire need of relief. CTS affects somewhere between 4-10 million Americans and is one of the most common treatable nerve disorders.
Many of us may try to keep our bones fracture-resistant by making sure we get adequate amounts of calcium and vitamin D, two nutrients that promote strong, healthy bones. But reportedly, more than 10 million Americans suffer from bone fractures each year.
A fruitarian couple recently went viral. Twenty-six-year-old Simon Beun and his fiancé Tina Stoklosa, 39, travel the world on the hunt for different kinds of fruit. Stoklosa says she struggled with weight issues and eating disorders for years until she became a fruitarian. She and Beun say they have eaten mostly just fruit for three years. They document their fruit-pursuing journeys on social media and have become, I guess you could say, somewhat ‘instafamous.’
Much attention has been directed at America’s massive opioid problem. And as a result, the issue of methamphetamine (meth) abuse in the U.S. has probably fallen to the wayside.
Celebrity Dr. Oz, who became widely popular on The Oprah Winfrey Show, has something he calls the “Oz-Approved 7-Day Crash Diet.”
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