Tagged as Prevention

Arteries are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. When you have healthy arteries, blood flows through the body quite easily. As you age, fatty deposits, cholesterol and cellular waste products settle on the inner walls of your arteries. Research shows that pomegranate can actually help clean your arteries helping to keep blood flowing smoothly. When arteries become clogged,...
Breast Cancer- is the most common cancer for women, and  it is a complex disease with many contributing factors. Even those with a genetic predisposition for cancer can reduce their risk of acquiring the disease, as well as other cancers, through -the foods they choose to eat. This is an important point that is often lost in the conversation about cancer. Your dietary decisions – what you have for...
Elevate your legs while at work or sitting at your computer.  The purpose of elevating your legs is so the blood will be pumped back to your heart and not pool in your legs. Always wear low-healed footwear. Wearing high heels puts a lot of tension on your calf muscles and can not only increase the tension on your foot muscles, but can also promote extra pressure on your calf muscles and promote spider...
Many conventional diabetes diets rely on meat or grains as the major source of calories. This strategy has serious drawbacks. This type of diet is rich in macronutrients, but lacking in micronutrients, especially those derived from green vegetables. Micronutrients are necessary for the body’s cells to function properly. Even modest micronutrient insufficiency can lead to DNA damage, mitochondrial decay...
If taking care of your health is something that you intend to do, but you just haven’t gotten around to it yet, consider this: The majority of people who die of sudden cardiac death have no prior warning of significant heart disease. So, no more excuses. A shift in your diet is all that it takes to drastically reduce your risk of heart disease. And this applies to those who already have heart disease....
While its true that death rates due to breast cancer have been steadily decreasing since 1989, it's also true that about 12% of American women will develop breast cancer during the course of their lifetime. The cause of breast cancer is still somewhat unknown, but there are well-known risk factors associated with this disease. Getting older plays a big role. Genetics that is if you have a first-degree...
So you’ve heard about the incredible powers of cancer-fighting foods, but are they all hype or the real deal? The truth is that cancer is a very complex disease that can develop for a number of reasons, and no food can fully cure or prevent it. With that said, some foods are loaded with ingredients that pack a powerful punch against cancer and other serious health conditions. In fact, studies endorsed...
Abstract This blog will provide a reflection of why the government at all levels (Federal, State and Local) has a reluctance in developing a prevention based model within the healthcare system. Wellness.com: Blog The government will always be reluctant to change when there is not a proven method of positive monetary gain, savings or a combination of the two. We now live in a nation where people are...