As people get older they often feel as if they have less energy. However, many people claim age has nothing to do with energy levels and you can be just as active and energetic when you’re seventy as when you’re twenty. A variety of factors seem to reduce energy, and they include obesity, inadequate exercise, stress,Read More →

In case you didn’t know it, there are a number of food drug interactions that are potentially dangerous. When taken together they may increase or decrease the absorption of a medication or they may increase or decrease the drug’s levels in the blood. As you can see from the following table,Read More →

Hiccups are a contraction of the larynx and involuntary spasms of the diaphragm that interrupt airflow and create the distinctive hiccup sound. They can be caused by a variety of things from swallowing air to eating too fast to eating spicy food. Everyone gets them at some point, even babies. Although they usually go away on theirRead More →

Cancer is among the leading killers in America, and, according to the Cancer Cure Foundation, “It is estimated that about 555,500 Americans will die from cancer, corresponding to 1,500 deaths per day.” With such a high chance of falling victim to cancer, it’s important you do what you can to prevent it. One of the best ways may be toRead More →

If you’ve heard of quinoa you might think it’s a grain, but it’s not. In fact, it often gets miscategorized as a grain, despite the fact it’s a seed and a relative of leafy green vegetables, such as Swiss chard or spinach. Quinoa originated in South America, and the Incas regarded itRead More →

Although you may hear about the dangers of vitamins and herbs, prescription medications have their fair share of adverse reactions and medication safety issues. This is important because about 25 percent of all new drugs are biologicals, and with nearly 25 percent of all biologic drugs experiencing at least one safety-related issue,Read More →

Almond milk, soy milk, and rice milk are used for a variety of reasons. For instance, some people don’t like the taste of cow’s milk. Other people may be lactose intolerant, or sometimes people are vegetarian or vegan and don’t want to consume animal products. Health conscious consumers may also believe almond, rice, orRead More →

If you suffer from arthritis, you know it is a chronic disease and that it is an umbrella term that describes over 100 different diseases that result in tissue inflammation or degeneration of the cartilage and inevitably results in swelling, pain, and stiffness. Many people have heard diet affects arthritis, both for the good and for the bad. IfRead More →