Category Archives: Health & Nutrition

Lifestyle Habits That Weaken Your Immune System

Have you ever wondered why some people are more vulnerable than others when exposed to the same diseases? It all comes down to the strength of your immune system. A strong and healthy immune system efficiently protects your body against diseases, while a compromised one fails to protect it. Continue reading

New Study Shows That a Handful of Nuts Can Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is one of the major health problems that people are facing all around the world. According to several studies, it is estimated that one out of ten people suffers from a heart-related problem. However, many people often do not even realize that they have a heart problem because they have not been clinically tested. In fact, Continue reading

Are Vitamin Supplements really Useful?

Vitamin supplements in the form of pills are being purchased and consumed by a very large percentage of the population for more than a few decades. Even though there are published researches demonstrating that the overwhelming majority of these products offer nothing beneficial to the human body, people tend to buy them anyway. Continue reading

Common Nutrition Pitfalls

The internet is always telling people what they can or cannot eat. And because so many of the same ideas about nutrition keep circulating, not only online but in other forms of media as well, there are a lot of people who have developed some rather erroneous ideas about food and dieting, the most prominent of which include the following: Continue reading

The New Nutrition Facts Label

First Lady Michelle Obama’s efforts have resulted in the FDA finalizing and approving a new nutrition facts label that manufacturers will have to conform to starting July 26, 2018. The move, a result of years of work done as part of the ‘Let’s Move’ initiative has received praise in the public space while some members of the scientific community feel the new label is inaccurate and misleading. Continue reading